Friday, February 06, 2015

Mastectomy Part 2

For Part 1, click here.

Day 1 Post-Op (4/12/14)

Mom came in the morning and took care of me the whole day. I forced myself to get up from the bed. I need to go the toilet myself. At least, mom was there to assist me. The breast was ok. The thigh, which they call it as the donor site, was kinda pain specially when moving around. Macamana pun, kena juga bergerak. Baring saja pun not helping at all kan. Tapi, tidak la aktif sangat.

By noon, I can see mom was tired and bored. Mom mmg tidak boleh kalau duduk saja without doing anything. Kesian pula tengok dia macam tu. She has to go back home at 9pm. My kids were waiting for her. My bro mmg fail jaga kids. Haiyaaa…

I ensured mom that I will be ok and asked her not to come the next day. Besides, we were staying at my uncle’s house for a month. Since my uncle pun busy with his laundry biz, segan juga mau kasi susah orang kan.

Day 2 Post-Op (5/12/14)

The thigh was wet. I have to get the nurse to change the bandage few times. It was not comfortable at all.

Mom & uncle visiting, however kids were not allowed to enter the ward. Huhuhu…

Day 5 Post-Op (8/12/14)

First dressing for the mastectomy area. For info, nothing was done to the wounds until the 5th day. Guess what??! The dressing includes removing some of the human staples??!! Gila!!! Honestly, it was not that pain. Tapi, ngilu la. Phewww… According to the doctors & nurses, the skin graft was nicely done.

The thigh was ok. No more wet.
The so-called human staples
The skin from the donor site were stapled on the mastec wound..
Source : Google

Oh goshh… punya boring dalam ward!!! BFF brought novels for me.


Day 7 Post-Op (10/12/14)

Daily dressing for the mastectomy area & removing the remaining staples on the wound. Was on my high pitch-ouchh for 3-4 times I guess. Ada staples yang terdalam sampai kena tulang! Huhuhuh… 

The thigh was still bandaged thou.

Big hugs to all the visitors - family, colleagues & friends
Some are not in the pic


Day 10 Post-Op (13/12/14)

Finally, undressing the donor site. Mmg nervous. Macamana la bentuk dia tu kan.. Tengok skjap saja dengan ekor mata. Takut pula mau tengok. Terus rasa longgar lutut tengok the wound. Huhuhu.

Punya merah kann?! Tidak sanggup mau tengok. Huhu..
Oh.. I'm not sure what had they done on the circled area.
Terbuka tu jahitan kann.. Maybe banyak sangat bergerak. Hmm..
Believe it or not, the mastectomy area pun, even thou hari2 buat dressing, I dare not to have even a glance on the wound. Bukan tidak dapat terima the fact. Tapi, takut pengsan pula. Huhuhu. Tapi, sampai bila tidak mau tengok the wound kan. Tengok pun asal tertengok. Dengan ekor mata juga. Kalau tadi lutut rasa longgar, sekarang lutut rasa bergegar. God, give me strength.

I was allowed to discharge on the same day when everything is ok. I was all by myself remember. So, bila dapat bill, sendiri la bejalan p next block bayar bill hospital. Kalau hospital private, standby la at  least RM15k. Hospital government charged you less than RM500! I'm talking about 3rd class ok.

After 10 days being grounded, best nya kena matahari! LOL

Alhamdulillah… everything went well. Rasa macam hidup untuk kali ke-3. Surely will live life to the fullest after this.. Still considering whether to share the mastectomy area pic or not.. hmm…

14 comments:

  1. first thing first.. oucchhhh! ngilu sa tingu tu donor site ko Just..yg satu lagi o m g-human staples... adididi...u are one strong woman oh...thank God the operation went well :)

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    1. ngilu lagi tingu the mastec area owhh.. yg human staples tu bikin staples kulit dr donor site yg kena patch d mastec area. Huhuhu..

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  2. U r so strong!!!

    Tapi kenapa ada staples tu? Apa yg kena stapler? Tu thigh mmg merah bgitu ka? Isi kena ambik??

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    1. yg human staples tu bikin staples kulit dr donor site yg kena patch d mastec area. Huhuhu.. Iya, itu thigh mmg merah time baru kena undress. Skrg mau putih2 sdh. Nnt sia share pic kio. nasib baik isi nda kena ambik. Kulit ja.. nipis ja ba..

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  3. adui Just..baru sy buka blog niari..keluar air mata sy baca..uhuhu...xtau mau ckp apa..but ko mmg hebat, kuat, tabah..take care ok..*hugs*

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    1. Tepksa juga la jadi hebat, kuat dan tabah walaupun tidak la sekuat mana. Huhuhu.. thanks nyway! *hugs*

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  4. u look so thin suda just.. my mil ada cerita her kawan pun kena Bc stage 3/4 but she survived until now,,still active.. i heard dia jaga pantang makan ni.. o ya ur skin d paha tu still ok jg but red la kan.. my nephew pun kena ambil skin d paha mau tampal kulit d bahagian buku lali dia dulu..

    anyway Just sending my prayer to you..

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    1. Iya.. silap sya sebelum ni nda brp pantang mkn. Skrg ni mmg kena pantang la. No more snacks, no more fast foods, no more oily foods, etc.. pdhal itu semua my foods tu. Apa nda terkurus... huhuhu... Nyway, thanks!

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  5. u are strong sis. buat skin grafting paling banyak sy ikut pun about 30 cm ja. yours was huge.
    God bless you with good health after this. Rest well, and keep up your positivity :)

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    1. Nasib bkn keliling paha.. grrr... Nyway, thanks sis..

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  6. yes to healthy life moi! Sia makan pun mo jaga suda ni. Hari tu suda kena warning sama doc pasal HBP sia. Silent killer katanya, haihhh

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    1. Makin slim la ko moy kalau jaga makan.. Hehehe..

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