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Sunday at the Emergency room.

August 2nd, 2010 at 01:35 pm

Dh has not felt well the past few weeks. He wakes up in the middle of the night with pain in his chest and then throws up for hours. We went to the doctor and he changed dh's heartburn medicine, but he still got sick.
Yesterday morning he woke me. He had been up sick all night. We went to the emergency room and came home after 3 hours. He fell asleep for a while, then woke up to the pain again.
We went back to the emergency room about 6 pm and did not get home til 2 in the morning. They did all kinds of tests on him. They found gallstones.
Today we spent most of the day at the doctor's and at the hospital getting him signed up for surgery tomorrow.
This is something very rare for us. I have NEVER been in a hospital or had surgery and dh has only had his appendix out when he was 17.
We have hospitalization on dh, but it has a $10,000 deductible, so I know this is a very spending few days. It's ok, I just want him to feel better.

I got my payments today on the personal loans I made. I made $177 in interest and received a $3 pinecone check for $180 to add to the challenge.
Prev. total $11,624.00
today 180.00
new total $11,804.00

28 Responses to “Sunday at the Emergency room.”

  1. sagegirl Says:

    Sorry to hear about the hubby--hope he feels better soon!

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    He will feel so much better after surgery! My neighbor and friend had the same surgery today.

  3. Joan.of.the.Arch Says:

    Oh, it will be so worth it to resolve the pain and puking. I hope you have a kind-hearted person to wait with you while he is in surgery.

  4. Miz Pat Says:

    I am so sorry. I hope he will feel better soon.

  5. Amber Says:

    Sorry to hear about your hubby, I am praying for a speedy recovery

  6. rob62521 Says:

    Sorry about hubby. I had gall bladder surgery a few years ago and after suffering so long before, it was a relief to have the pain go away. Let us know when the surgery is so we can include you and dh in our prayers.

  7. Analise Says:

    I'm very sorry to hear about your dh, but it's good you finally found out the cause of his problem. Since he is in good health otherwise, he will probably have a very quick recovery after the surgery.

  8. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    I'm sorry to hear about your DH! I hope he recovers from the surgery quickly and feels much better.

  9. swimgirl Says:

    Oh, Julie! So sorry to hear. I'm sending all my best wishes and healing thoughts! Take care of yourself, too!

  10. campfrugal Says:

    Oh, Ima, hope he starts feeling better soon. Good Luck with the gallstones sugery.

  11. PatientSaver Says:

    Here's wishing to a speedy recovery. In the grand scheme of things, gall stones is probably a better thing to come down with than a lot of other things, right? I hope the bill's not too big.

  12. Broken Arrow Says:

    That's terrible! I hope he gets well soon!

  13. MomEsq Says:

    Best wishes for your husband's speedy recovery!

  14. Looking Forward Says:

    Hope your DH feels better very soon!

  15. Homebody Says:

    Such a common issue really. He will feel much better after surgery, but OD still has some issues with certain foods, but her pain is gone. She was only 23 when she had her gallbladder out.

  16. crazyliblady Says:

    My cousin, who is only about 20 years old, recently had to have her gallbladder out. She found out it was due to a birth control medicine she was taking. I am so sorry. Healing energy sent your way. Big Grin

  17. scottish girl Says:

    Hope he feels better soon

  18. Homebody Says:

    Crazyliblady, the same reason was given for my OD at the time.

  19. Thrifty Ray Says:

    Im sorry your hub is so sick! Hope he has a speedy recovery after surgery!!!

  20. pippi.longstockings Says:

    I hope you hubby feels better soon!

  21. NJDebbie Says:

    I sincerely hope your hubby gets better soon!

  22. Ralph Says:

    Sorry to hear that, but hopefully he starts improving now.

  23. LuxLiving Says:

    Hope he's feeling better soon!

  24. wowitsawonderfullife Says:

    Ima hubby, get well soon. Hope all goes well Julie!

  25. DayByDay Says:

    Wishing him a speedy recovery!

  26. miclason Says:

    Ima, how's your hubby doing?

  27. terri77 Says:

    I'm glad that they identified the problem. There's nothing worse than knowing there's something really wrong with you and the doctors not being able to find the problem. Hope all goes well with the surgery.

  28. Ima saver Says:

    miclason, he is doing well. Working too hard and picking up heavy things he should not be picking up, but he has felt pretty good. Thank you all for all the nice comments.

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