A Photo Tour

August 20, 2014 at 3:08 am

So far tapering off my night-time dose has gone much smoother than I feared. I’m still getting sleep (thus far). Having my stepmom here over the weekend was a great support. Yesterday was really rough, lots of withdrawals, but today has been much better.

Here’s what my life looks like these days…

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I try to get outside for some sunshine with my feet in the grass at least once a day.

 

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A pillowcase my kids and husband made for me last weekend.

 

A friend sent me this little flip calendar with uplifting scriptures. I look forward to reading them every day.

A friend sent me this little flip calendar with uplifting scriptures. I look forward to reading them every day.

 

Let's just call this one "the bane of my existence."

Let’s just call this one “the bane of my existence.”

 

I've been going through a lot of magnesium bath crystals. Time to order more.

I’ve been going through a lot of magnesium bath crystals. Time to order more.

 

I weigh myself every day to make sure I haven't lost any more pounds. I've already lost too many.

I weigh myself every day to make sure I haven’t lost any more pounds. I’ve already lost too many.

 

The playroom... this is fairly representative of most of the upstairs bedrooms these days.

The playroom… this is fairly representative of most of the upstairs bedrooms these days.

 

My mom has spent three days at our house every week for the past three weeks, and she's here again. So grateful.

My mom has spent three days at our house every week for the past three weeks, and she’s here again. So grateful.

 

I have eaten more carrots in the past three months than I've probably ever eaten in my life. Easy to grab and shove in your mouth when you need a blood-sugar boost but you don't have the energy or appetite to find anything else.

I have eaten more carrots in the past three months than I’ve probably ever eaten in my life. Easy to grab and shove in your mouth when you need a blood-sugar boost but you don’t have the energy or appetite to find anything else.

 

A postcard I got from a sweet friend with words of encouragement today.  Things like this mean the world to me.

A postcard I got from a sweet friend with words of encouragement today. Things like this mean the world to me.