Friday, November 27, 2009


My mom suffers from advanced osteoporosis. The past six months have brought a rapid decline in her mobility accompanied by acute, unrelenting pain. To be specific: seven or eight cervical fractures, three cracked ribs, and a battered knee-cap.

We spoke on Wednesday. As we were hanging up, I remarked on how chipper she was sounding.

"I feel really well," she said.

And I feel really grateful.

My parents arrive on Saturday. I can't wait for them to meet sweet Ainsey-girl!

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