From: Millie (
Mon Feb 26 18:58:15 2001

Toni, Just checking to see how you're feeling. Same, here, but a little cheerier, except for having trouble getting online. Millie

>----- Original Message -----
From: "Millie" <> To: "Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS" <> Sent: Sunday, February 25, 2001 10:57 PM Subject: Re: WORRIED!!!

> Toni,
> Cheer up. LOL. You have a friend in the exact same boat as you are, and
it's > getting worse. This morning when I tried to go, the stool was so hard, I
> thought I'd die. I used a Dulcolax suppository, and 3 Tbsp. of Haley's M
> O. I finally went some, but tonight I have such pain and my stomach
feels > so hard, and it's awful to even get rid of gas. Probably labor pains
> wouldn't be this bad, but I'll never know. I have had pain all along. It
> feels as if something is ready to twist up and burst. I am afraid as to
> where this is headed. Tomorrow I'm going to try to find someone to see me,
> because I don't like the way I feel. I still think I'm full of adhesions.
I > so envy these lucky people who were operated on by Dr. Redan and Dr.
Reich. > I went to see Dr. Redan 2 days ago, but really to no avail. He spent about
> 10 minutes with me. I quickly had made a list of questions , but he
scanned > them, and said I basically reworded them. He looked at the scar and said
it > looked good. Then he pressed around it. He said it may take up to3 months
to > heal from a hyst, then maybe he'd take a look. I am so disappointed,
because > my luck is so rotten. I hurried to get the paperwork and insurance card
> copies faxed to his office, thinking I'd be lucky enough to get an
> appointment with him. Now I guess I can go on suffering, and probably end
up > with more surgery done by God-knows - who. And that scares me even more.
> Now I have either a sinus infection, or a head cold, probably because my
> resistance is so low. Everytime I sneeze, it makes things even worse. I am
> afraid to take anything else, too when I have this kind of pain. Toni,
> when you've had bowel obstructions, did they find them on regular xrays?
> When they put in the n.g. tube, were yu vomiting that they had to use it?
I > am so afraid of that. Ever since the hyst, I have only had 2 days with
> decent bm's. And one of them was in the hospital. I am extremely resentful
> towards her because she laughed this off back in early Feb. Around the
8th. > She called me her colicky baby. I am spitting mad over it. Now here it's
> gone on since then, so God knows what's going on inside there. I am
> honestly ready to give up on life. I don't want to go on like this. I
don't > want to end up with an ostomy due to that surgery. I have about had it. I
> didn't get out of bed until 10:30 today because I was awake every hour on
> the hour, and with constant pain.And it nearly killed me when I tried to
go > this morning. I have the same feeling tonight, but maybe more so.
> Millie

>> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "toni welsh" <>
> To: "Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS"
> <>
> Sent: Sunday, February 25, 2001 8:23 PM
> Subject: WORRIED!!!
> > I have been trying to get on here for hours, and it would not come up.
I > > have been having alot of cramping in the upper part of my stomach, not
> > the lower, since Friday evening. I have been eating the same, and the
> > gas has been moving out all week end, and it usually doesn't. But
> > around five o'clock tonight, I was trying to fix some dinner, and I
> > thought I had gas to pass, and it was all mucous. I went to go to the
> > bathroom, and the stool was thin and clear liquid, very little, and then
> > I tried to go, and I had some trouble being able to go, like someone put
> > a plug up there. I did get very small, and thin stool, very little
> > though, and since then I cannot pass any gas.. This cramping has been
> > going on since Friday, and I have just taken it easy. I am alittle
> > scared though, I do not want to go to ER unless I have to.
> >
> > I have been sipping on coke, and that has settle my nerves, it is
> > caffeine free. I will call the dr tomorrow if this continues though. I
> > hate to bother anyone but I am scared for the first time in awhile, I
> > have not had that cramping and gas in the upper part of my bowels, I
> > guess!
> >
> > Hope to hear from someone, I am having trouble getting the forum to come
> > up though, but I am going to try later tonight, I took another shower ,
> > I guess I am afraid something is wrong!
> >
> > Love to all of you,
> > Toni
> >
> > I did take senekot to move bowels, and they moved Friday, normally I
> > take it again tonight, but I am afraid to woth the cramping. I do not
> > know what to do, I feel like the bowel has stopped working again, I know
> > it didn't stop working, but it feels funny, and I cannot go!
> >
> > Sorry to ramble trying to explain the feeling. Sort of feels bubbly
> > sometimes, and it has hurt all week end pretty bad.
> >

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