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Congratulations on making it "through the rain" Frank! (The moment my doc took my catheter out was one of the happiest of my life!) Glad to hear you are doing well and getting back toward normalcy. My bladder never has been quite the same, even 2.5 years after my prostatectomy. That doesn't mean your experience will be the same -- good luck!
Chet. I was admonished that it could take a year or longer. Never envisioned myself doing kagels (I thought that was for a woman and for a different purpose), but that's the bladder training exercise. Now where do I find a place to do 100 of them every day? I may get thrown out of Home Depot.
Bill - Got the haircut the day before the catheter was removed. The day before that I had a TEE procedure done and my heart was shocked back into rhythm because the prostate surgery was so stressful that it knocked my heart out of whack.
And the day after that I was playing the accordion again - after a 77 day hiatus. I should mention that I forgot how to turn the accordion on (its' electronic).