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Hand Surgeon Appointment

I went to the surgeon this morning for a follow up. The appointment itself was fine but everything surrounding it was awful. Got lost. Tons of traffic. Long wait at the office. The whole office was all upside-down because of a scheduling change. It took 2 hours in the office to have two x-rays and see the doc for literally 2 minutes. Got lost going home... AAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!


The long and the short of the appointment is that as much bone as they had hoped for has grown in the finger. So I am cleared for surgery a week from Monday. The doctor told me that the surgery won't be too long (hopefully under two hours) but I will have to wear a plaster cast after for a while. I was hoping to go back into my removable cast so I can shower. I will also have to start "intensive hand therapy" afterwards because the surgery will not improve my mobility. As it is right now I can only bend the finger with the tumor about 1/2" away from my hand.

I am so glad the date is closing in because it feels like this has been going on forever. I broke my finger Sept. 28th so it has only been a couple months. I am ready to get moving forward.

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Over 8 years we have struggled through 3 IUI's, 6 rounds of IVF, several RE's, hundreds of appointments and the loss of three little angels. Now we find ourselves the proud parents of two perfect little girls and a wonderful little boy!!

Both of our girls struggle with some disabilities but that won't keep us down. Each day has it's own brand of insanity but we love it. Most days I am more monkey wrangler than mother but I do the best I can. Todays goal - getting to tomorrow.

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