Saturday, August 20, 2011

WOW!!!!  What a busy summer it has been.  Time is flying by and I for one am glad.  I am so ready for my surgery and I am trying to be patient.

Well, some friends and I jetted off to Maine for a long weekend to see some friends.  I was quite nervous about the flight, not for fear of flying, but of the seatbelt.  My friends assured me that the seat belt would fit. Each plane we got on was different.  The first one didn't have much left and then the next one I could barely fasten.  Coming back it was pretty much the same until that last plane.  I really thought I was going to have to ask for an extender.  I sucked it all in and finally got it to click.  Whew!  I thought, I hate this, I don't like not being "normal".  (ha ha, my husband would say, "you will never be normal" he would be speaking mentally lol) I am so looking forward to getting on a plane in the future and listing it as a NSV (non surgery victory).

I go this coming Wednesday for my endoscopy.  I am excited for that (I know, that is weird).  I am excited because it is another check mark towards submitting all this data to the insurance.  Last thing is a doc visit on Sept. 12th and then all the paper work gets sent to the insurance.  Then the waiting will begin.

I went to another support group this past Monday.  Had a great time and am learning so much.  The staff from my doctor's office are so awesome and encouraging.  Ha ha, they made one lady spit her gum out.  I felt like I was in school again.  They said my surgeon had to do emergency surgery this past week because a lady was chewing gum, stumbled and swallowed it.  She couldn't get it up or down.
Speaking of that...I have given up soda, gun and straws.  Woo Hoo!!


  1. Very exciting ! I remember checking off endoscopy from the list too ! Glad your support group is a good one (mine's not) and the gum story made me lol !! Have a great day !

  2. glad you gave up the gun Baby girl, wouldn't want you to plast yourself, hehe gotta love ya