What Day is it Anyway 29th June to 3rd July 2020.

This song is so much deeper that it appears on first hearing. It’s all about depression, or maybe that’s too strong a word. Perhaps apaphy is better word. ” I can’t change my mould, I am here in my mould, and I am million different people from one day to next, I can’t change my mold”. To me that’s very poignant especially these strange days. On the face of it the video could easily be about flouting social distancing…. Don’t get me started.

©willdot21

As I am recovering with this bag , my new friend things have become even more ground hog and indistinguishable! I still wake at stupid o’clock. Though now Hubby does most things I used to. I do as much as I can, even if it’s behind his back. I don’t tell him and it’s always one less job for him to do.

lets hide the bag, © willowdot21

At some point over the weekend our friends Debbie and Chris came to socially distance in the garden, that was lovely but it rained…. We spoke to the boys and did all the usual things, plus our weekly virtual night at the pub with our friends. I was tucked up in bed by nine.

Hubby is also busy sorting out his Mum’s estate, so much involved with that and busy.

Monday 29th June 2020.

Up at stupid o’clock, hubby walked Ruby and I got dressed. We had a hospital appointment to have the drain and bag checked. We arrived just after 10am, parking was not easy but eventually we got a space. Hubby went and found me a wheel chair and we were off.

© willowdot21

We arrived at the ADSU at about 10.30, they did seem very busy. The nurse incharge seems very abrupt but we had an appointment. We were waiting around for a while then they found us a bay and bed.

Things looked up when our nurse arrived, she was really nice and welcoming and very confident. So bloods, stats and four hour wait we had a 6mins consultation.

The two doctors we saw were really helpful, if not a tad rushed. But the answered all my questions and addressed my worries. They told me all was looking okay. The bleeding seemed to have stopped 🤞the dressing, tubes,drain and bag all good too. I have to go back in about four weeks to have special X-ray and see the surgeon about the removal of drain and operation. I am hoping we will be looking at another 6 weeks. Hubby had got us a sandwich and drink while we were waiting and we had lunch in the car before we headed home.

I was knackered when we got home 💜

Tuesday 30th June 2020 to Friday 3rd July 2020.

Well it’s almost been sleep, eat repeat. Not too much eat though. Hubby walks the dog, we keep in touch with friends and family. I empty my cholecystectomy bag daily. Hubby shops, cooks and cleans, I do my bit and will my body to heal. I walk round and round the garden and house to keep fit.

Last night and tonight hubby and I walked out the front door, around the block and back into the back door. All good exercise. Not far but it’s a start. Also our middle lad popped round to social distance round the garden.

© willowdot21

That’s really all I have to tell at the moment so it’s time for a happy song . I have used this song before but I am going to use it again. Because I need to be brave and positive and this song makes me feel both!

This is part of LindaGHill’s #WDIIA.

Stay calm stay sensible
Be safe.

24 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Priscilla Bettis
    Jul 04, 2020 @ 00:08:26

    I LOVE the pink scarf, bag or not! Sorry you had to wait four hours at the hospital even with an appointment. I hope you had a book to read.:-)

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  2. Jen Goldie
    Jul 04, 2020 @ 04:47:38

    👍💜💜🌹

    Reply

  3. Ritu
    Jul 04, 2020 @ 06:33:25

    I think you wear it well, Sis, but I prey removal will be swift and easy for you 💜💜💜

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  4. Jane Dougherty
    Jul 04, 2020 @ 07:55:28

    Keep up the good work, Willow. You don’t like idleness, I know, but I think your body is demanding it.

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  5. TanGental
    Jul 04, 2020 @ 11:50:56

    Small steps huh? We of course all your steps are small but you know what I mean . Glad you ended on a happy song. Currently a poll makes you my favourite bag lady!

    Reply

  6. Maggie
    Jul 04, 2020 @ 12:54:09

    Take good care, Willow. Having medical concerns is hard enough in normal times, let alone now. Look at you! You look great! 💜

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  7. pensitivity101
    Jul 04, 2020 @ 13:26:35

    Good for you! Baby steps, a little more each day, and if you’re tired the next rest up.
    Love the dangly scarf, very chic and concealing!
    Take care Willow. Hugs to you both and a treat by proxy for Ruby if she’s allowed.

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  8. thoughtsnlifeblog
    Jul 05, 2020 @ 13:06:04

    Eat, sleep , repeat. These baby steps and baby life will allow you to recover faster. Take care. Hugs.

    Reply

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