Several weeks ago, Mat and I planned a camping trip out to Perry Lake. We booked a cabin (we’d done this before and they’re pretty cute), and decided to just go out for two days and one night. Any longer and we’d probably die of boredom. This trip was set for September 13-14, last Thursday-Friday.… Continue reading First the wasps attacked, then there was a ring
It’s been two weeks! And everything is going really good. I met with the surgeon this morning to get checked out and he said it all looks fabulous. There is still some numbness at the top of the ear, which should go away over time. There’s a little scabbing on the scar behind the ear,… Continue reading Two week update
First, thanks to all of you who gave me words of support during the worst of my recovery. I appreciate each and every one of you! The day of my last post was also my turning point. Things have gotten steadily better since then. Pain is less, nausea is gone and I slept a full… Continue reading TV is gonna do me in
It’s only day 5, but I feel like I should be much farther along in my recovery process than I am. Thus, I broke down miserably this morning, just as dad showed up to visit. It was nice to have a father to cry to for a bit. And then admonish me that I never… Continue reading Will recovery never end?
This last week has been a whirlwind of activity, waiting, and emotional anticipation. I am absolutely glad the hard part is all over! Tuesday, I went to my regular doctor to get a vaccination for spinal meningitis at the request of the surgeon. One of the risks of a cochlear implant surgery is contacting that… Continue reading Waiting, surgery, and the beginnings of recovery