Another Recovery Landmark Met: I Was Able to Shower Today

Chris Breva By Chris Breva, 8th Jul 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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This is day fourteen since my back surgery and I feel like a new man. I was able to take a shower today with the doctor's permission of course. I am just not permitted to take tub baths as of yet.

Another Recovery Landmark Reached: I Took A Shower Today

It may not seem like a big deal to some of you but to me it is as big a deal as if i climbed Mt Everest. I was able to take a shower today, exactly two weeks after my back surgery. I am ever so grateful for the opportunity to take a shower because I was getting pretty funky. A sponge bath will only help so much. To get clean requires huge amounts of water and a sponge bath just doesn't provide that.

The good news is that I am completely off of the pain killers now, I have been off of them for three days.. I expected to have some cravings for then-m since I am a recovering addict but I haven;t had a craving of any kind. I know a lot of people are praying for me and the thought of that keeps me going too.I really appreciate you all for your support.


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author avatar Chris Breva
I am a poet and editor of Mid-Ohio Valley Poetry Magazine. I have published four books of poetry in my lifetime. I write about a wide variety of topics. I really enjoy poetry.

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author avatar vpaulose
9th Jul 2013 (#)

Nice read.Thank you dear Chris.

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author avatar Chris Breva
10th Jul 2013 (#)

You're Welcome.Sir.

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author avatar Delicia Powers
11th Jul 2013 (#)

So glad you can say good-bye to the pain killers...outstanding Chris!...:0)

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author avatar cnwriter..carolina
11th Jul 2013 (#)

lots of healing to you Chris...blessings and light...

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author avatar Retired
12th Jul 2013 (#)

congratulations wish you a speedy recovery

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author avatar Terry Trainor
24th Jul 2013 (#)

Glad you're still in one piece and the old habit didn't bite to hard. Speedy recovery my dear friend.

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
13th Oct 2013 (#)

Long time no see, Chris. Trust you are doing fine - best wishes - siva

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
16th Oct 2013 (#)

Best wishes for a prompt recovery!

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author avatar WOGIAM
15th Apr 2014 (#)

It has been a long time since your last article, i hope you are well and recovered from your back surgery. Best of luck

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