Thank you all so much for your thoughts and prayers, your comments and emails. You have no idea of how much they mean to me. I do have some of the greatest readers in the world.

This weekend was a couple of good things, the 20th was the second anniversary of me quitting smoking (yes, I know, I lose some weight, quit smoking, start eating healthier, then boom, this happens, would that be irony?) I am proud of those 2 years and plan on continuing on being a nonsmoker for the next 50 or 60 years.

Saturday night Tony and I went out to the Melting Pot in Fredericksburg to celebrate our 10th anniversary early since on October 24th I’ll be recovering from the surgery. The food was great, the server was nice, we had a relaxing meal that made me forget for 2 hours everything that is weighing down on me. After it was over and we got back in the van everything settled back on my shoulders but those 2 hours were beautiful.

Before we left here though, I had a complete pity me breakdown. It had to be done, I needed to release the emotion but, I wish it hadn’t happened then. It is bad enough that our 10th anniversary will be spent like this, just as our 9th anniversary was spent with me recovering from surgery, only then my foot. I sure am ready for a break.

and bed, I’m just rambling in circles now.