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by basketkase ( edited 16d ago ) 17d ago

UPDATE my surgery will be November 13th....he could have done it this month but I have too much going on so November it is.......I just found out this morning that I need surgery....ugh! Will let you know when it is scheduled......the ENT is going to remove excess tissue from my Maxillary sinuses, remove a bone spur in my nose and straighten my deviated septum......this should help with my non migraine headaches and help me breathe better.....I don't want to have this before my 2 shows, so will try to schedule it sometime in November.....will be needing prayers....am nervous...

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by crafter2243 Moderator 10d ago

In my calendar. 😊

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by cfidl 10d ago

Wow! That is a lot done in a little place! Pray all goes well and the expected results are realized. Best wishes!

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by loriziegler 10d ago

Prayers for you! Thank you sooooo very much for sharing your beautiful designs with us!

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by noah 10d ago

Let us know we will pray:):)

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by sewtired 16d ago

Absolutely Vicki. Sure hope things are much better for you after the surgery too.

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basketkase by basketkase 15d ago

Thank you!!

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by lbrow 16d ago

You have mine Vicki and I think you will feel much much better after you get over it.

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basketkase by basketkase 15d ago

Thanks Lillian.....to take the time to comment when you have so much going on yourself means alot to me...loving hugs!

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by rescuer Moderator 16d ago

Let go and let God my friend. He can help you through it all -- even the nervousness from the unknown. I will be sure to add you to my prayers.

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basketkase by basketkase 15d ago

Thank you so much.......you are a true rescuer! Your words do not fall on deaf ears...love to you....

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by pennyhal2 16d ago

I hope that this fixes all the problems. It sounds like a lot of things will be fixed and I'm glad that you are having this done. I'm sure life will be more comfortable after the operation. Hang in there!

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basketkase by basketkase 16d ago

Thank you....

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by sebsews 16d ago

According to the comments you should do fine and be breathing easily in a short time. You know Cuties will be your support. Sending prayers,hugs and for a successful surgery.

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basketkase by basketkase 16d ago

Thank you so much.....I know this place is the best support group anywhere!

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by kustomkuddle 16d ago

Adding my prayers to everyone else's. Surgeries have come such a long way in the last 10 years. Sending hugs.

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basketkase by basketkase 16d ago

Yes they have.....I just have a terrible time with the anesthesia, it makes me vomit even though they give that anti nausea shot and I can't imagine doing that with my nose covered......ugh!

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by meganne 16d ago

Vicki it's a really easy procedure and once you have it done and can breathe through your nose you'll be amazed at what you have been missing. I had mine done when I was 28 and have never looked back, I can actually breathe and eat at the same time. LOL!!!!
The worst part was the cleaning procedure after the surgery, but this may be different now as a lot has changed in 42 years.
You will be fine!
If you want to talk about it from a patients point, just FB message me, anytime.

HUGE CYBER hugs xxxxxx

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basketkase by basketkase 16d ago

Thanks so much, Meg........yes, I was reading through the after care instructions and there is alot of saline spray and saline rinses to be done lots of times a day, so that hasn't changed......Doc asked me yesterday if I am going to miss my barometer (have terrible headaches and congestion with barometric changes)......I said Heck No! As it gets closer am sure I will lean on you and thanks for the offer....
love to ya!

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by shozo1271 16d ago

BIG BIG Prayers. Think of this as a great little nap. Try not to think of it as a surgery. When you wake up and heal you are going to feel so much better. Be sure to let us all know what day and time to pray the hardest. Much Love!

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basketkase by basketkase 16d ago

Will do, my friend....I wish I could sleep til it heals...LOL!

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by stork 16d ago

Vicki sending prayers your way. A good friend of mine had this done is so much better . She doesn't have many headaches and her sinus problems basically disappeared!!! Prayers for you, your family (cats included) and the doctors!

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basketkase by basketkase 16d ago

Thank you so much......Jim will be a single parent for a couple of weeks for sure....glad to hear of other people having this and doing well!

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by gramsbear 16d ago

Praying for you and Dr, I am sure it will help you. Relax as much as possible and wait for results. Hugs, Judy...

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basketkase by basketkase 16d ago

Thanks, Judy.......

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by sdrise 16d ago

Prayers and good thought are with you.. I know you will do fine...Breathing better is a big plus. The doctors do wonderful things now. I will be praying for you and the doctor and to make you calm... You have lots of prayers coming your way!
Suzanne

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basketkase by basketkase 16d ago

I know this community is so supportive and prays regularly for all of us......give me great comfort! Not knowing what to expect is what gives the nerves.....

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by gerryvb 16d ago

I can imagine you are nervous, but soon you will feel better I hope. hugs )))

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basketkase by basketkase 16d ago

Thanks Gerry......hoping for great results.....

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by pennifold 17d ago

I know that you will breathe so much better soon Vicki. Our son-in-law had a deviated septum and had surgery and he's breathing brilliantly now. I'll be praying for you and your surgeons. God bless, love Chris

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basketkase by basketkase 17d ago

Good to hear, Chris....I hope I have the same results.....

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by dragonflyer 17d ago

Think of how much better you will feel and breath when it is over...

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basketkase by basketkase 17d ago

I sure hope so, Kim.....I am hoping it helps with the headaches too...I got the migraines under control now hope to get the sinus ones over with....

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by crafter2243 Moderator edited 16d ago

I can understand being nervous, but I believe you will feel better after. Let us know when it is scheduled so we can pray for you. Hugs

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basketkase by basketkase 17d ago

I will and thank you....

crafter2243 by crafter2243 16d ago

On my calendar now Nov 13.

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by graceandham 17d ago

This sounds like one of those you'll be glad you did surgeries! Better breathing and fewer sinus infections, yay! You're already in the prayer list.

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basketkase by basketkase 17d ago

I sure hope so and thanks for the prayers!

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by dailylaundry 17d ago

My hubby had a similar operation a number of years ago. He was more comfortable sleeping in a Lazy Boy chair than bed for the first week. Be sure to take you medication as directed and not wait! Let us know when it is!! Hugs!

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basketkase by basketkase 17d ago

Yes, doc told me the recliner will be my best friend for up to a week...did the surgery help him?

dailylaundry by dailylaundry 16d ago

Oh, yes it did!!! No worries - it will help!

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by asterixsew Moderator 17d ago

All I can say is good luck

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basketkase by basketkase 17d ago

Thank you.....

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