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Author Topic: On July 10 or 11th I get to lose an gland! :3  (Read 4933 times)

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Offline Mouse

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On July 10 or 11th I get to lose an gland! :3
« on: June 02, 2006, 01:24:48 AM »
I'm terribly excited. </sarcasm>

Okay, so, they're removing my thyroid gland. And honestly I'm terrified. I'm really not brave when it comes to this stuff, but I'm going to try to be cause I know it's not gonna do me any good to be as scared as I am right now.

I'm bringing my wombat because he'll protect me and stuff. Well, he'd better. They want to keep me for two or three days after they do it. I guess to make sure nothing gets infected. But I haven't stayed long at a hospital since I was a baby. I really don't want to. Because I don't sleep well away from home. =/.

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: On July 10 or 11th I get to lose an gland! :3
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2006, 01:35:46 AM »
Squeakette,

Wombats are very good in hospitals. Especially the rare Plush Wombat. He'll make sure you're OK.

 :-*

MtD

Offline aztecan

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Re: On July 10 or 11th I get to lose an gland! :3
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2006, 01:38:05 AM »
Hey Jaser,

Why are they removing your thyroid gland?

I hate hospitals in general, and any hospital I have to be in in particular. The last time I was in was when they did laser surgery to replace my right eye back into its socket. Not much fun.

But you're right, worrying won't help. So, try to relax.

HUGS,

Mark
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~ William Ellery Channing (Unitarian Minister)

Offline anniebc

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Re: On July 10 or 11th I get to lose an gland! :3
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2006, 01:49:23 AM »
You will be fine..trust me.

Wombats make great security blankets... ;)

Hugs
Jan :-*
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Offline Mouse

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Re: On July 10 or 11th I get to lose an gland! :3
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2006, 01:59:42 AM »
I dunno if anyone remembers but like last year I posted about some things that I found grown on my thyroid glands. I felt one it was so big. So, they did biopsies then and then recently they had done more, the first set they did were all benign, and they were half solid half liquid. They drained the big one. And then they did the ones that were all solid/tissue and they were malignant. So. They're removing my thyroid gland to get rid of them.

Thanks you guys. :). I know I'll be okay and all but hospitals suck.

Offline Tar Heel

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Re: On July 10 or 11th I get to lose an gland! :3
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2006, 02:02:37 AM »
good luck bud.

ask for lots of pain meds!  :)
"So much has been given to me that I have no time to ponder on that which has been denied." ~ Helen Keller

Offline fearless

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Re: On July 10 or 11th I get to lose an gland! :3
« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2006, 02:04:53 AM »
You'll be fine Jaser,
The rare Plush Wombat is also known to fart lots, but they are great company.
Be forgiving, be grateful, be optimistic

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: On July 10 or 11th I get to lose an gland! :3
« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2006, 02:10:46 AM »
You'll be fine Jaser,
The rare Plush Wombat is also known to fart lots, but they are great company.

True, the rare Plush Wombat is a Master Farter, but his farts smell of roses. ;)

MtD

Offline TedEBearNC

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Re: On July 10 or 11th I get to lose an gland! :3
« Reply #8 on: June 02, 2006, 03:06:55 AM »
You'll be fine.  Don't worry about the not sleeping.  The nurses will give you something to sleep.  Then they'll come in every half hour and wake you up to take your temperature or something.  :P

The couple of times I've been in, being the night owl I am, I surprised them by already being awake and watching TV.  lol

I actually did sleep better during the day.

Wishing you a speedy recovery!

Phil
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Offline sdcabincrew74

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Re: On July 10 or 11th I get to lose an gland! :3
« Reply #9 on: June 02, 2006, 03:30:56 AM »
I had a lymph-node removed last summer.  It was out-patient surgery.  I had never been in an operating room before and did not like it.  It was not painful, I had good pain pills for after the surgery.  But for like a week after all I wanted to do was sleep.  I think that stuff they give you to make you go to sleep causes a bit of a hangover!
The difference between an overnight and a layover is luck!

Offline wellington

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Re: On July 10 or 11th I get to lose an gland! :3
« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2006, 11:11:30 AM »
My mum had her thyroid gland(s) removed some twenty years ago and she's still as fiesty as ever. Be strong!

Offline zephyr

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Re: On July 10 or 11th I get to lose an gland! :3
« Reply #11 on: June 04, 2006, 12:52:02 AM »
Dear mouse, (got to get used to new name)

I'm thinking about you honey........you'll be fine, 'specially cuz of the Wombat, who, I hear, can create smells like a rose, probably a Chrysler Imperial, one of the most fragrant of them all.

You'll be out of there in no time!

Try to relax.........really.

Love,

Zephyr

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