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Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP24 Aug 2012 6:42 a.m. PST

On Monday her appendix burst, they didn't know it had burst until the operation was well under way, after taking out what was left of the appendix, and flushing the stomach cavity, the put her on IV penicillin, and she came home today.

She is still on antibiotic's in pill form.

She is starting to run out of organs they can take out, last year it was the gall bladder, I guess next year it will be the spleen.

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP24 Aug 2012 7:06 a.m. PST

Burst appendix ! Wow – hope there are no long-term
complications and that she'll be OK !

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP24 Aug 2012 7:37 a.m. PST

Good that they were able to handle it. She'll be back to making lutefisch soon.

Personal logo Jlundberg Supporting Member of TMP24 Aug 2012 8:11 a.m. PST

Best wishes to her swift recovery

richarDISNEY Inactive Member24 Aug 2012 8:35 a.m. PST

Good thoughts and prayers from over here for a speedy recovery.
beer

Streitax Inactive Member24 Aug 2012 8:58 a.m. PST

I hope there are no complications.

kreoseus2 Inactive Member24 Aug 2012 9:07 a.m. PST

Best of luck

Who asked this joker24 Aug 2012 9:41 a.m. PST

Glad she is home. Burst appendix is a serious matter. Glad she is doing better. Here's to a speedy recovery!

SECURITY MINISTER CRITTER Inactive Member24 Aug 2012 9:58 a.m. PST

Here's to a speedy recovery too.

mad monkey 124 Aug 2012 10:04 a.m. PST

Hope she gets well soon. Operation recovery sucketh the hind teat.

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP24 Aug 2012 10:30 a.m. PST

Thanks for your thoughts and well wishes.
The danger is always that the antibiotics don't take, as there isn't much to do about big infections if the antibiotics don't work.

But they seem to work, she never got high fever, but she is also on very strong antibiotics, so strong, they can have some nasty side effects, you can't even drink alcohol until 3 days after you stopped taking them.

Right now she is constipated because they had to move her intestines around, and they get, twisted and turned around.

galvinm Inactive Member24 Aug 2012 12:49 p.m. PST

Will add your Mom to our prayer list Gunfreak. You may not believe, but it can't hurt. Hope for a speedy recovery.

charared Supporting Member of TMP24 Aug 2012 3:36 p.m. PST

Moms are important (Dads are also!), most folks only get one of each…

They're special, and here's a wish that your mom is around safe and sound for a loooooooong time to keep her eye on you!

Personal logo Saginaw Supporting Member of TMP25 Aug 2012 3:11 a.m. PST

Glad to hear that she's alright, Gunfreak. God bless her.

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP25 Aug 2012 11:02 a.m. PST

I sent your thoughts, prayers and well wishes to her, and she thanks you all.

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