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General => Off Topic => Topic started by: Walt_M. on September 19, 2019, 03:10:29 PM

Title: Surgery
Post by: Walt_M. on September 19, 2019, 03:10:29 PM
One of the benefits of getting older is getting some of the ailments you've always heard about. I had always heard that prostate cancer is no big deal. Tomorrow I am going to have my prostate removed. I have a friend who had his removed 15 years ago and he says it is a change but I should get over it. I may be out of commission for a few days.
Title: Re: Surgery
Post by: fret not on September 20, 2019, 02:28:58 AM
Here is hoping things go well and you sail through in style. 

A few bumps along the way just add perspective, and maybe a few more gray hairs.  Just revel in the fact that you have already won the game of Life by getting into your 70s, and there is still energy to do things.  Well, that's how I feel frequently, as I fill my being with gratitude. :)
Title: Re: Surgery
Post by: fiat-doctor on September 20, 2019, 07:09:08 AM
Walt....   best of luck with the surgery.   I had mine removed about 5 years back and have a few friends who have done the same.   Recovery period varies, but it is in general not too bad.  Mine took a while but all is well now.  Steve
Title: Re: Surgery
Post by: Walt_M. on September 23, 2019, 11:25:15 AM
Well I made it and home for my birthday. fortunately no pain, just discomfort and dealing with this stupid catheter. Appreciate the support.
Title: Re: Surgery
Post by: lexx790 on September 23, 2019, 04:01:50 PM
Happy birthday and hope you have a speedy recovery
Title: Re: Surgery
Post by: Ron_McCoy on September 23, 2019, 09:18:37 PM
Happy Birthday Walt. You’ll put this behind you soon and be back to riding and enjoying life
Title: Re: Surgery
Post by: Walt_M. on October 09, 2019, 06:53:59 PM
Got my catheter removed today,  freedom!
Title: Re: Surgery
Post by: fiat-doctor on October 09, 2019, 11:46:56 PM
That's great news Walt!   I had mine for 3 weeks and it was probably the worst part of the whole thing.
Glad that is in the past for you and hope the rest of the recovery goes smoothly.
Steve