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another quick update

I keep wanting to write a big post but keep feeling not quite up to it.

Long story short - I am home, with  hospital bed in my living room downstairs.  I am now under hospice care, which means no further treatment.  However, This does not mean (no promises, mind you) that I'm dying tomorrow.   Right now there is a rush of visitors and I suspect this is what they believe -- if we don't see her RIGHT NOW they will miss their chance.  Whereas it could be as much as six months. No pain, just exhaustion.  Much exhaustion -- an outing upstairs is a really big deal and I didn't manage it today, despite the lure of a shower.

Anyway, that's where we are.  I am still trying to wrap my head around what's happening.  One of these days, I promise, a real post.


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Mar. 10th, 2012 03:00 am (UTC)
write us lots of little posts! eventually they all add up. nobody's counting. :-)

I hope it is a comfortable hospital bed and that you don't get sandwiched in it due to someone being inept with the controls.

I am glad there is no pain! And I am glad to hear from you. And I have been thinking from you. And I love you.

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
Mar. 14th, 2012 11:31 pm (UTC)
love you back!
Mar. 10th, 2012 03:26 am (UTC)
I'm thinking about you a lot, dude, for whatever that's worth :) Scotchy sends HUGS, and I am always around on messenger or email if you need anyone to talk to. Text, too, if you want my cell!
Mar. 14th, 2012 11:31 pm (UTC)
Always like the Scotchy hugs!
Mar. 15th, 2012 12:20 am (UTC)
he is the best at them!

little bastard ran over and peed on the neighbors modem today, shorted it out! SHENANIGANS
Mar. 10th, 2012 04:43 am (UTC)
Don't feel obligated to write a long post, if short ones are what you're up to thats just what we want. Positive thoughts, best wishes, and prayers for you! *offers*

Do you want fanarts? Or anything? I'll take a request! Let me know soonish (as in preferably before school starts in a month, but even after that would be fine ;-)

*has nothing else to offer*
Mar. 10th, 2012 09:10 am (UTC)
oh, philia. i just logged back onto LJ (after a few years) and i read this. i am crying right now.
Mar. 10th, 2012 10:27 pm (UTC)
RAIN! HI RAIN. I am glad to see you!

*hugs hugs hugs*

♥ ♥ ♥
Mar. 13th, 2012 02:01 pm (UTC)

but we're so happy to see you.
Mar. 14th, 2012 11:32 pm (UTC)
Mar. 10th, 2012 12:39 pm (UTC)
I'm glad you're not in pain, and that you got to come home.

Mar. 10th, 2012 05:28 pm (UTC)

it's good to visit the sick not make them feel worried and freak them out. Not cool.

Praying with all my heart for you Phillia! Miss you LOADS and am glad to have this update from you!

You're our champion! *parades around flag* I mean it!!

*sending you love and energy*

Also please tell ur editior that I'm not a huge fan of her's. Thanks. (Actually don't tell her that-maybe I'll send her an annoymous email or something xP)

Mar. 14th, 2012 11:34 pm (UTC)
I don't have an editor, Elle. JUst an agent who is doing her best for me.
Mar. 18th, 2012 04:09 pm (UTC)
I know, I appologize for being cranky (I had read a few of your posts all at once and responded in this one)

I know she's doing her best. Just know that ET won't be lost, we're all rooting for you! 100%

Mar. 10th, 2012 06:10 pm (UTC)
So glad you're home--and I'm wishing you get-up-the-stairs-strength because I'm sure a shower would feel wonderful to you.

By the way, I'm finally getting a chance to read Blink and Caution (things got in the way when I tried to start it before). I'm so glad you sent it to me. It's not totally my cup of tea, but the fantastic writing is giving me tons of food for thought. I'm going to donate it to our new town library when I'm done. They have a nearly empty YA section.
Mar. 14th, 2012 11:35 pm (UTC)
It' not my usual fare, either, but I loved it.
Mar. 10th, 2012 07:15 pm (UTC)
I love hearing from you, Philia, in whatever lenghth post it is. Also glad that there's no pain, and thinking of you a lot. I love you too! You're really amazing and wonderful, and you always have been. <3
Mar. 14th, 2012 11:36 pm (UTC)
Love you back, you talented thing!
Mar. 18th, 2012 03:15 am (UTC)
Aw.... :D
Mar. 11th, 2012 03:52 am (UTC)
Major hugs from me and Brian and Fox and Tillie (the kitties) and Gryphon and Jackson (the little hounds) and Zeus (the old hound). I'm glad you're home and in no pain. I hope it stays that way. I miss you and love you! Sending energy your way!



Mar. 13th, 2012 03:56 am (UTC)
I'm glad you aren't in pain, and I will keep praying for you.
Mar. 14th, 2012 11:37 pm (UTC)
Thaanks, Leslie.
Mar. 13th, 2012 02:00 pm (UTC)
I almost stopped by your house the other day and I had no idea you were in it! I went to the clinic at Mt Auburn for a stupid problem and took the bus past your street on the way home. Now that I know I can eventually get to your house by bus, I'll have to come visit. Also getting to Harvard is not quite as scary as I thought.

Mar. 14th, 2012 11:38 pm (UTC)
Next time come in!
Mar. 13th, 2012 06:57 pm (UTC)

It's good to hear from you whatever length the post. I hope the exhaustion improves and the kitties come sit on you downstairs even if you can't get upstairs.

Look out for the package :-)
Mar. 18th, 2012 05:13 am (UTC)
So I'm leaving another comment. Thinking of you tons.
Mar. 19th, 2012 06:26 pm (UTC)
Thinking of you.
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