Thursday, March 26, 2015

One eye is still swollen more than the other, that's ok they say. Chin and cheeks are still swollen too. I am trying hard to drink more water, that should help. The bruising is much better, it's been one week today. Still no makeup, that will be a while I think. I do put sunblock on my forehead and cheeks when I am anywhere outside and try to stay out of the sun. 

I slept much better with the drain gone but there way some seeping on the sheets. I wash them every day anyway so it's okay. 

I'm just me, wherever I go and whatever I do.  I don't feel as scary as I was before and I actually feel wonderful. I'd love to exercise but can't yet. 

That's it from my world!


Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Hurrah the drain is gone!  I swear I thought they were going to lift me out of the chair yanking on it but it wasn't too bad and I sure am glad not to have it. Every time I moved my head it pulled a tiny bit, not really pain but "a pain" if you know what I mean.

The Mayor took me to the doctor both times and brought me hamburger(s) afterward that he cooked outside.  I have fabulous neighbors and especially because his lovely bride doesn't mind.  She knows there is nothing going on and we are friends.

I can drive now too.  Things are only six days out as I type this so it's pretty amazing considering all I had done.  

This is me today, the swelling under my chin is fluid which will go away on it's own.
There is still tape on my forehead holding stitches out of my eyes.
Some of the stitches will come out on Monday.
Almost all of my discoloration is gone already.
Just some around the eyes and still some swelling.

And this is Ayla, my granddaughter "being me".
She says we are twins now.
I agree.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

March 24th

Beautiful flowers from Paul and Mary Lou!

I enjoyed my time outside again but no one else was there today.  It was warm with a slight breeze and it felt fabulous to sit out there in the shade for my half hour.  

Nothing else new, just did my chores, changed my bed, ate healthy, and rested.  Back soon my dears!

Monday, March 23, 2015

I got an A+ at the doctor but my stitches and drain are still in until I go back on Wednesday.  I got permission to sit in the shade at the pool for thirty minutes with a hat, glasses and sunblock. It was lovely sitting out there. No makeup yet though. I still have no pain, I don't know if that is normal or not but it's great for me anyway.

I'll post here and there as I can.  Be well my dears...


Sunday, March 22, 2015

Don't look if you don't want to see the photo!

Really, move on if you don't want to see.

Still here?   Okay then.

Ok, if you got this far this was taken today, day three.  I have no pain really, only taking Tylenol and it is tender of course,  I still have a drain and it is still tight from being a bit swollen but I would definitely do it again. I have spent $26,000 so far and think this is very fair for all I had done, upper and lower eyes, brow lift, full facelift with neck. That cost included the hospital stay overnight. 

I am alone now and able to take care of myself fine. I still have clean sheets daily because of bacteria and bathe of course daily. I am eating healthy and resting quite a lot. 

Tomorrow I go back to see the surgeon and I will let you know what he says. 

That's it from my world.  Hope I didn't freak you out too much!


Saturday, March 21, 2015

Home and happy!

TCD brought me this lovely orchid arrangement and chicken soup and held my hand. What a lucky gal I am to have D#1, the duck, and TCD in my life!

So... The surgery was more than seven hours and went very well. He is a perfectionist and that's what you want in someone doing this kind of procedure on you.

Let me know if you want photos, I don't mind but it's a bit scary still right now. My left eye does not close all the way because of swelling. My headache was really the worst if it and that is much better now.

Thanks for all the prayers and well wishes. Y'all rock.


Wednesday, March 18, 2015

I think if you scroll down on Dr. Pinsky's page and read a bit you will see why TCD told me not to go to anyone else.  Besides all the great things written about him he has a wonderful personality and gives great hugs too.  Not as great as TCD but great nonetheless.  I wonder why it is that the doctors hug me?  Anyway I loved it.

I am all ready to go on Thursday at o-dark-thirty.  Seriously I have to be there at 5:30 in the morning!  There really is such a time!  Who knew?  D#1 flies in today and I'll pick her up and we'll be ready to go on Thursday morning.  Maybe we'll even get to see the duck!

If anyone is interested in knowing more about this including the cost I don't mind telling you at all.  I know some people say it's not polite to talk about money but if you want to know I'll be happy to tell you.

I guess that's about it but don't be alarmed if I don't post for a few days.  Sandy can tell you in the comments here because she'll know that I am fine and I know I will be.  See you soon! 

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Tuesday means Andre' and today is a whole body workout.  He said I am going to get a hard workout because it's the last one for six weeks.  Then possibly the pool and then poker.  Busy day!

I was reviewing all I have to do to make sure I am doing it right and started thinking about the fact that he is removing fat from my belly and putting it in my face.  Really?  It took me so long to get rid of the fat in my face!  But I trust him and I'll let him do what he thinks is best.

I am on the part now where I have to bathe twice daily with antibiotic soap and wash my sheets every day.  He wants as little bacteria as possible.  I even have to do my hair every day now and not put anything on it like styling gel or spray.  No perfumes (which I would never do anyway), no deodorant, no lotions or creams. Nothing.

I had a very nice dinner last night with Sandy and Dick.  Probably the last one before they go back to Podunk for the summer.  They leave in two weeks.  I saw their cute little Prius too.  

Have a wonderful Tuesday y'all.  I will too even if I am going to get beat up! 

Monday, March 16, 2015

I took this photo as I left TCD's parking lot yesterday (and yes, I was there again!), you can see the start of his dock.  It was a beautiful day!  I used to live just a few doors south of this before I moved where I am now.

Today's calendar is empty!  You saw that right, empty!  I love having an empty calendar on a Monday when it's warm and sunny so you will find me at the pool in case you are looking.  I already did all my chores and have the day completely off.  I even did all my ironing!  Cleaned out under the sink, lots of chores done.  Why?  I have no idea.  I just got going and couldn't seem to stop.

Guess that's all I know today.  I seem to be having a stupid brain spell.  Hope your Monday is totally tits.  Mine will be, no doubt about it!

Sunday, March 15, 2015

The pool was lovely yesterday and then I got to spend the afternoon with TCD!  I had my teeth cleaned by the new hygienist and I liked her very much.  Then after she left we talked for a few hours and then it was time for me to come home and fix dinner and end the day with a smile on my face. 

Today I get to see the duck and do my last grocery shopping before the surgery.  I have already gotten some soups, jello, stuff like that plus TCD said he is going to bring me soup from TooJays.  He has never come to my apartment before.  I wonder if he'll drop it at the doorman's desk or bring it up? lol

It's March and the month is half over already.  I think it's about spring everywhere but it's nearly summer here.  The pool thermometer said it was 85°yesterday but to be honest it didn't feel that warm.  It was, however, warm enough to get in and exercise.  By the time I am able to swim again it will really be warm and lovely!  Best time of the year.

That's all I have y'all.  Hope you have a fabulous Sunday.  I know I will, no doubt about it!