Monday, January 12, 2009
For my family and friends who may be reading this (but do not comment) I want to report that I am ever so much better.
The swelling in my feet and legs that plagued me so much is nearly gone. I think I will be able to give up the diuretic soon. (I certainly hope so before I wear a path in the new carpet between the loo and the rest of the house.) I still use my walker, but it's more for safety purposes than need. However, by late afternoon my legs do get weak and the walker is necessary to propel me around the house.
I am sleeping through the night now - no more getting up in the middle of it for my hot chocolate and cookie fix. Hmmm - maybe that's why I gained five pounds. ;)
I have an appointment with my surgeon tomorrow and will find out what I am allowed to do. I hope he okays bending over soon as I am tired of doing dishes by hand.
And that's the medical update for now.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Joy, of The Joy of Six gave me The first award I have ever received, The Van Gogh's Ear Award.Because Joy said it so much better than I ever could I have taken the liberty of copying her text explaining the award.
The Van Gogh's Ear Award was created by Roger of Idaho Photo; and she in turn passed it on to several of her blogging friends....and I was one of them.
Inspiration of the Van Gogh's Ear Award
Just like everyone else.
Lilalia from Yum Yum Cafe
Ernestine from My Journey to Mindfulness
Ugich Konitari from Gappa
Beverly from Beverly Use Your Words
Brenda of Rinkly Rimes
Mort of Octogenarian
All of my friends have shown artistic ability in one way or another; photography, poetry, essays, collages and other ways of expression.