So today was all about the pre-clinic, a time to meet lots of people and lots of new information to take in. We arrived a little early and struggled to find the place we needed to go, but eventually found the registration desk where we gave info and was given a restaurant like coaster they give you when they are full. Eventually it flashed and … Continue reading D Minus 1 – Pre Clinic
So today was my last day at work as well as a travel day to Edmonton, we where able to leave a little early and managed to get to the AirBnB a little earlier as well even going via the Apple store to pick up my Air Pods, my treat for going through what I am about to go through. It was pretty emotional driving … Continue reading D Minus 2 – Travel Day
So today I started a regime of ointment up my nose today, something I was prescribed when I got my surgery date, the ointment is called Tara-Mupirocin and upon doing some research found it is to protect against getting a post operative infection, here is a good article that explains it. So anything that can help me be protected after surgery I am totally in … Continue reading D minus 4 – Up Your Nose
So how did all this surgery business come about? Well grab a cup of tea and a biscuit and I shall begin. Ok I don’t know… I have to believe that it was just a combination of bad eating for a number of years and genetics, although my dad lived to 80 and my mom is 75, but I have to admit in my early … Continue reading D Minus 5 – Huh!!
Heart bypass surgery and how the heck did I get here. Continue reading D Minus 6
Going to India poses some health risks to people from other parts of the world and some vaccinations are required, when I went to the doctors at the end of June I mentioned our trip and how we would go about getting advice, Brad, my Dr, said we would be best visiting a travel clinic or the health unit. As there was a travel clinic … Continue reading The Clinic Visit
… more like an 8 hour recovery after not going to bed until 3:30am… ack Jenn and I are on different training plans for our 10k run in September and so today’s run was for me just a 25 minute recovery run done at an easy pace, around 11:00. For Jenn her run was longer so we planned to run together and for me to … Continue reading 25 Minute Recovery….