Thursday, August 26, 2010

#254: Change Around the Corner

Three quarters of a mile today, at a much better pace. Jake would have preferred more time to sniff and pee, but I had my own agenda. Besides, people frown on me sniffing and peeing in their yards.

It was a fantastic day, moderate temps and almost no humidity by Bluegrass standards so we were able to clip right along. Somewhere along the walk, I realized that I need to find my watch. I gave both my watch and my car keys to Mrs P back in April when I went in for surgery and haven't seen much of either since then. I do remember that the battery is dead on the watch, though. It will be nice to care about time again.

Mum went to KFC and brought me back some mashed potatoes and gravy tonight. Things went pretty well until I ran out of gravy, then it was a little like eating wet sand. The taste was strange, but not unpleasant. I did enjoy some scrambled eggs for lunch, though. That's a new one to add to the menu. I can practically make a meal of the foods I can eat now, as long as I want grits, eggs, and mushroom soup. We may try some egg drop soup from the local carry out tomorrow.

I go back to the center for another blood test tomorrow. I'm starting to feel like a real athlete. The difference is, no substance is banned from my body. They shove all kinds of stuff in me. They keep adjusting the level of the blood thinners, trying to get the mix just right. I'm fine with that. Long as I keep getting better, I can handle a couple of needle sticks a week. When the nurse is both good and lucky, the bruising isn't too bad, either. At least I'm just taking Warfarin tablets instead of injections every day.

It feels like change is in the air. The beginning of the school year always feels that way to me. Something new is just around the corner. Can't wait to see what it is.



1 comment:

  1. Again....can I just say "YAY!" with a truly excited look on my face??? Can I walk with you? Come on! I'll put the little chicks in the stroller!-Laurie


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