Back in the Saddle

Da Goddess @ 23:20

Back in LV since Monday night. Back at work since Tuesday morning. Life is back to “normal”.

My mom went to the doctor today and I called to find out what the deal was. She’s doing much better. Weight is down (thank you, Lasix!), blood count is up, blood pressure is up (boo! hiss! add that med back into the regimen), and she’s feeling a little more like herself every day. I wish I could be there, but my sisters and my daughter have everything under control. My older sister, especially, has been a Godsend. We’re lucky she’s been able to take such good care of my mom. Very lucky, indeed.

In the future, though, I do believe I’ll be there to ease her burden (not that our mom is a burden…nowhere close!). I mean, I see this as my last summer in Vegas. The heat and I are no longer close friends. I burned out on him, if you will. I’m totally breaking up with heat! Hehee. I also don’t like being so far away from my family. This latest round of illness with my mom was the straw that broke this camel’s…back. It’s time to head west again. Although, if Mr T at the airport has his way, I’ll stay here. I dunno. He was rather adorable and persuasive, but the fact that he failed to get my phone number leads me to believe I’ll not be marrying a secret prince moonlighting as people shuffler at the ‘port.

Know anyone with a truck who wants to take a roadtrip? Seriously, all I own will fit nicely in the back of a pickup truck. It’s a short trip, but think of all the fun we could have stopping in Baker to get Mad Greek! And, hello! CALIFORNIA! SAN DIEGO! BEACHES! Plus I know a couple good places for BBQ. Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Eh, hit me up in the comments if you want to go cruise to Cali with me.


  1. Eh, you did Vegas; took it by storm, actually… time to go home and plan new adventures? Sounds awesome! Wish I could cruise home with you…!

    Comment by pam — 2012/06/02 @ 06:00

  2. Oh, how I’d love to take a road trip to California. Of course, at this point I’d have to hitchhike…

    Comment by diamond dave — 2012/06/04 @ 11:07

  3. Hmm, my Element can handle quite a bit of stuff…

    Comment by Jan — 2012/06/13 @ 21:02

  4. Everything I own can now fit in the back of a small pickup truck. That’s kind of sad, isn’t it? On the other hand, it’s also very convenient!

    I’m ready when you are, Jan!

    Comment by Da Goddess — 2012/06/13 @ 23:24

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