I wanted to make a special note that my parents are incredibly wonderful people. They drove to Minnesota to spend this time with us and help get through the first hard week of the surgery & initial recovery. I am so very, very grateful. Thanks, Mom & Dad! You are the best.
I did use fiber as my stress reliever during the procedure and while spending time with David in his hospital room. I got about a 1/3 of my BFL-silk blend fiber spun and made a good dent in the new baby blanket:
I never touched the other knitting project, so the Socks That Will Never Die are still worthy of the title. Someday they will be finished, if nothing else because I want to use those needles on a different project!