Saturday, July 27, 2019

2019 Project 365 – Week Thirty


I’m working on this post a day early because we’ve reached D-Day! Tomorrow we’re heading to a hotel that’s located near the hospital (a little over an hour away), and then Monday at 9:30 Dr. M has his surgery. We’re both very excited & terrified. I don’t know about Dr. M, but I might weigh 200 pounds by the time this is done.  
Sunday, July 21st                                           
This project isn’t finished, but I needed to block it before I could move on to phase two.


Monday, July 22nd             
Dr. M had QUITE a day. He went to the hospital for his pre-op stuff, and then came home to find out that his dad’s air conditioner wasn’t working (he has a window unit). After pushing the 130 pound old unit out of the window, and a couple of false starts, he got this new one installed. He was so exhausted when he got home around 7:30. It’s hard because although there are people who would probably have helped, there weren’t really people that he could call (if that makes sense).


Meanwhile, I was stressing out waiting to see what kind of state Dr. M would be in when he got home. So this was dinner (that’s peanut butter & honey).


Tuesday, July 23rd                                               
Dr. M’s brunch - grits, runny egg & tomato. That looks good enough to eat!


Wednesday, July 24th                                                        
Dr. M saw a field full of zinnias today!


Thursday, July 25th                                                         
I put banana peppers on my turkey sandwich & it was FABULOUS. Took that sammie from bland to gourmet – ha!


In the meantime, Dr. M was prepping for life after surgery.


Friday, July 26th                                                        
I walked to a nearby yarn shop (it’s a quarter mile from the office!). I was just going to look around – really! No intention of buying a thing. $40 later… I blame the yarn dog.


A butterfly enjoying our wildflowers. They look a little worse for the wear, but the insects & birds don’t care – they still love them. The other day I surprised a couple of goldfinches who flew off when I opened the door to go to work.


Saturday, July 27th       
I got an invitation to go see The Lion King tonight, but instead I stayed home and chopped okra (I also cleaned the house and did laundry).


I’ll probably jump on the blog Monday & post a quick note to let you guys know how things went. Have a great week!



5 comments:

  1. Dr. M's lunch on Tuesday looks WAY better than your dinner on Monday. Just sayin'.

    Good luck on Monday! Keep us posted.

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  2. hope for the best possible outcome for Dr. M!

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  3. I'll be thinking of you and hoping for the best possible outcome for The Professor. It will all be worth it when his back is pain-free again.

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  4. I believe Dr. M must be in surgery (or just out) as I write this. Needless to say, I hope all has gone well. I think birds sometimes prefer flowers that are a little past their prime -- bugs are still hanging around for them to eat, and sometimes there are seeds too! I eat peanut butter and honey too, but never without bread. :)

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  5. Since I read the last post first, glad to know all went well with Dr M. Yarn shops are dangerous places to go. I have a drawer filled with beautiful gorgeous silky yarn because I went to one of those dangerous places!

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