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renniekins
Shopping and Preparing
Last night, I went grocery shopping. Except for forgetting honey, I think I did a good job of stocking up for the time when I expect to be laid up.

I bought only "easy" foods, nothing that would be at all complicated to prepare. I also got lots to drink, and some "pampering" treats. My cart must have looked pretty funny...here is what I bought:

many boxes of Lean Cuisines (the Leaning Tower Of Lean Cuisine!)
3 boxes of Lean Pockets
2 boxes frozen veggies
some other random frozen stuff
12 bottles of Propel Fitness Water
12 cans of caffeine-free diet coke
12 cans of diet vanilla pepsi
1 bag fritos, 1 bag cheetos
3 kinds of ice cream bars
break-and-bake cookie dough

Sounds yummy, huh? My freezer is now fully stocked. My fridge has tons of beverages, a jar of pickles, cheese, applesauce, and an orange.

I think I'm ready! Y2K, do your worst. Oh wait, it's not Y2K anymore. Doctors, do your worst! (Actually no, please, don't.) But I'm well-stocked for spending a couple of hassle-free weeks at home.

Also, I put the bed which used to be in the basement into the main floor spare room, so now I don't have to worry about going up and down stairs at night. (My only bathroom is on the main floor.)

It'll be an adventure. I'm not scared.... (Well maybe I am a little.) But it'll be just fine. And eventually, I will be all put back together again, uninjured, and able to pursue the activities I love. That's a good thing.
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geekjul From: geekjul Date: March 24th, 2004 02:10 pm (UTC) (Link)
I will be thinking about you and hoping everything goes well!
renniekins From: renniekins Date: March 24th, 2004 06:12 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thanks, I appreciate it!
encorecrazay From: encorecrazay Date: March 24th, 2004 02:23 pm (UTC) (Link)
Gee, a lot like my usual shopping cart, except I go for the diet Dr Pepper from just up the road in Waco. Good luck with the surgery.
jebra From: jebra Date: March 24th, 2004 03:03 pm (UTC) (Link)
The Spouse and I have you foremost in our thoughts and send our best wishes for a speedy recovery your way.

[hug] All the best, and then some,

-- Jebra
ruralrob From: ruralrob Date: March 24th, 2004 03:15 pm (UTC) (Link)
Wow. You would make a great companion in a fall-out shelter or something. Do you take bookings?

Anyway, good luck with all the stuff. I'm sure everything's going to be OK.
thenisaid From: thenisaid Date: March 24th, 2004 04:20 pm (UTC) (Link)
Good luck tomorrow! And remember, every scrub-clad, pen-wielding human you encounter should be regaled with your concerns about nausea and pain management. The more, the merrier.
renniekins From: renniekins Date: March 24th, 2004 06:10 pm (UTC) (Link)
I will remember that....thanks!!
From: xxbr0kenheartxx Date: March 24th, 2004 04:39 pm (UTC) (Link)
will u be asleep during it?

i had surgery on my mouth a few months ago and i wasn't asleep- the experience was really cool because u could feel the tool's presence and stuff but it didnt hurt it was awesome.
renniekins From: renniekins Date: March 24th, 2004 06:11 pm (UTC) (Link)
I think I'll be asleep for it, or at least "mostly" asleep. I guess I'll find out fairly soon.

I don't know, feeling all those tools in my mouth seems kinda creepy!
From: xxbr0kenheartxx Date: March 24th, 2004 08:02 pm (UTC) (Link)
it was really neat.

but then again i was drugged.

me + drugs = weird
sherdeb From: sherdeb Date: March 24th, 2004 06:10 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'll be thinking of you. Call if you need anything! Take it easy!
ktlove3 From: ktlove3 Date: March 24th, 2004 09:43 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'm praying for you--surgery is scary, but you'll do fine. Plus, you have lots of yummy food to eat afterwords! Mmm...
infernus1218 From: infernus1218 Date: March 25th, 2004 07:38 am (UTC) (Link)
Let me know if you need me to bring over my DVD collection and my library of science fiction books...

If you want I can also bring over my comic book collection, but it's huge.... I mean really huge... and I don't think that I love you that much.

*get well soon*

*I hope that you can hobble to the door to let in the Elvis Impersonator Singing Telegram, that I am sending*
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