Wednesday, July 30, 2008

New Windows!

Our new windows are going in today - the workers have been here since 7:40 this morning. I'm impressed with the speed at which they managed to remove the old windows. I can't wait for the living room to be finished. I'm going from two smaller windows to a bay window. I've always wanted a bay window in the living room and now we'll finally have one. The hardest part of the day so far has been moving 3 dogs and 2 cats from place to place, to keep them out of the way!

I'm home from work until the end of August, at least. My knee replacement this time hasn't been as easy as the last one - at least it doesn't seem to be. But I'm keeping up with the exercises.

It's a hot, hot day out and I can't wait until the windows are in, so I can close them all up and turn the air conditioner on! How ironic is that? I was going to crochet some this morning, but it's a bit too sticky in here. So I'll work on my shawl this afternoon.

Saturday, July 26, 2008

5 Days Post Surgery

I have a new metal knee - it's five days after surgery and I'm learning to walk on it again. The surgery went well, and I was surprised to learn my surgeon no longer orders use of the machine that keeps your knee in motion after surgery. I was out of the hospital by Wednesday evening. I'm glad I followed through. Just need to get through the physical therapy portion now.

Sunday, July 20, 2008

Tomorrow's the Big Day

I am headed to the hospital for knee replacement surgery tomorrow. I am extremely nervous this time, even though I've already had one knee replacement. Not sure why so upset. I can't put my finger on the cause, but I'm hoping I feel better in the morning. Yesterday, I was so bad that I seriously considered cancelling. I am feeling slightly better today - ever so slightly.

I've got a few things to pack up tonight. I started a crochet project, hoping it calms me down somewhat. It's going to be a Seraphina shawl, in green and white Sensations Boucle yarn. I've never worked with this before, so it's taking some getting used to.