...You bet ya'! ....first post-op Psa...undetectable, zero....nada...whahoo....Like the Doc said it's always better to see it written down in the report. I can ride my bike, do whatever I want to do he said, just listen to my body. Which is what I've been doing for a few weeks now.......Thanks to all you guys out there, Tony, Biker, Dirt...kc, kcragman and so many more. It's quite a club we have here....in the beginning, wasn't really crazy about becoming a part of it, but now, pretty proud to call you guys brothers.....I'm off to have a glass or two of special red I have chillin'...I'm out....later guys, and gals..
Pre-0p PSA Feb. 08, 5.0
PSA spiked once about 8yrs ago to 5.0 three months later
back to 2.9...then into the 1.2 range until my re-scheduled
"missed" appointment this past Feb.
5 of 15 cores positive
Da Vinci scheduled..7.29.08..as I read somewhere on this
site....."the first show of the day"
DaVinci completed 7.29.08, Bladder Sling installed, hernia repair
completed during surgery.
Sent home 30hrs, JP drain in place 7days,
Path report "cancer fully contained"....Margins clear
Cath removed 8.8.08(ten days)...one lightly used pad 24 hours
ED therapy begins 8.9.08. 100mg viagra three times a week,
pump everyday and hold for ten minutes.
8.16.08 switched to Levitra 20mg.......whahoo, got lucky...
9.15.08 pad free at night, one thin (light) pad during the daytime
hours. Just because I'm chicken..!
9.18.08 1st post-0p-PSA-Undetectable...Zero's! Yes!
..."just tryin' to reason with hurricane season"..