I was going to write a long update on my progress, but nothing has really changed (this is “Day 4”). I still have pain, but I don’t want to take pain medication or Tylenol. I am forcing myself to eat.
I am frustrated with my slow progress but I am trying to be loving, joyful, peaceful, patient, kind, good, faithful, gentle, and have self-control (Gal 5:22-23) even though I feel like an injured animal.
I feel like I am missing so many things—I missed church this past Sunday, I am missing VBS, etc. My concern is that I can feel more “normal” so I can enjoy my youngest son’s birthday this Saturday, my granddaughter’s birthday on the 21st, and my husband’s birthday on the 25th. I guess I just have to be patient. No matter what, “… may the name of the Lord be praised” (Job 1:21).