they pay to kiss your feet

since there's no one else around, we let our hair grow long and forget all we used to know. then our skin gets thicker from living out in the snow.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008

and, exhale.

i don't even know what to write about today. i'm still catching my breath from yesterday. i'm in pain today. i think it may be a reaction to the test they did. and i'm also anxious and moody. and i don't think i'm adjusting well to the medication. i feel sort of nothing like myself.

and then part of me is angry. at my bladder. at my body. at my six-week-old self with a double hernia that needed surgery. at the doctor who sewed me up. at the scar tissue that has formed, making my current situation more complicated and strange.

i'm also angry at my urologist who, for years, told me that i was imagining things. and that what i felt was just a normal feeling. i'm angry at my old doctor who kept prescribing me antibiotics to treat urinary tract infections even though the cultures never grew any bacteria. i'm mad at myself for not being as proactive as i needed to be. for eating too many acidic foods. for having too tense muscles. for letting strees get to me physically.

and i'm upset with god, too. i want to trust that i'll be okay. and that everything happens for a reason. i want to jump for joy that i finally have a name for my pain. a diagnosis for this condition. something to hold on to when i feel like shit and i can't even take a step without cringing. but i'm not jumping for anything. not today. today, i'm swaddled in the most comfortable blanket. and i just need to feel its warmth.

and also, blogger spell check is not working. and i'm bleary eyed, so please give me a break in that department.


  • At 5:02 PM, Blogger pom. said…

    I don't hug much but man, HUGS.

    Sending some comfort vibes your way.

  • At 6:58 PM, Blogger Spyder said…

    Hope things start to get better soon.

  • At 8:35 PM, Blogger Unknown said…

    Hey girl, hope things get better soon for you. You are in my prayers.

  • At 7:37 AM, Blogger Unknown said…

    Hang in there... hope things get better soon.


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