Second post op-day

I’ve gotten to be in doors a bit more than usual these last couple of days. Mostly because I like to be inside my wonderful house where I can cook and do fun things like clean the toilets and sweep and vacuum dog hair off the floor.

But mostly because…..

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He’s doing much better since the surgery. Typically the first 2-3 days are the worst: pain and pain medications around the clock, constant slight nausea, dizziness (due to the meds)….  Today’s the second post op day. He got to take off the big bulky dressing and take a shower.

So he is camped out on the couch and I get to baby him. He doesn’t let me do that now that he’s 17 and almost grown up and stuff. And in a couple of days, he’ll feel closer to “normal” and I won’t get to baby him any more.

But for now, well, he’s all mine!

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Daniel  circa 2006~ fearless

 

 

Today’s count: 44 eggs, 2 gallons milk

What’s for supper: Grilled pork steaks and mushrooms with fresh spinach and onions (the spinach is from a friends garden. The onions are one of the last 5 storage onions from the fall)

Weather:  40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. East southeast wind around 8 mph. Tonight A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. North northeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

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