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Meditations on Surgery V: Waking the Bowels

Another update. I hope that title sounds epic. Don’t read it like a medical journal, read it like a movie announcer with an extremely low voice is announcing a new thriller like “Waking the Dead.” Add orchestral music for effect and make it kind…

January 22, 2010
Life & Health Theology

Meditations on Surgery IV – No colon!

Yesterday morning I had a colon: I no longer do. I guess I’ll need to learn how to punctuate better since that’s the only way I’ll be using a colon any more ๐Ÿ™‚  I honestly don’t feel any different at all. Jan 17th, 2008…

January 20, 2010
Life & Health Theology

Meditations on Surgery II: Decision

All day yesterday I was in Ann Arbor for my pre-op appointments for my surgery on Monday. I got a physical, blood work, and met with a ostomy nurse. It was surprisingly ordinary and normal for me. I was able to get a lot…

January 15, 2010
Life & Health Theology

Meditations on Surgery I: Discovery & Research

This upcoming Monday I will be having a J-pouch Surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor. The purpose is to remove my colon and thereby prevent my genetic disease, Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP), from developing into colon cancer. Since not…

January 14, 2010