Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Men Are Big Babies

My sweet darling husband had outpatient surgery yesterday. It was a quick 35 minute surgery where they cut open his stomach and took out some scar tissue from an old appendectomy. The cut is about 5 inches max. You would think he was on his death bed. Aren't all men like that? If he gets a little cold he can't get out of bed for days. I get a cold and I have to put on my big girl panties and deal with it. So just imagine how he is after a surgery.

Last January I had major surgery where they cut out a whole bunch of my stomach and inserted a wound vac. I had to stay in the hospital for 4 days. The day after the surgery I was up walking around. I wanted to feel productive. Laying in the bed didn't feel good. The night I came home to my parents house I cared for my baby. For the most part I was the same person. Resting wasn't what I wanted to do. I got in trouble by him and other family members for not taking it easy but it just isn't my way. I do not like being taken care of. It's either that or just me keeping score. You can read more about that here

I know this post sounds kind of braggy but that isn't my intention. My intention is to say men are big babies when they are sick. Us women don't have the option of taking it easy. There have been very few times where I've been so sick that I couldn't be around Jack. What did I do? Depend on the husband to take care of everything? Heck no! I called my mama. 

Jeremy will be home for the whole week. During the day I'll be at work and Jack at daycare. At night I'll be taken care of two babies. Please pray that the Lord will give me the patience I need this week. 

For your viewing pleasure a few sick men jokes:
*Apologizing now for some of the language but it was too funny.


  1. There was only one time I was so sick I couldn't even hold my newborn son and that was when I had my gallbladder out. It was worse than my c-section!

  2. Haha this is so true! Men are helpless when they get the smallest sign of a bug!

  3. LOL!!!! I'm sorry I have to laugh because it's soooo true. I was sick a few weeks ago, Marc came home because I was wiped and I slept for a few hours and resumed mama duties, Marc had it the next week and I asked if I could run to the post office without would have thought the world ended. I took her with me. lol