Are you able to get meal on wheels for that recovery time Patricia??In home care? The Division on Aging has people who will come in and clean for a very nominal fee if they do that in your area. i wish I could drive down there and stay an dbe your housekeeper,, I used to do it for a few people around here when I was in college.
I know you know the advocates, but sometimes the doc is the last one to ask for outside help.. praying you get through the next two weeks smoothly.