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Day 45 – 04/26/2020

We can’t say nothing ever happens around here – yesterday was the best. I cut my hair and had a long text convo with The Kid, both stellar time spent. If I could see the back of my head I’d be dangerous, but the front came out cool and I look like me again. Until I can see my sweet Shelby, it’ll be monkey business in the front and squirrel party in the back.

John has the weekend off and Anthony was out on a mission, so we lazily chatted back and forth ’til we’d caught up a little. Atlanta’s getting slammed now as the virus peaks there, but he said he hasn’t been getting floated to the ER anymore, presumably because he’s one of the few chemo-certified RNs the hospital has left. That doesn’t break this mama’s heart to know because although the Oncology Unit can seem like hell on earth at times, the ER is Ground Zero.

It’s a beautiful Sunday morning and my belly is full of ranch omelet and bacon. Kim has the bug to plant flowers so he masked up and headed for the outdoor lot at Menard’s, list in hand. He also wants to do some upkeep and repair on the rooftop garden while he isn’t doing much else. Good thing he has energy enough for two people, because this half of the team can’t get it together – all my fire goes toward maintaining… my cool, my calm, my healthy bent toward realism.

MEANWHILE…

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5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Michael
    Apr 26, 2020 @ 13:13:28

    I understand your gratitude that John is needed more in chemo than ER. But as a stand-beside veteran with 2 chemo patients, it has its own stressors, for sure.

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  2. Rita Wagner
    Apr 26, 2020 @ 13:12:11

    I LOVE this and i love YOU! It’s a magnificent day for getting up to anything one wants to do. I’m proud of you for cutting your hair again and your description of it is hilarious. Monkey business and squirrel party…. oh lordt!
    So glad to hear that John isn’t in the ER, for the most part. Makes this auntie breathe easier, for sure.
    Sending love and every good thought (from the south side).
    ENJOY

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  3. Rita J
    Apr 26, 2020 @ 12:59:36

    LOVE this! And love YOU!
    It’s a magnificent day for just about anything one wants to get up to.
    I wish I could see your hair. Your description is hilarious…monkey business and squirrel party. Glad to hear John’s out of the ER for the most part. Makes this auntie breathe easier, for sure. Love and every good thing coming your way (from the south side). ❌⭕️

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