enjoy that last "'regular" meal of course, might want to tone it down, the more you put in, the more that will be coming out
went through the same routine for my lastest big surgery just 16 days ago, no fun, but doable
the red jello: can be mistaken for blood in the OR when you are open, any other flavor is fine, normal request
yes, it can make it harder to get an iv started. on this last one, 2 nurses tried 4x, finally the anithesiologist had to come down and start a mini iv, which was replaced by a big one once they had me knocked out
good luck, my friend. will be most happy when you are on the other side
david in sc
Age: 58, 56 dx, PSA: 7/07 5.8, 10/08 16.3
3rd Biopsy: 9/08 7 of 7 Positive, 40-90%, Gleason 4+3
open RP: 11/08, on catheters for 101 days
Path Rpt: Gleason 3+4, pT2c, 42g, 20% cancer, 1 pos marg
Incont & ED: None
Post Surgery PSA: 2/09 .05,5/09 .1, 6/09 .11. 8/09 .16
Post SRT PSA: 1/10 .12, 4/8 .04, 8/6 .06 11/10 ?
Latest: 6 Corr Surgeries to Bladder Neck, SP Catheter since 10/1/9, SRT 39 Sess/72 gy ended 11/09, on Catheter #21, will be having Ileal Conduit Surgery in Sept.