hopeful. happy.

I believe that things are on the upswing in our neck of the woods.

On Thursday I made it in to school for the first time in a week. After an hour of being there, teaching, and walking the halls a bit, I realized that my oxygen tank had been off since I left the house. I was rather giddy. To think that I was able to do all that with only minimal shortness of breath was unbelievable.

For the rest of the day I went rather cavalierly on and off my oxygen. I even went out to watch Calvin volleyball on Thursday night.

However, by Friday morning, I was wiped out and needed a good long sleep. And a good consistent day on oxygen. But the returning energy, the returning breath, the returning normalcy just brim me over with hope that this medicine will do the trick.

Also, from Wednesday night to Saturday, my sister was here. She was visiting to attend the funeral of our aunt, Mom’s dear sister. It was so good for all of us to have Becki here at such a significant time.

I was already feeling hopeful, but having Becki here is always a happiness infusion for me, too. Hopeful and happy. Can’t get a better beginning to Thanksgiving week than that.

Unlike most other visits, I actually remembered to take a picture of the two of us. Not our best, but it makes me grin.

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So I’m more of a Tash blog-stalker, but today I will leave a brief comment about my gratitude for a person I don’t really know all that well,but one whose courage and tenacity and honesty and pure, open-hearted ness has baffled and blessed me all at once. Love you, Natasha.

Oh how we take the oxygen we breathe for granted! I’m so thankful for your progress – happy and hopeful with you!

I rejoice with you for your hope and happiness! You are an inspiration to me and many others. Happy Thanksgiving.

So glad to read the happy and thankful report and also to see the great picture of the sisters. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

Love love those “sister infusions”! Happy Thanksgiving indeed!! Big hug from the other goofy sisters :))

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