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Only Two More Weeks Of Restricted Activity!

Thursday, May 21, 2015      2 comments

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

Tuesday, May 19, 2015      4 comments

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

Changing Focus

Sunday, May 17, 2015      5 comments

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!

Saturday, May 16, 2015      4 comments

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

Friday, May 15, 2015      2 comments

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

Frustration

Thursday, May 14, 2015      4 comments

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

Wednesday, May 13, 2015      4 comments

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

Tuesday, May 12, 2015      4 comments

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

Monday, May 11, 2015      6 comments

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

Friday, May 08, 2015      4 comments

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

Thursday, May 07, 2015      2 comments

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

Wednesday, May 06, 2015      4 comments

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!

Sunday, May 03, 2015      5 comments

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

Nice Weather, Good Mood, Great Day

Saturday, May 02, 2015      5 comments

Last night, I had severe muscle spasms. I took my medicine and went into a deep sleep, once the spasms stopped. The result was a solid 8 hours of sleep! I don't advocate taking medication to sleep, but this was a measure to stop the spasms an... Read more

Friday

Friday, May 01, 2015      6 comments

This morning, I woke up refreshed after a great night's sleep. What a nice way to start the day. It was a relief because the night before, my foot was so irritated that I had difficulty falling and staying asleep. My new cast took care of the ... Read more


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