I have to honest. I don’t really feel like blogging. It’s only Wednesday and already it’s been a tough week and it’s not about to get easier. Because of this, this will be my last post of the week.
Yesterday, we got news that my (great) Uncle Lyle has passed away after a difficult couple of months of bad health. I heard this news via text message and instantly burst into tears.
My grandpa on my dad’s side got into an accident and became ill when I was very young. I actually don’t have any childhood memories of my grandpa when he was well. My grandpa’s sister was my Aunt Elaine. For as long as I remember, while my other grandparents weren’t there, my Aunt Elaine and Uncle Lyle were there for every holiday, birthday and just random visits. We were very close. That’s why when we got married and had the “grandparent” picture, I insisted they were in it.
I can never thank Uncle Lyle for all those years that he was in my life like I was his blood grand daughter. He was a great man to look up to and I am so thankful for all the years and memories I have with him. I love you and I’ll miss you.
While we are being together as a family and going through the emotions and events after someone you love passes, I have to also prepare for surgery tomorrow.
Back in November, shortly after my birthday, I went through a traumatic experience at the hospital while there for a Bartholin’s cyst. It has been something that I have been battling with ever since and has continued to worsen. On Thursday, I will finally be having it dealt with as the wonderful surgeon will be operating to remove both (yes I have developed a second cyst) Bartholin gland cysts. It will just be a day surgery and I am both nervous yet excited. It will be such a relief to not have to deal with this issue anymore.
Since I will most likely be drugged up come Friday, I will not be doing another post this week. For the rest of the week I am signing off to be with family and to deal with some personal issues.
I hope the rest of everyone’s week is great.