Healin’ Feelin’

Posted by Christine on September 25, 2013 in Uncategorized |

Well ladies & gents, it’s been exactly one year since the giant spleen surgery.

It was a LONG haul to recoup and even now I have some residual pain left in the scar from nerve endings that healed over in the scar tissue. Overall, things are 100 times better. I can walk and sit without feeling my organs pushing against each other and I can hold my kids again. Based on just those two items, I’m miles ahead of where I was this time last year.
Plus I’m not laying in a hospital, with PICC lines or worrying about transfusions and collapsed lungs.

Cardin asks me frequently when my scar will go away, but I don’t mind my battle wound. It reminds me I’m not invincible and how close I was to not seeing this little boy grow up to be the awesome toddler he is.


Listen lady, how can you not love that face?

I do declare today a national holiday and so I give you happy spleeniversay day!!

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