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Surgery Is On +++

Aug 04, 2016 10:32 AM

Saw the neurosurgeon yesterday, and picked up neck brace. It's on for Monday, sometime before 1pm. He said the hematoma/phlebitis on my hands was nearly gone, and they will use my right arm.

Really good news from PCP's labs... First time ever that my lipids & glucose were in the normal range, in over 12 years. Doc actually wrote "Awesome improvement" on several. My hubby is jealous, lol! PCP said it must be the change in my diet from sweets and fatty foods, to lower sugar, zero fried, zero colas, and increased fresh fruits & veggies. Woohoo, I'm so happy! My dad, mom, & 3 siblings have all taken cholesterol meds. I kept delaying my doc, telling him if get them down. Now maybe I can get cardio & asthma docs to remove "hyperlipidemia" from my records!!! πŸ™‚πŸ™πŸ’•πŸŒΈ

Aug 04, 2016 10:48 AM

Whoohoop!⚘ Great news on the diet change and well done! ⚘
Hope all goes well for u darling on monday... fingers crossed x

Aug 04, 2016 2:50 PM

Good luck, Flappy's, you are incredible!😍

Aug 04, 2016 3:44 PM

I am so glad to hear that your glucose levels are in excellent levels, I was worried about that. Have been praying for you and your tests results for your surgery.

Please let me know how your surgery goes, I will be worried about you until I hear how you are. Love you my dear friend and you are always in my prayers and I pray that your surgery goes off without any problems and your recovery has no complications and you heal well. Please don't overdo it like I did.


Aug 04, 2016 11:09 PM

I thank you all and feel truly blessed to call you all my friends!! I'll be busy this weekend, cleaning up the house. But also want to visit a homebound aunt. I'll keep you posted.

Aug 04, 2016 11:09 PM


Aug 05, 2016 2:21 PM

Flappsy, I couldn't be more thrilled for you on how well your pre-op tests came back. I'm glad for your sake that the surgery is not delayed and that everything is going as scheduled. I'll be praying for you as always and know that you've got all your peeps behind you and pulling for you so all will go smoothly for you. Gentle {{{Hugs}}}, lots of love and prayers for a speedy and complete recovery.πŸ’•πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒ»πŸ˜Š

Aug 05, 2016 3:36 PM

Yaay! I'm so happy for you!I hope things keep improving!
I know things have been tough. I'm glad to hear somethings going well finally!

Aug 05, 2016 9:24 PM

Thanks AlwayZ & Hopetobe! It's a much needed change! Have a good weekend!! πŸ™‚πŸ’•πŸ™πŸŒΈπŸ˜˜

Aug 06, 2016 6:49 AM

Well done flappyslady! That must be so encouraging. I need to ditch the soft drinks. And completly change my diet. Good luck for the surgery πŸ˜˜πŸ’•

Aug 06, 2016 11:24 AM

Any time Flappsy!!! And Laalaa, you'll find if you ditch the soda alone, you'll lose weight. I don't drink soda at all. Haven't in years but love bubbles so I drink seltzer. Keeps me hydrated and there's nothing in it but water and bubbles.πŸ’•

Aug 06, 2016 9:39 PM

Thinking of ya flappys hope all goes well

Aug 07, 2016 12:21 AM

Thank you alwayzinpain. I definatly need to do this. I am not sure if we have seltzer here in australia but i think we have something similar called soda water πŸ˜ƒ

Aug 07, 2016 5:59 AM

πŸ‘­πŸ‘« hi girls...

I gave up fizzy drinks years ago... it makes quite a big difference!
πŸ€” My kids were never allowed it either so they all drink water now!

We dont miss it to be fair... or added salt😝 or refined sugar😝... i dropped a lot of lbs just from making simple small changes.... one step at a time... and i feel cleaner on the inside for it! 🐫

Aug 07, 2016 12:13 PM

Laalaa, soda water is exactly that it's the same as seltzer. Go for it you'll be glad you did!!πŸ’•πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒ»πŸ˜Š

Aug 07, 2016 3:00 PM

Thank you all! Its been a stressful day as I'm not feeling too good today. Don't know if it's nerves or not. I won't be back on after catching up today. I hope everyone has a good night & week! I'll be back online when I'm able to. Hugs love & prayers for all! πŸ™‚πŸ’•πŸ™πŸŒΈ

Aug 07, 2016 8:49 PM

I should be in bed already since I have to be up early. Trying to pack my overnight bag and bent over, then whack! Hit my head on the wall! Got a nice red spot, but thankfully no swelling or stars. Lol. My tummy is giving me fits on top of it. Oh the joys of stress! Signing off and going to get comfy to relax, and hopefully sleep. Sweet dreams to all! πŸ™‚πŸ’•πŸ™πŸŒΈ

Aug 07, 2016 8:52 PM

Calming thoughts flappys.eell be here waiting for you.

Aug 08, 2016 1:35 AM

Good luck angel xxx with u all the way πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—

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