Isn’t that the loveliest fruit basket? Sent to me by a friend, and it didn’t have strawberries, so I was actually able to eat it.
I’m working hard on staying, well, if not positive, at least fatalistic. Yanno: life happens, accidents happen, what can you do, blah blah, blah. And in the scheme of things, I was lucky. I fell forwards instead of backwards, which would have been worse for my back, and most certainly would have cracked my skull, thick as it is. Nerd Child has been home this week (Spring Break), a huge bonus, getting Art Child to and from school, keeping me company, and generally helping out.
Art Child has been feeding the tank, and Husband and Nerd Child even got the water change done yesterday, so the fishes and corals are taken care of. I think Little Incredibly Dumb Dog has given up hope that she’ll ever be taken for a walk again. I’ll just be grateful for pee pads, and she’s learning to enjoy sitting on the terrace.
No, I haven’t written anything, still feeling scattered and shattered. Unless checking my Submittable submissions and lurking on the writing website counts–in which case, I’ve been hugely productive.
I’m impatient, and refuse to believe a multi-fractured pelvis is going to hurt for as long and be as much of a nuisance as predicted. Every night I go to bed thinking, tomorrow I’m going to feel much better. By yesterday I was feeling fairly blue about the whole thing, and then Husband came upstairs with a package that had been left with the doorman for me.
Seriously. The best friends ever. This was sent by a friend who is laid up herself, how incredibly generous is this?! Chocolate heals all, doesn’t it? It has calcium, that has to go a long way towards getting my bones back where they belong.
So yeah, my everything still hurts, and the road to recovery is longer than I want to admit, but the support, check-ins, and well wishes (along with the above treats) from friends is greater. Thank you!!
OMG – I feel like a friend is injured. I would bring WINE. Get better soon, Mrs x
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*eyes grapes* If I set them in the window maybe they’ll turn to wine* 🙂 Thanks Mrs C!
Hand over that chocolate covered pineapple!! Oops. Sorry 😛 I was just thinking that. I hope some of that snacks help you speed up recovery!! . 😊. Take those pain meds when needed.
For you? I’ll share. 😉 thanks, Susan ! *floats off*
It doesn’t change the fact that you are the one dealing with the injury and recovery, but I fully agree that friends are terrific in such moments. Your family is really cool too. And the baskets? Can I stop by? Take care and do your exercises. They hurt before helping.
Yes, everyone is being great, friends and family 🙂 No exercises for me yet, the dr will assess at the end of the month.
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Checking email and Submittable submissions is definitely productive. And chocolate is definitely healing; not only does it contain calcium, but dark chocolate is heart-healthy, and chocolate in general helps you release….endorphins? I can’t remember.
Yes, let’s go with endorphins–those are the happy hormones, right? More chocolate, more, more, mwahahahaha! 🙂
😦 Poor lady bug. Willing your multi-fractured back to heal quicker than expected. And anything other than screaming and biting the pillow is productive at this point. Once fully healed, your groove can return. Good friends, though. They know a keeper when they see one. ❤