Well after 6 long months of roaming around with my peg tube hanging out of my tummy (affectionately known as my "doodle")i finally had it removed yesterday. As my friends & i say i was "dedoodled!" It's a weird feeling cos even though i actually hadn't been using it for feeds for awhile i still sort of miss it. I couldn't wait till the day it was gone & although i feel sort of much lighter, i think i also feel like my comfort zone has been taken away from me. I couldn't eat or tolerate fluids in my mouth for a long time during my radio/chemo treatment, and after, so i totally relied on "doodle" for everything so that's probably why i'm feeling in 2 minds about it i think??? Mez
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Hi Mez, I was so excited to get my picc line out after 6 months and could barely contain myself. The nurse pulled it out and although it didn't hurt at all I just cried. Human emotions are funny aren't they. Not sure if it was because it meant treatment was over, whether it was some sort of emotional crutch or if the chemo had just melted my brain...could have been a combination of lots of things. I'm so glad you are dedoodled 🙂 that is such a big step forward. Good on you! I hope everything continues to go well for you. Take care of you. Sharon xxxxx
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Hey Mez You are missing something that was once your life line. 🙂 It used to be a very important thing and helped to save your life. So its natural to feel a bit weird after having been dedoodled after such a long time of having it. Burn baby burn!! Reminds me of that mmovie up in smoke? lol hugsssya Julie xoxo
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Doodle Doodle dee Doodle doodle dee Dee doodle doodle Dee doodle Dee Cheers Sailor
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Very lol sailor!!
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Ha!Ha!Ha!............You are hilarious sailor & i love the "doodle" song! 🙂
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