Well, so much for the internet access. I don’t know what’s happening this evening but it’s been rather sporatic. Hopefully, it’ll settle at some point so I can finish “breaking” my students’ machines this evening so I can give them something to play with in the morning. While I was waiting for the internet to return, I took a few minutes to talk with K. It feels so weird when I don’t get to say good night to her in the evening. Almost like having a blanket to cuddle with. It does remind me how much I’m loved and how lucky I am to have that love. I still have a hard time describing it, of what this love feels like.
I know it pops up when I look at K and she gives me that impish, bratty look with her beautiful hair over her eye, hiding half her face. And I feel overwhelmed with love and humbled by her beauty. There are so many times when I remind myself how lucky I am indeed to have her as my friend, my love, my partner and so much more. That love is what gives me the strength through the worst of my days and the worst of my fears to get through things. While I can make this journey on my own, it’s more enjoyable and bearable to go through it with the joy of love and the laughter of friends.
Speaking of my journey, my “monthly visitor” has been reduced from 2 days down to 1 at this point. It’s the first side-effect to show itself. Hopefully, there will be more. This week I do my 4th shot and my first officially on my own. I was a bit worried that I had experienced an episode of DVT (deep vein thrombosis) when my right lower leg “swelled”. It may have been but I don’t think it was due to the T but more due to the fact that I pretty sat for the entire month of August at home and barely went out. Between walking last week, doing daily walks of at least 30 minutes and other forms of exercise, the episode has become a single episode and will remain, hopefully, a single episode. Keeping myself moving and spending less time in front of the computer is a good thing. Plus it gets me exploring the area more and that is something I want to do. I got to know pretty much all of downtown Toronto that way. I did decide that I will book hotels that require a 15-30 min walk each way to get fed. This will burn off any calories eaten and keep the ol’ circulation going. This also reduces my potential for smoking more than a single cigar in a night. I enjoy that but I need to remember to not over indulge in my hobby.
Anyways, with the internet I did get to enjoy some TV and got to relax some. It was actually nice but it did mean I was up later than intended. And on that note, it’s time fer bed.