Archive for June, 2013

Ups, Downs, Ins and Outs

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Here is one thing I’ve learned: when you are asking yourself the question, “Should I go to the hospital?”, 99% of the time the answer is YES. I’m sure there are many doctors who would disagree with me, having had their time wasted by too many kooky hypochondriacs, but in general only good can come from making the decision to go.

So. I’ve had to make the decision to go twice  in a 24-hour period.

Our Three Year Celebration was not quite as I’d envisioned. We went to the cottage for the weekend, and on Saturday Gavin was out-of-sorts and a bit moody. Sunday morning dawned and all was well, but by 11:00 he was sitting on the couch, and the barfing began. (more…)

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Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Is the number of days that have passed since D-day.

Good days, bad days, awesome days, terribly awfully crappy days. Mediocre days that were completely ho-hum. Hospital days. Days of sunny skies and days of ridiculous freezing Canadian weather. Laughs and fights and fun and learning so many new things. Family, friends, and the wonderfulness of holidays and ordinary kicking-around-the-yard days.  Lying face-down on the bed weeping and wanting to scream from a mountain-top, “WHY ME?” days. Incredible days basking in the wondrous beauty that is our world. Days of feeling so blessed for all the lovely people who love me – yes, you. (more…)