Kevin's Dead Cat

After surgery sliced off an entire tumor and 1/3 of my tongue, plus six weeks of radiation therapy, I've been re-learning how to eat, drink, and talk with my newly re-constructed tongue and coping with side effects. But the cancer came back and I don't know what's going to happen next.

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Monday, June 27, 2005

Feeding tube, again

Laura's gastric feeding tube was installed this morning. The procedure went smoothly. She's home already and resting, tired and a bit uncomfortable, but recovering. The discomfort should go away over a few days and with any luck she won't be so tired, now that she can eat more. She's able to use the tube right away and will be having regular liquid meals and all her medication. Thanks everyone for all your comments.

32 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

James, thank you for posting!
Give my best to Laura - Agnieszka

June 27, 2005 5:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

wishing you the best laura, thinking of you and hoping you'll have lots more energy soon. miss your posts.

June 27, 2005 10:26 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Laura, i glad everything went okay, let me know if you need more of the shakes. i am trying win you a present right now. i will see you Thursday.
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June 28, 2005 8:52 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm glad the procedure went smoothly. Laura, I've been having dreams about you in which we just laugh and laugh about nonsense. I can't wait to see you again...Love, Ev

June 28, 2005 10:34 PM  
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Love, hugs, warm cozy feelings, fuzzy bunnies... They're all things in my mind & heart and they’re all being sent your way. You're both beautiful and strong people. Stay-up.
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June 29, 2005 3:03 PM  
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I miss your posts Laura. Hang in there. Happy 4th of July.

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