Day 573

Benjamin has been in the long term maintenance phase of treatment–and off of the seventh floor at All Children’s–for nine months. I had to do the math twice, I couldn’t quite believe that was accurate. In another month, he’ll be halfway through treatment, and he’ll have been in maintenance for as long as he was… Continue Reading Day 573

Day 411

There was a lightning storm last night, and our power went out. As a result, our huge scaredy-dogs kept me awake much of the night, shaking at my side, needing reassuring. I canceled my morning bridge walk due to rain and sleep deprivation. I was grateful to have had what little rest I achieved. Banyan walked down… Continue Reading Day 411