So, went to see the surgical team for my one year check up.
(Totally stressing out this morning… Like a rabid IBS nut bag!!)
Things to note from the meeting:
No tumour!!! NO TUMOUR!!!
Need to be watched for another 9 years due to the type of tumour it was, rather than five years. Slow growing so need to have a larger window of making sure no little buggers have come back (carcinoidlets..cute name right!? Need to watch out for them)All good!
I have permanently present pneumonia. I have formed a pocket of liquid in the void where the lobe was above the diaphragm. This is not a problem as not dangerous or infected. I’m like a camel! Storing for future.
And..surgeon has apologised to MY chiropractor, as he explained in depth what happened during surgery and effectively my whole shoulder unit was taken off and oiked over my head. This is why my collar bone keeps popping out..my shoulder is not in the right place. this should improve over time. So he’s sorry that chiro treatment has been strange, but that’s why and he hopes we can use the info to move on ….
One problem: May never get rid of the pain. This was a bummer, but if I know what I’m facing, then I can shuffle it into daily management. You know!
Also, I saw Dr Dishy Malcolm (my sister wrote the amazing story about him thwarting the tumour…) who remembered me and everything. He is utterly Hollywood hotness. Almost took a picture of him and not my xray… *sigh* oooh he’s gorgeous.
Aaand, my actual lungs were described as clean and healthy. He didn’t even ask about smoking, which I am taking as he assumed I don’t smoke Innit!! (Do not have a go about me smoking, I won’t listen, thanks for your concern)
So, xray attached…. Comparison from last year….
Dammit that’s a good looking lung lobe.
And I now alao have a fit bit….Will keep you posted in how this gets me motivated!!!
Plus, got home from hospital today to find this thing of utter beauty:
Cos, tell me… Who doesn’t need a fucking awesome, Mr. Arnold (my hero..”damn hate this hacker’s crap” *light another ciggie*) “hold on to your butts” mug???
Cheers Kizzywiggle, again you score perfection!!