I wrote to my NS this morning, because--for the first time, really--I'm having difficulty controlling the pain. He wrote back soon (another reason I have the utmost respect for him), even though Wed. is his surgery day.
He said to treat the pain as best as I can, that the flu can be a "nasty additional stimulus". Indeed.
So, Im going back on a more immediate post op schedule--and mindset.
Yes, definitely; the pain level is quite high. Just bad luck I guess to get sick at the 3 mo. dip.
My DH is starting to feel sick now, but he wont come home from work--no surprise there--so it will be interesting to see how it affects him.
That book, & the movie "Charlie" (w/Cliff Robertson) is about a retarded man, who after a science experiment, becomes a genius. But eventually he regresses to the point where he goes back to being being a janitor.
(As if that isn't sad enough, there's a love story in it too.)
oh geez! so sorry Viva. We all know the "I'm fine" answer really mean I feel like death, but dont want to worry you about it! A man that stays home from work, is a sick man! Hope he gets some rest today!
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