06 January 2010

home safe

I am home safe and sound as of this evening, just as darkness fell.
My lip is healing and my finger is totally back to normal.
In spite of the hazards large and small (small and furry), we had a good time even though we froze. So good to get away from work, away from house upkeep and panic, from the daily dailyness of the fertility shite.

But, now that I'm back, it all comes back in a rush. I am trying to remember to breathe. Tomorrow afternoon I have the sonohystogram down at Boston- so that is something to look forward to having be over... I did not like my last one one bit, pretty much hate having anything threaded up my cervix, and this time? Since they've not done this with me before, they do not know the territory and have no notes to help them and I am just simply hoping that it will be ok.

I have so much to write about but find words are slow in coming tonight- I can say this: it is good to be home, favorite mug filled with hot water, cat on shins, in my own crazy orange room with white christmas lights sparkling and a very clear sky filled with stars just out side.
New snow and stillness. I really am happy to be here.

Looking forward to catching up with all of you.


8 comments:

IF Optimist, then... said...

Welcome home our lovely Kate. Good to have you back all warm and safe and sound. Good luck on the SGH. I know it sucks, but I also know that you're strong and you'll get through it, even though by the end you want to punch the doctor in the face because OUCH! That shit can hurt.

meinsideout said...

Welcome home - glad you made it safely!

sprogblogger said...

I'm so glad you're home safely, and hope that the SHG isn't too bad, and can't wait to see you soon!

Nic said...

Glad you are home and safe. Good luck with your SGH, hope it goes well and you are not too uncomforatble

K said...

Welcome home and good luck on the appointment. You will make it through. Because you are Kate. :)

Billy said...

Good luck with the sono!

niobe said...

Take care and stay warm.

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