Category Archives: General Life

Geezus. And my doxy became rock solid.

Geezus Krist. Whenever I think I’m starting to get ahead, something always sets me back. I had some medicine sent to me, the saline bags had some issues, and now I just realized the doxy in the bottle is rock … Continue reading

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Maybe, I just can’t have my cake and eat it too

At some moment, we reach a point in our lives when we realize that we just can’t have it all, and that we have to make our decisions based on, not only what is best for ourselves, but also what … Continue reading

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It’s official. I’m never living in Ottawa.

No way. We’re here mainly to help my father who is dying of cancer, and after that there is no way I could stay in Ottawa. I really like my cousins and aunt and uncle I’m getting to know, but … Continue reading

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Interesting things about Ottawa

There have been some funny (and not so funny) differences I’ve noticed between Ottawa and Los Angeles. This of course, does not speak for everyone in the city of Ottawa, but from what I’ve experienced so far: 1. The weather … Continue reading

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I had my first big boo-hoo fit today

And that was the it. The stress just got to me, and I exploded in tears. (Then proceeded to scream at everyone at around me, which probably wasn’t the smartest thing. 🙂 The hotel where we were staying was just … Continue reading

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I’m really grateful to Cedars

I know I talk a lot of sh*t sometimes, I know I bitch a lot because, let’s be honest about it, being ill just plain sucks, But at the end of the day, I’m grateful beyond words to my doctors … Continue reading

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I’m outta here!!

It’s always a good to be leaving the hospital feeling much better than you were when you first got here. Thank God for IVIG! 🙂

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David doing some school work

Most of our days are spent just like normal people…except that we take daily antibiotics. I’m more slowed down than he is (gets worse with age?), but it’s peaceful moments like this that encourage me to be strong, and to … Continue reading

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I was a big liar today at the dentist.

Last time I tried going to see a dentist (an embarrassingly long time ago–over a year I think–), the entire visit went down in flames. Once I started talking about my medical history, he flipped out, wanted a signed letter … Continue reading

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My suffering to help others

It makes me feel good–beyond words–to think that maybe someone is benefitting from what I’ve learned through all of my suffering over the years– Even if I can only help one person, it’s a good thing…takes a little weight off … Continue reading

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