Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Bruise–*That’s* where my heparin shot was given

I just remembered something–the big bad bruise in my left arm, is *exactly* where I got the heparin shot they gave me as a ‘precaution’ the day after the liver biopsy. This heparin shot was the triggered that lead to … Continue reading

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Allergic to the dang tape

It looks like I’m allergic to whatever tape they used in the hospital to put on my port. (I took the tape and port out yesterday, so this photo is 24 hours later.) It doesn’t bother me, it just burns … Continue reading

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Really bad bruise on my arm

I got this really bad bruise when I was in the hospital. It’s on the back of my upper left arm. I can’t even see it from this angle, so David took a picture of it for me.

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Analyzing the Pain

I’m trying to figure out why the pain after my liver biopsy last Thursday was so intense. From everything I’ve read, a liver biopsy should not have hurt as bad as it did. All I could come up with, is … Continue reading

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I’m outta here.

Phew ๐Ÿ™‚

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Everything looks good :)

Everything looks good on my way out the door. As long as I can pick up the pain medication I need, I should be all set.

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My bleeding theory?

I have this huge bruise on my arm–I didn’t even notice it (it had to be pointed out to me.) I haven’t been moving much, so I don’t think I bumped into anything. Maybe a little of the TPA spilled … Continue reading

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Pain, Pain, and more Pain

This liver biopsy was supposed to be an in and out procedure, and it hurt so friggen bad I haven’t felt pain quite like that ever before in my life. It felt like I was going to die. Needless to … Continue reading

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Nifty Lung Toy

The resident in the middle of the night game me a nifty lung toy. I have to use it to breathe in and then flip it over to breathe out. I’m supposed to move all three balls. It’s to help … Continue reading

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My little laparoscopic cuts in my belly

It’s truly amazing what they can do now with laparoscopic surgery, and it’s much easier on us than old fashioned cuts across the belly. Medicine just keeps on improving all the time ๐Ÿ™‚

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