About Me: Female, 48, La Mirada, CA, member since Jun 2008
I am a happily married mother of 3 boys. We've also been raising my best friends son after her passing from breast cancer 3 years ago.
I had my first issues with kidn
[More]ey stones 6 years ago. I had 4 surgeries in the first year, stents were placed on 3 occasions and after 18 months, the problems stopped. 8 months ago, I got ill again and was hospitalized because both kidneys were infected and new stones had formed. I had 3 surgeries and 3 weeks ago, stents were removed and the stones were blown up. I'm feeling healthy again, the only problems now are that I'm addicted (physically) to the pain meds. I started Suboxone treatment today and I'm looking forward to getting my life back. Most people take their health for granted until they become sick with a major illness.
Other than the issues I've had with my health, life is good and God has blessed our family immensely.
Congratulations! Time for a celebration...9 days! Right on! Thanks for the note the other day. I needed it. my b/f is going through kidney stones and dealing with the county hopsital so that has been a nightmare and 1/2. If I had a handful of pills now I'd take them just to get high. This really sux. And aI did go to the urgent care dr. and he prescribed me Prozac. I really don;t want to start down that road.
But the main reason was to tell you to keep it up and you are doing super great!
Drinkwine was one we photographed! I KNOW! Send me your email and I'll send you a pic that we took. We also got a pic of MR. Hambuger. 80% of my family rest at Fairmount and rest are either in the wind or at Moses Hill in Holdridge, NE.
Your husband can come fish with me any time. I have extra stuff to use and kill the time.
Yes, I was stented once. For a guy this is just not right! Black fishing line hanging out of one's dingie is not of great comfort or dignity.
Thank you for your note... I look forward to hearing from you...
Yes, the tumor seemed to be the buggar. Since I had it removed I've been shy many a stone that I usually would be having. Do you believe in 6 degrees of separation? My son, age 14, came to visit last month and I took him to Fairmount Cemetery to meet his Grandmother's Grave. We drove around the cemetery and I showed him his Great Uncles, Aunts, Great Grand Parents and a few family friends. Then we toured the grounds taking photos of some of the stones and mausoleum's finding fun names and fancy stones...
Just wanted to let you know I can relate. If you ever want to talk, you know where to find me.
Hey there lovely lady... my post was kinda rude wasn't it.... hehehe ya get what ya dish and those folks were getting ugleee!
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