43 Thoughts I've Had While Recovering From Surgery
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43 Thoughts I've Had While Recovering From Surgery

Are 4 Naps In One Day Too Excessive?

43 Thoughts I've Had While Recovering From Surgery
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Back in May of 2016, I had a procedure done on my right foot right after school released for the Summer. This way, I wouldn't miss out on anything important while I was in the recuperating stages of my surgery; however, last Friday I had to have my left foot worked on, and this time, I only have a week before I'm forced to go back to school. While all of my friends are out celebrating Thanksgiving break with friends and family, here are 43 post-op thoughts I've had while recovering these past two days:

1. Who knew a person could sleep this much?

2. Does my body really need THIS much sleep to recover?

3. Oh God, I think I ripped my stitches.

4. I'm pretty sure I definitely ripped my stitches.

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5. I'm probably going to bleed to death and die and nobody will know.


7. When is the medicine going to kick in?

8. I think it's time for another nap.

9. That makes this my third nap today.

10. Is four naps in one day too excessive?

11. My body needs to recover so that justifies it, right?

12. How does this pain compare to childbirth?

13. Wow, I have such a low pain tolerance.

14. Lord Jesus, I am not capable of giving birth.

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16. I can catch up on some books I've been meaning to read.

17. Or I can binge watch that Netflix series everyone keeps posting about.

18. Or I could take another nap...

19. Dear Lord, I have never felt this tired.

20. Thanksgiving reminds me that I'm truly thankful for modern medicine.

21. Wow, I want ice cream.

22. ...and french fries.

23. I just want to eat everything in sight.

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24. How much longer until I can start walking?

25. When can I drive? I really want to drive to get ice cream.

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26. The medicine they gave me says not to make any important decisions while on it...

27. Does that mean I shouldn't do school work?

28. I think it does.

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29. God, I'm tired

30. Time for another nap.

31. No pain no gain, right?


33. Now I have to undo the bandages and check.

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34. Okay they're not ripping, praise Jesus.

35. I could crawl to the kitchen and make a snack, right?

36. No I couldn't.

37. This iodine on my leg would make a great self-tanner.

38. It makes me look like a Kardashian... or Ross Geller.

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39. I could do some online shopping while laying in bed.

40. Shopping? With what money?

41. I'm a broke college kid, not a Kardashian.

42. *sigh*

43. I'll just take another nap.

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