#CZULightningComplex, please do. Many families there are going through a rough time for the foreseeable future especially because of the combination of fires and COVID.
If you are in that area: be careful, be safe.
The chemo did make the cancer operable. Some tumors have shrunken, a few small ones are invisible, probably because of the chemo-induced hepatic steatosis, and no new tumor were found.
The good news is that it means there is hardly any
Though a temporary situation, this eats a lot of energy.
The surgery will be tough as it will focus on 2 things:
2. Likely remove the gallbladder, to minimise the chance of bile leakage (which is devastating when it gets into the abdomen)
(Good news: no chance to get gallstones)
It is going to be bloody surgery (because of the liver part) taking some 4 hours or more, likely ending up in the IC because the post-surgery risks.
This scares the hell out of me.
I also need to re-learn how to poop, which likely means back to diaper age for quite a while.