This Entry Is Hopped Up On Morphine

I’ve been inexplicably, severely dizzy for the last four days. Today I suddenly developed an intense headache, so we decided I needed to see doctor of the non-google variety. At the emergency room I was given an IV with all sorts of magical drugs that made me feel gooooooood. Like morphine! Yay. I had a…

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UPS Ruined The Fun

I love me some holiday cards. Every day since Thanksgiving I’ve been eagerly running down to our mailbox, hopeful there will be cards addressed to the family. Believe me when I say that if there isn’t a card, my day gets a little dimmer (dudes, I don’t have a job, remember? It’s the small pleasures!)….

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Freedom

Madeline was taken off 24-hour oxygen as of Saturday. YAY! So, I quickly loaded her in the car and left her with my parents for a few days. Freedom!!! Heh. While that IS true, it’s not as callous as it sounds. Mike and I are going on our first solo┬átrip since our honeymoon. And, coincidentally,…

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Me & My Teddy Bear

I have a confession. I’m 29 years old, and I still sleep with a teddy bear. This is Theodora. This is her fresh out of the wash. She’s been loved HARD. I’ve had Theodora for close to 23 years now. I think. I can’t remember exactly when I got her. My parents went on vacation…

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Stir Crazy

We have completed eight days of 24-hour oxygen. You’re probably thinking, “We? Isn’t Maddie the one on oxygen?” While that is technically true, Maddie and I are both prisoners of the oxygen rocket. The nasal cannula is about eight feet long – just long enough for her to romp around on our king-sized bed. While…

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