I decided to do some much needed housecleaning today. I clean a little, rest a little and clean a little. Hubby volunteered to mop the kitchen floor so all I need to do is vacuum. We make a great team!... Read more
I am still sticking to my restricted activity schedule. I am trying to put my foot down for limited periods every day. My hubby has started referring to the bedroom as the infirmary LOL! He has been sick for about ten days now and I woke up a... Read more
Only Two More Weeks Of Restricted Activity!
I went to the orthopedist this morning to have him check the progress of my healing. He was a little disappointed in my rate of healing but stressed that it is indeed healing. Yeah! He didn't see any further signs of infection, which was grea... Read more
Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow
Yesterday was a very tough day for me pain wise. I really tried to use change of focus, which was surprisingly helpful. I have had success in the past with doing thought blocking, which is similar. I admit that I got scared yesterday morning... Read more
Have you ever had those days when you are so focused on one thing, that everything else goes by the wayside? Maybe one day you are so focused on food that you eat everything in sight or the opposite. You deny yourself until diet rage takes ove... Read more
Bored Out Of My Mind!
This is day 3 of my bed rest. I Only have five days until my doctor's appointment. Hopefully, I will be able to be more active after that.
Hubby, his sister and I went out for breakfast this morning. We sat in a booth so I could prop my ... Read more
Modified Bed Rest
I spoke to the nurse practitioner again this morning. She has made herself available to me via the telephone all weekend. I have two options for activity. Resting in bed with my foot elevated or, for short periods, going out for a meal and sit... Read more
I am starting to feel very frustrated with the condition of my foot. For the past two days, it has drained like crazy and the incision has widened. The wound sticks to the gauze pad, which really hurts. I decided to call the doctor's office t... Read more
Making Slow Progress, Learning Hard Lessons
I woke up without a headache or sore throat this morning! That was such a relief! My foot looks better too so the antibiotic is starting to work. Instead of having funny looking bright red skin around the incision, it is now more of a medium ... Read more
Very Thirsty Today
I woke up with a bad headache and sore throat this morning. My nose was stuffy despite using the humidifier, ointment in my nose and saline. I drank about 35 ounces of water, did a nose rinse, took a cool shower and took my antibiotic with a s... Read more
So That's Why My Foot Started Hurting
On Thursday night, my foot started hurting badly. I considered calling the doctor on Friday but decided that the blood oozing was just the scab dissolving because I am allowed to get my foot wet. I was pretty active on Saturday. I tried to ge... Read more
Odds And Ends
I enjoyed a lively local team Spark dinner. The support and great conversation was wonderful. These folks are the best and I am blessed to have them in my life.
Yesterday, I attempted to tutor a high school student in geometry. I told ... Read more
Stronger Today, Even stronger Tomorrow
When I got up this morning, there was very little bleeding going on. Part of my scab was a great deal smaller, so I am thinking that the bleeding came from two places. First, the area where the stitches didn't want to come out, bled a little. ... Read more
Third Try To Post A Blog
For some reason, I typed up a nice blog twice yesterday, and got bounced off. I lost the blog twice. I am giving it another try -the third try is a charm!
On Monday, I got my cast off and my stitches out. The doctor said I could go in the... Read more
Hungry Today For The First Time In 3 Weeks!
When I woke up this morning, my stomach was growling and I felt really hungry. It is was the first time in three weeks that I have been so hungry. I drank some water and ignored it at first. I got ready for the day. While the pups were eating ... Read more
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