Today I walked and sunbathed by the pool and hung out with a friend for a couple of hours. I think I may have over done it tho, cause I’ve had blood and a couple blood clots in my catheter. Not gonna lie, it scares the shit out of me to see, but my mom explained how these balloon catheters work, and it makes sense that it’s normal to have blood in the urine for 6 weeks after surgery. I would totally say that the catheter has been the worst part of this whole experience.
I have only taken ½ of 1 pain pill all day (it’s currently 7:30 pm), as opposed to a couple days ago when I was taking 2 every 4 hours. So I can totally feel my arm tingling and pain in my crotch. I enjoy my arm tingling cause it reminds me that I’m healing. On the other hand, my crotch feels like I took a dry washcloth and stuck about half of inside of me to just chill. As of right now, I can not feel the phallus, but I don’t expect to for a while,
Thank you for all your texts, messages, and for keeping up with my journey. It makes me feel like were all going through this together – a tap on the shoulder or extra strength when I need it.