here. I had the first surgery on my left foot in 2002. Both surgeries were worth it and I have been pain free until recently. My right foot was giving me pain first and it was recommended by my doctor that I have the screw removed. They the left foot was bothering me a bit too so I figured I'd get them both out at once and hopefully this will be the end of my pain and surgeries! The recovery has been very easy compared to the former surgeries. It was great that I had a week off to take it easy. I did stay at my parents' house the night of my surgery and my nieces came to visit the next morning. They were very concerned and wanted to cheer me up (with grapefruits)! Ha! I showed them the screws that came out of my feet and they were very impressed. My grandparents sent me beautiful flowers which was very nice. I got to wear some fancy shoes for several days and even got to dress them up on New Year's Eve - good thing they matched my dress! I got the stitches out on Tuesday and I'm wearing flats to work and feeling pretty good. No pain at all in my right foot and some minor pain in the left. According to my doctor he had to "dig" and remove some bone to get the screw out. Nice!
here and today it was on boston.com which is the online version of The Boston Globe. You can read the article here. Cooper has been such a welcomed visitor at the hospital and I'm so glad everyone is enjoying the pet therapy program so much.
In other news. . . my upstairs
Oh and just in case I haven't mentioned before I really dislike how expensive the dentist is even WITH insurance! I'm STILL paying off my crown and have one more payment next month. I was making such great progress with my credit card until I got slammed with $200 copay for my surgery last week and $300 payment for the crown today. Ugh! I think I should marry a dentist. They MUST make great money!!
I have nothing exciting planned this weekend. It is the after holiday let-down. January is looking like a boring month for me. Just hoping it stays SNOW FREE in Mass! I am looking forward to our MS Fundraiser at The Paint Bar. Have you signed up? What are you waiting for?
Well now you should be all updated about what has been going on with me. I know - exciting stuff! Hope everyone is having a good week at work!