I surrounded myself in blankets post surgery. I had several comfortable and soft blankets that I slept with. I liked the way they felt against my skin. The blanket I am using in this picture is very special and I will tell that story in a later post. Macy, also liked the blankets too. See if you can spot Macy in this picture! Many people also gave me blankets as gifts, so I always had many blankets to choose from.
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The recliner became a very popular place to sit in my house post surgery. I borrowed my parent’s La-Z-Boy recliner. It was very comfortable sitting in the recliner when I was sore from surgery and had my drains. It released the pressure on my body, especially when I laid all of the way back. If I was not sitting in my recliner, my husband or the dogs would sit in it. After I was healed from surgery and started receiving chemotherapy, we gave the recliner back to my parents. My husband and I decided to buy our own La-Z-Boy recliners and now he has one and I have one. The dogs still like to sit on the recliners. I am glad that I will have my recliner for reconstruction surgery. Continue reading “Post Surgery Recommended Item: Ode to the Recliner”
After surgery, you will be very sore and it will be hard for you to lift items. I remember trying to lift my 30 oz Yeti and I was unable to because it was too heavy. Fortunately for me, my sweet friend gave me a much smaller tumbler as a gift that also reminded me to stay Anchored in HOPE. I continually drank water with lemon throughout the day and my arm was not sore when lifting a much smaller cup.
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