The vampire or couvade syndrome?

CapableDad was almost ready for surgery. We had talked to nurses and the doctor’s assistant who reviewed his medical history, got his IV in place and recorded his blood pressure. All that was left was a visit from the anesthesiologist. She was a female doctor who was probably close to 60. She explained to us that she was going to give CapableDad some pain medication in his IV and then she would insert a needle into his neck to administer a pain block to his right shoulder. She rubbed her hand along the side of his neck to show us...
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Third day

Today is Day 3 after Capable Dad’s surgery. We both woke up feeling worse for wear. His shoulder is in immense pain. His back hurts from trying to sleep upright. His head is foggy from so much pain medication. I woke up with a sore throat, runny nose and stuffed up head. I also woke up so thankful for the people handling my Sunday morning responsibilities at church this morning. I looked at the clock and added an hour for the time change and realized there was no way we could have made it on time. I was so glad...
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