I have a bad gallbladder. Not very exciting, I know. Who the heck wants to read about my gallbladder? Well--I am sick of dealing with it. Before Christmas I was in pain so bad that I went to the emergency room three times in two weeks. I finally was able to see a gastro specialist and have some more testing done and it was determined that my gallbladder was blocked, probably by the gallstones that apparently migrated from the inside of my gallbladder to the entrance. I have been on a fat free diet for three weeks now--. I was able to see a surgeon last Tues and he determined that I needed to have it removed. Unfortunately a mass on my adrenal gland showed up on the CAT scan and now I have to have that checked out before I can have the surgery. The surgeon said that my primary care Dr. could run blood tests to determine what the mass consisted of. Unfortunately, she is not a good Dr and has made me wait 10 days to even get an appointment with her. I have it later today. I was afraid that she was going to make me see a specialist for the mass--so I called her office a week ago to get a name of an endocrinologist--but she wouldn't even give me a name--so I picked one off the Internet and made an appointment anyway. That isn't until Feb. 3rd! I have little hope that she is going to do anything to help me out today. Starting yesterday my right side where my gallbladder is has been hurting. This is new. It hurt before when it was pressed on--but not just all the time. I am uncomfortable and tired--so tired-of waiting to get it out. I am afraid of the surgery but my pain and uncomfortably has made having the surgery seem like a necessity. I doubt that anyone will comment on this or that many will even read it--but just had to say something this early morning.