Conveniently Rob was asleep so could not admit to any blame for my "close call".
Today I was feeling more pain then I had yesterday. I am thinking it is all the gases trying to escape my body, and other regular movements of my body not working yet because of pain killers from the day before. I have managed to put up with it all and not take any pain meds. I have been eating Bran Buds for breakfast and fruit as snacks, as well as lean meat for Dinner the past two evenings, thanks to Rob cooking for us.
Thanks to my friends, Pam & Randy Jacobs, I was gifted a box of no longer needed by Randy Cookbooks. They have been keep my mind occupied while I "take it easy", something I do not care to do as being on the move would be more my style and much better for my body.
First thing this morning my darling husband grasped the beautiful day we were having to install the new window we had purchased months ago.
There is nothing worse then having to take it easy on day two recovery from Gall Bladder surgery then having to look at the mess mounting around one's self. Self control and patience must be the lesson here I am thinking, short of embarrassment should someone arrive at my doorstep with my house in such despair.
My sister and brother-in-law came to visit for a short while this afternoon. It was nice, however I couldn't get up to really wait on them much to make them a hot beverage or something to nibble on. Hopefully they understood, as they never stayed too long.
I don't know what made me to decide to change the kitchen calendar over this morning to the new month of September, but good thing I had at 10:55, as marked in "red" was a Doctor's appointment for Rob at 11:30.
Phew saved by the turning over of a month !!! and he made it to his appointment in good time.
Rob had his blood work he had done last month reviewed. Rob has gotten more close to borderline Diabetic then anyone would want to be, and his cholesterol is still high, even with medication. Next plan of action? diet and exercise. Slow and steady forward with both.
Walking at least for 20 minutes per day & less protein and carbs, with more veggies and fruits. Let's see how this goes "slow & steady" ahead.
Rob's hips have also been giving him much grief, full of arthritis I am certain from the motorcycle accident he had at 19 years of age when a car hit him. The doctor has ordered x-rays so we should learn more after those have been reviewed. One thing at a time ... slow and steady.
After Dinner we took little Portia for a very short walk down to Bluewater Park. I am to walk small amounts and rest in-between throughout the day, no lifting or pushing.
I can not stress enough to our new puppy owners to socialize, socialize, socialize !!! they can never get enough with new experiences of meeting new people, dogs and situations.
Rob is patiently waiting for me to head out to the RV with him, as we are "pretending" we are away every evening by watching a DVD out there and sleeping away the night.
All the kind wishes and shared experiences have been more then Welcome. Thank you to everyone for all your kindness.
Hopefully this evening I will not find myself almost on the floor, Just North of Wiarton & South of the Checkerboard.