Thursday, March 29, 2012

Early Post-Op

I love that UCSD Medical Center uses an email system between doctors and their patients. I got an email from my surgeon's nurse on Tuesday, asking me to come in Wednesday for my post-op appointment.
The surgeon said I am healing nicely(probably due to ALL the naps I have been taking since surgery:) and most of the swelling has gone down. I still have numbness, which may stick around or could lessen as time goes on. After you have lymph nodes removed, they tell you to be extra careful, due to loss of protection and feeling on that side. I am not suppose to carry Bellen or a purse (or anything heavy) on my left side...ever. Hope I can remember this! It will seem so unnatural. Small price to pay to be cancer-free though, wouldn't you agree?
The pathology report wasn't completed yet, so hopefully it will be ready next week when I return to have my drains removed. The surgeon did give me hope that radiation isn't imminent! So, please keep praying for that...N-O Radiation please!


  1. Hi Britton,
    I'm a friend of Sarah Mortimore's and she has told me your story and what a dear friend you are to her. You have been on my mind, especially in the last couple days, so I have been praying for you and now that I see what you've been up to this week, I see why! I will continue to pray for complete healing for you and also for God's peace to rush like a river over your whole family. Blessings on you and your sweet family...what a beautiful picture of faith you all are.
    Kelly Driskill

  2. Thank you for your prayers Kelly!


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