Lois's Blog Posts Tagged 'surgery' (4)


Well, ladies and germs .... errrr, gentlemen(!), they have finally let me out of my cage. I'M FREE, I'M FREE. THANK GOD I'M FREAKIN' FREE!!! (Yes, I know I'm shouting. I just couldn't contain myself.) After over 16 months in rehab, I am O-U-T. Even though "they" fought with me long and hard, I won out. Actually, it took months for my stubborn head to wrap around the concept that, if you ain't gonna be happy being lead around like a little child for life, ya… Continue

Added by Lois on August 3, 2011 at 12:27am — 7 Comments

More Updates to the Soap Opera I Call My Life

Since the last time I blogged, there have been a few "glitches" in my walk through everyday life.

I'm still struggling with an infinitely stubborn administration and their darn policies. I have had to give up my right to charge my chair in my own room because of their stupid "policies." I now have to battle with some know-it-all security men who don't know beans about my chair. One stated that he wouldn't charge it when the power indicator read full. I told him that he had no right… Continue

Added by Lois on January 9, 2011 at 4:30pm — 6 Comments

SAGA OF 2010 - PART 1

The holidays have come and gone. It is fast approaching the end of January and my next visit to the wound clinic. I have a deep sense of dread in my guts.

My left foot is much worse. The right foot has healed. But now they want to put me in the hospital again. I am in severe danger of losing a foot!

My my sweet Jesus! It's going to happen one way or another! I have four choices. One is to go home and do nothing and let the infection run it's course and…


Added by Lois on May 28, 2010 at 6:18pm — 6 Comments

Saga of 2009 - Part III

Hospitalization #3

Back in and not enjoying it one bit. IV antibiotics again. This time, a bunch of other doctors were brought in for consultations. The one that scared me the most was the surgeon. It really hit me then that I could lose a limb or portion thereof. I hated it!! It took about 11 days before I finally went into surgery. After signing a revised Consent to surgery and/or amputation, I was wheeled off to meet my fate. When I woke, I found that the DR had done just a deep… Continue

Added by Lois on December 22, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments



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