Thursday, January 27, 2022

My Birthday and Chinese New Year Blasts

I know I have no good excuses for this long hiatus from blogging. I blame it on the major surgery where the surgeons took 8 hours to operate me and fed me anaesthetic for so long. My head was blurr for several days after the surgery and I had slight difficulty in remembering the roads when I was driving last November. I was not sure whether to turn left or right. My wife cautioned me that anaesthetic effects would last several months depending on the number of hours I was being injected or inhaled. So I googled online and was shocked to read that the side effects could stay inside the patient's body system up to one year and above! No wonder I lost my mojo in many things. I often had to struggle to bring myself to live normal like before. I had to do exercise frequently in the gym though on lesser scale as my abdomen's stitches have not healed yet. I am most thankful that I have been sleeping well at night and no longer suffer from bowel issues.

Last Sunday, I celebrated my birthday officially. The celebrations started on Friday 21st January and continued on till last night, this afternoon and tomorrow's lunch would be final. I noticed everyone was supportive and turned up full force after anxiously following my FB progress of my sickness, surgery until recovery stages. I am very thankful for everyone's love and moral support. I had frightened more people than myself over the colon's tumours and removal surgery.



I have celebrated my birthday with my loved ones over 6 times. I have only gained 3 kgs after losing 23 kgs before the surgery. I have been eating a lot, yet my digital weighing scale is hardly moving. Sigh!





I have been enjoying pre CNY dinners and lunches as well. Todate, I have tossed the ritual "Yee Sang" 5 times. More to come!



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7 comments:

  1. Glad to hear that you are recovering well.
    Happy belated Birthday and Gong Xi Fa Cai.

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  2. Belated Happy Birthday TM! I am so happy to see an update from you! You look well and I wish you many more birthdays to come :)

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  3. Happy Belated Birthday TM! u have already tossed yeesang for the 5th times!!?! mine is just 2 times...u power la!

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  4. So glad to see two updates from you. Happy belated Birthday to you and your six celebrations so far (more to come, I'm sure). With that and the pre-CNY dinners and lunches that you're enjoying, I'm sure you'll put on weight in no time from all that eating. So, here's wishing you more wonderful makan days to come! ;)

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  5. Happy belated birthday! Looking healthy and happy, much blessings to you and your lovely wife

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  6. Happy belated birthday! Sorry, I missed your postings. Good that your are gaining back some of the weight lost.

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  7. Happy belated Birthday TM! It's great to see updates from you! I believe with all the pre-CNY, CNY and evenpost-CNY makan-makan, you will happily see the growing numbers on your weighing scale. :P

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