So I'm going to a family practice doc down the street later this afternoon to rule out an infection, regarding the good ol' blad. I'm happy they fit me in so quickly (I just called) but not so happy I'll be missing Oprah today - I've been waiting for this televised event for close to a week! (When a girl just sits on a couch all day, this is pretty much the pinnacle of excitement.) The Big O is interviewing Elizabeth Edwards, the often admirable and stoic wife of disgraced presidential hopeful Johnny Boy Edwards, and by golly, I wanted to see it! TiVO would have really come in handy, now.
UPDATE: I do not have a UTI - there is no infection. The doc was mystified, and said it could be some kind of trauma related to the Foley catheter or the surgery itself. I will have to wait it out. In the meantime, I have a specialist appointment set-up for next week if the discomfort does not dissipate. Sigh. On another note, did anyone catch the Edwards interview?!
Oh, since I am on a music kick, I also wanted to include another song filling our airwaves these solemn rainy days. Matt and I watched Battle in Seattle this week, a drama about the WTO protests in Seattle in '99. We both enjoyed the film, particularly me, because I didn't even know the basics about the WTO, sadly enough. After thirty minutes on Wikipedia, I am now properly versed (well, sort of...the intricacies still confuse my not-very-nimble mind). The National's "Fake Empire" played during the credits, we loved it, and here it is: