The Relief of a Ex-Smoker

Related image

Update – After numerous tests and an assortment of x-rays, we have a verdict, so it seems. My husband has a broken rib. While it can occur with heavy coughing, it more likely happened at his workplace, when he stopped a free rolling, heavy cart with his chest, that somebody had left unattended.  

The doctor also suggested he should lose the extra 30 pounds of “quitting weight,” that I made him gain with my cooking -his words, not mine. I roared with laughter when I picture myself force-feeding him with chocolates. How wicked of me to MAKE him eat seconds.

A stress test is scheduled for tomorrow, just to be on the save side, but everything besides the rib and the extra weight seems to be normal.

I sat on pins and needles for a few days, envisioned the worst and feel overwhelming joy and relief.

I know, aging sooner or later will throw us more curveballs, but for the moment, life as we know it will continue and we will live happily ever after and beyond.

Image result for happily ever after and beyond

 

29 thoughts on “The Relief of a Ex-Smoker

  1. I’m relieved right along with you! I think most of us at one time or another have had that long wait for a doctor’s appointment or the results from some medical testing and then the powerful relief from days of holding your breath! A broken rib is no small thing, either. Hope healing is quick and the new diet not too painful. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Sorry to hear your hubby has been suffering..
    And laughing at his weight gain through your excellent cooking..
    My hubby must be suffering the same fate.. 🙂
    Good to catch you today Bridget..
    Sending Healing vibes..
    Sue ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  3. I’m SO glad for your good news. Sorry to hear you’re the embodiment of evil in force-feeding that poor poor man with chocolates, but I guess everyone’s relationships are different! In my relationship, I feed them to myself for hours at night while I read old paperbacks..

    Liked by 2 people

  4. Pingback: The Relief of a Ex-Smoker – The Militant Negro™

  5. Somewhere along the line I’ve obviously missed a few posts. I’m relieved for you that the crisis you’ve been dealing with was relatively a minor one.

    Somehow I’m sure you’re likely to blame for the 30 lbs I too gained …. 😉

    Liked by 3 people

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s