Having the procedure done today

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by hearts and roses, May 27, 2009.

  1. hearts and roses

    hearts and roses Mind Reader

    I am having the ablation this afternoon. Surprisingly I am not nervous at all. They've stockpiled me with lots of drugs. The only one I'm a bit nervous about taking is the Toradol. They already have me taking 800mg of Ibuprofen and Toradol is a similar drug that cautions against taking it with Ibuprofen specifically. The warnings are enough to freak me out...stuff about risks are that holes will develop in my stomach and bowels!!! :surprise:

    I am guessing (hoping) my dr knows what she's doing! So here's to it! Please keep a good thought that all goes as planned and that it isn't that uncomfortably painful. Thanks~
  2. Abbey

    Abbey Spork Queen

    Good luck, Jo. We'll all be rooting for you.

  3. everywoman

    everywoman Active Member

    Good luck Jo. Hope this helps with the issues you have been having.
  4. bby31288

    bby31288 Active Member

    Good Luck Jo, let us know how it goes. You will be fine!!
  5. trinityroyal

    trinityroyal Well-Known Member

    Good luck Jo. Sending positive vibes that everything goes smoothly, and that you get the procedure alleviates the issues you've been having.

  6. lovemysons

    lovemysons Well-Known Member

    Thinking of you Jo...

    Let us know how it goes.
  7. gcvmom

    gcvmom Here we go again!

    Praying all goes well and that this provides the relief you've been seeking!
  8. klmno

    klmno Active Member

    Sending many well-wishes. Admittedly, I have no idea what kind of procedure that is but I hope it's not too painful.
  9. ThreeShadows

    ThreeShadows Quid me anxia?

    Good luck, Jo! I've had so many disagreements with my own uterus, I will be thinking about you all afternoon.

    Please let us know how things went.
  10. Star*

    Star* call 911........call 911


    Will be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers all day. Wishing for the best and absolutely no more pain after this is done.

  11. Lothlorien

    Lothlorien Active Member Staff Member

    Jo, I had this done last year. They only gave me Ibuprofen when I left the hospital, but I wished they had given me something else much stronger! I had some Percocet from my sinus surgery many years ago (I know....expired and not good) and I took one. Thank goodness for those! I hope everything went well today.
  12. mrscatinthehat

    mrscatinthehat Seussical

    Hope everything went well.

  13. hearts and roses

    hearts and roses Mind Reader

    Well it is a good thing there are censors on here!! Can you say OW????

    Loth, definitely, Thank God for the percocets they gave me. The prep was not too bad, and I didn't think I'd make it through the procedure to be honest. About 2 minutes in I amost had them stop, but she reduced the pressure and I lasted another 4 minutes. I stopped at 6 minutes, so I was 2 minutes shy of completion, which the Dr said is fine because she's seen great results in only 4 minutes. She is confident that this will be a success. Did you know that they actually gave me 3 shots of novacaine directly into my cervix? wow.

    Afterwards, I felt pretty good and I was real hungry so H took me to a mexican restaurant and I pigged out on veggie tacos and a corona, yum. But then on the way home, some serious pain hit and I went to bed with a heating pad. Did NOTHING. I popped 2 more percocets and right now I feel okay. I called the dr because I didn't think I should be in so much pain, but this other dr said it's normal and to continue taking the percocets as needed. He should not have said that because I will!!!

    So thank you for the well wishes - much appreciated. I'm using easy child's laptop and I hate it but I get dizzy when I'm up. H put a dvd/tv in our room so I can watch movies. What a guy. I am dying for a cigarette, but that's out also, since H is home. lol. Guess I will settle for a nap. Thanks again~
  14. Wiped Out

    Wiped Out Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Am hoping the pain is gone soon. Hugs.
  15. Suz

    Suz (the future) MRS. GERE

    Jo, I'm sending good thoughts. I hope you can rest tonight.

  16. gcvmom

    gcvmom Here we go again!

    Glad it went well. I hope your family takes good care of you while you recuperate. Enjoy the pampering!
  17. nvts

    nvts Active Member

    Jo! Hope you're feeling better! Rattling beads for you!

  18. SRL

    SRL Active Member

    Yikes--my doctor doesn't do this procedure in the office but typically does it at the outpatient surgery center. Sent me home with plenty of pain pills. I laid low for 3-4 days and then was able to go about my normal business.

    Rest up!
  19. SearchingForRainbows

    SearchingForRainbows Active Member


    I'm glad the procedure went well. I'm sorry about the amount of pain you had to endure. I hope that by now, you're feeling lots better!!!

    Thinking of you... Hugs... WFEN
  20. Lothlorien

    Lothlorien Active Member Staff Member

    SRL, mine was in-hospital also. I can't imagine being awake for that. (shivers)

    Jo...how are your feeling today?