I realized today, when I'm sick or injured I revert to a wounded animal. I just want to be left alone.
It's OK to approach me slowly, leave food, and then back away slowly.
But please don't sit next to me and tell me every minute detail of your day. ( And jabber on and on and on.)
Please don't wake me up to ask me how I'm feeling or if I'm in pain. ( The answer will always be I feel like crap and yes I'm in pain.)
Please don't tell me I shouldn't drive myself with a boot cast on my foot. (How else am I going to get anyone where they need to be?)
I know I sound pretty grumpy and ungrateful for my kids who really are just trying to be sure I'm OK.
But, I just want to be left alone!