Monthly Archives: July 2013

Broken seals and vanity (and a slightly graphic pic)

Managed to keep my wound vac on for the whole weekend, it wasn’t until Tuesday morning that the draping started to loosen and the seal broke.  I kept smelling something weird and gross. I’m still on a metric F-ton of … Continue reading

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“So I’d say it’s about the size of a golf ball…”

After the fiasco with my wound vac that started off the week, I managed to keep the damn thing on all week!  They were all very proud of me at the Wound Care clinic.  Can’t say I blame them. If … Continue reading

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Bad Vlad, Exes to the Rescue, and Measurable Improvements

I was standing in the hallway bathroom taking my evening antibiotic when I heard Vlad make a weird noise.  After setting the glass back on the counter I moved my right hand down to where the suction comes from the … Continue reading

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“Wait, HOW much protein am I supposed to get in a day?”

It was mid-May when I had my last surgery and my wound vac installed. At my last appointment my wound care team decided it was time for me to see the surgeon. Originally they had me set to see him … Continue reading

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“I’m sorry, but are you touching my BONE??????”

Over the last 7 weeks or so I’ve seen pretty much all the employees except one or two at the wound care center. For the sake of privacy I’ll change names here.  Friday began like most other appointments except I … Continue reading

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