UPDATE 1 :
Quick update on my mom. She was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer. As far as they can tell, it has not spread anywhere else. She is on heavy chemo and radiation to shrink it so they can do surgery to remove it. Thank you everyone for your thoughts and prayers and your support. Mom and I and the rest of our family greatly appreciate it. Will keep updating as she goes through treatment.
I have some bad news. I just found out today my mom was diagnosed with colon cancer. She has to go next week for more testing. Hopefully it has not spread anywhere else. Please keep her in your thoughts and prayers.
Apologies for not much posting, but on top of having to deal with painful emergency oral surgery and recovery over the holidays, and other general downers like not being able to eat much without blending it because hardly any teeth left ( new dieting strategy? lolz ), my greenhouse was totally destroyed early this morning due do unexpected severe wind storm. It was already damaged from a wind storm that happened while I was laid up from the oral surgery, and not having had the chance to fully repair that damage and some tension loss in the guy ropes. The wind brought in by this front had 50mph sustained gusts all day that just obliterated the
Here I am again. I know I have been pretty bad about writing updates, and worse about being able to check in on friends and see how everyone is doing.
I just can't seem to catch a break. Just when I think I'll be able to get back into a good routine centered around this, it never fails that something always happens to throw things into utter chaos. Murphey's Law.
Not complaining about it, just laughing at all the ironies and making note of much flailing and swearing that ensued. Imagine it in the comical sense of watching my spotty-stripe self run around flailing and maybe swearing in ancient Pictish or some Lovecraftian tongue.