It's been a full week since my surgery and I'm happy to say that I'm feeling closer to "normal," whatever that may mean! I still have an ache (kind of like a pulled muscle feeling) in my right side, but it's lessening with each passing day. I'll have my post-surgical appointment on Friday, the 12th.
In the meantime, I received a message today that the pathology studies on my now-removed ovaries have been completed and that there were no problems to be found at all. There were no cancer cells . . . and no pre-cancerous cells. While we didn't expect them to have any problems, it was still quite nice to hear the report.
Michael has been home sick for two days with a severe cold. He's heading back to school tomorrow as he's energetic enough now to make me slightly crazy!
I've noticed a return of tingling fingers in my right hand. Earlier, this was caused by the compression fracture in my C4 vertebrae pressing on a nerve, but the tingling disappeared with the radiation treatments. I'm not sure what it means now that it has returned considering that my neck is healing well. There's a possibility of carpal tunnel syndrome as I spend an hour or two a day in my Bible project. I will start wearing a wrist brace to see if that makes a difference. I'll also have to make sure I sit at a table and use proper ergonomics for this project. I'm almost up to the Ten Commandments!
The kids' spring break is next week. We'll be spending part of the time in Yosemite and part of the time at home, sleeping in. We're looking forward to it.
Micheal's being sick has made me tired! It's 8:30, but I'm heading off to bed!
As always, thank you for being a part of our story.
In His Grace,