Each day I am feeling a little bit stronger. Today when I removed the compression bandage from my foot, it didn't seem to look as bad as it did yesterday! However.....As many of you know, I was never meant to be a nurse.... I have to work hard not to faint when dealing with blood and guts and stuff......so when I unveiled my foot and saw it for the first time yesterday, I nearly passed out on the spot! I was so grateful that I was near the bed and laid down for some time before daring to look back at the disaster area that was attached to my leg! Poor foot! I felt so bad at not wanting to look at it let alone look after it!!
"Come on Fran....You can do it....You're a Bruty....!"
......and yes, of course I got on with the job. I revelled at the relief of my first shower and being able washing my hair, as challenging as it was with one arm!
Early to bed after a big day of packing up! Foot throbbing from rushing blood...I think this was healthy even though I was tired, as soft tissue repair depends on good blood flow.....
Today is a day of rest...I promise!!