Nice reward for a good colonoscopy

As you know, David underwent a routine colonoscopy last Tuesday at Straub Medical Center.  It was uneventful.  He has no polyps and no inflammation.  But, he does have diverticulosis and small hemorrhoids.  No treatment is necessary.  Next colonoscopy will be scheduled in 10 years.

So, with that, I drove David to the Mexico Cantina at Ward Center for a Mexican lunch.  Surprisingly, he was not groggy, but alert enough to walk to and from the car.  On the other hand, he miscalculated the bill after our meal.  He did not add it up correctly.  When I pointed out his error, he stared at the number for quite some time until he realized his mistake.  Quite embarrassing since he was an accountant before retirement.  Well, what do you expect?  He was recovering from anesthesia and a colonoscopy.

Here are photos of our Mexican lunch in Ward Center:

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Views of Ala Moana Park:

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View of the restaurant:

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David ordered the CRAB enchiladas, Spanish rice, black beans, and salsa:

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I ordered the CRAB quesadilla, Spanish rice, black beans, and salsa:

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This is David:

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This is me:

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The crab dishes were quite reasonable:  $22.50 for the enchiladas and $20.95 for the quesadilla.

Nice reward for a good colonoscopy!

9 Responses to “Nice reward for a good colonoscopy”

  1. Beatrice Says:

    Glad there were no serious issues after David’s check-up and yes the lunch was a nice reward for you both! and it also looked delicious as well, both dishes.

  2. Christine Says:

    The food looks so good, glad it went well for David!

  3. Carole Says:

    Oh, I love Mexican food! Good news about the colonoscopy. 10 years is a long time 🙂

  4. dkzody Says:

    David is amazing. Mexican food and anesthesia! All I want to do after a colonoscopy is go home and sleep.

  5. honoluluaunty91 Says:

    a good day!

  6. Tom Sightings Says:

    Glad he got a good report. (I only ever got a five-year reprieve before I had to take the test again). So enjoy your cantina!

  7. Olga Says:

    Nice that he had a good report. My experience with colonoscopy — just let me sleep!!

  8. DeniseinVA Says:

    Happy to hear the procedure went well. Lovely photos from the restaurant.

  9. joared Says:

    Glad to hear such a good report on colonoscopy. Never experienced any after effects from anesthesia but know they can occur which is why they wouldn’t allow me to take a cab home. Food looks delicious.

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