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Never A Dull Moment
Saturday, June 06, 2015      6 comments

Last night, when I was getting ready to clean and re bandage my foot, I noticed that a lump had popped up next to the lower part of the incision. Oh great! Now what? Just in case I was over reacting, I had hubby look at it. It is a little bi... Read more
Day 53 Of Resting
Friday, June 05, 2015      5 comments

Today is day 53 of bed rest, but who is counting. I have a bad case of cabin fever and hubby dragged me out to lunch. I didn't think that I felt hungry and was surprised when I ate my whole egg white omelette! The food helped to improve my mo... Read more
Determined To Get Better
Thursday, June 04, 2015      8 comments

Yesterday, I was running a fever and had a killer headache. I kept chugging water and taking Tylenol and eventually it did ease up some. Once the pain eased, I felt really cold and went into a deep sleep. Hubby said that I snored so loud that... Read more
My third attempt at posting this same blog!
Tuesday, June 02, 2015      9 comments

Yesterday, I went in for a check up on the healing of the wound on my foot. The doctor was not pleased. He had to decide whether to do another surgery, or, since I am on a new antibiotic, watch it carefully for two weeks. During that two week... Read more
A Little Of This, A Bit Of That
Saturday, May 30, 2015      5 comments

Hubby was supposed to go to a neighboring town to help move two dressers out of his sister's garage. He asked me if I felt well enough to get out of the house for a while. That was a no brainer! I gave him a resounding YES! Off we went to ea... Read more
Thursday Morning At The Doctor
Thursday, May 28, 2015      3 comments

Both hubby and I are now on antibiotics. I am also on a steroid pack due to severe inflammation. Hubby was coughing so badly over this past weekend that he irritated his interior chest wall. I was coughing so badly last night that I got a spl... Read more
Cleaning Today
Wednesday, May 27, 2015      6 comments

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
Still Resting
Tuesday, May 26, 2015      4 comments

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!
Thursday, May 21, 2015      4 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
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

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