The surgery was a success - at least as far as getting it out goes! I spent the first night in the hospital, but am now back "home" for the 2 week recovery. My doctor put me on Lortab for the pain, but I can't stand for very long without getting extremely dizzy and feeling like throwing up, so I am now waiting for some less crazy pills. I'm not feeling particularly up to posting, but I wanted everyone to know how it went.... so there it was :) And here are some pictures from Day Canyon.
1 Comments Published by porscha on Monday, May 12, 2008 at 3:15 PM.
I will be leaving for Salt Lake in about 1 hour now, and I have some pretty mixed feelings about the surgery. I have been having so much fun in the last week/2 with trail running, hiking and climbing that I really don't want to leave Moab. Definitely not for 3 weeks either! I'll miss Josh, I'll miss Beau and I'll definitely miss being mobile, at home and with my own things. It is a major blessing that my friend David has agreed to take me in for all of my recovery and that definitely takes a lot of the worry out of this, but I just can't help thinking of the ifs. Like, what happens if he messes up and I have to wear a colostomy bag for what can only feel like, ever. Or, the more unreasonable, what if I never wake up? Or, the girly and pretty possible one, how does having my period and surgery down there work? It sounds pretty gross to me. Oh, well, reservations aside, I will be glad to have it over with and to remember what life without tail bone pain is like. Wish me luck everyone... I'm a little scared.
My friend Pierre stayed with us last week, and we spent a good amount of time climbing and exploring Moab. We stopped by Arches again and checked out a new area (near the windows). This place is amazingly gorgeous and I don't think that we would ever be able to explore it well. It takes a lot of will power to not visit one spot too much :)