Caat55 wrote:.. How did you all manage?
Atoq wrote:So nice that you are going home today! Have a nice and smooth recovery! I have been home for 4 days now and it is so nice! To get out of bed you can roll first on the side and push you up with the arm against the bed. I don’t use the heavy belt around my belly because I cannot bear it, but I got some Comfizz panties that prevent the stomy bag to hang on the skin.
Lee wrote:Glad you are out of surgery, and going home soon. Be sure to continue walking once you are home. It really does help in the healing process.
All the best,
Caat55 wrote:I wore a skirt home from hospital and wore a slip under the bag so it won't touch me. Is your belly still heavy? Mine is. The stoma nurse had me try a two piece bag, much longer and heavier, pulls more. There is a home nurse coming tomorrow to oversee bag change, check wounds. Did you have a nurse?
I climb into bed on my knees and do the two handed push up from my side to get out.
Glad you are home too Claudia, you were quiet for awhile.
Caat55 wrote:Pathology report back. trying to decipher
Sigmoid colon demonstrate residual invasive low grade adenocarcinoma with rare small groups of cancer cells invading into the muscalaria corresponding to a near complete response(score 1) resection margins are negative. no metastatic disease in 26 lymph nodes, 0/26
Adenocarcinoma, Histologic Grade 1, well differentiated, tumor size ,0.2 x 0.1 x 0.1 cm, no tumor deposits
Classification: pT2 pNO
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