Day 4 Surgery Recovery
Good evening Sparkfriends!
Just a brief check in, dinner almost ready.
My main challenge is being physically tired. Boy, am I tired.
On the other hand, the foot is feeling pretty good. In the house, except for doing the stairs, ... Read more
Day 3 Post Surgery Part 2
With a lone exception, a day of improvement.
I had a period in the afternoon for about two hours where I felt unwell, a little dizzy and nauseous. As before, I think this was a side effect do the anti inflammatory I am taki... Read more
Day 3 Post Surgery Part 1, and thanks to Indygirl and Coach Nicole!
Good morning my Sparkfriends, it is about 9 AM EDT.
I do not want to wait until this evening to give a humongous thank you to SP and Coach Nicole.
I decided to get back into my usual workout routine-that is, in the morning- and did the... Read more
Day 2 Post Surgery
Good evening all!
Well, I gave myself some mini goals to accomplish today and, as a result, I am pretty tired. Waiting for another hour until I can take my pain meds and go to sleep.
So, what did I do? I took a shower, which is a big... Read more
Day 1 Post Surgery
I am doing fine!
I have got the pain under control, a mixture of regular Tylenol and Tylenol 3 and anti inflammatory. I had a bit of a scare this morning, feeling faint and nauseous when I got up, so went back to bed for a while. I read ... Read more
Surgery Day, Part Two!
Well, my Sparkfriends, I am sitting here. Bored. Which is a good sign!
It's 8 PM EDT. Earlier in the day, I could not stay awake, combination of the anesthetic and those delightful Tylenol 3's (they gave me two right after the surgery, w... Read more
Surgery Day Part One!
It has arrived!
Posting this at 7 AM EDT, and thank you all my Sparkfriends for your support and kind words.
I got up at my usual early hour this morning and as I could not work out, or eat, or drink anything, I went to work and finish... Read more
Day 1 Pre Surgery
The countdown is almost done!
Being a numbers kind of person, I was thinking about my sparkpeople numbers today, and thought I would post them as a legacy of my pre-surgery journey. Watch out for post-surgery--it will knock your socks off!... Read more
Day 2 Pre Surgery
A day of rest and worship today.
Not much surgery preparation, thank goodness, I believe I needed a break!
Life goes on.....
Tomorrow I will be gearing up, with housecleaning, grocery shopping, and setting... Read more
Day 3 Pre Surgery
Hello Sparkfriends, I am pumped for this surgery and believe all will go just fine!
I had my last day of work "at work" for a while, although I will certainly be working from home. I told my boss that he will probably be getting e-mails fr... Read more
Day 4 Pre Surgery
Continuing to count down, and feeling very ready to get on with this.
Today I stopped all of the supplements I take except biotin. I take this one for my hair and nails and the idea of stopping it made me too anxious. ... Read more
Day 5 Pre Surgery
We are getting quite the thunderstorm right now, this is good, it has been too dry.
And, I don't mind because I brought a lot of "stuff" home from work today and got it in the house before the rain hit.
This is esp... Read more
Day 6 Pre Surgery
Busy day at work today, part of which was preparing to be away from the office. I've had meetings about what I needed to move ahead so i can continue work in projects at home.
I have two direct reports. I have arr... Read more
Day 7 Pre-Surgery
Good evening Sparkfriends....
I feel very optimistic about my upcoming surgery today, atta girl, Bonita, get that darned foot fixed!
More preparation today. Went grocery shopping and stocked up aon healthy non-perishables, plus some g... Read more
Day 8 pre-surgery
Thanks all who have replied and offered encouragement.
Aside from my usual Sunday activities, including a thorough housecleaning, I have been looking into the BMR (basal metabolic rate).
Thank you Calllika for brin... Read more
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