Friday, August 28, 2020

Half way there

 I passed the midpoint of the 10 week recovery period of my bunion surgery. I’m even sometimes waking without a crutch so putting full weight on my battered foot. I am finding that rather unsteady going mostly due the height differences of the boot and the shoes I can wear on my other foot. 

I wanted to celebrate somehow besides taking short walks and last night gave me the opportunity. Hubby had a very long lunch with a friend and wasn’t interested in dinner. Nothing we had appealed yo me so he agreed to to pick up take out. A cocktail and light meal later made a nice change in our dinners and really felt like a treat.

I’m being able to do more of the chores.and stuff so I’m hoping the pressure on Hubby is enough less that he can recover from all the caretaking and not be so tired. If it wasn’t for the pandemic I’d hire a housecleaner. Our son and DIL would quite generously run the vacuum etc. when they are here Sunday for my early birthday brunch but I don’t want to ask that of them I know their jobs and the pandemic restrictions are wearing them down too.

I’ve accepted that right now my ability to concentrate is low so I’m just making myself do one thing for my club each day and I’m still close to being on schedule. Had the good news that a member made a donation for our charity fund. Makes me more optimistic that when we send out our very direct appeal to all members to do so they will respond positively. We can’t rent out the clubhouse for events or hold in person fundraisers so we need plain donations.

Other than that it’s more of the same here.


  1. No one ever died from going a few extra weeks without running a vacuum cleaner.

    Glad you've got your half way point under your belt.

    1. Lol, so true. We have managed some cleaning but it is building up. Both of us are unusually tired.

  2. I think I've said this before ... but who would'a thunk it takes 10 weeks to recover from a lousy bunion! But glad you're doing well, making progress, and still have a good attitude.

  3. How wonderful that you are able to walk without the cane. Definitely a cause for celebration.

    God bless.

  4. It seems like it is going quickly and your recovery sounds good. If you don't mind me asking, Why does someone do bunion surgery? Honestly, I don't have a clue?
    I'm sure the housekeeping will be there when you can do it. :) DOes it ever go away anyway:)Take care!!

    1. I can only speak for myself but I decided to have the surgery on one foot because I was walking less as my foot hurt. I could feel bones moving as I walked. Then there is the age factor as recovery gets harder the older you are. Not to mention problems finding she’s that fit and were comfortable. The dr agreed that my left foot was at the point that recommended surgery. My right foot has to get worse before he sees surgery for it. So mostly have done it so I can be more active without pain.


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