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Monday, March 30, 2015

So, There’s Been A Few Changes Around Here!

We like to mix things up here at Pink Lemon Twist:  different types of projects, occasionally some crochet or some sewing, and sometimes Max or Logan takes the blog for a spin.

Last week, my body decided to add a little adventure to my life.  I’ve been dealing with some back pain (muscle spasms) for a while now and late last Monday night, it turned into difficulty breathing.  We decided to head to the ER and find out what was going on.  A couple of CT scans later, I was being admitted.  Tuesday morning began with an Endoscopy to remove gall stones, Wednesday I was given a rest day (as much as you can rest in the hospital), and Thursday morning I was in the OR getting my gall bladder removed.  They had planned to do it laparoscopically, but when they got in there, realized that for reasons I won’t get into, it wouldn’t work, so they had to do a traditional surgical removal.  I was released from the hospital yesterday afternoon.  It feels so good to be home!  I had a very waggy welcome home, followed by Max waking up to give me purrs and kitty love.

I’ve got a lot of healing to do and my goals are small.  (Yesterday’s was to watch The Walking Dead season finale at home, in my own bed.  Check!)  I haven’t felt like knitting yet, but I know that will come as I heal.  The blog is obviously going to go quiet for a bit, but I do plan to be back as I get myself back.  I’ve had too much fun over the last 10 years or so to quit now!


Blogger Maxine said...

You poor dear. You've been through a lot. Take care of yourself and don't rush to do anything. Healing of the body takes time.

9:01 AM  
Anonymous Joyce said...

Ouch! Rest up and feel better soon.

9:56 AM  
Blogger Midj said...

Missed you. Glad they figured it out quickly and that you're on the mend.

10:30 AM  
Blogger Melissa Boulton said...

Yikes! Glad they found out what was wrong. Wishing you a speedy recovery!

11:19 AM  
Blogger Bev Reed said...

I'm so sorry--feel better soon!

11:52 AM  
Blogger auntiemichal said...

Glad to hear you're home and recovering; it will go better in your own space and with your own menagerie of loved ones. And here I thought you were on spring vacation!

1:22 PM  
Blogger Suzi Barnes said...

Yikes, hope you are feeling better soon. I had my gall bladder out at 16 and have the larger scar.

Hope you were able to relax a little watching that season finale of Walking Dead, I think Sunday is the night I sleep the worst.

4:56 PM  
Anonymous Robby said...

Well, phooey! I had visions of you enjoying spring break someplace warm and sunny. I'm guessing the hospital might have been warm from time to time but did not feel sunny. FWIW, I know two people that had that procedure and they were both feeling enormously better soon. Heal fast.

7:58 PM  
Blogger Cindy said...

Feel better soon!

12:08 AM  
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12:09 AM  
Blogger Mary said...

Oh, that unlovely stabbing pain--I know you won't miss it. May you heal quickly and safely.

5:29 AM  
Blogger Saren Johnson said...

Oh my. Hope you feel better soon.

7:19 AM  
Anonymous Suzanne said...

Miss your blog...but I hope your are recovering comfortably! Maybe getting some knitting done?

8:23 PM  
Blogger Judy said...

Take the time you need to heal. We will still be here when you are back to yourself.

10:23 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sending you healing vibes!!!
So glad you are home and starting to recuperate!!


6:08 PM  
Blogger mamayaga said...

Get better soon!

7:17 PM  
Anonymous Madeleine said...

I'm sorry about your surgery. Good luck for a speedy recovery!

5:54 PM  

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