Monthly Archives: May 2013

ich bin eine lebe

Ich bin eine leber is, of course, “i am a liver” in German. It’s probably not the most practical of German phrases to learn before my big trip to Germany; but it’s comforting and I could use a little comfort … Continue reading

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elevate and wait

I have gained 10 to 15 pounds in the past three weeks. It’s all water. And it’s all hanging out below my belly button–mainly in my feet, ankles, and legs. I still have fluid around my right lung, but now … Continue reading

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the waiting place

For the past almost-three months i’ve been in this waiting place of pain and discomfort, walks and T.V. shows, pills and insulin, books and crochet needles, unexplained fluid around my lungs and now in my legs, and weight loss, and … Continue reading

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