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Post Septoplasty Update – Almost 4 Months Later

Post Septoplasty Update – Almost 4 Months Later

I have to apologize for my lack of posts.  I have been busy with preparing for concerts and an impending move.  I do find, however, that I miss writing.  It keeps me focused on things that are important to me and if it’s also useful for others then that makes it even better.

It’s been nearly 4 months since I had my septoplasty surgery.  The surgery went very well but there were some ‘complications’ after the surgery that hindered my recovery a bit.   About 5 days post surgery, my daughter accidentally elbowed me in the nose breaking open the wound.  Then my family came down with colds so along with healing I was also trying not to get sick.  I figured any cold virus getting into my sinuses would complicate my healing process.  I think it was a bit much for my poor nose and sinuses to take on at one time. Consequently, I ended up with a sinus infection.  It seems really ironic because I got the surgery precisely to rid myself of having sinus infections in the first place.
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Why I Use Non-Toxic Household Cleaners

Why I Use Non-Toxic Household Cleaners

Recently, we were gathered together getting ready for our weekly family night and one little rascal was noticeably absent.  We were waiting for her to come and join us so we could get started but it was really quiet.  I called out several times, yelling her name down the hall.  Nothing.  No little feet toddling back down the hall towards us.  I asked our oldest if she could see her down the hall (our apartment is miniscule so there are only a few places she could go) and she said she couldn’t see her.  By that time, I knew the quiet could only mean there was some serious mischief-making going on.  I got up to check out what was going on.  There in the bathroom in the dark was a little 18 month old ‘cleaning’ the toilet with baking soda all over the place.  She had the baking soda scooper in one hand and the toilet brush in the other and looked up at me with a face that said, “What, mom?  I’m helping!”  I laughed, ran and grabbed the camera and thanked my lucky stars that I made the switch to non-toxic cleaners.
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