Rebecca (beeker121) wrote,
Rebecca
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Home again, home again, jiggity jig.

I got to leave the hospital at 9am this morning, after my calcium level had come back normal.  (They came in at 5:30 to take blood for the test - ugh.)  The nurses on this visit all seemed to be more responsive, or it may just be that on a Friday/Saturday there were fewer of us on the ward to take care of.

Things this time are the same, but different.  I feel a lot less fragile today than I did last week, and I think that's in part because I'm in less pain (neither my neck muscles nor my throat feel as sore this time), and mostly because this is familiar. I remember what it's like.  I have to be careful though, because having just done this I have to remember that I'm back at day one of recovery, not day three or four. 

The incision isn't any wider than it was.  it looks a little thicker, and honestly a little bit angrier than it did at this point last time.  The tape on my neck doesn't cover every single bit of the incision this time, which makes me a little nervous.  I'm tempted to go and buy some medical tape and fill in the gaps.  I did take a picture, but J's computer doesn't want to see the USB device, and I don't have the patience to find the software online right now.  But this time there will be photos. 

Mostly I'm grateful to be back home and not attached to anything. 
Tags: recovery. home
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