donna, GOOD LUCK my friend, i wish you the best success w/ your surgery, you're in my thoughts and prayers, waiting for your return, hopefully heathier and happier!!
Lizzie, i'm glad you're hopefully starting to figure out this stoma issue so i hope now you'll be able to deal w/it better. you're so reminding me of myself, i also always feel like i'm a burden to my drs and have hard time calling them myself.
i don't think 104 lbs is underweight yet, so don't stress to much about
it, if your lab work is fine, so there's no reason to worry too much, that's what i think. i used to be that way for a while and i felt great w/it, not weak or anything at all. now i'm 115 lbs. hope you get better every day, my dear!!!!
well, as for me, i was too upset (well still am) yesterday after my appt w/ gi and psych guy, that i really didn't feel like talking to anyone.
i don't know if i ever have this surgery. well first of all they did their best effort to tell me about
the bad things that can happen having this surgery and how i can end up worse than the way i am now, simply discouraging me as much as they possibly can and generally seemed REALLY NEGATIVE about
me having the surgery.
one more frustrating thing that happened was that the psych guy said i shouldn't take laxatives everyday.. i say WHAT???? i mean this is totally confusing for me right now, you see, up untill 15 mons ago i was trying my best to avoid laxatives, cuz i was always told they are dangerous to the digestive system. when i first met w/ my current gi which was on Jan 2008 he told me it was o.k to use laxatives and in his opinion i should defininly take it on a daily basis, so i started to take, but only on a weekly basis. these past 2 mons i started taking them every day, cuz things are getting worse.
so this psych guy is now telling me that taking the laxatives every day is not good and i'm causing myself to be in a horrible cycle and i should break that cycle and try to take them now every other day and come back to him next week to tell him how it went...... now what the heck do they want from me??? and why they are confusing me like this??? what the heck is he talking about
????? and what's the point of all this??? i don't understand what they're trying to do and i'm just SOOOOO frustrated!!
i'm sorry for the vent, but i'm so upset that all i do is cry, cause i get the feeling they don't want to send me to surgery. oooohhhh i don't know, will just have to see what happens.
thanks you guys for asking about me, i love y'all so much and i hope you're all well.