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Tonsillectomy gone well! 

Yesterday I went in for 8:30, left closer to 12:30. Everything went well and I was chocked up on Percocet’s and popsicles.

Sleep is probably my biggest battle right now, I’m getting just an hour and half at a time, sometimes two. 164 more words

Strep Throat: Do I Really Need Antibiotics?

Strep Throat is an infection of throat and tonsils caused by a type of bacteria known as Group A Streptococcus. Although it is more common in children compared to adults, strep throat can affect people of any age. 552 more words


How to deal with an adult tonsillectomy

About to have your tonsils removed? Considering it? Sitting at home post-op with a mouthful of ice and a deathwish?

I had a tonsillectomy at the start of July and am now about 80 per cent recovered, which means I can actually get out of bed and write and think and I don’t have to plan my day around antibiotics and baby food. 1,911 more words


I will testify!

​14 days after my tonsillectomy! Never have I been so scared of any operation. I know this might seem small in comparison to other operations, but to me this was mount Everest waiting to be conquered. 562 more words

Bye Bye Tonsils

Dear Buddy,

Thursday we sad Good-Bye to your tonsils. Your tonsils were very large and you had a condition known as obstructive sleep apnea. This condition caused you to stop breathing in your sleep. 610 more words


Tonsillectomies are not fun

I thought I’d start this brand-spanking new blog of mine with an obvious-ity: tonsillectomies are not fun.

They are pretty horrible in fact, and I’ll tell you something for nothing, it’s not all jelly and ice cream neither. 384 more words

Daisy Bee

Because If I Don't Write This Down, I'll Forget All About It.

The title says it all. On June 21st, 2016, I had a tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy, and tubes put it both of my ears. It’s been a little over a week and even though some parts of the recovery process are improving, for the most part it is still pretty awful. 1,549 more words