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Monday, December 6, 2010

Menu 12/6-11

I'm finally getting back here to blog a little. This past week has found me near invalid stage. I managed to do something to my back, though I don't know what. All I know is Sunday night it began hurting. By late Monday morning I was in tears over the pain. I tried stretching, aleve, excedrin, hot packs, hot baths, Tiger Balm, etc. Tuesday found me in not AS MUCH pain. I wasn't in tears over it. We went grocery shopping on Wednesday & I knew it was bad. I'm walking across the parking lot & this little old lady zoomed right by. No, I'm not kidding!

By Friday I was in the urgent care, knowing if I didn't get some relief, there was no way I could work on Saturday. I was prescribed flexeril & pain meds and sent off with a note to keep me from working on Saturday. Flexeril is now my new BFF. Except that second F part. I'm still a bit tense today, but I'm not in absolute pain.

The past few days I've found myself working on sit-down stuff- menu planning, reading, inventory lists, grocery lists, etc. It's been nice, but I have to tell you sit-down work is NOT my cuppa tea! I'm ready to get up & go again....

Alas, that will be a few more days :-(

So here's the menu. Last night we had spaghetti. It was the first time in a week I was able to actually cook dinner. It was rather uncomfortable, but it needed doing! The first few days are relatively easy fix meals or meals the kids can help with.

Menu 12/6-11

Monday- Cowboy beans & cornbread

*pull roast for tomorrow

Tuesday- Roast & taters, green beans a'la crockpot

*Pull chicken to thaw

Wednesday- Filipino Chicken Adobo, rice, peas

*soak beans for tomorrow, pull meat to thaw

Thursday- Korean style pork, white rice, Kongjaban

*Pull cubed steak & hoagie rolls to thaw

Friday- Marlboro Man sandwiches, baked potato wedges, fruit tray

*Pull liver & steak to thaw

Saturday- Steak (For Hubba & Keenan), liver & onions, mashed potatoes, corn



Kim said...

Praying for a quick recovery!!!

Jill said...

Yikes, hope you are back to normal soon! And I hear ya on too much "sit down" work. I can only take so much, then I gotta go outside! :)