February 27, 2012

The Big Chill

{Source: Via Apartment Therapy}

Why hello there. So guess what? I survived my first surgery. Crazy, huh? I guess 'em doctors do know a thing or two. Nothing to worry about. Just a little surgery-smergry.  Thank you to every one for all the well wishes! I do have to say though a funny little thing happened during  this past week of recovery. I did something I haven't done in a looooooong time.

I rested. No kidding, I slept like the dead!

It was foolish but I have to admit prior to surgery I pictured spending one day recovering in bed & the rest of the week off feverishly (but slowely & a little painfully) working away on shop orders, crafting, cleaning out closets, & yadda, yadda, yadda. After all when you have alot on your plate you have to make every free minute count, right? In reality, this is how my week went:

Get a glass of water. Take a nap.
Brush my teeth. Take a nap.
Walk down the stairs. Take a nap.
Pet the dog.Take a nap.
Pin a recipe. Take a nap.
Roll over in bed. Take a nap.

You get the point. I liked my naps this week. ALOT.

The hubby commented that perhaps my body needed the rest alot more than I realized. 
Honestly, I couldn't agree more.
So with that being said instead of jumping right back into the hustle & bustle of things this week I am going to take another week off from the bloggity-blog & hold on to that inner stillness for just a little longer.

Hope you all have a delightful week & can't wait to catch up with all you lovelies!


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10 comments :

Tonia L said...

Sounds like a perfect plan to me! You just take it easy and get better!!

Regina of Live Delightfully said...

Glad you're feeling better and enjoy all that time off resting! :)

Stephanie @ henry happened said...

Naps are the best! So glad you are feeling better!

Meg {henninglove} said...

glad to hear you are doing better!! and yup maybe your hubs is right, gotta listen to our hubs at times and realize that maybe they are right. i wish i could take a nap that frequently. but i wouldn't wish for surgery so that would happen. again glad you are back!!

sarah@totalbassetcase.com said...

Glad you are back and feeling better. I am jealllous of your napping. I love nothing more than a good nap!

Sarah said...

So good to hear from you Jen! I'm glad you're taking more time to rest. You should do what's best for your body! And don't worry, we'll all be here when you get back!! :)

Tonii said...

I am so glad your surgery went well and you are on your way to total recovery!! :) Enjoy your week off...you deserve it!

Kelly @ The Fit For Life Wife said...

Glad to hear you're doing well. Enjoy the peace and quiet!

Love Sweet Love said...

GOOD FOR YOU!!! I'm so happy you're taking time off! I remember feeling that way after I took a very long Christmas vacation off of the old blog...I wanted to come back to the bloggy world just cause I missed all my friends, but it was so nice to just NOT have to worry about anything but relaxing. Take it easy and keep on nappin'!

Sarah said...

Glad you are feeling better, take your time recovering =)

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