|White "Iceberg" Rose|
Today was a sunny and warm day! Our daytime high was 91F and I loved it! The house only went up to 72F, but, it was comfortable.
My doctor's appointment went well, too. I didn't have to wait long to be seen! My blood pressure was good, my weight had stayed the same (I would have liked it to have gone down, but, at least, it hadn't gone up!), and, best of all, the blood test results were good! I forgot to ask for a copy of the lab results, but, I remembered to make sure that the next appointment (in 3 months time) was scheduled for exactly 6 months plus 1 day after my July Prolia injection! They also scheduled my annual mammogram, as well. And, I remembered to take my file folder for lab orders with me, so that I could put the order for the next set of blood tests into the folder, right then and there, to minimize the chances of misplacing it, again! LOL!
The drive to the clinic and back went well, too, although the freeway was quite congested. I had to take a short detour to get on the freeway on my way there, due to road construction, but, otherwise, it was a smooth drive.
After I came home, I warmed up some leftovers for lunch and relaxed.
Later in the evening, M arrived to tend to the garden. Bun Bun was hopping around the back yard and I let him be until he started feasting on the sweet potato vine! Then, I decided that he had overstayed his welcome and started to chase him out. He ran to the side yard, where the openings had been blocked and then, turned around and ran back to the back yard, with me running behind him. That's when I lost my footing and fell flat on my face! The flattened cardboard boxes we had laid down on the ground in the side yard cushioned my fall! My upper lip got a bit smashed, but, the fabric mask I was wearing protected my lip and I didn't get a cut, just a bit of swelling, which went down after I applied a cold pack to it. However, the fall knocked the wind out of me and I could not get up!
My daughter was inside the house, in her room, which is on the other side of the house from the side yard. She would not have heard me even if I called for her. Luckily for me, M was at the other end of the back yard and I called out to him. At first, he didn't hear me and then, it took a minute or so for him to register that I had fallen! But, he helped me up and fortunately, I hadn't broken or sprained anything! What a blessing! Once I got up, I realized that if I had fallen just two more inches to the right, I would have knocked my head on the brick that was holding down the flattened cardboard! (The other day, when the wind was blowing, all the pieces of cardboard that were not weighted down by bricks or stones, got blown around; so, the brick was needed, but, it could have done a bit of damage if I had hit my head on it!)
Afterwards, I spent the rest of the evening resting on the sofa! I cooked the rest of the bag of frozen potstickers for dinner and had some canned peaches for dessert. Daughter did the litter box for me.
After dinner, I chatted on the phone with friend R and aunt C. Aunt C had had a recent fall, herself, but, she said she was not hurt.
Today, I am grateful for:
- Good lab work results
- A safe drive to the clinic and back
- I didn't hurt myself when I fell!
- M was there to help me up!
- The cardboard cushioned my fall!
Today's joyful activity was realizing that I didn't not hurt myself when I fell!
No big plans for tomorrow. I will do a load of laundry and take it easy. It's supposed to be another sunny and warm day, tomorrow.
How was your Friday? What are your plans for the weekend?
10/3 - 1 craft book
10/4 - 3 anime books (daughter's; to be donated)
10/5 - 1 pack of HP playing cards (daughter's; to be donated)
- 1 Rubik's cube-type 3D puzzle (a triangle, instead of a cube; daughter's to be donated)
10/6 - 6 bottles of old dried up craft paint
10/7 - 5 knitted scarves