Current Situation

On Facebook, which I spend WAY too much time on, there is a thing folks do where they post a picture and comment that this is their “current situation.” Usually, it’s a pic of them on some tropical beach with a slushy, rum-spiked, umbrella-adorned&nbsp…

It’s the holiday season

It feels like I just took down the Christmas tree and got my house back in order and here we are again. It’s been a fast year. They’re all fast. I swear, the older I get, the faster they go.So, we will start with Tim. He is taking a month off chemo. Th…

Nothing stays the same

Well, the only thing that doesn’t change in life is that everything changes. My dad’s life is unrecognizable from what it was less than 2 months ago. At times it’s surreal. At other times, so much has happened since 9/2, it feels like a lifetime of str…

I need a bigger fire extinguisher

I have often said that my life feels like a constant battle of putting out one fire just for another to crop right up. Well, these days, that theme keeps playing out over and over. So, last we knew, both my apartments were re-rented after 2 broken leas…

I CAN’T EVEN…………………………….

In the last 4 months, I turned over both apartments in our 2-family, both due to broken leases. Buying a 2 family home for a future investment seemed like a good idea at the time. Not sure it was and Tim being diagnosed with MM 13 days later?…

Thyroid lobectomy………CHECK.

Well, I can’t see this as a bucket list item, but, it is scratched off nonetheless. Tim’s surgery went very well. I LOVE this surgeon. He is not only a fantastic doctor, but also a really nice man. So great when those two things collide. Tim did g…

Getting down to the wire

In two days, Tim has his surgery. We met with the surgeon for one last test on Monday. I really like him. He is so calm and confident, just what you want in a surgeon, any doctor really. He makes sure we have all our questions answered and, as we …

Life’s too short

However, this post is not, so, my apologies for the novel I’m about to write. Any of you who’ve been following my blog for any length of time know that we are pretty much estranged from Tim’s family, for good reason, I might add. We do not talk to his …