Monday, December 07, 2009

Hopefully only one more day...

My blood levels are close but no cigar so one more day in the hospital - hopefully!!!
(fingers and toes crossed)

On a positive note I am moving around much better and the Hernia repair feels like it is healing up quite well. Still have a pressure dressing over the original hernia site to make sure no fluid accumulates there and I haven't had any negative effects to the hernia surgery due to the thinning of my blood.

Fewer blood tests and more waiting today....

On a related note - I was speaking to my Dr. this morning and he told me that it was fortunate that I'm not a complainer. Otherwise he might not have taken my shortness of breath quite so seriously. But I was aware enough of my situation to know that I needed to check in with my Dr.


Taikei Matsushita said...

Are you enjoying the hospital food, or just had it enough?

Mark Reifkind said...


you'll be out in no time. sending prayers for you man :))

Mark Reifkind said...


american hospital food is worse than dog I recall anyway.

Mike T Nelson said...

Jodie and I are praying for a speedy recovery for you.

Heal fast
Mike T Nelson PhD(c)
Extreme Human Performance

Anonymous said...


Get well soon. I will keep you in my prayers. I want to come down to see you again, as soon as you are recovered.

Lou Mastrian

Gabi said...

I'm thinking of you a lot these days, Brett, and I wish you a speedy recovery!

Carl Sipes said...

Brett, stay strong. You'll be back at it in not time.

Brett Jones said...

Thanks everyone -
My hospital actually has pretty good food (impressive actually) - I'm not going to have them cater my next big dinner but it is good food and a helpful staff.

Taikei Matsushita said...
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Brett Jones said...

Thanks for the heads up on the other post I removed

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