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Mastermind_35

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About Mastermind_35

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  • Birthday 03/09/1966

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    Perth
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    Post-Op

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  1. Mastermind_35

    January 2013 Bandits

    Genie jones and nurse cutie thanks for your reply ... Firstly port sight split a week after surgery and as it is the biggest wound I most certainly did freak out went to my gp she cleaned it and put bandage on it and also took a swab and antibiotics. Went back a week later and doctor changed antibiotics to stronger as I have a staf infection. So port is still covered with bandage but other wound which is second biggest and isn't covered but today doesn't look bad just a little deep in my opinion.
  2. Mastermind_35

    January 2013 Bandits

    Hi all and help pls... I had surgery two weeks today I have had problem with my port site not healing and as I had glue instead of stitches it has a big opening that now has an infection. Yesterday another site from the surgery the glue has also fallen off leave a big gaping hole. Has anyone else had these problems is it normal to have a gaping hole?
  3. Mastermind_35

    January 2013 Bandits

    Mrs B I did same thing yesterday just really need something more I had chocolate too
  4. Mastermind_35

    January 2013 Bandits

    Hi Sez We were banded the same day by Dr Basson I was 2nd for the day. My understanding from dietitian was liquid means soup, custard, optifast, sustagen etc I agree it is difficult the part you r doing is the second two weeks and let me tell you I will be pureeing everything especially lasagna. Not sure if you will cause any problem. Hopefully someone else can help or call BMI and check
  5. Mastermind_35

    January 2013 Bandits

    Yeah mrs b I am generally feeling better too except the constipation. Hopefully it will clear soon.
  6. Mastermind_35

    January 2013 Bandits

    Mrs B I hear you not a good idea looking at mushies yet. My neighbour decided today was a good day to have a BBQ... I want a sausage help... Lol
  7. Mastermind_35

    January 2013 Bandits

    Omg I hope this is just a down day but I am wondering why I did this I am still in a lot of pain was banded 24 jan especially my ribs. Before I left hospital doc said it is the gas but when does it go away. I go back to work in 3 days and am really worried if I will cope did anyone else feel like this??
  8. Mastermind_35

    January 2013 Bandits

    Well it is the night before my operation. I must say thanks to everyone for updating it has been helpful and makes the whole process a lot easier. Thanks heaps x
  9. Mastermind_35

    January 2013 Bandits

    Hi sez we are getting banded same day both by Dr Basson on noticed on your ticker what time do you have to arrive ??
  10. Mastermind_35

    January 2013 Bandits

    4 more sleeps for me
  11. Mastermind_35

    Knife fork and band book

    Thanks nursecutie yes am interested if you like email me maria_thomson3@hotmail.com with details of other books and price and address I will pick up I am up joondalup way x
  12. Mastermind_35

    Knife fork and band book

    Does anyone have this book that they no longer need? Happy to pay:)
  13. Mastermind_35

    Colleagues: To Tell or Not to Tell?

    Hi genie I have told a few people at work but as I work in a mainly women dominated workplace I am sure all will know before long lol. I am a teacher and I know I am doing it for all the right reason so hopefully they will understand. But I believe it is up to each individual person. However in saying that I haven't had surgery yet I am next week so I might wish I hadn't.
  14. Mastermind_35

    BMI psych and dietician

    Nothing is expected they just chat to you about what to expect but if you have done your research you will know lots . Kjay is correct I am going with BMI and paid for dietitian but last week saw a dietitian free of charge at joondalup hospital and she was great very informative I think better than BMI's dietitian and will see post surgery at joondalup also.
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    Tongue Ulcers?? B12 Deficiency?

    I kept having a sore tongue and doctors told me it was thrush so took medication for weeks and didn't change then checked b12 and now have injections but when I need another dose my tongue hurts and have body aches like feels like inside my bones
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