When the nurse put on my bracelet marked "Dogs-Horses" I exclaimed, "I LOVE dogs and horses!" And then I realized that those are my supposed allergies. (Me? Allergic to dogs? Please! But it came up on an allergy test once, years ago.) Heh.
The following are the good things about recuperating:
People send you pretty flowers and bring you cute kitty ring holders and give you gift certificates to fancy spas!