My over all health is improving after the surgery. I seem to be healing up the way they expect.
Physical therapy has gone well. I expect that I will have one or two more visits with them next week. Even though the arm is still sore, I have regained almost 100% of the range of motion that I should have.
The sutures came out on Friday and I convinced them to let me go back to work. The doc only released me to "light duty" which is fine, at least I'm back to work. Maybe in a couple of weeks when the pic line comes out, they'll give me a clean bill of health.
In the mean time I'm still taking pain meds. Hopefully by the end of the week I'll start tapering off them again. Hopefully I won't agitate the wound again. I'm still dutifully mainlining antibiotics, which is a little weird but better than having something worse happen.
I'm not 100% yet but clearly I'm on the mend.
A special thanks to everyone, and I mean all of you who have called and emailed and left messages etc. If means a great deal. Mrs. Ipsa managed to get all of the early garden planting in on Saturday by herself, so no need for anyone to drop by and help out. I do appreciate all the offers though.
Things are a little more strange than usual at work. I'm still looking to leave, more now than ever. By the grace of God, maybe that will happen this year.