The procedure went well, though it was more than I thought. I wasn't really prepared for what happened, but it wasn't bad...I just had no idea what to expect. Anyway, my left side was blocked 80%. My right is blocked 70% and I don't know about the azygos or whatever it is yet. I am scheduled for the 30th to finish up.
Since the procedure, the first thing I noticed was my sight. The only real problem I had (so I thought) was double vision. I do still have that, but I can see clearer and colors are brighter. It was amazing to look around...and the sunset! Wow! I am not nearly as tired as I usually am. I can think clearer and remember stuff better now. I thought I would be super excited and want to fit the last 18 years into the next two weeks. But I didn't. I am actually enjoying the quiet in my head. I am relaxed and I just want to sit quietly and think clear thoughts. It's so wonderful. Even if I don't get any better than this, it is more than enough for me. I can read again and understand what I am reading. I can remember things and I don't have post-its all over the place. I used to staple notes to my purse so I didn't forget to do things in town before I went home from work. I don't do that now and I love it. I am in absolute awe at the fact that I am part of such a revolutionary process. I will try to keep up with you all and not leave you in the dust.
Oh, and I haven't had to refer to anything as "thingy" since the procedure either. I can remember what each "it" really is and call it by name. The only things I have called "thingy" are the things that I didn't know what they were anyway. Blessings!!!!
Glad to read it ...
From one Pennsylvanian to another ...
I assume you went to Albany? (if not you don't have to answer where - but I haven't gone back through to read).
Nevermind, I guess all I would have had to have done was read the title of this thread ... but I'm in a hurry to get to a 1230 meeting.
OK ... bye then, and congratulations!
I love the way you described all your improvements. There might be even more improvements in store for you after you "finish up." I'm so glad you're taking it easy. I think a mistake some people make after their liberation is to do too much and not give their body time to adjust and heal. I agree -- Dr. Mehta and his staff are "WONDERFUL."
Enjoy the quiet in your mind and thinking clear thoughts!
P.S. .. Just so you know in case you read the post in the future, a couple of days ago, I posted to you on the other Dr. Mehta thread because I couldn't find this one.
You mentioned that you'll be going in for the second procedure on the 30th, so I assume they ballooned one JV and will do the other one next, along with the azogos if needed? I think that's Dr. Mehta's protocol. I guess things could improve even more!
Glad to here it wasn't bad. I'm waiting on my insurance approval to be next in line to have this done.
I know some people are annoyed with that protocol, but I am completely fine with it. I would rather travel twice than take a chance once and have a major problem.
I am very pleased with the current improvements, but I am actually more excited about the next step. Even before all this mess, I was never a creative person. I am very much about numbers and organization. I have a business degree and I have a great job in an office. I can remember things better and colors are brighter. From what I understand, your left side of your brain is the creative side. So, if I am this much better from the left side draining correctly...I am assuming that when the right side is done, I will be right as rain. lol....I approach most of life with common sense. Off to the gym! Tootles!..and God's Blessings to you all!