monday: well, it looks like things are going downhill for my mom. on sunday, she lost all the strength in her legs. so she’s pretty much bed-ridden at this point, and winding down. still cutting away obsessively at flannel board figures, paper dolls, and any laminating I will give her. but she gets confused. meds and liver enzymes in her system affect her ability to think and perceive things clearly. so I will be visiting a lot. to help out my dad in caring for her, and just to spend time.
also friday: my sweet colleague, who doesn’t even work on fridays, brought me dinner. delivered it to my classroom fridge in the middle of the day. she knows it’s been a tough week, and this literally made me bawl.
and an extra: