Last night I had a problem with my LapBand. I had a really stuck feeling and after 3 days of being very tight I ended up vomiting which in the LapBand world is a big NO NO. After that my esophagus swelled up and I felt like I was being strangled. Things went from bad to worse. I didn't know what to do because I am far from my surgeon's office and I have no idea where a hospital is in this region. I stayed in the recliner all night and every time I dozed off I had reflux coming into my mouth. It wasn't a fun night. I also had that sensation of saliva pouring into my mouth like you get when you are about to Yack and I couldn't swallow it. Things were so swollen that I had to just keep spitting in a cup. Finally, at about 4am I noticed I wasn't salivating anymore so I took an acid reducer and was able to snooze for about 2 hours. Today I decided to go on liquids only for a while and see if that helped and I called the doctor. His nurse agreed on the liquids and said to stay away from anything acidic. I also agreed to call her Monday and let her know how I am doing. She thinks it was an irritated esophagus rather than a slipped band but time will tell. I will call the office and make an appointment as soon as I get home. What an ordeal. Needless to say I didn't go with everyone today on their adventure. I rained last night for about 5 hours and the sun is out today. But more rain is due tonight, boo hoo. We may head back towards home tomorrow. The tree was just an interesting looking tree we saw yesterday.
Earnest knows Japanese?
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