How long after the operation was it before you could start eating a little bit?
Now…. where my food’s concerned, I always had a wee bit every day.
Didn’t matter if I felt like eating or not I always had something. Something that was easy to digest.
And now can you eat most things?
I can eat most things, but there again I’ve got to be careful what I’m eating because my toiletries are not that great.
And I’m up during the night quite a lot. So I’ve got…
Do you have, do you have to get, get up and go to the toilet …
.. and your bowels open quite a lot?
Aha, aha, aha.
How many times a night?
I’d say about two or three times a night. But they’re trying to overcome that with, they increased my tablets.
Which tablets are those?
They increased them and they can’t give me any more now, they were doing some tests on that to see if they could help me in that way and they have helped a bit, I’m up maybe once, twice a night now which does help.
Is that like with diarrhoea?
No, that’s …
... disturbs your sleep doesn’t it?
Yes, it does, aha.
Do you have to take any other tablets apart from the Creon as a long term result of having the operation?
Oh, I take quite a few tablets. I take about 15. The, the Creon...
Do you have, did you develop diabetes as a result of …
No, I haven’t, I haven’t developed anything at all ..
Oh that’s good.
… whatsoever. I’m just, if I could put some weight on, that’s the only thing. I mean, just put some weight on.