Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Stitches & not the sewing kind

Hi, I hope all is well with everyone today!

Had a doc appointment today - I'm happy to say that the stitches are now gone! Yay! Although it hurt a little. The specialist was getting ready to take them out & I told him that it's a sensitive area with me, so he layed the chair back because he was afraid I'd faint! But as he pulled each one, it felt like I was getting stabbed by pins. Ouch. I'm glad that they are out now though. Still have to remain in the boot for 2 more weeks at least - bummer. But all in all, I can walk in it some. So it's better than hobbling around with the walker a few days after surgery! As soon as it's approved, I'll start therapy, so I'm hoping for a quick recovery! Best of all, I can take a real shower now! I'll probably use the RV shower since it's easier to get in & out of. My friend's shower that I use is in a big garden tub & is hard to get in & out of.

Isn't this paper cute? It's what the podiatrist office uses on their chairs to prop feetseys on top of.


And they casted my feet....no, not for a movie, for orthotics baby!

No one needs to see this enlarged huh?

****OK, at the end of this post, I promise to show ya'll the stitches if you want to see them. But I'll save that for the last thing as some folks may NOT want to see that! I actually don't even want to see that...****




And tomorrow, I'll get my vacuum out & get the RV cleaned up. YES, it really needs vacuumed badly! I have a stick vacuum, but lately, it seems to be less effective & trips breakers, so it's time to get rid of it. So I'll be using my Shark, which I love, but I have to put my hand weights on the rugs or it sucks them up too. ;-)  I will be taking the RV over to Camping World on Friday for an estimate on the overhead damage from a few weeks ago. I'll be a happy camper once that job is done!

And I wanted to share a picture of a wonderful horse. Well actually both horses are cool, but check out how BIG this horse is! He's a Staffordshire horse. They both belong to friends of mine, Stacey & Cheri. Stacey stood under the horse so we could all see how big that boy is. And he's like a big puppy dog. He runs up to you & kind of scares you because he looks like he may not stop!


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Just wanted to be sure that if no one wanted to see it, that there would be enough space for them not to view this. I don't like things like this myself. But it was kind of funny when I asked the doc if I could take a pic before he removed the stitches & the look on his face! He thought it was odd & well, I guess it rather is!
You can click on the photo to enlarge it, but not me! :-p

ow ow ow ow ow ow ow ow ow ow ow!!

Once again, I'm thankful for having the RV to recover in. Everything is just a couple of steps away & way easier for me!

~As always, be kind to your pets, clean up after them on your travels & respect your neighbor~

5 comments:

  1. OUUUUUCH.... yeow... glad that's over for ya but HAhaaaa... I almost chickened out looking at her stitches... I'm a real sissy wimp.

    On to recovery! as you say... yay!

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  2. Glad to see you're making progress on mending.

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  3. Looks good and I hate having stitches out but it beats the staples they used on the other knee. Now for the therapy and you are good to go.

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  4. Ouch, staples! Ouch! They'd might have to give me a local for that! Especially in that area of the body...ugh.
    Thanks everyone - I do feel better today. Had to do too much walking yesterday, so I did not feel very good. But today is a better day - better day weather wise too! Windows open, 73 degrees in RV, nice :-)

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