So Mr. JB and I finally have our little house decorated. We got our tree (a Fraser Fir which I thought was from Ontario, but is really from North Carolina!) on Friday which was the coldest day of the year, thus far. It was -20C with the windchill and the tree felt cold until well into yesterday!
We went Christmas shopping with my crazy mother yesterday which in theory was a good idea, but in practice a very, very bad one. Mr. JB told me that she started complaining very early on in our trip that I was going into every store. Um, I don't know how else to shop for Christmas presents. I thought that was what people did! I am certain that I earned some indulgences in heaven after spending that much time with her while enduring crowds of crazed shoppers.
I'm still feeling the progesterone-induced fog, or is it lack of progesterone? I'm absolutely exhausted and I could barely drag myself out of bed yesterday despite having slept in to past 9pm! I took a nap before heading out to yoga this afternoon and it was painful to get out of bed! This next week is going to be pretty difficult since I'm running so low on energy and patience!
Tonight marks the last night of the progesterone! I can't wait until I'm back on HCG. It is the drug of choice it seems amongst us infertiles, eh? Regardless, I want my hormones back to normal, now!!!
My father-in-law is feeling very positive about his treatment. He went to see his specialist last week and they put gold on the spots in his prostate (at least that's what I recall Mr. JB telling me). Apparently the gold helps radiation target the disease. He also has to have a cataract removed on the 21st which happens to be his 40th wedding anniversary. Quite the milestone, it just makes me so sad that Mr. JB's mom passed such a long time ago.
Thank you for all of your prayers. I'm trying to think positively, but Mr. JB had a little breakdown today, which is totally out of character. I'm usually the one that cries around here!
p.s. Please pray for my teaching partner's grandmother. She passed away earlier today and she is absolutely devastated. Although I never met Nonna Theresa, I'm sure that she was a wonderful lady.