A notice came up for me to renew my DWth and I kind of went "Oh wow, I haven't posted since April!" and thought it seemed worth doing a little updating, if only for me to look back at later on. Been quite a year.
First off, the disabled lady I help take care of FINALLY got her disability approved and I've had a lot of extra time dealing with the paperwork, banking and various updates she needed now that we can finally buy stuff to replace/update her life. It's been good to finally go forward on that, though it does mean time invested of course.
Then my beautiful, wonderful Starflower graduated from high school this past June, but not before she was the lead in their school play which meant a lot of fun time spent there, as I did the costuming and helped paint the set. Scads of hours over there, but good times all around and we survived graduation and everything that goes with it, hoorah!
THEN in late May I was diagnosed with breast cancer - small and early, thank God - so after graduation was over I had lumpectomy surgery, did recovery from that and then found I was right on the statistical line for whether I would need chemo or not. I was given the choice and decided if it was that close to the line better safe than sorry. SO at this point I have three more chemo treatments to go through the end of October and my hair is falling out like autumn leaves on a windy day. I went shopping for colorful hats on Etsy and am trying to make the best of it, thankfully I haven't been too sick at this point. The unknown is always more fearsome than the reality.
LIfe is kind of crazy, I keep up with two households, my own and my friend's, and two churches as well... I assume all of you out there are likewise not letting much moss grow on your proverbial rocks - I'll have to spend some time reading now to see what's been happening. *hugs*