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And Now It's Done

December 26th, 2016 at 07:24 am

The day after Christmas is so anti-climactic, isn't it? But I'm always glad to get back in the routine.

I had a really nice day with my local kids, my local grandchildren, and my friend C. For once I didn't feel bad about the gifts I had given. Either I'm getting used to it, or I'm getting over it. My DIL put herself out too much with not only hosting the gift-opening, but making homemade cinnamon rolls for breakfast, and a great Christmas dinner. I tried to help, but only succeeded in making the risotto and helping to clean up afterwards.

Today I've already gone to the gym, and I'm doing a load of laundry. I am jotting down New Year's resolutions whenever I think of them, but they are mostly of the small variety. My big one, I think, will be to find joy in everything I do.

More good news about C. It appears that the cancer MAY be stemming from her gall bladder rather than the bile duct. It IS in the bile duct, but that may be secondary. It is not in the pancreas or liver. (Though they won't know any of this for sure until the surgery.) The gall bladder is easy to remove and not needed. The bile duct can be replaced with part of the intestine. (And a topnotch surgeon will do this). If the cancer has spread nowhere else, we can be hopeful of a good recovery.

7 Responses to “And Now It's Done”

  1. Carol Says:

    That is hopeful news about your friend. CB, your big resolution is an inspiration to all of us. Thank you.

  2. laura Says:


    Prayers for your dear friend! Are you comfortable sharing her first name? I will put her on the prayer list at my parish. Glad your Christmas was a good one!

  3. creditcardfree Says:

    That seems like some good news for your friend.

  4. CB in the City Says:

    Thank you, Laura. Her name is Carole.

  5. scfr Says:

    I hope the news about your friend is good and that she has a speedy recovery.

  6. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    That does sound like some possibly good news.

  7. Dido Says:

    Glad for the hopeful news about your friend and your nice holiday!

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