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JUDYV5
Posts: 392
Joined: Jun 2010

I am now an official member of the second belly button club. I really thought that pulling that tube out would be a lot more painful then it was. Looking forward to jumping in my backyard pool next week.

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delnative
Posts: 450
Joined: Aug 2009

And welcome to the club.
You can wear your scar with pride. I know I do.

--Jim in Delaware

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micktissue
Posts: 430
Joined: Dec 2009

Thumbs up, high five and ten, and mucho congrats!

Best,

Mick

Fire34
Posts: 353
Joined: Feb 2010

Congrats on the milestone. Glad it didn' hurt that bad for you, for me it hurt so bad I laughed till I cried. Again Congrats
Dave

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Kent Cass
Posts: 1748
Joined: Nov 2009

to the club, Judy. Great to hear more good news. Tough guy that I am, I was able to hold back the tears and yelping when mine was yanked- until I got out to my car! Seriously, for those still with PEGs, it's not that bad, and when it comes to the matter of having a PEG- having a PEG pulled is nothing compared to how good it is to have a PEG when it is needed. Sorry you lost an old friend, who was very close to you for awhile, Judy, but know your Adios was a happy one.

kcass

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D Lewis
Posts: 1558
Joined: Jan 2010

I yelped like a puppy when mine was pulled. Or, as Stevenl said, "squealed like a pig under a fence." Still, I wouldn't have it any other way. So very happy yours is gone now, too.

Deb

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Pam M
Posts: 2193
Joined: Nov 2009

Good for you. Mine didn't hurt a bit - my doc's SOP is to knock patients out for removal. I told his nurse that most of the folks here were conscious for removal, and she seemed to think the other doctors must be barbarians

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Kimba1505
Posts: 557
Joined: Apr 2010

Congratulations on being tube-free and all the good stuff that comes with it. It took two people to yank Mark's out. Very ouchy, he said...but so worth it!
Enjoy,
Kim

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terryscarlett
Posts: 143
Joined: Aug 2010

How long did you have the tube after treatment stopped?
So glad you have gotten past the tube and on to bigger and better things. I covered my pool last week as it has gotten cool at nights and no one was using it. I hope you have the best of time splashing around in it.
Congrats
Terry

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stevenl
Posts: 587
Joined: Jan 2010

A good club to be in I must say. Continued success!!!!

Best,
Steve

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JUDYV5
Posts: 392
Joined: Jun 2010

Last day of cisplatin and radiation.
We have a safety cover on our pool which is very good at keeping heat in and I have every attention on turing the heat on in the pool.

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Hondo
Posts: 6056
Joined: Apr 2009

Great news enjoy the backyard pool

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Glenna M
Posts: 1579
Joined: May 2009

Welcome to the club!!! It's such a wonderful feeling to get rid of that cumbersome tubing. Enjoy your pool, I just wish it was still warm enough here in NH to jump in a pool, fall has come early this year ;-(

Stay well,
Glenna

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Greg53
Posts: 833
Joined: Apr 2010

Pegless! Great news. Still one of my goals.

Greg

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dogsrule
Posts: 96
Joined: Apr 2010

I was glad to get it and glad to get rid of it. Have fun in the pool!!

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sweetblood22
Posts: 3228
Joined: Jan 2010

I can finally say I know how you feel! So happy for you!

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