Another Prostate Cancer Blog

  • Six days after Catheter removal

    The first few days after the catheter was removed I just about had no control at all. Although you know it is early days there is always that bit of doubt that things may not get back to normal. Now six days later I find myself in a position where I ...
    • 1 May 2021
  • 14 days Post Operation

    Not too bad today I do not leak during the night although I am up and down to the bathroom every two hours. Leaking badly in the afternoon.  I had some spare day and night bags (still in their sealed plastic bags) so decided to drop them off at ...
    • 28 Apr 2021
  • 12 days post operation

    I had my catheter removed today. Started performing my Kegal exercises again. At present, if I keep sitting and do not move I do not leak, as soon as I stand I get a few drops of urine. It's early days yet. The catheter was starting to cause me s...
    • 26 Apr 2021
  • Still ok

    Still ok but not as well as the previous two days, I think it is mainly the constipation problem that seems to come and go. The catheter for some reason has also started to irritate the end of my penis. I changed my wound dressings today they all see...
    • 21 Apr 2021
  • 6 days after operation

    Up until now, I have been wandering around the house and garden for my exercise. That changed yesterday, I did not want to overdo it so kept it down to about a mile. Today I have done about one and a half-mile. I feel fine, the only problem I have is...
    • 20 Apr 2021
  • Post Robotic assisted radical prostatectomy Operation

    I had my operation on the 14th of April and was discharged on the 15th of April. I woke up on the ward a little bit tired but in no pain at all, in fact, if I did not know what I was in for I would never have guessed although I did have a catheter st...
    • 18 Apr 2021
  • The Start

    Hi my name on the Macmillan site is Jan52021 so let's stay with that for continuity.  First I thought I would say how my cancer was diagnosed, and provide the technical details of my diagnosis. For the technical: PSA level 5.9 Gleason score...
    • 18 Apr 2021