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Unread 04-05-2002, 06:00 AM
Maybe this would help you?

Ok, knowing me, I knew that if I didn't get my mind off this surgery date, that I would go crazy and make everyone else crazy right along with me. So although I visit this site everyday, and since I have basically had my questions answered by doc, I decided ok what do I do now? Well, it was the perfect opportunity for me to redo my bedroom!

I told my husband that was the main thing I wanted, he is such a doll! He moved everything out of the bedroom, went shopping with me for paint, supplies, curtains, bedspread, sheets (good Egyptian Cotton Sheets) etc., etc. And for the last week I have been painting walls, ceiling, redecorating, still looking for a wonderful piece of art to look at, but the bedroom is so fresh looking, smells wonderful and I can't wait to put the new sheets ont he bed, which will be the night before my surgery! Believe me, not only has this kept me busy, but truly has raised my spirits! We have decorated every other room in the house, but the bedroom and hubby said go for it and I did. I am actually looking forward to spending some time there. I have a wonderful view of our pool when we open the drapes through the french doors, and hubby put our patio table and chairs and a lounge chair down by the bedroom end so I could just go outside and recoup when I feel like it.

Well, anyway, just thought this might help get over the jitters a bit. I know it did me and another benefit is that I won't be laying in that bed looking at the ceiling and seeing cobwebs, dust, dirt, etc. My surgery is next Wednesday and I am just finishing up looking for some candles, accessories, etc.

BTW, I also got a bedside table (hospital type) to use for the first week or so, just so when I am resting I don't have to twist or turn to answer phone, get my water, etc. I work in the medical field so got mine free as a loaner but they are very cheap (ie $30 a month) to rent and I think would be well worth it.

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Unread 04-05-2002, 09:48 AM
Hi Marcie

Thanks for sharing. What a great way to keep busy.
Sounds like you are going to enjoy your new bedroom soooo much when you are recovering. I hung up two pictures of Venice, Italy where I had traveled last year to look at. Brought back so many wonderful memories.
Good luck to you. Let us know how you are doing when you are up to posting, okay.

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