20 Mar I Better Get Used to It
I have just gotten back to NYC after an amazing spring break in Toronto. I saw many of my closest friends, hung out with my fam, and had an amazing time with my boyfriend. I even have some exciting news from this week, but I’ll save that for a little later. The point is- this week was amazing.
So of course something has to happen, right?
Today I paid a visit to the dr. who performed the surgery on me a few weeks ago that I blogged about. I had been seeing him every week or so just to keep an eye on my healing. Everything had been going according to plan and I felt like my issue was finally gone. I was relieved.
Today I paid, which what was supposed to have been, my last visit. He surveyed the area that he had operated on and realized that something was not quite right. I had suspected as much, to be honest, but had hoped I was just being a hypochondriac.
Turns out that I was right and he has to get his scalpel back in there.
Crohn’s disease really does like to mess up your immune system. Something that could have healed quite simply just.. didn’t.
Thankfully, the process I had endured during and after the surgery was actually not as bad as I had anticipated; however unpleasant it still was. The fact that it was not as bad as I had envisioned has actually made anticipating the surgery again again a little less stressful. I am not looking forward to what is to come, but at least I know what I have to prepare for. I’ve realized that knowing is half the battle.
I’m not writing this blog to ask you all for your best wishes because I don’t think I’ll need them. That isn’t to say I don’t appreciate them, (because of course I do!), but more that I really don’t think it will be a big deal. As I said, it’s not pleasant, but it is definitely something I can handle. I know what is to come, how it will feel, and what I will experience.
I guess you can say that you actually can get used to it.