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Writing in the Sunshine. Writing in the Shadows.


Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Now I need a lie-down.

Anaesthetic messes with your brain - at least, it does with mine.

It's three weeks since the very nice anaesthetist put me to sleep, so his colleagues could make small holes and rummage around inside me. Once he had confirmed that I would be asleep during the proceeding and awake afterwards, I knew I was safe in his hands. Everything went as planned - many thanks to all concerned. I went to sleep, I woke up. It is not their fault that I have been attempting to fall asleep again ever since.

Lethargy, I think it is called. It is a good day if I manage to ingest an appropriate amount of nourishment and have a shower. Anything else is a bonus. Much of the rest of the time I can be found sleeping, listening to the radio, sleeping and reading. Or leafing through holiday brochures attempting to identify places I would like to go
a) if I had the money
b) I had a long enough attention span to fill in a booking form
c) my consultant had certified me fit to travel.

I do have hopes of b) and c). But a)? Maybe not so much.

Mainly I am sleeping and reading. I am exceptionally grateful for all the authors whose books I am enjoying, when I am not attempting to fall asleep. If I could remember any of your names, I'd thank you personally.

6 comments:

  1. Good to hear you're slowly on the mend and it sounds as though you're doing everything right. Angela Britnell

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    1. Hi Angela I don't know about everything right - but when they make sleeping an Olympic sport - I'm going to be right there.

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  2. Good to hear you're on the mend, Evonne. Don't worry too much about sleeping. I have a sixteen year old who can't get out of bed before 2pm and he doesn't even have the excuse of an operation! Take care xx

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    1. Thanks Kathryn. Oh to be sixteen again!

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  3. So glad to hear you're the other side of your surgery at last. Hope it's making you feel better at last. xx

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    1. Hi Sarah Many thanks. Hope things are looking up with you too. Every time I get an election communication for the Welsh Assembly I think of 'Never Marry A Politician'.

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