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Off into hospital tomorrow for an operation

Discussion in 'Other Health Conditions and Diabetes' started by andcol, Aug 18, 2014.

  1. douglas99

    douglas99 I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good results all round!
     
  2. lizdeluz

    lizdeluz Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done, sounds great! Take care and get well soon.
     
  3. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    Hi Andrew , glad you are home , hope you are resting and making a very good recovery .....best wishes Kat :cat:
     
  4. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    Yes I really think you will do it x
     
  5. JTL

    JTL Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Did you take it home with you to use in bullet proof coffee and stuff?
     
  6. andcol

    andcol I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    lol nope it went to the lab to make sure that it didn't have any nasties in it.
     
  7. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Great news Andrew, so pleased for you:) take care
     
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  8. JTL

    JTL Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I know I shouldn't have but couldn't resist it being tea timeish!
    I nearly chucked up as I typed it!!!
     
  9. andcol

    andcol I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    heehee

    not to worry had similar discussions at work about fry-ups etc
     
  10. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Oh, wow,

    I don't know why I have not seen this thread until now. Sorry Andrew, something obviously not right with my alerts on here.

    Hope the recovery goes well. Suggest increase protein, and plenty of fluid, as despite fluid retention that is best way to flush and weird stuff from system following anaesthetic. Oh, and no matter how well you feel, take it easy with exercise for a week or two. Serious respect for your stoicism. That was one heck of a big lump to have been carrying.

    Had I caught you before your surgery, I would have mentioned that my experience of major op early this year, having like yourself controlled BG through Newcastle diet, was that BG was lower than ever in few days post op. Major surgery not a recommended method of T2 control though.

    Best wishes

    Pipp
     
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  11. andcol

    andcol I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    Consultant went to great pains to say no exercise for 2 weeks and then only light exercise. Interestingly I haven't seen any change in my BG levels post op - not even a slight rise or fall. I have been eating more protein (yay for peanut butter and ryvita) and it must be working because this morning I am more agile and it is beginning to itch.

    Off to see the nurse for a wound check this afternoon - wonder if she will remove the steri-strips
     
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    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Good to hear everything's going well after the op Andrew
     
  13. Loobles

    Loobles Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Hope things are going well Andrew.

    i once had an ovarian cyst removed...weighed a whopping 2 stone! Instant weight loss. This by the way is why I don't trust doctors...they kept missing it and asking if I was depressed cos I was knocking their door down every day after being in the most horrendous pain all night...funny enough it only hurt when I laid down! How odd.
     
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  14. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Peanut butter, yay! Ryvita, nay! It is like plywood.
    But, if that is what you feel like eating crunch away.
    Bet the no exercise bit will be annoying though?
     
  15. dale1958

    dale1958 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    hope everything goes well speak again soon
     
  16. Adele99

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    Glad all went well, and hope you make a quick recovery. Interesting as my wee dog has a huge lipoma relative to his size on his flank. But because he's old and he's a nightmare to handle with a wound, the vet said to leave it alone and just keep my eye on it.
     
  17. Brunneria

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    Can't believe I missed this!

    Glad it went well.

    Hmmm, I wonder how much I could lose with a tummy tuck? ;)
     
  18. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Good thing @Andrew Colvin 's medical team didn't think that about him then eh?

    Hope you are continuing to be well, Andrew.
     
  19. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Or by a reduction in another part of the anatomy of your new avatar?
    :woot:
     
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  20. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    * gasp *

    Wot? My nose?

    I think it's quite cute...
     
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