August 22, 2012

Note a la Gratitude



These last few days have been a complete whirlwind. On Friday morning I had surgery to remove my impacted wisdom teeth. Unfortunately, I've been in quite a bit of pain and have had several complications, but my goodness, I have learned so much.

Where do I even begin to share my thankfulness?

 

{ Grateful for... }

     + the kind words of encouragement my future hubs speaks to me daily
     + calls from my mommy
     + any food that isn't soup, yogurt, or applesauce that I can suck down
     + an understanding boss
     + a snuggly puppy to make me feel better
     + Adam's patience/gentleness when I'm sad or hurting
     + blog friends' get well tweets
     + an extra sweet nurse to take care of me at emergency check-ups
     + vicodin
     + vicodin
     + vicodin. yup... thrice grateful.
     + the daily check-in text from my daddy
     + the super fresh donuts on my counter to surprise my love
     + august 22nd, our meet-iversary (3 years of love!)
     + thoughtful friends who bring you gatorade at 11 p.m.
     + antibiotics
     + future (wonderful) in-laws who let me crash after surgery
     + hugs from co-worker friends
     + DVR
     + losing 7+ lbs (gotta look at the brightside, right?)
     + people who embody the essence of love
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You are deeply loved.
I am so thankful to each and every one of you whose selfless actions made me feel better. Although I'm not quite out of the woods yet, I can see the light in the distance! Hurray!!

First thing I plan on doing upon healing?
Find the world's crunchiest foods and have a massive crunch-tacular feast. Chomp chomp!
Oh! And kiss my redheaded wonder for taking such good care of me this last week. :)


May you also look for and find some sunshine amongst the rain today...


7 comments:

  1. You poor thing! I'm glad you're on the mend and can look on the positive side of things in such a sickly state. Feel better soon!

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  2. How you start to feel better! SO glad you have so many happy things to keep you uplifted tho :)

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  3. I am thankful Meg, that your surgery went well and you feel better. And for all the nice people who surrounded you with love.
    I pray for more strength and perfect health for you.

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  4. Feel better soon! I had the same thing happen to me when I had mine removed a few years back. I know I definitely was ready for solid food!!

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  5. at least the surgery is over and the recovery can begin although that part sucks. hope the healing goes smoothly

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  6. I hope you feel better soon! It took a week or so for me to feel kind of normal after I had all 4 surgically removed. Took a couple of weeks to normal eating though! The first thing I ate, once I could, was chicken strips and fries from Arby's!

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  7. Awww you poor, poor thing. I remember that all too well and it was absolute HELL. Hang in there and eat lots and lots of water ice! xoxoxo

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