Sunday, 26 January 2014

Anybody need a tube?

 I have had a great weekend and a horrible weekend. 

Back spasms have been introduced to my life and they radiate down my legs. I'm useless to do anything and am left whimpering like a cat, with tears streaming down my face. 

4am was my bed time the other night. It was only then that the pain was starting to subside. 

Back X-ray didn't show anything serious, so we are assuming its purely a muscle issue. 

I need to stop sitting on my bed to work. Hunch back I will be.  

Today I had more awesome visitors. Lindsay brought me a tall blonde (Starbucks) this morning. I had just buttered my toast when a porter came to take me to X-ray. Sweet sweet timing. But dude was cool. Except for all the drug talk. And I don't mean my drugs. 

I saw a fabulous doctor on the way. She told me she was coming to rip out my feeding tube!! I fell in love with her that second. 

I had to go for xray first. I had all intentions to eat breakfast when I came back, however all I could think about was the damn tube. And the fact that it would burn the hell out of me as she yanked it out. 

I was giving pain and anxiety meds. 

I was ready. Eye of the tiger, right Katy?

*god that song drives me bonkers*

Brad held my hand while Lindsay watched, her eyes full of concern. 

I was so worked up.  So scared. It was ridiculous. 

She approached. Took out the tool required to yank it out. Told me it would hurt. Bent down...

2 seconds later. 

That was it?

Oh MY GoD!!!!!  Feeding tube free suckers!!!!!!!!

Amazing!!!!!! 

Tube freeeeeeeeeeeee!
Tube

Tube free - black hole. 

I've been told it'll close in a couple of days. 

I've been waiting a year for this. It feels so surreal. 

I still have does of these meds screeching around my body. Maybe I shouldn't have posted that. 

Oh well. 

It's part of the story. 

Check out these beautiful visitors: 

10 comments:

  1. Tubeless Wonder! Yeah
    All is not lost, you've figured out that posture is going to keep on hurting you...do some squats, sit in a chair to use the laptop and call me in the morning...
    xoxo
    Pj

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  2. yay! That is great you got your tube out!
    Hope you are feeling better, my HR inspiration!
    Mwah,
    Craig

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    1. We should celebrate - my tube out and your graduation - this spring!!!

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  3. Hope you are feeling better and can get out of there soon.Take care love you june

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    1. Thanks June! Miss you and love you too :)

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  4. Wow. Never seen that type of tube before. Mine was an actual tube sticking out. I still have the scar. Ugh!

    Feel better soon!

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    1. I can't imagine a tube sticking out more than mine did. I'm cool with scars. Just happy the thing has been pulled :)

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  5. glad you are feeling better. yay no more tube. miss you terribly. xoxoxoxo

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  6. Back spasms = hell! Praying for you, girlie. :-)

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