No I haven't been in for my op? that was due to be this Friday, but could very well be cancelled, I've had flu!!!!!!!!!!!!! Me? Flu??? I never get flu??? I'm always the last one standing and usually get a bit of a headache, but this time I was floored, totally and utterly.
I was fine Sunday morning, got up had breakfast, then we decided to do a surprise visit to K, gave her a ring and left about 11.45ish. I was quite cold but over halfway there and I had 2 fleeces on and couldn't stop shivering. Ache, I have never ached in so many places at one time.
We carried on cos K was so looking forward to seeing us, didn't do too much, went for a slow wander along the river, had a bite to eat then told her I had a very bad headache and left!!! Fortunately she was pleased to have seen us and was quite happy and cheerful when we left. I came home and went to bed and stayed there..................... by Tuesday I was crippled, my back and bed for long periods of time don't mix, so I had to get up, so sat in the lounge, plenty of fluids and paracetamol a warm fire and a good film or 2 or 3!
Phoned the hospital who want me to phone back Thrusday!!!
Today I'm still headachy, but in need of fresh air so have been up and down the garden, how much can change in a few days.
We had lots of rain and the temp really tumbled last night! I'm thinking of cancelling my op for different reasons, 'twit' head here, forgot to order the rubber glazing strips for the greenhouse glass!!! So the 2nd hand greenhouse is still glassless!!!! not very good for the tropical plants!!! The temp last night, in the other greenhouse went down to 5C which means it had to be about 3C outside!!!!!!! Getting a bit close for comfort........
the brugmansias are going potty, it always amazes me how many of them flower so late, especially as it gets colder!
These are up on the patio next to the new water butt, it is quite warm here and they are on the side which gets the winter sun.
Then my big Brug, as you know its my favourite. I have never, ever seen so many flowers on it before, it has been well protected by my baytree but sadly I will have to be quite brutal with it as it will never fit in the greenhouse otherwise. but isn't it gorgeous and the scent mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!!!
then really great excitement, my variagated one is in bud, yeha!!!
then these are just a few of the rest I have that are also inbud
Both my red bananas are still outside (dangerous) but both seem to be happy as they are sending up new leaves, the 2nd one looks a bit erm! rude!!!! Sorry!!!
So I still have the cannas to get out but they are still flowering, dahlias too! Glaze the greenhouse, finish the floor in there, sort out the heating, clean and insulate with bubblewrap the small greenhouse, clean and insulate the big greenhouse, once the glass is in!!!! The pineapple lilies, need to be dug up, move my palms in, prepare the frame and chickenwire round the bananas for the straw winter protection etc. etc
So what to do? Well provided I'm feeling OK I shall leave the decision to the anethetist, (sp) the hospital said provided I don't have a temp or a tight chest?? I should be alright! I'm fairly fortunate not much slips to my chest! Its just my boobs that have slipped to my waist!!!!!
Oh! by the way, so far no one else has been 'got' by the flu!!!
Do you know where I think I got it? The hospital!! I was there Friday mid-day for my pre admission appointment!!!! 48 hours later I was down! Coincidence? or not?
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