You might be wondering, where the heck is Sherri?
Well, lets just say that September has been one heck of a medical adventure for me and my girls!
It started at the first of the moment when I spent 5 days in the hospital due to lung clots and deep leg vein clots! Absolutely not fun. Didn’t really hurt, but they had to keep me while they administered some heavy duty blood thinners and did a lot of tests and all that fun stuff. It was VERY VERY boring… But I was cleared and sent home.
Then just about 10 days later, I started to bleed very badly in a female way. (Sorry about the TMI…) Needless to say, it was very bad as I ended up having a D and C and then two different blood transfusions over a few days. And of course, more medications and such. That was 3 days in the hospital and a bit scary. Finally they released me but with severe anemia, which left me pretty tuckered out for a while. Of course, they found a small tumor in my uterus and that was very difficult to deal with… waiting…. of course, the pathology tests took nearly 5 days… talk about soul searching and bucket list making… but thank the Lord…. it came back negative. NO CANCER… However, severe endometriosis…
And then of course, another week later, I developed a DREADFUL flu/infection, most likely gotten from my stays in the hospital and then in my weaken state, they just hit me SO hard and violently, that we had to have the local EMTs out and I got my third hospital stay of the month!
Well, I’m home now… But in less than 2 weeks, I get to go back into the hospital for a hysterectomy. I can’t say I’m excited about it, but I am relieved that perhaps some of the last two years of fairly chronic female pain shall be over soon. No more babies for me! (haha…. like I was planning on that… NOT… too old!)
Trying to sort of get my affairs in order, get rested and healed up from the first three adventures… It has been ONE ROUGH MONTH!!!! Gosh, I just can’t tell you! (Well, I could but it would take forever and frankly, it’s kinda boring and oooky at times. Best left behind and onward to the new SHerri 2.0!)
All this and trying to run several home businesses, and get ready for winter and just keep the homestead, homesteading! So sorry for being a little out of touch. It’s not like I didn’t miss everyone and I know quite a few readers check out the Facebook page where it’s been a little easier for me to post quick updates and such… even Jessy has been doing so, when I couldn’t.
I so apprecaite all the prayers, good wishes, concerned emails and sharing that has gone on with this month and all the things that have been up! I just don’t want to keep going on and in fact, this is probably the last I’ll chat about it, well, at least in regards to day to day things. Going to try and just focus on the things that we enjoy and love to share… our animals, the homestead, things going on. It’s a fun time of the year… and also a bit anxious… I sure hope that we don’t have a winter like last one! That was so dreadful! We are sure gearing up a whole lot more than we have ever done. Just trying to make our lists and see that we get to everything.
Just a little note to let you in on the whole goings on behind the curtain… Hopefully, we are ready for a fantastic October!!! The weather has been truly amazing and beautiful. I could handle three months of this beautiful Indian Summer…. Take care!!!