Whenever the rainbow appears in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and all living creatures of every kind on the earth." Genesis 9:13

Saturday, October 31, 2009

It's Just Me for a Brief Moment

I do have the ability to post remotely via email.  It's just been easier to ask Julia to do it because she could make things coherent when I wasn't, she could put together all the pieces of several emails when I'm living so much minute to minute that I couldn't.  And that's still true, and I'm going to impose a little longer, although I will probably post as I can now.
However, I wanted to take a quick minute while the computer is totally free and i'm alone to share that not only do I feel a little better for the 2nd day in a row (yesterday had 3-4 really nasty hours and otherwise was ok), I have finally (after 5 1/2 days) figured out how to brush my teeth with the stupid auto-off sink.  all  you have to do is have your belly touch the sink and arch your back and don't bend forward ever and the water runs long enough to succeed.  It's painful and a choke risk, but it's at least possible.
(See, I'm feeling better......)
Starting to make a long list of things I look forward to when I leave.  It's weird what some are.
I'm also writing about each day.  I did that last night because I am already blurry on some of the week and I want to remember.  I also have a list of thoughts going, so lots of blogging to come.
Thank you all for your support.  You can't know what it has meant and still means.  I've reread every email I've received a few times.


Michal Ann said...

It's so good to hear from you! I think you're doing very well if you not only WANT to brush your teeth but you've surmounted every obstacle to accomplish clean teeth...even if you literally have to bend over backwards! :) Not only that...you're stashing away cute anecdotes to share with your blog fans. Talk about multi-tasking! You're formidable.

It looks like writing and list making are some of the keys to your success. I'll be very interested to hear the things you're looking forward to doing...especially what seems "weird." Thank you again for sharing the lessons of this challenging time.

You're ministering to many, JustMe.

Well, I'm off to slip on some gentleness and get dressed in compassion and gentleness because it's time to take the little ones out for a harvest party. :)

Love you my friend! Michal

Colossians 3: 12-14

Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.

Julia said...

So great to get your email that you wanted to update your blog! So happy that you wanted to do it. Am glad things have settled a bit. And I am looking forward to the many things you will share about your experience.

You are amazing!

Rachael said...

My partner at work brushes her teeth at least three times a day - I'm chuckling at the thought of her trying to go through the machinations that you do that many times. I, too, admire your persistence - clean teeth feel nice. Every little bit helps. Halloween last night was cold and rainy - but we got our candy! And now I want to brush my teeth from all the sugar! Reread this post if you feel lonely - we are out here checking in on you daily! I have sent these words to Julia, and I think they are appropriate for you, too - Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day that says, "I shall try again tomorrow." Keep trying!