Getting Close

Just under 6 months ago I did not thing we would be prepping for you summer vacation, but after quad bypass surgery and the ok from my Dr in February, we started to book and here we are, 4 days to go before we start on another Derek […]

Getting There

It has been 14 weeks today since I had my bypass surgery, on one hand it seems such a long time a go, but on the other some of it feels like yesterday, just looked at my watch and they where probably about to cut me open at […]

Ward Pt II

**I had written this post a while back but slipped into the “not blogging” state of mind and so I have wrapped this one up for anyone out there who is following.** Monday 6:15am, door to room opens and light goes on, its Dr Lam doing her rounds, […]

“The Ward Pt I”

So here we go, with an IV pole between by legs, a porter pushing and Jenn packing all my personal belongings, we headed up to the ward. This is the place I would be staying until my discharge, so you could say it was step on to discharge. […]

UP and Down in ICU

It has taken me a while to get back to the blog, I have just not felt the urge to write anything and only now, 10 days after surgery, starting to feel human again. So I thought I would give you are quick update of what went on […]

D Day – Surgery Day

Could me my last post for a bit, plan to post as soon as I can post op, I am doubt they will let me post from ICU, but will try. Jenn’s perspective I can’t believe I’m writing this the day after surgery, because even thinking of yesterday […]

D minus 4 – Up Your Nose

So today I started a regime of ointment up my nose today, something I was prescribed when I got my surgery date, the ointment is called Tara-Mupirocin and upon doing some research found it is to protect against getting a post operative infection, here is a good article […]

D Minus 5 – Huh!!

So how did all this surgery business come about? Well grab a cup of tea and a biscuit and I shall begin. Ok I don’t know… I have to believe that it was just a combination of bad eating for a number of years and genetics, although my […]