2017 Project 365 – Week Thirty-six

Remember how I said I had too many selfies last week? Ha! This week there’s a picture of me practically every day. Sheesh. But before we get to my narcissistic week, I’d like to say that I don’t care what “category” Irma is, she is pretty darned scary! I’m praying for my friends in her path.
Sunday, September 3rd      
I had a craving for a Sonic Concrete, so I made Dr. M get me out of the house.


Heather, looking splendiferous as usual.


Monday, September 4th                    
I posted this picture on Facebook & said that I did not have crochet attention deficit disorder just because I abandoned three other projects to start a new one.


Lookit! My daily walk, reinstituted! I won’t always post these every day, but I will for a little while to stay motivated. Please note that by “daily walk,” I currently mean going out my door, rambling around the yard or the street, and then coming back inside.


Tuesday, September 5th                                   
I had my two week follow-up appointment with my surgeon. He says I’m doing really well, and he told me I could be 100% weight bearing & start using my cane. Sweet!


Wednesday, September 6th                              
Today’s ramble outside.


Thursday, September 7th                         
This time I remembered to use my map program to record my vast distance. Ha!


No one is safe from yarn in our house.


The moon!


Friday, September 8th               
I finished the project I started on Monday. I like this pattern! This was a gift – I might have to make one for myself.


Yeah yeah yeah – another walk.


Saturday, September 9th                   
I made Dr. M let me drive to the grocery store. And then I WENT IN & SHOPPED! I haven’t been inside a grocery store for months. I had a little bit of sensory overload going on here. And Dr. M was going, “why exactly are we here again?” (Note: I had stopped taking my narcotic much earlier in the day so I wasn’t impaired on the road – ha!)



I think the hardest part of this recovery for me is going to be that I feel so great (yes, I’m sore, but it’s not that bad) that I’ll forget that I still have another three weeks of not bending over too far or crossing my legs. I need to be extra careful now because while this surgery went very well, it “only” has a 90% success rate. So chill Ms. Bug & don’t make Dr. M have to tie you to a chair!

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  1. Always love the combination of color and humor in your posts.

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  2. I'm glad to see that you're doing so well!

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  3. It's terrific that you're feeling and doing so well already. And up and about and bearing full weight. What great news!

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  4. You totally need that shawlette for yourself. Speaking of which, do you have a pattern for that? I LOVE IT!!!!!! I want one myself!

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  5. So would being tied to a chair really be all that bad? You could make sitting and knitting a doctor's order. ;)

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  6. Isn't it great to be out and about? You really are doing so well -- and I'm glad to see you giving yourself that teensy-tiny little lecture about not pushing too hard, too fast. We want this to be a complete recovery!

    Do you have new glass frames? Whether you do or don't, I really like them. They look very nice -- and so do you, by the way.

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  7. Did you guys get any rain from Irma? Glad to see you're out and about!

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    1. We got some rain and wind Monday evening, but nothing dangerous, thankfully. Checked on my dad today... he's fine, as is Bug's dad. Thanks!

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  8. I loved this post. I'm so glad to hear that your recovery is coming along so well, and I'm crazy about your haircut. It suits you to a T.

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  9. Love all the good news! And I can relate to your excitement about going to a grocery store; I remember similar feelings after having given birth and not shopped for groceries in a few weeks (sending someone else for stuff is not the same).

    You look great, especially your hair (I know, I know, I've said it many times before...I want your hair!). And keep up the walking, just don't overdo it.

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