Monthly Archives: December 2007

Pill Popping 101

Ah…grasshopper…when you’re missing half your tongue you can’t just pop a pill like you used to. You have to put it WWWWWWAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYY into the back of your mouth or it gets stuck. Then it melts, and if your mouth is … Continue reading

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HAPPYNEKKIDSTAPLESOUTDANCE!!!

Ahem…sorry about that. I suppose you can tell the staples are out of my neck. Happiness. I can shower good again. And I’m hoping sleep will be easier, because they’ve really bugged me the last couple of nights. We’ll also … Continue reading

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Quick Update

I’ve got an appointment at 1:45 on Friday to do the post-op visit with my doctor and get these wonderful staples removed. I’m going to have to ask him for recommendations on softening this scar because it’s already pulling. I … Continue reading

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Merry Ho-Ho, Folks!

Doing a real quick drive by posting and wishing everyone happy holidays for whichever one you celebrate. Randall kept you guys more or less up to date with what went on (and did better than I would since I didn’t … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Everyone

Donna and I would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas (or whatever Winter holidays you celebrate). We opened our presents the day before Donna went in for surgery. There will not be any special meals here this year … Continue reading

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Donna is home

The title says it all.

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Coming Home This Afternoon

Donna will be coming home this afternoon! This may mean fewer updates for a while.

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Saturday Report

I saw Donna twice today. The second visit was after the Doctor had been by so I have some actual info to report. The doctor thinks she is doing remarkably well, given how much of her tongue was removed. He’s … Continue reading

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Friday Morning Vist

I went out to see Donna this morning, she is more alert and now that she has her glasses, is writing messages. She can talk, but it hurts and she is a bit hard to understand. But it does not … Continue reading

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Surgery Finished

Donna was in surgery for about 4.5 hours. The tumor was somewhat deeper into the tongue than Dr. Lehr had hoped. Of course, it’s very hard to tell such things until you get in there. So he had to remove … Continue reading

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