A staple-free abdomen

Nurse Renée and the 7 staples that were holding my abdomen closed

This afternoon I got dressed and left the house for the first time since my surgery last week. I returned to the hospital to have the 7 staples in my abdomen examined to see if they were ready to be removed. I was extremely nervous because I had a surgical site reopen into a gaping wound about 19 years ago and it left me traumatized. So much so that Mama came with me to hold my hand and help me stay calm today.

Thankfully, we had an excellent nurse, Renée, who expertly removed my staples and taped me closed. I barely felt her handiwork and it has been a relief to have the uncomfortable and itchy staples gone!

Today’s #OneGoodThing with Mama was a staple-free abdomen! What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments! Kindness is Everything.

Day 31 of 366. And Day 1,492 in a row (here’s the first 366, & the following 365, & the third year of 365 good things, & the 4th year of good things)!

On this day…

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