Sunday, January 21, 2007
A quilt and a patient
This is the quilt I spent the better part of the day working on when Jim was having his surgery. I took him to the hospital for 8:30 AM and left him there about 9:30. As it turned out he wasn't ready to be discharged until 3 PM - so I had lots of time to spend quilting. Cute little quilt isn't it? I will show more pictures as we get it finished. It needs to be finished for February 8th.
And here is the good patient, just home from the hospital. The nerve block hadn't worn off at this time so he is still smiling. Actually the worst of the pain was Friday night and he has been pretty good, although he is taking pain pills every 4-5 hours. So he has to spend 4 weeks in this foam sling. I have cut up a tee-shirt for him and put velcro on the right shoulder and arm so he can get into a shirt. We were able to take his arm out of the sling and put the shirt on yesterday - so that was good. And he can actually do a fair amount with his right hand if he can get it close to things. Last night he said "I can carry something in my right hand - like a napkin" LOL!