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Post-Surgery Day 3

So Bob tried to go to work without pain meds today.  Didn’t work out. He said sitting at his desk and twisting to do things hurt too badly to stay.  So he is back and taking the pain meds and will try again Monday.

My youngest has a game tonight but it’s away so we won’t go. Don’t think Bob could handle it anyway since he couldn’t handle work.  Hopefully he can pick her up tonight though at the high school.  But I doubt it so it will likely be me.

I was trying to lie down when he called and said he was coming back. I kept waking up last night so I am a bit sleepy today.  But not as exhausted as the past two days.  So that is improvement as well.

Not sure what else to say.  He is where I can leave him to run errands so I went grocery shopping yesterday. Not sure if I’m going to leave the house today.  But we will see how everything goes. Hopefully he can keep improving throughout the day.

Keep praying for us that he can continue to heal and feel better.  We will see what the weekend brings.  Hope everyone has a restful weekend and that the hurricane will ease back out to sea and fizzle out.  Happy Friday!

 

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Post Surgery Day 2

Bob is doing better and so am I.  I still want to go back to sleep but I’m not staggering around like a dead man walking like I was yesterday.  So that is good. Bob is moving around better with less pain than yesterday, so that helps enormously to see him in better spirits.  He actually took a shower today with minimal pain so he feels better about himself in that as well.

I need to work on laundry but I am totally too tired to do it now.  I am going to go take my medicines and see if that helps.  I have to wake up more so I can do homework for this week–writing literary analysis is more brain consuming thatn just plain writing is. So I need to wake up in a hurry to do it.

Pray that I get woke up more and can do the things this morning.

My oldest daughter worked t Disney while some of the bands of Dorian did hit, it wasn’t as bad a predicted.  They are out of the danger zone now and we will see what happens to the Carolinas.  But she is safe and sound, called us yesterday and told us about how working went.  So it was good to hear from her then.

Hope everyone has a good end to their week and can just rock along through the weekend. Thanks for praying with us.

Post-Surgery Day 1

Bob’s still badly sore form the surgery but he is moving around better and functioning better–he’s  cut down on the pain medicine from every four hours to every six and down from two pills at a time to one. so he’s not as fuzzy-headed as he was yesterday,

I am on the other hand a wreck.  I thought I slept solid but I am wandering around like a zombie.  I need more sleep and can’t get it as long as he is awake and needing me.  I’m on my second Coke of the day and just feel like garbage.

Pray for us both during this recovery period.

Surgery Day

SO today has been a long day.  Bob’s surgery went well with no complications, the surgeon said.  SO that was  good. Bob’s in a pretty good bit of pain every time he moves so he is moving carefully.  But he’s not just staying down; he is up walking around a bit to as to not let his muscles seize up.

SO that has pretty much been my day. I’ll type more tomorrow when I dont’ have to keep such a close eye on him.  Hope everyone has  a good week!

New Wrinkle

So now I can add a backache to my list of hurting places .  DOn’t know where it came from but it came on last night like gangbusters.  I’m sure that some of it is how I have to lie on my back to sleep–very stiffly and not moving.  I have about twenty minutes until I can take my next pain pill, so I will do that then go back to bed.  I’m developing a lot of bruising around my incisions, so that is starting to look interesting,.  I go back in two weeks to get checked up  on so I will see how that goes.  I feel like today’s going to be another long day with not being able to do very much.  But sleeping should help move it along.

Going to cut this sort so I can go ahead and take my meds soon,  Hope everyone has a great weekend!

Recovery

Now I am recovering from gallbladder surgery.  I have four nasty-looking cuts and some pain breaking through the meds,  But otherwise I am fine,  I have to e careful what I eat as my body adjusts to not having a gallbladder, but otherwise I think I am doing fine,  I’m resting up and seeing how lazy I can be 🙂  They want me up miving around but not necessarily doing anything. So I am just walking around the house a bit and trying not to overdo.

I think I will cut this short and go lie down some more.  Hope everyone else has a good rest of the week and weekend!

Here We Go Again

It is again unconscionably early and we’re getting ready to go to the hospital for my gallbladder surgery.   I get there at 5:45 a.m. and they start surgery at 7:30 supposedly.  At least I hope everything goes that smoothly.  Miracle of miracles, I barely coughed last night so wasn’t tempted to get a cough drop after midnight.  Hope that run holds through the hospital, too.

See you all after the surgery tomorrow.

Happy Birthday to ME!

So now I’m celebrating my 45th birthday today.  I’m handling it petty well–much better than I did my 40th. My fortieth I think I was suicidal. But now I have some years of stabiity to look back on instead of time wasted (in my eyes).  So I am in a much better place now than I was then.

Trying to get some things done before my surgery tomorrow.  I’m doing laundry so I won’t be lifting any right afterwards. So that is a chore.  But at least I won’t have to worry about it if I get it done.

Put on my favorite jacket today and found out it was a little snug :(.  That did  not make me happy. But maybe after my surgery recovery is over I can start some exercise,  I need to do something because the weight is not stay8ig under control.

Went out to lunch with Bob today and was good–I got chicken and watermelon and a small slice of chocolate cake for my birthday cake.  I feel like taking a nap but my little one will be coming home soon so I don’t really have time for that,  But I wish I did 🙂

Here’s hoping that everyone has a good week–best wishes!

Another Day, Another Surgery

Counting down to surgery on Wednesday.  But before that I get to celebrate my birthday, my 45th, on Tuesday.  I went out to lunch with the family on Sunday. out to lunch with my mother-in-law today, and will go out to lunch tomorrow with Bob as a private date. Fun fun fun!

I’m still doing well in class–I made another A on a small project and that was nice.   This week I’m writing Twitter poetry.  I’m taking a poem I wrote about mania (Crazy Days) and adapting the stanzas to twitter length. So that was a fun little project this morning.  I’m going to turn it in tomorrow and see how it works.  Then I’ll have my assignments out of the way before surgery.

Hopefully everything will go well and I’ll go home the same day. That’s what I’m shooting for.  Pray for me that everything will go well with no complications.

Surgery Again!

3rd one this year!  I’m up to have gallbladder surgery on September 23, next Wednesday,.  Hopefully this one will close out the year and I’ll go back to being healthy as a horse from here on out!

Got my assignment turned in to create an internet meme and am getting feedback from my fellow class members.  I really enjoy reading comments–everyone really tries to be upbeat and positive even when criticizing something.  It’s a healthy atmosphere so far. Which I am thankful for.

Go see my therapist tomorrow and I think we may discuss going to even longer in between appointments.  I’m not really having major issues right now, and that money can go towards Christmas for the girls.  I’ll have to talk it over with her and see what she thinks.   I’m really doing well and would like to keep it that way, and if continuing to go will do that, that’s all right too.