...well, I'll tell you guys what, I've been reading and taking in all of the advice and experience you all have to offer, and it's great to have this forum and all of you here.....but now.......I have to go out and get myself a hot tub for that post op recovery! Sounds like a pretty good plan..lol
D.O.B - 8/9/52
PSA: First ever was 9.8 in late Oct. ‘06, two weeks later, 10.1
Biopsy results 11/22/06. Both lobes involved. Six out of eight cores positive - from 100 percent to 90, to 60, to 50, two 20s and two zeros.
Gleason 3+3 = 6
Da Vinci Robotic RP surgery, City of Hope, Jan 12, 2007
Post surgery pathology – Organ confined, Gleason still 6, margins clear. Volume of tumor much less than biopsy suggested. 12 percent overall.
First post-surgery PSA -- Undetectable, 2/20/07
Second post-surgery PSA -- Undetectable, 9/11/07
Third post-surgery PSA -- Undetactable, 2/15/08
Surgery for bilateral inguinal hernia repair, 4/4/08
Hey Holy Cow!!!!! What am I thinking??? I got a hot tub all fired up and I have not been using it except for the grand child to play in. Thats it. Grand Daughter out, Wife in. Got to buy some big drapes though.
Thanks, I am going to give this a try......