Lymph is Good
chronicles the journey of an active 30-something Dallas-ite trying to keep her head up while grappling with primary lymphedema.

Just Can't

I’m at the nine day mark post-surgery and I just can’t anymore. I just can’t sit anymore. I’m fresh out of the will to sit and lie down. I’m just down. For the past nine days I was doing a fairly good job of keeping my head up, reminding myself that lying down was not the rest of my life, but at nine days (out of ~14) I feel exhausted by my own thoughts of positivity. 

You wanna know what day nine feels like? It feels like running a half-marathon and getting to mile nine and realizing that you’re really close to mile 10, but really far from 13.2. Yes, you’re on the other side of the half-way mark, but you’re just not done yet. 

That’s what this feels like. And so, I lie down… again. Man am I antsy!


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