Thank you ChristineB. Hello to you as well.

Oh yes, I will make sure of the pain meds. I was guessing it would be very similar to what we all went through before.
I have the Gabapentin for nerve pain due to shingles. cry Thanks for the heads up on the Trach, there is some talk it may happen. I have extra lbs. on so ready for the loss. grin

2004 SCC R.tip 1/4 tongue Oct. 2005 R. Neck SCC cancer/Chemo Cisplatin 2x/8wks. Rad. Removed Jugular vein, Lymph gland & some neck muscle. TX finished 1/20/06... B.Cancer 3/29/07 Finished 6/07 Bi-op 7/15/09 SCC in-situ, laser surgery removed from 1st. sight. Right jaw replacement 11/3/14. 9 yrs cancer free as of Jan. 2015