Saturday, May 8, 2010

If it ain't one thing...

To quote Rosann Rosanna-Danna "If it ain't one thing, it's another"...

Dean developed acute onset of vomiting and abdominal pain which localized to the right lower quadrant on Wed night.  A couple of homeopathic remedies helped through the night, but by morning it was apparent that he needed to be seen by a doctor.

He had an emergency appendectomy on Thursday night after spending the entire day in the ER being worked up.


The surgery was straight forward.  No rupture, no complications - nice clean excision.  He is recovering nicely and taking only Ibuprofen for pain.



He got to come home about 15 hours post-op!

Discharge instructions.















Discharge to home!















He is chomping to get back to work on the house, but we will rein him in for now.

10 comments:

  1. Ok, where is the pic of you helping me put my shoes on? That is what we want to see.
    Dean

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  2. Sunny...
    Yikes. Dean, I am happy that you got thru this ordeal with no problems. Be patient, patient, the hammer can wait awhile.

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  3. Sunny wrote...
    Yikes!!! Dean, I'm so happy you got thru this without complications.
    Be patient, patient. The hammer can wait a bit.

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  4. Sunny...
    Twice is better than not at all. First time, it didn't seem to go thru.

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  5. holy moley! that's not a nice thing to do! you didn't need that old thin anyway!! get better soon. from yourfavorite mother-in-law!!

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  6. SO, Dean, that's why you kept hitting yourself in the stomach over and over, you wanted time off!! I thought you were just acting weird, I know Pumpy was wondering what you were up to...
    Get better quickly. I know siding does that to me, too...

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  7. Oh yeah, the last comment was from Jef, Charlie and Desmond....

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  8. This posting is miscategorized.
    ~Ann Onymous

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  9. Glad you're ok. the house will wait.

    Love, Pari

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  10. Way to go, Dean! I'm glad you're on the other side of the event and hope you're healing & feeling well. ~jb

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