Things are really getting more normal here as time goes on. 7 weeks ago, I never would have imagined it.
DH still can’t drive but he asked to borrow my car one day last week and I said NO. Soon, though.
He’s able to put sweaters over his head now, a big improvement from a few weeks ago when he was cutting t-shirts in half and wearing 2, or using a safety pin to hold everything together.
Next Tuesday, March 26, he’ll go for his first cardiac rehab. I don’t know if they schedule the “real” ones then, but this is more of an intake meeting and a test to see where he before he can get started.
I’ve started resuming my regular activities – on Saturday, I went to a 5-hour with no problem and I wasn’t spending my time worrying, either, although some mornings when he wakes up late, I’ll go check to be sure he’s breathing.
One thing I’ve done as part of our more healthy eating – I bought a soymilk maker. I had one in my cart on amazon.com for a while, watching the price. Then, one day, they didn’t offer it anymore. I kept searching on amazon for several days and the next version became available. I put that in my cart and watched. On Wednesday, the price dropped to $119 – $20 less than the first one I’d wanted. I jumped on that and ordered it Wednesday. Thursday, it went back up to $139 so I played that right!
The soymilk maker arrived on Saturday and I made almond milk first. Today, I have soybeans soaking right now and will make the first batch of soymilk in about an hour.
I just went on amazon to get a link to the one I got and found the price back to $119! It comes with a small bag of Laura soybeans to get you started but I’d already ordered Bob’s Red Mill.
Yesterday, I was singing in the choir at church and DH decided to go along. Before church, so many of the choir members and others went over to give him a big hug and say how well he looked. During prayer request time, he stood up to thank the church for their prayers and folks started clapping.
After church, we decided to stop for breakfast in a newesh restaurant in the neighborhood. While waiting in line, some neighbors also arrived. They said they hadn’t seen either of us for a while. I mentioned DH’s heart attack and it turned out that other man had had one too, about 15 years ago. They had lots to talk about. The other guy did a kind of at-home chelation which sounded a bit odd but it worked for him to remove calcium deposits. It didn’t sound like anything I’d want to try!
This morning I was teaching piano and one of my students is the associate pastor of my church. He said how powerful that DH stood up yesterday and demonstrated the power of prayer.
Not much else here – everything’s pretty normal except for not driving or walking the dog but those things will come.
- Soy Health Benefits – United Soybean Board (soyconnection.com)
- Soy Nutritional Composition – United Soybean Board (soyconnection.com)