Saturday, January 20, 2007

Prayers needed for ME

I think I have a hernia. That is my professional medical dx. But remember I am a RN, not a Dr. lol.

I've noticed this since the summer. But being a nurse I've put it off and joking said I am waiting until I need emergency surgery.

Well last night I was sure that was going to happen. Only I was at work and couldn't leave right away. I needed to finish my pills and then I could go.

I have never been in that much pain. Not when my tooth was infected, not when I had my babies. It felt like all the muscles above my belly button were ripping, it felt like this huge lump was a creature inside of me about to rip its way out of my skin.

It took about 2 hours but I was finally able to push it back in. Then I felt better. Trip to Emerg avoided.

So now on Monday I will be calling my dr trying to get an earlier app't before Feb. Hopefully I can get it and they can fix up my "hernia" before I really do need emergency surgery.

Please say a prayer for me...

St. Drogo pray for me
St. CONRAD of Piacenza pray for me
St. Theresa pray for me
St. John of God pray for me

ps I am scared...usually not scared about these things but if I need surgery how will I manage the daily tasks at home. Abd surgery requires no lifting at all for a period of time and no heavy lifting for up to 12 weeks. You know...there's shovelling, taking the garbage out, laundry up and down, groceries...etc. I probably just worry too much.


The Bro' said...

A brother of St John of God is thinking of you and your health, and the issues it is provoking.


wts said...

Ask the doc about the Shouldice Method

Barb, sfo said...

With my prayers!!!

You can email me with your question about the SFO....I can't find your email in your profile!

Moneybags said...

Prayers coming your way!

Jennifer said...

Try not to worry too much. With keyhole surgery the recovery time is much shorter and you should be back to normal within 5 - 6 weeks. Good luck and God Bless.

Darrell said...

You're in my prayers. Be well.

acatholic toddler said...

Tell your Hernia you are a servant of the Most |High and he will definitely show himself.............May his healing grace be with you and May you know his peace more than ever

Amber said...

That sounds terrible! I hope you'll be healed of this... and soon!

ukok said...

So sorry to read that you are experiencing this. prayers ascending for you (((hug)))

God give you comfort.