Friday, May 09, 2008

Funny things you say after surgery

Coming out of surgery on Tuesday, my first words were - "Has my mascara run?".

Can you imagine it, in the drug induced stupor I was concerned about how I looked! And I texted my dh and sons today, saying - OMG I am trying to wear pjs over the body suit I have to wear for two week. And it makes me look FAT!

Drugs make you say and do funny things.

I'm still in hospital, but surgery has gone well. Wednesday night and Thursday were bad pain and nausea filled days but I'm much better today. Hey, I'm blogging, aren't I? And I was blessed by a visit from the friars, bringing me the Eucharist. Made such a difference for me, especially on my day of pain and nausea.

I'll be home for Pentecost but on very light duties. I've planned to have the kids make a twelve fruit fruit salad for Pentecost, mirroring the twelve fruits of the Holy Ghost.

The twelve fruits of the Holy Ghost are Charity, Joy, Peace, Patience, Benignity, Goodness, Long-suffering, Mildness, Faith, Modesty, Continency, and Chastity.


Marie said...

Good to hear from you, Leonie, and I'm glad you are feeling better.


Beate said...

Praying for you! We did the 12 fruit salad last year...

We also did a lovely presentation on the 7 gifts of the Holy Spirit...

LLMom said...


You are so funny. I am glad you are feeling better. I will continue to pray for you.

Leonie said...

Thanks everyone - I feel really sick today, can't eat, prob cos of the meds. But I'l check out your link, Beate, when I feel better.

Cindy said...

Hello dear friend!
So glad it went well and you are online for a bit.

I have never heard of the 12 fruit salad but we will make it for Confirmation weekend coming up here soon. That is the part my oldest flunked in his comfirmation interview...! He forgot the 12 fruits of the Holy Spirit! lol lol lol!

Take care and rest. There is plenty of time to kick box later.

luv ya!

Rachel said...


I kinda dropped off the planet there for a moment. What did you go to the hospital for. I am glad you are okay. At least my prayers can be with you for recovery!


Emily said...

Prayers from us for a speedy recovery!

Leonie said...

Rachel, I've been having, um, some repairs done - secret women's busines! lol!

Much better today everyone - thanks. Not so tired this morning
( think I've been trying to do too much the last two days! ).

Jacqlyn said...

Hi Leonie,
Now there will be no more kick boxing, tae bo exercise for a while!! BUT......maybe the body suit will give you another idea. How about sumo wrestling???......sorry I can't help myself LOL

Leonie said...

lol! ( not! :-) )

HopewellMomSchool said...

Good grief--how did I miss SURGERY?? Hope you are doing better--I will be praying!