Posted in May 2014

And then there were three

Today has been hectic, relaxed and chaotic all rolled into one. It’s exactly as a house should be that has three boys who live in it, but it’s been so long since Colman’s felt good, I’d forgotten what it was like. Three boys running through the house chasing each other with Nerf guns. Three boys … Continue reading

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Does this fluid make my butt look big?

Colman was released about 9 p.m. last night, which put us getting into San Antonio around midnight. That’s the main reason I wasn’t able to post an update last night. I woke up at 6 a.m. yesterday morning. Not because I was rested, but because I was freezing. I’d already stolen one of Colman’s blankets … Continue reading

Tick-tock, tick-tock

Colman and I got started early this morning. I woke him up at 5:30 a.m. and we were checked in at TCH by 5:50 a.m. Then we waited for an hour and went to pre-op holding where the doctor met up with us to perform the metabolic cart, which pretty much consisted of Colman laying … Continue reading

Last-ditch attempt

Thursday. I’m dreading it, but I also want it to be behind us already. Time is doing that weird thing it seems to do when you dread something. It’s speeding up and slowing down all at once. I feel like a little girl again, pouting in the department store on a shopping expedition about how … Continue reading

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

I know it’s been a while since I updated, but I needed a bit of time to process the plan as it was set forth at Colman’s last clinic visit to TCH. Colman and I left early in the morning instead of going to Houston the night before. It makes for a pretty long day. … Continue reading