A switch inside me flipped and my need to bring order to the garage disappeared. It’s a very small invisible victory.
The Benefits of Icky
Constipation is the opioid hangover no one talks about. It hurts and taking more pain relievers won’t make that pain go away.
The Way to Heal
For me, it’s a time to conserve myself, turn my energy inward, minimize, sleep, stare out the window and drift into silent imaginings.
Drive Thru Knee Replacement
He was in by 8:00 am and home by 4:00 pm. It was drive thru surgery and the pace added some drama to our lives.
I Will Care for You
If you succumbed to sickness, you would want to wake up and find me smiling over your bed. I will care for you.
Unplanning Our Plans
You can’t have knee replacement surgery if you have shingles, so we are unplanning our plans and wearing masks. Feels like pandemic déjà vu.
My Sugar Daddy
I said these exact words to myself. Be patient. Pace yourself. Don’t try to do this all at once. Year One Sugar. Year Two Meat.