Chris was home sick so when he was going to go pick up Aiden I came along. I hadn't been there since this whole madness started, but I really wanted to surprise my little guy, and touch base with friends I hadn't seen in a few months now.
I only ran into a few of them, but it was so wonderful to see them!! The past few days I have felt better than I had for the past three months, and there are days I almost feel like my old self.
Had a stressful time the past couple of days, trying to figure out how the MOAS and my stay in Calgary will be working out -- exactly three weeks from today I will be in surgery, and fingers crossed everything goes according to plan. So, in a little over two weeks I'm hopping on a plane and heading over to the Tom Baker Center. Time to dust myself off and get in battle mode for the weeks ahead.
We drove by a church on the way home ( there are several different ones in PoCo), and their sign said : "Patience is trusting in G-d's timing."
I have to trust in G-d's timing. I have to trust that every step we have taken in this direction has been for a reason, and I know that I am in good hands. I imagine the next couple of weeks I will be a basket case in terms of stress, and I hope that people will be able to understand that.
Speaking of timing though, I got some lovely cards and thoughts from Evey and a few other friends... thank you so much! My friend Jenny ( http://goldseven.wordpress.com/ ) also made me the most amazing and inspiring image of Strength to help me focus and tackle all of this head on.
To battle I go, and I intend to win it. Thank you Jenny, and all dear friends with a kind thought or word - they help me with what lays ahead.