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Missy Vixen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-09-04 02:47 PM
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43. I had mine out a year ago
>Curious as to how serious the operation will be.<

I was amused to hear that Ashcroft would be in the hospital "a couple of days" after his gall bladder removal. I had mine out in December of 2002. I arrived at the hospital at 6:00 AM the morning of my surgery, the laparoscopic surgery was performed at 7 AM, I was out of the operating room an hour and a half later. I was home, in our bed, by 10:30 AM.

I was up and walking around (for short periods,) that afternoon. I stopped taking the pain pills four days later. If surgery can be described as a "piece of cake," this was it.

I realize that Ashcroft has some other health challenges at this point, but a two-day hospitalization for a routine gall bladder removal? It's too bad that the average American doesn't have that luxury.

Julie
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  -News Flash: John Ashcroft To Undergo Gall Bladder Removal Surgery TheWebHead  Mar-09-04 08:04 AM   #0 
  - errr...good luck John  trumad   Mar-09-04 08:07 AM   #1 
  - I was surfing & just heard Faux say he had kidney stones.  Ilsa   Mar-09-04 08:08 AM   #2 
  - Hmm, sounds like Faux News facts.  zbdent   Mar-09-04 12:38 PM   #39 
  - And our top story tonight...  htuttle   Mar-09-04 08:10 AM   #3 
  - Bummer it's just gallstones.  liberalnproud   Mar-09-04 08:12 AM   #4 
  - I hope he comes through ok  eye22004   Mar-09-04 08:13 AM   #5 
  - i hope his surgeon is from every minority group ashcroft hates. n/t  colonel odis   Mar-09-04 08:18 AM   #6 
  - "Doctor, his blood is GREEN !!!! Ewwwwwww..." n/t  rooboy   Mar-09-04 08:22 AM   #7 
  - LOL!  Voltaire99   Mar-09-04 11:35 AM   #30 
  - "In developed countries, the most common cause of...  BJ   Mar-09-04 08:22 AM   #8 
  - Thanks  Paco   Mar-09-04 11:58 AM   #34 
  - They don't have to worry about monitoring his heart...  alg0912   Mar-09-04 08:23 AM   #9 
  - Mel will never see him. He ain't going there.  aquart   Mar-09-04 11:02 AM   #29 
  - Don't Worry  PatGund   Mar-09-04 12:31 PM   #37 
  - Get well soon, Mr Ashcroft.  onehandle   Mar-09-04 08:23 AM   #10 
  - Will this surgery require that he pee in a bag?  lebkuchen   Mar-09-04 08:24 AM   #11 
  - If it is just a gall bladder removal...  foreigncorrespondent   Mar-09-04 08:45 AM   #15 
  - He'll be up and shredding the Bill of Rights again in no time.  Why   Mar-09-04 09:41 AM   #23 
  - He may be given a catheter  jamesinca   Mar-09-04 08:46 AM   #17 
  - LOL...  bicentennial_baby   Mar-09-04 08:59 AM   #19 
  - I had mine out a year ago  JulieRB   Mar-09-04 02:47 PM   #43 
  - Guess that Crisco went straight to his gallbladder  soleft   Mar-09-04 08:27 AM   #12 
  - Hate is Loves twin sister  JellyBean1   Mar-09-04 08:38 AM   #13 
  - I agree.  BiggJawn   Mar-09-04 08:45 AM   #16 
  - Heard he also had an asshole transplant  GregW   Mar-09-04 08:45 AM   #14 
  - I'm going to steal that one  mobuto   Mar-09-04 09:06 AM   #20 
  - News Flash!!!!  llmart   Mar-09-04 08:56 AM   #18 
  - He'll feel a lot better once the surgery is over  noonwitch   Mar-09-04 09:34 AM   #21 
  - Get Well Soon, Mr. Attorney General  WorstPresidentEver   Mar-09-04 09:38 AM   #22 
  - He seems to have a lifetime supply of bile  central scrutinizer   Mar-09-04 09:41 AM   #24 
  - Th'Mawster wawnts all th'prisonas hewlfee 'for they're broken!  Aristus   Mar-09-04 09:49 AM   #25 
  - Remove His Unmitigated Gall Also  otohara   Mar-09-04 10:28 AM   #26 
  - Poifect. :-)  Voltaire99   Mar-09-04 11:37 AM   #31 
  - Pass the rusty scalpel  burythehatchet   Mar-09-04 10:41 AM   #27 
  - My Prayer  goclark   Mar-09-04 11:01 AM   #28 
  - Isn't this the truth?  JulieRB   Mar-09-04 02:53 PM   #44 
  - He needs to get healthy again  Jacobin   Mar-09-04 11:39 AM   #32 
  - Isn't it possible he was a closet drinker?  kskiska   Mar-09-04 11:54 AM   #33 
  - Probably not drinking  Star   Mar-09-04 01:51 PM   #41 
  - I wonder if they'll find a heart in there?  Melinda   Mar-09-04 11:59 AM   #35 
  - wouldn't it be a shame if they assigned Andy Warhol's nurse to him  thebigidea   Mar-09-04 12:19 PM   #36 
  - I'm wondering if this guy  symbolman   Mar-09-04 12:36 PM   #38 
  - Calling doctor Kevorkian, paging doctor Kervorkian  0007   Mar-09-04 12:43 PM   #40 
  - Let's hope nobody over-prescribes pain meds for him...  Shakespeare   Mar-09-04 02:00 PM   #42 
 

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