“Surgery” Posts

This page contains a compilation of Posts in the “Surgery” category… i.e. all the posts associated with the actual surgery itself (which may also include some Pre and Post surgery posts where I think it is relevant :

Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery – The Video

I have finally got my hands on the video of my Gastric Bypass Operation. Despite researching Gastric Bypass a lot, I had never seen any video footage of the procedure, so I found this fascinating - particularly as it is my own surgery 🙂 It is much "cleaner" in there...

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Day of Surgery Posts Have been Updated

I have now had a chance to revisit all of my scheduled “Day of Surgery” Posts and these have all been updated to compare my expectations with what actually happened 🙂

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Day of Surgery – Overview

Today is finally the day of my operation The First Day of the Rest of My (hopefully extended) Life !!! What I expected By now the surgery should all be complete and I will have been back in my room for a few hours. I don't need to worry about any distractions like...

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Day of Surgery – Back to My Room

Today is finally the day of my operation The First Day of the Rest of My (hopefully extended) Life !!! What I Expected By now I will be back in my room settling down for a hopefully uneventful and pain free couple of days of recovery. What Actually Happened Checked...

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Day of Surgery – Recovery Room

Today is finally the day of my operation The First Day of the Rest of My (hopefully extended) Life !!! What I Expected By now my Operation will be complete... I will have been wheeled into the recovery room and will come out of the Anaesthetic. Surgical Nurses will...

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Day of Surgery – The Operation

Today is finally the day of my operation The First Day of the Rest of My (hopefully extended) Life !!! What I Expected By now my Operation should be underway (or about to start).... I will have been wheeled into the operating theatre and reminded the surgeon to take...

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Day of Surgery – Pre-Op

Today is finally the day of my operation The First Day of the Rest of My (hopefully extended) Life !!! What I Expected By now I am just about to be prepped for surgery.... Not sure if I go to my room.ward first.... or head straight for pre-op This probably involves...

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Day of Surgery – Check In

Today is finally the day of my operation The First Day of the Rest of My (hopefully extended) Life !!! What I expected I will be checking into the hospital around 9:30AM - for my surgery scheduled for 11:00AM. This should be  pretty straight forward as all the...

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Day of Surgery – Final Preparations

Today is the day of my operation The First Day of the Rest of My (hopefully extended) Life !!! I've been out this morning to my regular weekly Business Networking Meeting/Breakfast. I saw no point in sitting around at home doing nothing but waiting.... although...

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Day of Surgery – My Gastric ByPass Operation

Today is finally the day of my operation - The First Day of the Rest of My (hopefully extended) Life !!! I have a busy day of posting planned for today. But because for much of the day I will be "otherwise occupied"... many of these will initially be automatic...

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