His spirits are lower than a snake's belly. I think it has suddenly hit him just how sick he was and just how long his recovery is going to be. Leo has always been the strong one and taken care of me, and now the shoe is on the other foot and he isn't taking kindly to it. He's mad at his body and he's mad at his inability to do normal every day things we take for granted - he's pretty much mad at the world right now.
On a more positive note, how can you feel glum when you look at this lovely get well spring basket of daffodils, tulips, crocus and hyacinths - isn't it lovely!
Every day I keep thinking today is the day I will get back into some kind of routine, but it just isn't happening. I did manage to sew two pieces of fabric together so I guess that is a start. There are so many decisions that are going to have to be made and I don't feel in a position to make any right now.
The lease on my car is up in a couple of weeks and the buy-back figure they gave me stinks! When I took the lease out four years ago our dollar was worth a lot less than it is now so the buy-back should have gone down to reflect this change. Well, surprise, surprise - it didn't and the explanation they gave me is the strength of our Canadian dollar hasn't reached the automotive market yet. What a crock!
So, I don't know what to do - do I just turn it in (I had planned all along to buy this car at the end of the lease). Do I buy another new car, do I buy a used car with a warranty or do I just drive Leo's car until he is back on his feet and postpone the decision for a few months, bearing in mind I hate driving his car and it gets awful gas mileage. These are the kinds of decisions I could really do without having to worry about right now.
Ben is so happy to have Leo home. He's slept by his side constantly and just senses that things aren't right. We were concerned about him jumping on Leo in bed, but he instinctively knows to avoid his stomach area.
When my two "adopted" grandchildren heard that I had to give Leo needles, they sent me this picture with the caption "We're ready to give Leo any needles he may need".
Aren't they just adorable!