Friday Evening

Posted: May 20, 2011 by sneakerporndiaries in Uncategorized

I feel like Mz. Popular all of a sudden.  Beth came over late this morning.  She was my “hang out” person so I could take a shower…which was more to make sure someone was here to call 911 if I fell out of the tub.  We had a nice visit before and after.  Although I’m fairly certain she got a little bit more than she had bargained for over the band-aid mishap.  Thank you again from the bottom of my heart for being here today during that whole moment.

Christine had me out walking this evening, we made it to CVS and back.  It’s just under a half mile each way.  By the time I got home though I was totally winded.  I shot her a text message and asked if we could make tomorrow’s walk a wee bit shorter.  It was my second trip out of the house today.  The first time was mid-afternoon to check the mail.  Tomorrow night her and Liam are coming over.  Soup and a movie.  Don’t tell Liam, I’m itching for a hug from his stinky teen-aged self.  I just adore him. 

Nancy, one of my landlords, came by a little while ago and brought me all my mail from earlier in the week.  We visited for a bit too.  She’s excited for this adventure I’m on.  Stuffed in the mail was a card from her, and it’s covered in flowers.  If you knew Nancy, it’s totally her.  She’s the perennial lady.

I’m happy to be home, extremely happy to have my own bed and no psycho roommate.  Healing is “okay”.  I’m trying to be careful with what I eat because I honestly can’t tell where full starts and ow begins.  My main incision is right “there” where my little pouch is and it’s all sensitive, irritated, and just not too happy at the moment.  Time will take care of that.  I’ve already had my first “oh crap” moment by accidentally consuming too much water.  Trust me, that won’t happen again.

Anyways, I have six incisions across my abdomen.  Nancy said they look a little like stab wounds…which they kind of do.  The smallest one is about half an inch.  All the others are between that and about two inches (give or take, I’m not using a ruler).  I’m bruising there already and have bruises on my arms from IV’s and tape.  Yes, I said tape.  I have an adhesive allergy, and it doesn’t matter what kind of adhesive.  I even have marks from the heart monitor leads and those were that gelly-gooey junk.

Nothing fabulous to report…other than I’m alive and have had it pointed out my text messages from the hospital were interesting.  Thank you all for your prayers, well wishes, and continued prayers, phone calls, etc. (etc. encompasses the stuff I’ll remember after I hit “publish post”).  The first hurdle has been jumped!

Much love,
-Traci

P.S.  My wish list for this summer is as follows:

Renew my “O” Magazine Subscription since the renewal is less than a day at McDonalds.
Get bike at Trekk (I think that’ll be in June…The Bike Fund is open for donies!  :P)
Acquire a Nook (end of summer).

Toodles!

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