My wife Karen just had hernia repair surgery which was supposed to be out-patient based. Once the surgeon started he found that there were two hernia and they were both larger than he had expected. He also discovered that the mesh from another hernia repair wasn't doing its job and he had to replace it. While removing the mesh he found the intestine had attached itself to the mesh and he went about trying to knocking it loose frm the mesh. He ended up tearing a hole in the intestine and had to stitch that up. So now my wife is in pain, in a hospital room, on a liquid diet and running a fever. I have a virus and she said "Stay away! The last thing I need right now is a cold that makes me cough." I have complied with that wish but I do miss not seeing my wife.
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