My Gallbladder Surgery Story. And: The Water Party Project

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Part One: My Gallbladder Surgery

My Journey Towards Surgery

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“ The gallbladder contains stones, up to 3mm in diameter.”

Meeting with Surgeons

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My pathology report from Hadassah a few months after the ultrasound. In Hebrew: “[gall]stones were not found.”

And Then: The “Difficulties” Began

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Immediately post surgery in Hadassah Ein Karem. If I look weird, it is because I was heavily medicated with painkillers when this photo was taken. I can’t make the same excuse for my haircut, though!
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An IKEA bear who was also recovering from surgery

Complication 1: Bile Reflux Gastritis

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Bile reflux induced reactive gastropathy as seen on a histology stain. Source: Wikipedia (Creative Commons)

And Then: A Weird Motility Problem Starts

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Cholestyramine / “mutant orange water”. This can have a devastating effect on tooth enamel so it’s important to drink it with a straw and rinse your mouth afterwards

Update: I Can’t Really Tolerate Much Alcohol Any More — But Especially Beer

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My beer-drinking days: on temporary hiatus

Part Two:

The Water Meetup Project

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Looks like a water party in progress (stock imagery)

Further Reading

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