Recovery - Day 3
It's not going as swiftly as I had hoped. I suppose I thought I'd be up dancing by now. Life's not like that is it. The fact of the matter is that this foot is a big huge pain, literally. I wake up every couple of hours with shooting pains in the toes that is worse than any pain I have ever had. Even the hip replacement wasn't that painful post surgery.
In desperation I phoned the wonderful anonymous Telehealth people we have here in Ontario for advice. I was told that the wires touch on nerves that cause the pain and to just medicate. Problem is that the pain meds given to me make me deathly ill. I can't take percocet without puking my guts out. I have some tylenol 3 that I'm taking but it isn't really strong enough. They put me to sleep for a couple of hours and then I'm watching the clock waiting for the next dose. I'm told when the wires come out next week it should get easier.
Tomorrow we are supposed to go to a friends cottage for 3 days. This was arranged long ago and I'm quite frankly dreading the trip. It's a three hour car trip and I'll be in the back seat with my foot propped on pillows. Once we get there of course it will be lovely. I'll be catered to and spoiled the whole time we are there. It is a lovely, remote spot in northern Ontario with a gorgeous lake view. The weather is supposed to be in the 30's so that will make it even nicer. I think a change of walls and view might be good for me. In spite of how lovely this room is and how beautiful the view of my yard, I'm getting tired. I just want this week to pass quickly, get the wires out of my toes, my cast changed and off these drugs.
There won't be any posts since there is absolutely no Internet were we are going. Back Thursday...