Today is the best I’ve felt in a while. So much has been going on lately and some things happen so quickly. I’m sure you know what I mean. Even the days and weeks are passing too fast!
I’ve no new news about my stepdaughter who has terminal cancer. It’s difficult with her living on the West Coast and us in mid-Canada. I rely on her close friends who send me messages. Some of the notes are sweet . . . one said last week that she went to the hospital and washed and coloured my stepdaughter’s hair. Stepdaughter said to tell us she got ‘hosed down’, lol. Her friends tell me she still has her good sense of humour and likes to joke with them. Another night one sent a message that she had tucked her in for the night before she left her and that she knows she’s well loved. I’m so grateful for these wonderful friends.
A bit of good news here that didn’t start out good but is ending well. My husband’s hands went real red, swollen and painful. We took him to an after hours clinic yesterday and he was diagnosed as having gout and that’s pretty painful. The doctor gave me two prescriptions to be filled and I started him right away on the meds before he went to bed. Though he is still swollen and red, the pain level has gone “way down” and that has turned his frown upside down! It will be a few days before he can fully use his hands again but what a huge improvement in just one night, that’s so encouraging.
More nice news is that I bought myself a single serve coffee brewer a couple weeks ago but then took it back this past Monday and bought a Keurig single brewer . . . there is a wider variety of drinks that go in this machine. One of my sparks friends has always mentioned how she loves Cappuccino so I picked up some different flavoured ones and drinking the first one got me hooked on them, they are delicious! I also have cider ones that make a nice hot drink in the evenings. Of course I have many different flavoured coffees too, and some teas. Now I can’t go back to plain ole drinks, lol.
I’ve been very fortunate to have the beloved sister that I do. She and her husband are so good to us. Since my hubby can’t drive with his hands swollen, they’ve been taking me everywhere I need to go. To get my hair cut, get groceries, bank, coffee specialty place where I get my drinks for my machine, etc. And today they asked if our Saturday Supper Date night is still on for tomorrow. I told them of course it is! LOL We don’t miss that unless one of us four is really, really ill. So tomorrow we’ll get together for a nice drive, a good meal and lots of talking and laughing!
I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention this: for those who have told me they miss the photos on my page and in my photo gallery. I took them all off in haste when I had an inappropriate comment made on one of my photos. It had nothing to do with the picture itself, but it upset me so much to know that someone (a member I didn’t know at all) could come on my page and leave such a comment. It turned out okay, I reported it and I guess others had the same thing from this fellow and reported it also and SP took him off the site immediately. But it upset and unnerved me and I took my ‘people’ photos off, deleted them all. I’m sure that given time, I’ll feel that it’s okay to put photos on again but for now, I’ll stay with just pics of my dog, garden, etc. I know you’ll understand.
We are having a beautiful day here, sunshine and in the 70’s. Been like this all week and we’ll have the same over the weekend. I’d say we’re having our Indian Summer! I’ll close my blog on that happy note. Enjoy your weekend everyone!