Central Plateau, North Island

Central Plateau, North Island
View from a friend's farm

Friday, 31 July 2015

We Are Home

 

Surgery Monday, out of bed Tuesday, discharged Wednesday, driven home Thursday, shopping Friday, and that was our week.

I had hopes of a few more days in Wellington, I didn’t get to go up Mt  Victoria for some panorama shots, none of the harbour or the waterfront looking south, or some more shopping.Never mind, lots of goodies, with batik and a wonderful smart phone. BUT, I have to  turn the call tones to a ring, rather than stay on silent!!! A few missed calls today… Sorry I could not put the blame on anything else.

Hugh is doing well, walking without crutches, and the pain is  very easily kept at bay.I am so thankful for this.

Driving home on Thursday, I thought about those still there in hospital, specially the ones who had come in by themselves, had few or no visitors, and a grim prognosis. Life can be so sad, difficult, and with so many reasons to wonder  why things happen.

front driveway view

Quotation of the day, author unknown

“ The best part of driving out the front gate, is knowing that you will return ”

Greetings from Jean

19 comments:

FlowerLady Lorraine said...

So glad to hear you are home and that Hugh is doing well. May he have sift complete recovery.

Returning home is such a good feeling. Love the view of yours.

Have a lovely weekend ~ FlowerLady

Out To Pasture said...

So glad the operation went well. How excellent that Hugh was able to walk away without crutches. Well done you two!

eileeninmd said...

Hello jean, I am so happy for you and Hugh! And now I prayer his recovery will be quick too. I know you are both happy to be home. Great quote for your post, enjoy your weekend!

Jennifer A. Jilks said...

I'm so glad your journey has been productive and successful. You do deserve this.
We're still waffling over hubby's decision about radiation or no. I'd rather he didn't. The stress I've let me gain weight. It's shameful. And we've eaten out so much. He just wants to go for drives.

Anyway, thank you for your cheerful words.
All the best with the next period of time. xx

TexWisGirl said...

oh, so good to hear! sure hoping his pain abates and he is right as rain!

camp and cottage living said...

I so glad Hugh is doing well and look forward to hearing that he is back on his feet again, Jean.
You have been blessed with wonderful family and friends to be a support to your both. It is sad to see other without this...
Take care now and keep us posted!

Georgia said...

So glad to hear you are back home safely! Keep perservering with the phone.

Carol Mattingly said...

It sounds like Hugh is progressing well. I know you must be so relieved that he just may finally getting the relief he has needed for so long. Hopefully you can get back to Wellington to do all of the things you didn't get to do while there. Tell Hugh to walk slowly and no fast movements. Carol

Hannah said...

What a fantastic week praise God! I'm so glad Hugh had a good experience with the surgery and recovery. It's too bad you didn't get to see more of Wellington, but your quilting was amazing. I'm inspired to try some this fall when it starts to rain.

Jenny said...

So pleased you are both safe and sound at home. Things can only get better now for Hugh, I'm sure.

Hugs from Jenny and Robin

Eggs In My Pocket said...

Such good news to hear that you both are home.........hope that Hugh heals quickly. It is true......there is so much lonely people out there. Love you quote!

Julie Fukuda said...

Wow, I hope that is a sign of the speed at which he improves. It must feel good to be home under those conditions.

The Furry Gnome said...

So glad things have gone well, even if you didn't get to do more shopping in Wellington!

Leeanne said...

a world wind of a week! Best wishes to your main man!

Barb said...

There you are, Jean, back home already. It was a whirlwind visit to Wellington and the hospital! Glad Hugh is recuperating well. Get some rest!

Razzle Dazzle Quilter said...

Great to hear things are going well.

Mystic Quilter said...

Pleased to read that you're both home safely and hope Hugh continues to improve.

Inger said...

You must be so relieved. I too am glad that the surgery is over with and that your Hugh is recovering at home.

KB Bear said...

I am very happy to read this report. Walking without crutches already is a great sign. And I'm thrilled that it's not hard to keep the pain at bay. Big hugs!