Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Resting


So there I was, on the operating table (before the surgery) and I was chatting to the orderly because he was telling me all about the super cool robot that was going to assist with my surgery (it didn't look Edward Scissorhandish at all). A woman came up beside me (I didn't have my glasses on, so I had no idea who she was -- they all had masks on) and she said "I'm just going to give you a happy needle" I said "okay" and turned back to speak to the orderly. Next thing I know I'm in a white fog and I hear "Martha, wake up, the surgery is over, you're doing well... blah blah blah" WHAT???? All I can think of is -- What a rip off. I didn't even get to count backwards from 99. That's my favourite part!

The surgical robot is really cool. Watch it make an origami crane here. You have to watch right to the end of the video. Amazing.

Off now for a nap.... maybe I'll actually have enough energy to journal on a journal page tomorrow......

6 comments:

grrl + dog said...

happy needle?

I want one of those... good to see you are journalling.

I discovered this whole journalling world whilst recovering in bed... my world changed becasue of it.

Leslie Jane Moran said...

So. Now do you have an origami crane in your abdomen?? How cool is that!!! Ms. Brown you are amazing. Sounds like you'll be tripping the light fantastic soon. Best wishes for quick recovery this week.

Joanne Huffman said...

I had a similar experience with my last surgery - and, when I woke up, I had no sore throat or nausea. But, I didn't have a robot : ( Take your time with your recovery; don't push it.

Elizabeth said...

That Machine is so cool!! I ws very impressed when it accomplished that really hard fold in the middle of the process- I always struggled with that fold and then to see how tiny it all was!! SOOO COOL !! SO I can assume that you do not have huge suture lines crisscrossing your tummy?? Right!!!! Very cool!!

REST REST REST and enjoy resting. I am sure that you will be intching to journal and create very soon!!! Big Healing Hugs!!
Elizabeth

Kim Mailhot said...

Heal well, Miss Martha !

Halle said...

Hope you are feeling better soon. Wonderful journal page!!!