Category Archives: change

I Can Put On My Own Socks! – Recovery Overview

As much as I loved coming home from the hospital, it sucked to not have nurses taking care of me and keeping my pain pills on a schedule and helping me to the bathroom. Also, by the time I came … Continue reading

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Friday – Day 11 at the hospital

So, I can’t count. I thought until this week that I had only spent 10 days in the hospital. It was 12. Oops. Friday, April 5th, I started taking my targeted treatment pill. I had to drink some Miralax and … Continue reading

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Thursday and the Standoff

On Thursday, Nurse Monica told me that I couldn’t have any more Fentanyl because I would be going home soon. Did she know something that I didn’t? The cardiology doctors still didn’t like how much my heart was draining. Also, … Continue reading

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Truck Envy

I have truck envy. There, I said it. Not just for any truck. No, I want the Toyota Tacoma. Stop laughing. I have wanted a Toyota Tacoma since I was in college. I have also moved more times than I … Continue reading

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Badass Moment Reclamation

My dad and I haven’t spoken in nearly 10 years. It’s just so normal that when people have asked me recently if I have any family where I’m from, I say, “no.” Even though my dad still lives there, it … Continue reading

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Restless Part 2

I finished reading¬†Americanah by Chimimanda Ngozi Adichie the other morning on my commute. I don’t want to give away any part of the book (that I could barely put down!)¬†I will say that the main character’s first love remains unforgotten … Continue reading

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Restless

I feel restless and unsettled. I have felt this way all day. It started when I went to work, where most of my yucky feelings begin. Today has sat in my stomach like a knotted ball of yarn, tan and … Continue reading

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