Anticipating A Quiet Day (fingers crossed)

United States
December 7, 2022 8:51am CST
Happy Wednesday Everyone! another rainy day today but the difference is we have fog. Lots and lots of fog. I can't even see the house behind me it's so thick. Thank you all for the prayers and good wishes for my daughter in laws surgery yesterday. After waiting hours before she was taken in for surgery it went well. All the waiting around was hard for my son and he sounded exhausted by the time he called last night to say they were on their way home. I'll text him later to see how the night went and I'm hoping that my daughter in law wasn't in too much pain. Today is my day to catch up on some housework. Laundry is going and I need to vacuum which I was going to do yesterday. But, the day was full of distractions and I didn't do half the things I had wanted to. Did manage to get my grocery order done and it will be ready for pick-up tonight when my daughter gets off from work. She'll go pick it up while I cook dinner. Haven't decided what to make yet but guaranteed it will be easy. That's what's going on here today. How's your day going?
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@LadyDuck (426407)
• Switzerland
7 Dec
I also did some cleaning today. The day is sunny and the sun is beautiful, but it remained cold all the day long.
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• United States
7 Dec
I love sunny days even if it's freezing cold outside. But I still prefer a rainy day over a snowy one
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@LadyDuck (426407)
• Switzerland
8 Dec
@Marilynda1225 We should get snow starting late this afternoon and during all the night. This is really bad, when it snows during the night it does not melt.
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• United States
8 Dec
@LadyDuck Hope you don't get too much snow Anna.
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@just4him (272651)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
7 Dec
I'm so glad your DIL's surgery went well. Housework is a never-ending job. One could call it job security. It's always there and always needs to be done. I hope dinner is good.
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• United States
8 Dec
That is exactly what it is never thought of it like that. Catchy.
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• United States
8 Dec
Housework definitely is job security. However the pay isn't very good I'm glad my daughter in laws surgery went well and now I'm hoping her recovery won't be as long as they say.
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@just4him (272651)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
8 Dec
@Marilynda1225 You're right; it's terrible pay. I wonder if anyone ever calculated what a housewife's job was worth. I hope it's a quick recovery.
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@snowy22315 (149217)
• United States
7 Dec
Glad the surgery went well. No big plans here other than to do the steps, while dodging rain showers I guess I have to continue kitchen cleaning as I am hopefully getting the DW repaired on Monday. I hope it isn't one of those.."You'd be better off getting a new one"...type things. That's a hassle, even if it is a couple of hundred bucks, I would like this one fixed.
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@snowy22315 (149217)
• United States
7 Dec
@Marilynda1225 You're welcome! It is a nasty thing to go through, but on the birght side she should be better by Christmas!
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• United States
8 Dec
@snowy22315 I'm also glad she was able to get her surgery done now so that she's better for Christmas especially since the whole family is always together for that.
• United States
7 Dec
I hope you don't have to get a new dishwasher and that yours is an easy fix. Thanks for the good wishes for my daughter in law
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@JudyEv (300444)
• Rockingham, Australia
8 Dec
It's bad for the one who is ill but almost equally draining and worrying for the spouse. I hope your DIL will recover quickly from her surgery.
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• United States
8 Dec
I was exhausted just from waiting to hear how her surgery went. I'm hoping she has a quicker recovery than the doctor says (3 to 4 mos). She had to have the ligament in her elbow repaired as it was all frayed.
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• United States
9 Dec
@JudyEv yes she had to go back today for an ultrasound Her whole arm and elbow is severely swollen and the doctor wanted the ultrasound to check for a blood clot or clots. He didn't find any but if she develops a fever she has to go immediately to the Emergency Room and if she's still as swollen tomorrow she has to call the doctor. I'm praying that the swelling goes down and she starts to heal and doens't have any complications.
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@JudyEv (300444)
• Rockingham, Australia
9 Dec
@Marilynda1225 I read she had to go back to hospital. I hope there is better news now.
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@LindaOHio (114177)
• United States
7 Dec
Glad to hear that your DIL's surgery went well and that she is home. I hope she continues to improve. It's chilly, foggy and rainy here today. Nothing going on here. Hope you have a great day.
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• United States
7 Dec
Our weather sounds similar today. Just plain gloomy Thanks for the well wishes for my daughter in law.
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@LindaOHio (114177)
• United States
8 Dec
@Marilynda1225 You're very welcome.
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@MarieCoyle (11524)
7 Dec
I hope she recovers well and feels better soon, Marilyn. My youngest girl had surgery last week. I was a wreck the entire day, I knew she was in good hands but I still worried. I guess it's just part of being a parent. We have had days of clouds and gloom, the sun has forgotten us here. It was very foggy this morning as well as yesterday.
