I have shared already how unwell I have been. I appreciated all the support, comments and emails. Thank you so much – yes you – it meant a lot to me.
A funny thing happened in the last seven days.
I went to the doctor last Friday, had blood work done on Saturday, and then crashed hard.
I spent almost all of Father’s day weekend in bed.
It must have been my rock bottom because Monday I could just tell something had shifted.
By that afternoon I received my diagnosis of Pernicious Anemia (body not absorbing B12 anymore). A series of shots will hopefully fix me up and possibly some other changes to be made. I will find out more at my appointment this morning when I get my first B12 shot.
Before I even received any injections my body was already on an upswing.
I don’t know if it is a coincidence or my weekend of sleep bolstered me up or a diagnosis that was not as bad as we expected caused my stress levels to go down…
I don’t even care what the reason is, I am just so grateful that for the first time in a month I have not needed a nap. I am still doing very little, but the time I get
exhausted tired is already stretching day by day and I have not even had any B12.
I was worried that I would be heading to Problogger next week a mess (or having to cancel if I could not stay awake in a day).
I was worried I would ruin our family trip that starts in two weeks.
I was worried I would have a major illness with horrible repercussions.
I am grateful and hopeful. September is going to be my turnaround month (knock on wood).
I have so much I still want to do this year. I know I will have to drop some of my plans so that I stay healthy, but I can look forward now.
Already I started drawing again today.
A little glimmer of activity that fills my heart and soul.
I want to stay awake long enough to speak to my husband again (poor guy).
I want to have enough energy to enjoy my children again.
I want to feel light and positive and more like myself again.
I am grateful for turning a corner.
What are you grateful for this week?
Find your simple,