Thursday, August 20, 2009

This & That

I have just a few rather boring updates today. Apparently, I lose my ability to type while under the influence of Norco (really strong vicodine), so I apologize for any oopses (what is the plural of oops?) that I miss.
The surgery went well Monday and everything has gone pretty smoothly since then. The pain is minimal and I am learning how to get around. The cats are intrigued with the crutches and follow me everywhere. I have four new holes in my leg, which looks like a purple tree trunk at the moment. Rehab started yesterday and was nowhere near as scary as I expected it to be. The bad news: no driving for at least six weeks. The good news: with some work, the therapist thought I might be able to do a mile or so on a groomed trail by October. Which means that I will be attending Boxacon, if I can convince DH to drive me.
Not surprisingly, my 7yo has turned into a professional nurse overnight and the only stamp images that I can think of right now are medical logos.
The girls are calling my immobilizer "the Velcro octopus" and according to them, the polar care device (my new best friend) smells like dead fish because that's what Polar bears eat. Maybe I'll let our youngest photographer add pictures later.


  1. Get well soon, Nitrocat! Glad to hear the surgery was a success and you can out there and box again soon =D


  2. Wow! I'm so glad everything is going well. A purple tree trunk?? Yowza!

    Take care of yourself, my friend. I feel for you not being able to drive for so long...I'd die.


  3. I've been waiting to hear your news. So glad that all is well, and that you can anticipate a good recovery.

    Have missed you . . . and prayed for you.

  4. Also glad to hear it went well! And we'll keep our fingers crossed that we will see you at Boxacon too. :)

  5. Glad to hear the prognosis is good. No driving for 6 weeks sounds like lots of time for carving and clue development...

    Hope to see you in OCT!


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