This seems all very deja vu , same drain, same pot, same hospital food . Never mind school dinners, where’s Jamie Oliver when you need him.
The initial operation seems to have gone OK , this time he’s concentrating more on the deep breathing exercises. The only problem is the stronger pain medication which makes him a little bit “off with the fairies” during longer conversations. On the plus side , it has made him quite mellow, usually he is a much more grumpy patient.
As usual constipation is the main area of concern, so any useful suggestions greatfully received.Night sweats seem to be less of an issue this time.
Fluid still draining , so no idea yet when the chest drain can be removed.
The mental challenge of retaining normality and staying positive , is as great a challenge as dealing with the physical side.