Monday, November 16, 2009

Light a candle for me?

Well, I should be at the surgical center by now, waiting for the surgeon to show up. Hopefully, I am drugged and in Happy Land by now. Set the alarm clock for 5am, which I'm pretty sure is considered cruel and unusual punishment! Anyway, I have a bum knee, much pain is involved, and I couldn't put it off any longer. I do not do well with pain, so please send happy thoughts and good wishes my way.

Will be back in a few days. I have stocked up on chips, ice cream, and books, but didn't clean my house. I know what's important and have my priorities! *L*

Update: Just wanted to thank everyone for their good wishes and prayers! My surgery went well, I'm not in too much pain, and I'm back home where I belong. Slept most of the day, and told I'll probably sleep most of tomorrow as well. Thanks again for your well wishes. Means a lot to me. {{hugs}}

18 comments:

  1. Have a quick and speedy recovery!

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  2. Lighting a candle sounds so morbid!! :-/

    You'll do great and you'll be home and happy and healthy and pain free before you know it!

    Sending you a lot of good thoughts your way!

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  3. Good Luck!

    I know how you feel, I had surgery on both of my knees about 3 years ago and must admit, it wasn't very fun.

    Hopefully they give you crutches to help keep you off of your bad leg for a while...my hospital sucks and wouldn't give me crutches...and I had surgery on both knees at the same time! ~laughs~


    Jessica W.

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  4. Oh, good luck to you! You will definitely be in my prayers! Get well soon :)

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  5. I wish you the best and a speedy recovery.

    I like your priorities. They are near perfect. I would also add chocolate. :D

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  6. My wishes for a fast recovery! And don't worry about your house...I never clean mine...LOL!

    =O)

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  7. I hope all goes well and you recover quickly!

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  8. I hope you are up and feeling better very soon. Sending prayers your way. : )

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  9. Good luck to you. All will go well and we will see you back here in just a few days. I hope you have your stack of books within reach so you will have something to do.

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  10. Needless to say my thoughts and best wishes are with you. Enjoy your ice-cream and books - don't worry about the cleaning that can wait.

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  11. Steph & Ryan - Thank you for the good wishes! :)

    Allison - Isn't there something about lighting a green candle for good health? Think it's either health or money, but both sound good to me! Guess I need to stock up on green candles! *L*b Thanks for the happy thoughts!

    Lizzy - Thank you!

    Jessica - You had surgery on both knees at the same time? Oh my goodness! I understand wanting to get it over with, but can't imagine how tough your recovery must have been. Yikes! Luckily, they gave me crutches so I can hobble around the house. :)

    Krista = Thank you for your prayers! I'm convinced that all of the good wishes and prayers are why my surgery went as well as it did.

    Donna - Knew I'd forget something! Must send hubby out for some chocolate when he gets home. Will console myself with ice cream until then. *L* Thanks!

    thetruebookaddict - Good to know we all have our priorities straight, right? Thank you for the good wishes!

    Alitareads - Thank you! :)

    Pam - Thank you for your prayers! I really apprecite it! {{hugs}}

    Melissa - Thanks! Have my books sitting right next to me, but not sure what I was thinking, as theres 31 of them! Guess I wanted to make sure I had plenty of choices within easy reach! :D

    Petty Witty - Thank you! Figure cleaning can always wait as I have a great excuse now. *L*

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  12. Alexia -
    Glad your well and I hope the pain meds are wonderful and work.

    Keep us posted, and stay off the leg no matter how much you want to do stuff. :)
    Shellie

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  13. Hi,
    Glad to know you are home and recovering. Your priorities are right and coincide with mine, chips, ice cream and books.

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  14. Shellie - Funny you should say that, because I keep wanting to get up & do stuff even though I'm supposed to stay off my leg until Thursday. I'm a terrible patient, because I have no patience! *L*

    Terra - Priorities are important! Books, chips, ice cream, and have added chocolate to the list! Will be restless, but happy. :)

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  15. Alexia -
    remember you have a bit to go to heal... take care I have seen many friends push themselves which result in complications.
    :)
    Just middle aged worry wart, care taker here.
    Take Care!

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  16. Oh my gosh! I am a bad blogger friend! I just read this.... glad to hear things are going well.... you did have the basic necessities of a book lovers survival kit with you! :)

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