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Topic: Scary Librarian Surgery
Message: Posted by: magicalaurie (Sep 22, 2016 01:09PM)
My twin sister, Tracey, aka The Scary Librarian here at the Café, is having a significant surgery tomorrow- complete hysterectomy. She had an undected appendicitis last year that nearly killed her. Appendix ruptured and that led to an abscessed ovarian cyst, all combining to tangle and stick things together in a fine mess in her abdomen, with some adhesions to the bowel included. She had the appendix removed finally last year and now is going forward getting the rest cleared away, except for the kidney stone that's been staying put since last year, too. That'll be taken care of later. Here's hoping she'll be feeling much better soon! :beatingheart:

Message: Posted by: Poof-Daddy (Sep 22, 2016 03:40PM)
That sucks to have to go through. Hope it all goes well and without a lot of "side effects".
Message: Posted by: Michael Baker (Sep 23, 2016 07:29AM)
My best to Tracey, you, and the rest of your friends and family who will be worrying about her.
Message: Posted by: Tom G (Sep 23, 2016 07:46AM)
Good luck to Tracey. Hope it turns out well.
Message: Posted by: Mary Mowder (Sep 23, 2016 11:14AM)
Best wishes are going Tracey (and to you too Laurie).

-Mary Mowder
Message: Posted by: Dick Oslund (Sep 23, 2016 01:27PM)
My mother had that operation, with all those complications, in 1940. It certainly wasn't easy, but, she lived to be 89.

I attend Mass almost every day, and, we have special prayers for the sick. Tracey is on the list!
Message: Posted by: hugmagic (Sep 24, 2016 07:18PM)
As Dick said, it is not as traumatic as it once once was. . Prayer and good thoughts your way.
Message: Posted by: Mary Mowder (Sep 26, 2016 12:10PM)
Hope Tracey is doing well.

Message: Posted by: Magic_son (Sep 26, 2016 12:45PM)
Will be in my prayers, hope all is well!
Message: Posted by: Tony Iacoviello (Sep 27, 2016 06:38PM)
She is in our thoughts and prayers. I hope she is doing well.
Message: Posted by: Mary Mowder (Sep 28, 2016 01:58PM)
Hey Laurie,

How is Tracey doing in recovery?

Message: Posted by: magicalaurie (Sep 28, 2016 11:00PM)
Thanks for your posts! :beatingheart: She got to keep the right ovary- it was o.k. so that will reduce effects of the surgery. So far so good, Mary. Thank you!
Message: Posted by: Michael Baker (Sep 29, 2016 09:32AM)
Thank you for the update, Laurie. I hope Tracey continues to recover and do well. We are all sending her good vibes! :)
Message: Posted by: Mary Mowder (Sep 29, 2016 11:52AM)
Glad to hear there is some good news.

We're all pulling for her.

-Mary Mowder
Message: Posted by: landmark (Oct 20, 2016 06:07PM)
Hope your sister is doing well, Laurie.
Message: Posted by: Magnus Eisengrim (Oct 21, 2016 09:45PM)
All the best to Tracey, Laurie. Thank you for the news, and all the best to your entire family.
Message: Posted by: imgic (Jan 20, 2017 10:01AM)
Positive thoughts and prauwrs