It’s funny. My last post touched on the composition of a mental health book, and then I vanished. Why? Mental health. The ticking by of days has been more and more on my mind as time goes on, and the 2nd of March made the one-year anniversary of my return to the United States. InContinue reading “Visa Vent”
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Souls hibernate too.
Rather than simply watching Groundhog Day on the 2nd, I also watched the livestream of the real Punxsutawney Phil. Just like in the movie, he saw his shadow and declared six more weeks of winter. It’s almost like the season starts on the vernal equinox or something. Haha! It’s March 20th this year, by theContinue reading “Souls hibernate too.”
Time Keeps on Slipping
Today is a new moon, and Saturday is the first of October. The world keeps turning. My passport arrived in the mail. Hopefully, I will hear from my caseworker for my visa appeal sooner than the 14th. Wish me luck! I’d really like to see my husband. My final post-op doctor’s appointment went well. I’mContinue reading “Time Keeps on Slipping”
Crystal Green – Any kind of green you want!
Post-Op Update: Friday, my doctor gave me the green light to return to a pretty much normal life. I can soak in the bathtub, return to the gym (just no heavy weights yet), sip some wine, and have non-penetrative sexual contact. I will have a final checkup in a couple weeks to make sure thatContinue reading “Crystal Green – Any kind of green you want!”
Under the Hot Weather
As August comes to an end, I’m having a terrible bout of sinus issues. I never had allergies before I started spending long stretches of time in the UK. Now my nose can’t seem to acclimate to England’s weather OR Louisiana’s. A most unfortunate development. Lots and lots of water and some meds are myContinue reading “Under the Hot Weather”
Surgery Recovery Kit
When I was preparing for my hysterectomy, I knew most of my time post-op would be focused on taking it easy while my body repaired itself. This meant that all the work work had to be done ahead of time. I explained in a previous post what happened during and after the surgery itself, butContinue reading “Surgery Recovery Kit”
Better Late than Never
Oh, nooo! I missed two weeks of blogging. I was so excited by my battle against the first week of surgery recovery, but then it demanded more of my attention when I thought it would need less after that. Post-Op Update: I wasn’t bleeding much (or at all after the first couple days), so whenContinue reading “Better Late than Never”
Surgeon’s Field Notes
Not really. I’m on Day 4 of surgery recovery, and I think I’m doing quite well. I’ve kept a detailed journal of everything I’ve been up to since the surgery, and it seems like my healing trajectory is quite good. It was two steps forward and one step back the other day, but that’s partContinue reading “Surgeon’s Field Notes”