I guess I should post an update, and tell you that I have been pretty quiet because I still am in pain, and that has put me in a very pissy mood! My post op is scheduled for this Friday, and yesterday was only the 2 week mark since surgery, so it's very likely I'm as good as I can be for a little while longer. I avoid the narcotic pain meds as long as I can, but usually end up taking at least one a day. I sometimes wonder if the side effects are worth it, but I don't want to experiment with other types of meds since I know this one works.
I've been trying to eat although I probably am eating about one-third of what I need. It's a good thing I have some organic pop tarts!
I stayed at Jeannie's house last weekend, and watched her and the girls color easter eggs. I was glad it wasn't me having to do it - I sure dealt with enough messy eggs, spilled coloring liquid, and all when my kids were little. I enjoyed just being an observer this time.
We went to Amy's (my sister) house for Easter dinner. I was able to eat a little bit and it was delicious, but I just have a limit and won't go over what I can take in comfortably. Here are the girls in their Easter dresses before we left. By the time I got to Amy's I just didn't feel like dealing with my camera, so I missed photographing a good family gathering.
At first I tried to keep up with reading all the blogs, but it's almost more than I can deal with for now. I know things will soon get better, but until then I'm just mostly staying in my recliner and watching CNN (following the Malaysian plane disappearance, the Korean disaster, and a few others. I don't do well with all the commercials though and can't hit the "Mute" button quick enough. The worst are eHarmony (the guy who announces on that one gives me chills as he sounds like a real pervert!), Christian Mingles, etc.
I mentioned to Jeannie that I had a taste for meatballs and wanted to buy the ingredients as soon as I feel like shopping. By the end of the day she told me Donald had made meatballs for me! I am very lucky to have my kids and their spouses & children; they have kept my spirits up.
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