Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Beautiful blue sky and sparkling sunshine.
Had to wake Richie last night, when the music finished and I was not sleeping, he got me some thc which did the trick.
Hate to do that but did promise Richie I would do so rather than lie awake all night, and be dreadful the next day.
He says he can sleep again which is my problem, once I can’t sleep it is over for me and I lie there awake all night even if my eyes are closed.
Glad to get off to sleep again after the thc last night, instead of lying worrying about the doctor coming round to change the catheter.
Of course once I woke up I worried about Dagma’s visit, and as usual there was no need to worry.
Dagma wafted in looking wonderful and proceeded to take the old catheter out and put a new one in and she also took a swab of my vagina as I have been having some discharge recently.
All was done in 30 minutes which included getting my trousers off and on again as well as replacing the protective cover under me.
So quite a lot of work for Richie, he is finding it a strain on his shoulder, he discovered that arm exercises on the Motomed are good for him, better than the weights right now.
Good that the Motomed can be useful to Richie too, did offer the use to our neighbour Willes when she was stuck indoors at the beginning of the year.
Sadly the lab was closed when Richie took the swab round on his bike after Dagma’s visit, so it has to be done again.
Just not tomorrow as that is the 2 hour appointment with a multitude of people.
The woman from ARCA, the man from Welzorg, the man from Summit (he will be doing the registering of my posture) the ergotherapist from the RCA and a friend of ours, Jeanet.
All abit much but hopefully it will result in my wheelchair being adequately adapted for me to sit in it.
What is frustrating is the f a cxt that it has not close dup yet, the last time Ton , the nurse from the RCA w as her eit was a mere 2 mm.
Richie thinks it is a hint less as well as having filled up more which is good news as the wound needs to heal from inside out so it fills up and does not leave a vulnerable patch.
Which could result in reopening the pressure sore and that is too horrible to contemplate, think I rather concentrate on positive things, like exploring the outside world again.
Like the weather which has gone from dark, overcast grey and black lid of clouds to beautiful blue sky and sparkling sunshine
Really nice to see, makes me feel so much better to look out on to a sunny day.
Some thc will soothe the tightness in my arms and help me to relax and enjoy this very special moment.