I’d Rather Play Marbles Than Baseball

This morning I had a checkup to see how Tamara is progressing. When I went to the doctor in early May I was horrified when I was diagnosed with a baseball sized cyst on my right ovary. The doctor told me that physical activity had to be put on hold until it resolves. How long…

Letting It Out

In the 48 hours since finding out that I have a mass on my ovary, I have been surprisingly calm about it. I have tried to keep the mindset of “we don’t know anything yet, there is nothing to worry about.” This morning I woke up with chest pains, a tight throat, and a heavy…

“It’s Naht a Tuma” (Okay, maybe it is?)

How I thought today was going to go: Wake up, work at the school from 8-5, work at the restaurant from 5-11, come home, relax with Isaac, sleep. How today actually went: Woke up at 6:30am sobbing because of abdominal pain, went to work at 10:30am when the pain lessened, left work at 10:45am to…