Friday, December 19, 2008
Update On Me
So today I went to see Dr. Schreck for my after surgery follow up. Painful would be a kind way of describing it. Quick though another. The doctor had to remove the stitches and the splints in my nose. Ouch! The stitches came out quickly but I felt a twinge of pain as they were pulled out. The plastic splints made me sit there in awe after they were pulled out. How did they get something that big in my nose holes? One on each side. Great. The doctor said it was looking pretty good, but there was more swelling than he wanted to see. Leave it to me. He also said that there was a slight perforation (hole) that wasn't closing up. That gave him some concern. I needed a good antibiotic to help it heal and fight off infection. Problem is last two antibiotics I had taken I had been allergic to. So we are trying CIPRO. Cross your fingers for me that it works. Sounds like a fun antibiotic. I mean one of the possible side effects is hearing voices and hallucinations. What? Oh, well. We will hope for the best. Everyone pray when I go back to the doctor on January 8Th that the hole has closed please. I do get to go back to work on Monday. I'm glad it's not today. My mouth is sore. Very sore and swollen. I think it hurts worse today than it did the day after surgery. I can breath through my nose though. There is a plus. Well, that is the update. I appreciate all the emails, calls, text messages, thoughts and prayers. Thank you all so very much.