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Gigi1227
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   Posted 9/8/2008 1:31 PM (GMT -6)   
My Jim, DH, did great w/ his prep yesterday and scope this a.m.  I am so thankful we had this done.  It's a given at his age - he'll be 60 in January - to be diagnosised w/ diverticulosis.  But what I am thankful for is there was a pallup in the upper chamber of his colon.  The doctor said that it was a good thing we found that one in that it was in a location that if it had turned to cancer Jim wouldn't have had the signs - no pain and by the time they did discover it it would have been one of those too late situations.  I am so thankful he had this done and will have to go back in 2 yrs for another scope.
 
He was soo sweet though - we were waiting for the doctor to come in and he told me he loved me more than breakfast!  I roared since of course he hadn't eaten since Saturday evening.  I asked him if it was the cocktail they gave him in the veins talking or was it Jim and he said a little of both!
 
Anyway - just wanted to let you guys know!
 
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Red_34
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   Posted 9/8/2008 2:40 PM (GMT -6)   
It's funny what those magic cocktails can make us say! :) I'm glad things went well for him and that he had that polyp taken care of.
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Sara14
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   Posted 9/8/2008 5:30 PM (GMT -6)   
Great line! haha. Glad his c-scope went well.
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