Friday, March 14, 2014

We interrupt this blog for a little thing called "Gall Bladder Surgery."

A little over two weeks ago, I woke up in horrible pain.  Pain so bad that I overcame my cheapness and fear of doctor bills to be driven to the ER.

Turns out, I had gall stones. 

Can I just say OUCH!
diagram of innerds. 
So, on March 11th, I had surgery.  A quick in and out of the hospital, four small incisions.  Good pain meds.  I came home later that day.

Until today, I felt okay.  Now, I'm beginning to understand why there's a recovery period of 6-12 days.  The pain is manageable, but I did lose a body part.  So, reluctantly, I have to give my other body parts time to figure out how to compensate.

Would it surprise you to know that I am NOT a stay-in-the-bed kind of gal?


  1. Oooh, been there, done that. By all means, this is one time when it's okay not to be Superwoman! Take your time and be gentle on yourself.

  2. Hope you have a quick recovery.