I don’t want to look on the bright side. Lately, after my ankle surgery I have been feeling pretty down. Who can blame me? It has been almost a month already and I still have 2 more months before I can walk again.
I’m a proud guy. So, for the first week after surgery it was frustrating not being able to go to the bathroom without someone helping me get there.
It is killing me not being able pick up my little girl. I miss chasing her around the living room and giving her piggyback rides.
It Is frustrating that I get winded just crutching to the kitchen and back.
I get mad that doing the simplest thing like pouring a glass of water, taking a shower, or taking out the trash has become next to impossible for me without asking for help.
Needless to say, I have had better days. Patience is not one of my strong points. Waiting for my leg to heal is killing me.
And if you have ever been through a rough patch, you know that you always hear the same advice from well-meaning people. They all say, “Look on the bright side.” Continue Reading…