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First Embolization for me

Today was another exciting day in lock up. I was NPO (no food or drink) as of 8pm last night because of the 2 episodes of hemoptysis (lung bleed/coughing up blood) I had yesterday afternoon and evening to prepare for an embolization.  360 more words


After surgery

They prob will send you home with pain pills and those bad boys clog you up. So eat veggies raw or close to it – to get that fiber and move things along. 93 more words


How to Prep for Surgery

Someone asked on IG how they should prep for their fibroid surgery. And while I would love to be able to steer everyone away from surgery, sometimes it’s the right option for people. 92 more words


The Day Prior to Major Surgery- on Today's Agenda: Catheter Embolization and Balloon Occlusion Test

May 13th, 2014

I went into MUSC at 6am with my mom and JJ; my first procedure was scheduled for 730am. I was told not to take any medications, so I went in with anxiety rolling high. 765 more words