I realized that I kinda left you all hanging, mentioning I was having surgery and then not saying anything for over a week. Guess I’m a suspense writer.

The surgery went well. I felt better immediately after the surgery, which I guess means they took the right thing out. I was tempted to write on my side with Sharpie “here” and make an X. But I wasn’t exactly sure where my gallbladder was and didn’t want to mark my spleen or liver by mistake.

Apparently along with my gallbladder, they removed my Diet Coke taste buds. Those of you who read my blog regularly will know that I’ve admitted to an addiction to Diet Coke. Well, guess I went cold turkey. It doesn’t taste good at all. Neither does another favorite, Diet Dr. Pepper. Not sure why. But anyhow, the only thing carbonated I’m drinking is Perrier.

It’s taken some getting used to, not having something cold and caffeinated to grab out of the fridge and sip on throughout the day. Not sure if iced tea will give me enough caffeine. Guess we’ll find out.

Later this week I’ll be posting a series of blogs on what I did on my summer vacation. I’m sure you all can’t wait.