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• United States
7 Dec
I know how you feel and totally understand when you say we as parents still worry about our kids no matter how old they are. The stress of worry while the surgery is going on is exhausting. Our day is totally dismal and gloomy but at least the rain isn't snow. I'm trying to be optimistic
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@MarieCoyle (11524)
8 Dec
@Marilynda1225 I totally get it about being optimistic. It’s better than being a pessimist!
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@GardenGerty (149135)
• United States
8 Dec
Always some minor disaster in my day, but it keeps life interesting.
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• United States
8 Dec
Minor disasters can definitely keep a day interesting. It's the major ones that can throw us for a loop
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@rebelann (104977)
• El Paso, Texas
7 Dec
I hope she'll heal quickly from that surgery. I've got the water on for spaghetti, it's the only thing I know I am really good at making. Only thing left to do is decide if I want bread to go with it.
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• United States
7 Dec
I'm hoping for a quick recovery too even thought the recovery for that type of surgery can be 3 to 4 months. I like bread with spaghetti too even though it's pretty much carb overload for me.
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@RebeccasFarm (84649)
• Wheat Ridge, Colorado
7 Dec
I also hope your daughter in law is resting and not in too much pain..yes stressful to say the least for your son as well Marilyn. I hope you will have a lovely day now today despite the fog. I love to see fog..lets me not see stuff I dont want to see
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• Wheat Ridge, Colorado
7 Dec
@Marilynda1225 Yes thank God indeed Marilyn.
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• United States
7 Dec
The waiting is what drives you crazy and yes it was stressful for both my daughter in law waiting to go into surgery and my son waiting and praying everything would go well. Thank God it did go well and now she can concentrate on her recovery.
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@marlina (154889)
• Canada
7 Dec
Tired now, need a short nap
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• United States
7 Dec
I took a short nap too
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@Tampa_girl7 (50056)
• United States
8 Dec
I’m glad that the surgery went well.
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• United States
8 Dec
Thanks Marie
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@wolfgirl569 (69685)
• Marion, Ohio
8 Dec
Glad it went well. Hope your day went smooth.
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• United States
8 Dec
Thankfully my day was uneventful
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@TheHorse (171031)
• Walnut Creek, California
7 Dec
I'm glad she is doing well.
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• United States
7 Dec
Thank you! I'm sure she'll recover hopefully quicker than predicted
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@andriaperry (117378)
• Anniston, Alabama
8 Dec
Glad all went well for the daughter in law. My Wednesday was wide open....go go go.
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• United States
8 Dec
Sounds like you had a busy Wed and I bet it went by fast
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@popciclecold (31150)
• United States
8 Dec
I hate a day of distractions. Hope your sone and daughter is ok. Being tired can be bad. Prayers, for your family
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• United States
10 Dec
@Marilynda1225 Very welcomed.
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• United States
8 Dec
Thanks for all the well wishes and prayers for my family
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@Juliaacv (74754)
• Canada
7 Dec
I am glad that her surgery finally happened, that must have been very difficult waiting on a stretcher like that. Hopefully her recovery will be easier then the surgery. It is a gloomy day here we started with fog.
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• United States
7 Dec
The waiting was hard especially for hours but it's over now and that's the best thing. She's a trooper so I'm sure she'll do whatever needs doing to recover so she can get back to her busy life. Gloomy here as well
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@Kandae11 (50187)
7 Dec
Happy that your daughter-in-law is doing well. Today l will be doing some of the extra cleaning l usually do during the Christmas season.
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• United States
7 Dec
I got most of my "extra" cleaning done for the holidays already so now it's just a matter of keeping up with the vacuuming and dusting. Thanks for the good wishes for my daughter in law
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@CarolDM (201235)
• United States
7 Dec
Another rainy day here. Got laundry done earlier. Happy to read surgery went well.
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• United States
8 Dec
Thanks for your good wishes about my daughter in laws surgery. Now she just has a somewhat long recovery according to the doctors. I don't know if I told you she had to have the ligament in her elbow repaired as it had frayed. They say recovery can be 3 to 4 months. I'm assuming most of that will be physical therapy.
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@CarolDM (201235)
• United States
8 Dec
@Marilynda1225 Physical therapy can work wonders. I wish her the best.
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@Beestring (9709)
• Hong Kong
7 Dec
Hope your daughter in law has a speedy recovery. I have a pretty busy day. Completed two assignments.
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• United States
7 Dec
I hope my daughter in law has a speedy recovery too. At least the surgery part is over with. You sound like you had a busy day today especially with your assignments
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