I just feel so loved, I can hardly stand it- it felt so terrific going into surgery knowing just how many people were holding me in their thoughts. The party was an incredible testimate to my amazing tribe. How blessed I am! So- I walked myself into surgery and plopped on the table (not what I envisioned, but I love that it was so wacky)- they put the I.V. in, and the next thing I knew, I was in recovery and on my way up to my room. My sweet Reen slept on a cot in my room, and so I was soothed and comforted by her snores throughout the night. Yesterday morning, as soon as the nausea went away, I was ready to go home. We left the hospital just in time to catch our patio sun, and I was able to soak in some rays before being sent to bed (Reen is quite a nurse these days). Mom and Tami (sis) made me the most beautiful quilt, and I’ve been resting under it since surgery. THANK YOU to Suza, Jenn, Gol, Ester and Katie Mae for your beautiful presence at the hospital- even though I may not have seen your faces, I felt your love, and I know it meant a lot to my family to have you there as a support. I couldn’t feel more loved or more full of gratitude!
So, as changed as my body is, my spirit feels alive and beautiful. Even with drainage tubes and bandages… bleck. W