time last week I was undergoing a minor surgical op.I won’t bore you with details but it was all done in a day although it was a general anaesthetic so all should be well.But post op recovery has been much more
painful than I anticipated.Naturally I
was given pain medication and antibiotics but after two days on co-codamol and
feeling REALLY unwell I switched to ordinary paracetamol.The feeling of being about to pass out
disappeared but the pain was not reduced.
I don’t actually like taking too much medication.I’m allergic to two main antibiotic groups so
always wary when I get prescribed an alternative.Fortunately there didn’t seem to be any side
effects and I’m now done with them.
made me very aware how debilitating constant pain is.I have done very little over the past week
apart from amuse myself with Facebook, stupid internet games, some reading and
lots of TV catch up.I couldn’t be
bothered to carry out anything that required concentration.I didn’t even do my regular blog posts or even answer comments left for me.
was reassured by seeing that recovery could take at least two weeks (not “a few
days of discomfort” as was discussed at my appointment) and am hopeful that
feeling slightly improved the last couple of days that it won’t take the 3-6
weeks that some cases do.
here is a positive step and I did get some chores done today.Thankfully hubby has been very
supportive.The other annoying thing is
that I could have been in Cornwall with my cousin this week, relaxing in a hot
tub but there’s no way I could make that long journey at present.
Fitbit ran totally out of charge so I’m not the only one that needs recharging.
this shall pass.Others are not so
fortunate.I’ve had several bits of bad
news over the last few weeks concerning friends and now family.Our niece and her partner have spent the last
few days in hospital with their 5 month old baby who is not thriving.We’re all anxiously waiting for test
results.It’s heart-breaking to see such
a tiny thing going through this but there are lot of people praying for her.
you just have to put things into perspective and stop feeling sorry for