At 5:00AM Dr. Artz asked Jim if he was ready to go home today. He told her the proper Ducks t-shirt had already been selected and he was good to go. The surgeon headed to the airport to catch a flight to Paris. While April in Paris is supposed to be magic, as we all know, there’s no place like home.
After a long morning of hurry up and wait, the moment arrived.
Jim did quite well on the long, bumpy ride home. Tucson streets are notorious for lack of maintenance. He has a boatload of dressings, medications, diet restrictions and follow-up appointments. Right now none of these things matter. He is home, napping with a vicious feline standing guard.
We are so grateful the surgery went well and are going to spend a few weeks puttering at home while Jim recoups. Thank you one and all for your support and encouragement during this chaotic time. We’d like to say a special thank you to neighbors Bob and Bill who zoomed into action yesterday to install a grab bar in one of our bathrooms. When we arrived at Casa Asbell this afternoon the work was done, including paint, and it is perfect.