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What's left..Do the right thing..

Hey everyone.

I'm back after a few days as an inpatient. My second elbow tricked into an elephant arm and high fever after my doctor's appointment. I ended up immediately admitted. 6 cultures later and a bit of compartment syndrome, a nice deep slash and degunk and later we found out that i had contracted MRSA from my surgery. I spent 5 days in. And now have a nurse coming into my home. My left arm is above my head most of the time..I tried typing and using it and i get 5 minutes of use before the pain kicks in.

I see my onc in a few. Dr.L tomorrow.

I guess psysios in my future.

Deborah, Lori threw a punch at your cancer.
Finney, Laurie sent you a prayer.
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Hi! I'm sorry you're having a rough time with this second cancer and the mrsa. I suppose they got clean margins from the surgery. I'll bet Rose and Iris are at your side constantly. It's good that you hacmve a visiting RN. I had one also but first visit was a pain for her and I. Pennsylvania law mandates she interview me, using a laptop and the interview took two hours! Take care and God Bless, Jenn.
Oh no, so sorry you have come down with this. I am sending you prayers and positive vibes. I guess it's always a risk with surgery. Not fun. Hopefully they will find something to cure it in the near future.
*soft paw* Oh dear, am sorry to read you've battling this nasty superbug. Am hoping you are well on the mend now and pretty soon the pain will subside. Such a nasty infection. Take care xx :*)
Stay Sttrong. You are not alone. Try and laugh everyday. I too have sarcoma and it's terrifying. God Bless
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My second elbow

Hey guys,

It has been a while since I have had a chance to write. Most of my time is spent in bed. My well meaning sister visited with Influzena A and I have been pretty weak and mostly house bound since then. It hurts to type for too long. My incision might be infected or something it is very painful. It looks like it is bulging a bit. And the hydro morphine does nothing really for the pain at all.

I see my GP tomorrow and it is better than waiting in the ER for hours for an evaluation to wait the time and get some other people sick with the influzena. I am going to have a hard time going back to work with my arm being this way, since 80% of my day is spent typing and talking and well I have no voice for the immediate future. I can get about 25 minutes in before I have to rest. Which is noob typing.

 I have been getting a lot of quality time in with Iain which is really nice. I just thought that maybe this year my vacation pay would not be used for cancer and we could do normal couple things. Am I just unlucky in life to get two different types?

Iain's pain doctor put him on cannabis oil for pain so I am looking forward to his being under control a fair bit. I miss you all and I don't ever stop thinking about you guys... Janay, Thomas, Marcia, Irene, Kathee, Emsnana, Laren, Val, Michael, and everyone...so so so many of you. When I am not typing I am reading about you and thinking about you ass kickers. I am sorry that you have had to face this but you keep me strong with your words. <3

Jenny

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3 people threw a punch at your cancer.
3 people sent you a prayer.
Thomas, Bill sent you a hug.
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Oh dear, am sorry to hear you are under the weather with the 'flu *soft paw* Your GP will assess the wound and has hopefully given you something to combat infection and pain. It's good to hear Iain is on the cannabis oil - we've heard such amazing things about it over here in Aussie. Wish it was freely available for all who need it, it's awesome and powerful stuff. We're sending you healing vibes and many hugs. You'll get through this and will come out the other side - you have a warrior's soul! xx :*)
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Call MD about possible infex; antibiotic will get rid of it, call before any oozing starts. I'm curious if Rose & Iris are sniffing your incision? They got clear margins, right? No lymph nodes involved?
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It's tough enough dealing with your own body issues without having an unwelcome visitor (flu). I am grateful my wife has avoided any communicable diseases, especially since our favorite activity is visiting the grandkids. Hang in there and do continue to post, if only a couple of words! Maybe you should get a dictation program!
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Going thru our ups and downs with cancer is tough enough but then the lovely flu just stinks, ugh! Rest as much as you can and stay strong!!
Hi Jennifer! I'm so sorry you are going through so much again! I would say it's some bad luck but as we know that cancer beast does not discriminate.
I can't imagine how hard it is to work with this condition. Are you able to apply for disability? I too wish my vacation time could be used for something fun, but it is saved for all my blood work, scans and doc appts throughout the year. I'm glad you get to spend some time with Lain. I know you probably feel defeated but you are STRONG! You have already beat cancer once and you are doing it again. Keep fighting for your health and happiness. It will come!
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Cancer Info

Sarcoma

November 15, 2015

Stage 1

Grade 3

Hysterectomy

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Starting off alone. Not having domain over my own body. Getting weaker. Being left in the dark by doctors

Don't take stuff or people for granted.

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First Cancer was Endometrial Cancer -Very heavy bleeding -Abdominal pain -Fullness -Fatigue -Edema Sarcoma (2017) Growing lump on elbow pain tingling edema

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