Re: an ever increasing waist line...

From: dorothy (
Sat Apr 23 17:25:39 2011

At Tue, 19 Apr 2011, IAS Admin wrote: Thanks all for the replies! I am glad actually to hear that my "ever increasing waist line" could very well be because of the adhesions. I spoke to someone at the surgeon's office last week and she said that it was very doubtfully the adhesions, that they are only maybe the size of a piece of chewing gum... I honestly have a good 3-4 lbs of a gut that I didn't have before the 3 abdominal surgeries.

I will definitely post here if the Serracel shows any results.

:0) dorothy

>From: [] On Behalf Of
>Noreen Skinner
>Sent: Monday, April 18, 2011 10:05 AM
>Subject: Re: an ever increasing waist line...
>Hi Dorothy,
>Yes, it is common to have your belly protrude due to adhesions & fluid.
>On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 1:09 PM, IAS Admin <>
>From: (dorothy)
>Subject: an ever increasing waist line...
>Hi all! I have had 3 small bowel obstructions in 27 mos.  It all started in
>Dec.  08 when I had a ruptured appendix, but it took the hospital THREE
>weeks to diagnose, well they diagnosed it by doing exploratory surgery.
>Praise God that the appendix somehow took a B-line and settled in a lump in
>my groin, otherwise it would have secreted toxins and I would've died of
>sepsis.  BUT the situation caused a secondary SBO, and the surgery was an
>ordeal -- the abdominal organs had begun to fuse together and so had to be
>separated.  The surgeon at the time said with the amount of trauma that
>occurred, it was very likely I would have tons of adhesions.

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