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... I am scheduled soon for colon resection. I am 60, but have been active with jogging, sports and going to gym for weight lifting on a regular basis for 25 years. I see that people do talk about return to work and eating more freely after this surgery. ... (4 replies)
... I am now scheduled for colon resection surgery in early November and of course suffering the anxiety and dread. ... (3 replies)
... Hello resection friends, I'm impressed by all the "rapid recovery" stories! ... (419 replies)

... and has a shorter recovery period. However, not every surgeon performs this specialized procedure and not every case of diverticulitis lends itself to it. ... (11 replies)
... Thank you all so much for holding my hand, for praying with me, and helping me laugh at my situation even when I was really scared. ... (162 replies)
... surgery, especially coming out of anesthesia, but then it became an afterthought once I was in ICU and thereafter. The tiredness was an issue once I got home. For the first few weeks, I took a lot of naps and any kind of physical exertion, such as walking the mall or going grocery shopping, had to be done in small doses. ... (419 replies)
... i had the full incision colon resection on sept 11th and then a colostomy for 3 months and then had the resection surgery dec 18th, the pain and healing time will depend on which type of surgery you have, the lap is much easier and less painful and recovery times are so much quicker than the full incisin, after the first emergency surgery i was put on some pain meds and... (419 replies)
... and doing simple things was a chore. Having someone around for that first week to make things easier would probably be a big plus for you. ... (162 replies)
... wish now I would have questioned why antibiodics were needed two days after 1st surgery. Flagyl is very, very potent and is for serious infections...would be all over doc with questions....don't take ANYTHING for granted...simple white blood count test when she goes to Dr. ... (17 replies)
... I had a colon resection about 18 months ago and can totally understand where you're at in terms of wanting to know what to expect. ... (6 replies)
... Good luck, RS, and I hope you sell a lot of whatever it is you sell. You certainly have personality to spare, and so I expect you are a heck of a salesman! If docs could perform personality transplants, just think, you could be a donor. :) Of course, a lot of us here might protest that. We love you the way you are. I've said it before and I'll say it again, your diary... (419 replies)
... I had a colon resection due to diverticulitis and perforation with sepsis a year and a half ago. ... (7 replies)
... Hi My husband had colon resection 8 weeks ago. About 10 inches was taken out. Operation went well, came home developed a hematoma in the incision area. Back on antibotics for another week. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Mode, hope things get better for you soon. If it helps, some of us have gone through similar rough patches. Maybe you have a laid back, don't rush me kind of gut. ... (162 replies)
... Hi Ftlaudmom and everyone else. I saw the oncologist yesterday. My surgeon told me the chemo for colon cancer was easy. Not to sound too depressing, but the oncologist and his nurse said the side effects can be significant. ... (419 replies)
... read your diary yesterday. Definitely recommended reading for the colon resection crowd. As for the boyfriend, he's been a prince, truth be told, and practically kept me in a recliner or bed for the first few days as he waited on me hand and foot. ... (419 replies)
... it's a med for fungus, and to just keep an eye on her, we see Mom's Dr on monday, but if before then there is any problems i will call her, she has been moms dr for a while and I do trust her, but one never knows. ... (17 replies)
... Hi Erin! It might help you to read the second half of this thread, as it relates its author's recovery at home and you can probably relate to parts of that right now. ... (162 replies)
... Thanks everyone for their input. I guess I am going to play it be ear when it comes to work. I have cleared my schedule for 4 weeks and I hope that I will be working for at least part time before then. ... (419 replies)
... It's 7 months for me since my lap resection, and I only wish I had done the surgery sooner!! I also am doing great and eating whatever I want except for beef that's been an issue...too hard to digest I think. I don't have any pain at all which is such a relief and no more wondering when the next attack will be. ... (90 replies)

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