Category Archives: Prostate Cancer

Post Surgery Day 3

I’m experiencing a little more pain around the areas where the robot went in. I have been “ambulating” (walking around) a lot more today.  The JP drain is almost empty today. I have a follow up appointment with the surgeon … Continue reading

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Post Surgery Day 2

There is a lot of pain when I try to change positions (sitting/laying/standing). Last night I tried to find a suitable place to sleep. The recliner is too low, and it too painful to get in and out of. The … Continue reading

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Discharge from hospital

The doctor was in here to see me in the morning. Looks like I’ll be going home from the hospital after lunch if everything goes okay. Have to try walking around. I also have to hold down some solid food, … Continue reading

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Surgery went Well

Surgery went well expect to be discharged tomorrow. I want to thank everyone for their best wishes and prayers.

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Heading Down to the Hospital

Everything is a go – heading down to the hospital to have the prostate removed. Have people all over the world in prayer. Such a blessing. Received a note from a missionary in Australia during the night, saying he would … Continue reading

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Cleared for Surgery

Finished up at hospital. Cleared for surgery on Monday morning.

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Doctor’s appointment and pre-surgery check in

Well – heading off to the surgeon’s office for the last pre-surgery consult. Following that, have to go on down to the hospital for my pre-surgery check in. The surgery is scheduled for Monday at 8:00 am. Check in time … Continue reading

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Surgery has been Scheduled

     The week before last we scheduled the surgery to have the prostate removed for April 20, 2019. This was contingent on having a clean bill of health from my cardiologist.       I work out 7 days a … Continue reading

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Scheduling Surgery

     I had good meetings with the radiologist and the surgeon on Wednesday.  I was given a lot of information.      The logical choice is to do the surgery. There is a minimal chance of permanent side effects … Continue reading

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Decision Time

     I have been talking with men that had prostate cancer. They have offered advice, shared their experiences and shed a lot of light on the process. They have also put into context the information I have picked up … Continue reading

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