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Guess who's getting home tomorrow

Yes! After 24 days, at long last. That was a journey!

Chest infection,collapsed lung,Ascites drain full of blood, high potassium, low potassium, stomach cramps and bowel incontinence... Oh yes, and a liver transplant!

Now my hard work begins, looking after him, and keeping him in check!

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Good luck

Been there done that.Feel for you both.

Hopefully on the up now.

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Thank you, I have no doubt it will be difficult for the first few weeks, but it was no picnic before he got the call.

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We r now 7 years post tp. Had lots of issues for a couple of years. Doesnt mean u will .His was due to being undiagnosed with a rare disease since birth. Still have lots of issues but just unlucky. U will be fine.

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Time will tell. Hopefully things will settle, there is still a lot going on, but hospital first class at getting on top of things. I hope these issues you are challenging settle soon.

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Thank you but we do know that the damage caused elsewhere in his body due to not being diagnosed until nearly 60 cant be changed but we do ok between us.

As you will too

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That's great news. I hope that things will go more smoothly for you now. After the first few months of recovery there will be spring to enjoy and what a lovely summer you will both have this year. Wishing you everything that is good. Alf

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Thanks Alf, we have a beautiful caravan and only been away in it once, hopefully we can get a break this year.

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I hope that it's one of many breaks that you'll have this year and I hope you have lovely weather to go with it. Keep us up to date.

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So glad for you both.I felt so blessed to get my hubby home.Planning a trip abroad in the next few weeks so keep everything crossed for us. Nearly a year since hubbys transplant and liver doing fine but osteoperosis has left him with crushed vertbrae in his back.Still feel blessed though and will be nice to see the sunshine x

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🤞🤞🤞🤞 for you dolly!

Miles

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Brilliant news. It took me 5 weeks but sleeping in my own bed with hubby by my side was a wonderful reward after all that time away.Enjoy

Isabelle xx

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Brilliant news Agnes hope things are not too hard for you but I’m sure you will rise to the challenge like you have the whole way through, your husband is lucky to have you 🌸💕👍🏻👍🏻

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Great stuff Agnes. Hope it just keeps getting better and beter for you both 👍

Miles

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Hi there. That's fantastic news. He certainly seems to have been through the mill with it all. I think people always do better at home once they're are well enough to leave the hospital. Make sure you get plenty of rest too. Best wishes to you both.

Coralsun

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I'm so glad that you will both be home soon. It's certainly been a rollercoaster ride but hopefully he'll improve when he's in his own home again. Remember though Agnes, you need support and help too. You can't be running on empty for any length of time. Take care of each other. Deb

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Hi,

I'm so happy for you both!

Wishing you only the best from here on.

Best wishes,

Mary

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Youre both very brave

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Fab news

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That's great news. The doctor thinks that my brother could get discharged at the weekend but he's still got a drain in his wound and a lot of fluid retention so we'll see. He was moved from hdu on Saturday to the ward. It's only been 10 days since the op and he already looks so much better than before. I hope your husbands recovery continues at home, all the best for the future x

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Delighted to hear your news. You got through the hospital bit and you’ve had a time of it! Now for the home bit. Im sure you’ll both do really well. All the very best to you both, thinking about you at this time. Never know we might meet up at clinics. Take care xx

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Great new, I hope you are in that caravan very soon

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Hi, I don’t come on here very often and leave even less posts. I am a year post op, after difficult surgery and recovery, ended up in ICU for 8 days before finally being moved, ended up being in for 5 weeks, with one thing after another, including a second trip to theatre. However, since coming home recovery has quite literally been a breeze. I still get tired and I’m still suffering with the after effects of being unconscious for over 6 days and the horrific nightmares I had. Nor am I completely back at work, work from home just now for about 12 hours a week. But, with all of that said, with all the awful repercussions I AM ALIVE.

If you ever want to talk to someone face to face, we run a small campsite in rural Lincolnshire, shower and toilet block, nothing else and though I’ve kept my illness and transplant a bit of a ‘secret’ and don’t tell everyone, but always willing to help and talk things through. My husband has been in your shoes, and I’m the recipient, sometimes it’s nice to talk to someone who has been there and he is always happy to talk. 🤣😘

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Great news I'm so pleased for you both XX

Pauline x

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What great news! I wish you both all the very best.

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All the best to u

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Wonderful news!

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Well done Agnes. I am so pleased for you. Give our good wishes to hubby and you stay strong. Lot of support from all these lovely folks on this site. If you feel like you need it. Love Jaycee

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