Daughter was released from the hospital last night. She was very anxious to go home and very happy to be going. She had to go back today for a treatment on an out-patient basis and has five more treatments over the next couple of weeks, but so far they seem to be halping. Her color […]
Dear Ex-Husband, Throughout the years I have tried hard to be understanding of your life, perhaps my guilt leading me to overcompensate for your shortcomings. When we divorced many many years ago, I did everything I could to be pleasant to you, your family, and eventually your new wife. Although I was seething with anger every […]
Monday was a rough one. Daughter had her treatment, then had horrible nausea and a migraine to show for it afterwards. They gave her shots of pain killer and anti-nausea medication, but by the time we saw her in the evening she was still suffering and was swearing up and down that if the next […]
Thank you everyone for such kind and supportive comments. I and my family do appreciate them so very much. Just a couple of things. She is doing well and seems to not be frightened now. Her first session is today so we'll see how it goes, but last night and over the weekend she'd even […]
Some of you know, and maybe even experienced, the earthquake that hit southern Illinois yesterday morning. According to our news reports, some people felt it as close as Des Moines, which is only about 40 miles from us. Although I can't say we felt it, my husband and daughter-in-law both woke up unexpectedly at that […]
I just made that up. What does it stand for? First, Best, Blog Friend Forever. Way back when I started this blog thing I had no clue what I was doing or where it would go or how it would get there. I seriously was flying by the seat of my pants. Then I ran […]
Just in case you've had trouble getting my blog to come up. Hopefully, all is fixed now and we can resume regular posting. Thanks, Brad.
But she thinks she is. (This was yesterday. Today we got a couple inches of snow.)
That's all I'm saying.
Many years ago when I was a child I lived a secret life. One face was presented to the world. That face was good and sweet and happy. I laughed when I was at school. I loved school. Of course I did. It was somewhere else. Somewhere else was a good place to be for […]