Monday, May 25, 2009

Monday Morning Minutes

Good Morning one and all. I guess that's the appropriate greeting even though I haven't been to bed yet & it's 6 a.m. Slept too late today so I guess that 's why I was so wide awake tonight. I've been watching television most of the evening & doing some crocheting. I have 3 baby boy afgans to get done by Oct. Shelby has been repeatedly asking me to make her a new poncho which I will....if I ever get caught up. LOL I asked her if she'd like to have a fluffy scarf instead. She considered that & told me maybe...if I let her go with me when I get the yarn. LOL
I am happy to report that in the past week of so I have had a lot of pain relief. I WISH I KNEW what caused this happy occurence. We've had a lot of humidity & I thought the change of weather was what was causing it. It's been trying to rain off and on for over a week, so I'm starting to think it's NOT the change in barometric pressure. LOL Whatever, my hands have hardly had a twinge and my feet have been livable, so this has been. I guess someone had OTHER plans for my body this past week. Thurs night I noticed discomfort in the two toes on the left foot that still have (small) wounds. I take off the bandaids at night to let them get fresh air. They were very swollen & inflamed & felt warm to the touch. "Infection!" I thought. Called Doc first thing in the a.m. & he called in some antibiotics. They have helped but it's possible that my surgery Wednesday may have to postponed. I am not sure how I feel about that. It needs to be done. I DON'T want to have the surgery of course. I do want to stop having infections & ulcers on my feet. Anyway we'll have to wait & see. Plus these antibiotics give me horrible heartburn. The price we pay.
My sister in law had her surgery a couple weeks ago. She is doing very well. I was shocked that even though she had 2 plates and 8 pins, they only put her in a boot. She is allowed to take it off & flex & turn her ankle. Wheat harvest is about to commence (in KS) if it hasn't already. I sure hope she doesn't try to get back to it too soon. I worry about her being too bored & thinking she is ready to do more than she should.
Well, I bettter hit the hay, as the farner in me says. LOL Oh yeah. I'm a real farmer. I can't even grow weeds correctly.
Will let you know if I get the surgery.
Love y'all.




Terri said...

I hope you are able to have your surgery, I know you want to get it over with and done...I know I would ...

Hope you have a great day!


Gerry said...

Glad to hear you had a pretty good night with less pain. Sorry that the surgery may have to be delayed, but doesn't sound like you should have it, even to me, with more inflammation. I just got an afghan from the thrift store to use as a lap quilt. It is just right. It's hard to find one there you really love. But it takes some of the chill off the air conditioner which goes night and day in hot Phoenix. Good luck on getting your feet in better shape. Gerry

Martha said...

Hi Barb! It's so nice to see an entry from you pop in! I'm glad to hear you've had some pain relief. I hope things will just continue to get better and better for you. Hope you're getting some sleep this morning! Hugs! :-)

Linda's World said...

Best wishes on your surgery Barb. I'm unsure about my computer access after we leave Pasadena Tuesday morning. may be awhile before I'm online again. I'm adding you to my prayer list and will be praying for you, even though I won't know exactly what's going on until later. Take care and keep looking up. Linda from Washington but presently in southern California

Missie said...

I know you don't want surgery, but it's medically necessary, so I hope they don't have to cancel because of an infection.

I'll be keeping you in my prayers.