‘Puter is in fact alive and reasonably well. ‘Puter would like to thank each of you who wrote to him expressing get well wishes, and even those who wished he would die like the stinking right wing BUSHITLERBURTONCON he is. It’s nice to be missed.
To this point, the L4-L5 discectomy has been a success. ‘Puter’s motion is better and there is no more pain down the leg. However, ‘Puter can’t sit yet, and he is stoned out of his mind on Percoset and Flexeril. On the upside, the drug cocktail makes daytime TV’s mindlessness mildly interesting. Especially The View. That show is a regular laugh riot when you’re out of your mind on prescription meds. Every show involves talking about sex and/or boobs. Even the one today with Barbara Walters interviewing Bibi Netanyahu. (Side note: Bibi’s moobs are nicer than Babs’).
You’d think ‘Puter would be enjoying the solitude. Not so. Yesterday, not a scant 24 hours after ‘Puter went under the knife, ‘Puter’s office had delivered a parcel of work for him to get to this morning, which ‘Puter dutifully did. ‘Puter’s thankful for the work, but it would be nice to have a break. ‘Puter’s in that awkward gray area of sort-of-kind-of disabled, but not really, because he has a non-physical desk job.
So ‘Puter’s spent today standing and typing (redrafting contracts), interspersed with a few rest breaks when he lays flat and rests. It’s not so bad, and ‘Puter is thankful for the relief from his disc pain, but he can’t wait to get back to what passes for normal for him.