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Monday - staples out and some relief at last
Monday, August 10, 2020      4 comments

Went first thing today to PT. They did an assessment to send to my surgeon. My flexion and extension were at the eventual goal levels - I can straighten to zero degrees and bend to 120 degrees. They started me doing two new activities and were k... Read more
Saturday and the challenges continue!
Saturday, August 08, 2020      11 comments

Yesterday I was in a horribly cranky mood. I hurt! I ached! Just breathing hurt my leg! I had to stop my pain medication after a horribly miserable abdominal attack of constipation that had me in tears, in extra pain, and then chills, vomiting, ... Read more
Tuesday - busy week and moving forward toward the cliff
Tuesday, August 04, 2020      8 comments

Thursday is the only day this week that I don't have appointments outside the house. Monday and Friday are physical therapy appointments. Today was dental appointment to have my teeth cleaned. Tomorrow is an appointment for Covid testing. I... Read more
End of July - beginning of August
Friday, July 31, 2020      6 comments

Today continued to be a bit rough but after PT I felt a bit better. They taped the back of my knee because it is very badly bruised and swollen. I was able to use the NUSTEP machine today and it loosened up my knee a bit..It was raining all day ... Read more
Not so great this morning!
Wednesday, July 29, 2020      7 comments

Woke up in quite a bit of pain this morning. Annoyed the they wouldn't let me get a CPM machine this time. It really helped avoid the pain that comes with extended rest - like sleeping through the night. I am sure that PT will help a lot and it ... Read more
The aftermath . . .truly good new!
Wednesday, July 29, 2020      12 comments

My surgery on Monday went smoothly. I returned home Tuesday evening at 7:30 and discovered that the HVAC man had our heat pump installed and so our house was already comfortable when I got home. My physical therapy starts tomorrow. All of this i... Read more
Countdown to Monday!
Saturday, July 25, 2020      10 comments

I got the final tests done today. Everything is ready to go. Finishing up the laundry this evening. Packing a small bag and then passing time until we leave at around 5:00 a.m. to drive to the hospital. I am worried about the virus but sat... Read more
Friday and this week just got more stressful
Friday, July 24, 2020      11 comments

Today was what should have been a simple day. Do the phone interview with the nurse to get list of meds and a medical history. Do phone call with the person from the surgeon's office who does the scheduling process. Wait for the HVAC guy to pick... Read more
Weird whacky Wednesday
Wednesday, July 22, 2020      10 comments

Today's started off with good news! Our heat pump arrived at the supplker! It may not be installed until.early next week but it will be done SOON! I was talking with a friend's and found out that a co-worker and her husband and at least tw... Read more
Marvelous Monday
Monday, July 20, 2020      13 comments

Today was eventful. Our recliners arrived. We went to the Health Department for tDap shots because Ed's doctor told him to get one because of his work that often results in minor injuries. I can't remember the last time I had one so if he was go... Read more
Can't we all get along?
Sunday, July 19, 2020      11 comments

I am very weary of the evil, hate-filled hostilities surrounding us. In our small rural county, yesterday a week long search for a missing child ended. The child's body was found in a shallow grave near where he had been staying. This kid was 14... Read more
Saturday - another hot sweaty day, checking off two more rooms . . .
Saturday, July 18, 2020      8 comments

Today my darling son and I worked in our own rooms - more bags off to be donated, more bags out for trash collection, and a feeling of great satisfaction! I cleaned out every dresser drawer. I shampooed my carpet. I got rid of a lot of clutter. ... Read more
Thursday - another room checked off
Thursday, July 16, 2020      11 comments

Today Ed decided that the main living room/Ex's computer room was our target. We decided to replace our gigantic sectional with a couple of recliners. There isn't anything really wrong with the sectional except it no longer fits our lifestye. Wh... Read more
Wednesday, July 15, 2020      10 comments

It is now Wednesday but I haven't gone to sleep yet. There is a good reason! It is very hot and after a busy day and a nap, things started hopping around ten o'clock. Earlier this week my son and I redid our dining room. Wednesday is trash colle... Read more
Sunday - Check off the dining room
Sunday, July 12, 2020      7 comments

Today my son and I tackled the dining room. We took everything off the shelving units, took them out to be picked up by trash collections. Then replaced them with more useful and wider shelving units. We washed all the glass and plastic containe... Read more

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