Homeward bound

Okay, so at least to my parents’ house. The surgery was far less invasive than anticipated – which means instead of the two or three nights I was expected to be hospitalized, I just have one. As I write this, I am waiting on the discharge papers. I have a knee brace and a walker, and it hurts to walk. But that’s physical therapy for you. Thanks to everyone for Read More …

Success

Surgery was this morning – and I’m already awake and more lucid than I have any right to be. The mass came out very easily. Almost like peeling it out. We got a clean removal, and there was no vascular re-routing required. I feel blessed – and I’m so appreciative of all the people who have reached out and given me encouragement and support. Physical therapy will start soon – Read More …

No frills

No frills. No pictures. No pithy wit. This weekend was about survival. My body has bloated. I’ve gained more than 10 pounds in less than three days. Finding a position to be comfortable is difficult. I had high blood pressure, but no fever. Checked with the doctors, and no need to come in. Maybe the best thing I did today was let go of Monday. Things I wanted to accomplish Read More …

Follow along

I am going to be sharing some pretty personal things here for the next few months. I won’t be spamming Twitter and Facebook with a lot of it, because I might not have the time and energy to chase engagement on every channel. But if you don’t want to miss anything, leave a comment below, and check the option to get new posts by email. …and thank you. All of Read More …