On Sunday, Dave was still feeling really weak and just generally depressed. He was still nauseous (though still hadn't actually thrown up yet, so at least there's that). All he wanted to eat was toast with jelly, jello, and some watered down gatorade. He spent a good portion of the day upstairs in bed. He had told me that he wasn't quite sure if the bone pain had set it, or if he was just sore from staying in bed for so long.
My parents brought Aria home late afternoon and that seemed to make Dave feel better. The first thing she wanted to do was help take care of patient daddy. Patient daddy needed a checkup and then needed SEVERAL shots to help make him feel better. Then she started bouncing too much and it was time to go downstairs.
Around 6 I had texted my boss to let her know Dave was still having a rough time and that I was going to stay home on Monday. Well wouldn't you know that little bugger started feeling better just a couple hours later! He wanted to eat dinner...some real dinner. He sat up in bed just fine and you could visually see the difference.
Monday morning he was feeling much better. He wanted a BIG breakfast and wanted to venture out of the house and run some errands. He quickly realized that he needed fresh air...not stagnant air stuck in a business. After just two places he was ready to go home.
He had been craving pizza...a big thick greasy pizza. So that's what we got for dinner. And then...after eating 3 slices of Pizza Hut pan pizza and 2 breadsticks, he took a Zofran and rested. Go figure!
Today he wants to go out for dinner (it's Veterans day...free meal!) and then he's going back to work tomorrow.
Vastly different from a couple days ago. So different.
And now....now I'm just exhausted. Though I'm sure it doesn't help that I took some sinus medicine last night that I didn't realize would cause drowsiness until after I had already taken it. I feel like I could just close my eyes....right now...put my head down on the desk...and go to sleep. Fast asleep.
I need some popcorn (I haven't been allowed to make is as the smell is too much for Dave), some coffee, a nap, and a vacation. A nice long vacation....something tropical. Or mountainous. Or just anywhere not here.