I hope everyone has been having a good holiday season. It's been really nice to spend time with friends and family, sleep in and watch a ton of Netflix. Since so many people are home for the holidays, it's meant eating at restaurants a bunch. I'm still navigating those waters with trepidation. It's hard. Even … Continue reading Dining out
I should officially be fired from blogging. Sorry about that. This is why I never kept a diary or a journal as a kid. Writing this over my lunch break at work. The guilt is real people. Things have been humming along. I had a one month follow up appointment on December 3rd. At that … Continue reading World’s Worst Blogger
Luckily, I'm right smack in the middle of mushy / puréed foods, so Thanksgiving was not too difficult to navigate. My in laws and my parents live about 25 minutes from each other, so Pat and I like to split this holiday. This year, we had dinner at my in laws' house. My mother in … Continue reading Thanksgiving
Let's talk money. Luckily, I have pretty sweet, traditional health insurance. I can't remember exactly how much is deducted from each paycheck, but it's somewhere around $100-$150 to cover Pat and me. Copays to see my primary are $30. Specialists are $65. The big hit comes when either of us are admitted to the hospital. … Continue reading Dollar dollar bills y’all
Welp, today was my first day back at work and I survived. 🙌 I know I've mentioned how much I love my coworkers. We talk often about how crazy it is that we "found" each other. Today, when I opened the door to my office, it was completely decked out with streamers and little sleeve … Continue reading Back in the saddle
Quick update: I had an appointment at Dr. Kurian's office yesterday afternoon. My incisions look great, even though my stomach is still swollen and sore. I feel a little dizzy / easily worn out if I walk or stand for an extended amount of time but that's totally normal. The trip into the city was … Continue reading Live from my couch!
Hello from my couch! The past few days have been a pain killer induced haze so I'm going to do my best to document it but there will be some gaps! I arrived at NYU Kimmel Pavilion at 6am on Saturday morning. Quick check in with admitting and I was led to the surgery prep … Continue reading VSG yeah you know me