August 13, 2013

March! March! March!


Really fresh produce.


I wrote in my blog then I dozed off after breakfast.  After lunch, he let me nap 2 whole hours.  Then after dinner, right in the middle of Antiques Roadshow, I fell asleep.  He said I wasn’t snoring.  Enough.

Though I made it through my exercises, I didn’t get downstairs.  Enough. 

I took some dramatic action and called the doc.  Here I am coughing less because of the blue mucus stuff which I had forgotten existed, using Tylenol ES…as I can’t have the other kinds, have a course of antibiotics, and awoke feeling mucho better already.

Bee called with a smile.  Her niece went to Comic Con.  “I thought these two people were really cool,” she told Bee.  Bee laughed out loud.  There were G and I enjoying a Mrs. Fields cookie at Comic Con.   

The new walker arrived.  I’ll be able to get outside on the sidewalk and march, march, march.  If I get pooped, I can sit on the seat, then get to marching again.


Life is Really in the Footnotes:

  • Himself:  Worked hard at work and babysitting me.  Went to his regular Monday Night meeting.  Went to sleep over the second half of Antiques Roadshow.

  • Herself:  Exercise, read, exercise, nap.  What’s with the chicken?  The second week at the Nursing Home, the kitchen served dried chicken, gravy, and mashed potatoes twice a day.  TWICE.

  • Reading:  The last of the Cadell’s.  Moving on to a mystery or three.  I’m rereading mindless comfort books.

  • Maybe Misc:  Our laughingstock mayor is still with us, but Kidnapped Hannah is home with her family.  We are all very grateful.

  • Balance:  Physical comfort.
  • 11 comments:

    1. You are amazing! (And G is pretty wonderful too.)

      Keep up the good example. And remember, those kitchens don't know how to cook.

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    2. I'm really glad you called the doc, good for you. No downhill racing on the walker ;-) Keep up the good work.

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    3. Been away with other matters for days. So glad you are back home and doing well. I'm sorry about your loss ~ I remember seeing photos of your friends before.

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    4. A comforting mate, mindless comfort books and physical comfort--all excellent promoters of healing.

      Plus your obvious determination!

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    5. I'm learning a lot from your posts. I have appointments for back and hip in September. Got to strenghthen my back before I take the plunge. But I am planning on a visit to CA in October of next year, if my son permits (they say they want to come to the East Coast and we are having a tug-of-war) Dianne

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    6. Comment #2. Have you checked out the JK Rawling 'The Cookoo's Calling?'

      Naps are good.

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    7. Just caught up with your recovery! So glad you are home and sound as well as can be! The healing takes time, but will happen quickly. I am sorry an=bout Mikey :(

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    8. I do love a nap too. Having two hours of it must have been very healing. I'm so glad you called the doctor and are feeling a little better. Thank goodness.

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    9. Sleep, exercise, sleep exercise...sounds like the perfect combo for healing to me.

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    10. I was wondering what you thoughts were on that mayor of yours. Laughingstock! Good word that! Says it all.

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