Archive for March, 2014

Waiting for surgery with my nasal feeding tube

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Now that I have prepared for surgery the next step is now waiting for surgery.  It is a daily wait and see now, usually starting with waiting for the team of Doctors to visit and tell me any updates about my condition, my well being and of course any information about when surgery may be happening.

So far a date for surgery has not yet been given, in my 15th day here which is also my 19th day straight in hospital it is becoming a longer wait than what we had hoped.  Having said that there has been a few complications.

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Preparing for my surgery

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

How do you prepare yourself for surgery?  It really is a question that as patients we have to ask ourselves while at the same time following what your surgeon, dietitian and other medical staff request you to do.  It also of course depends on the type of surgery you are having.

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