Five Months Later ….

As I look back on my previous blog post, I can’t help but see how naive I was being. I was already beginning to feel the effects of needing more oxygen than I was getting, and I was getting a whole extra 3 liters a minute! But it wasn’t enough …

Crawling Out From Under My Fears

It’s been a while. It’s been about two months, actually. We all know what’s been happening in the world in the past two months, so there’s no need to go over all that here. Suffice it to say, I’ve been struggling since the election to find a way out from …

Beyond NaNoWriMo

I’m participating in NaNoWriMo this year, but only in that I plan to write at least 750 words every weekday throughout the month. I chose that number because it’s not going to burn me out, as has happened ALL the other times I’ve done 50,000 words in November. I would …

It’s officially chilly now.

That’s because it’s cooler outside than it is in the house most nights now, and sometimes even during the daytime, even with the A/C still on. As a result of this, I have moved my oxygen condenser back into my room, from where it had been in the dining room …

ROW80 Midweek Update March 3

This week so far has still been devoted to resting. My hemoglobin has dropped again (not low enough to warrant a transfusion, though, thank heavens!), and I’ve been having problems breathing if I exert myself to any degree, such as going out to the car, or walking to the scooters …

ROW80 Weekend Update Ummm Plus One

I know, I know. I’ve lost count. I’ll start counting again when I get this new blog more figured out. Over the past week, I’ve managed to reach many of my reduced-capacity goals, such as making my bed more often than not, getting dressed in actual clothes when it was …