It seems like every time I go to see my orthopedic surgeon and look at x-rays of my unhealed radius and ulna, I come home and am depressed the rest of the day. I saw him yesterday. He pulled out all the previous x-rays so we could compare them. The good news is that it's not any worst, and it may be marginally better. Yesterday was exactly 5 months after the second surgery. I did some research last night and found a research paper on non-union of the ulna and/or radius. According to the paper, those treated like mine all healed within 18 months,and the median time to heal was 7 months. Reading the paper was reassuring. For now, I continue to wear the brace and be careful what I do.
I picked up Daughter yesterday evening, and today is a better day. We went out to breakfast and to the grocery store, and then came back and tackled the list of things I wanted to get done before I go back to work. The kitchen is now clean, and I have gluten free, dairy free preservative free pizza in the freezer along with a dozen sandwiches. There are some more things I want to get done, but we've made a great start, and if the essentials are done.
I'm really looking forward to getting back into the routine. I have ideas percolating for fall, so I'm looking forward to getting them fleshed out.