Today should be a good day. I am leaving Craig and heading out to Niwot to look at Mom’s new house. We should be gone for most of the day. It has been nice to be getting out lately and not having to spend all my time here at Craig, but I will admit there is something safe about this place. For me there is a safety in Craig. So much has changed in the last two months and here at Craig, I live in a bubble that helps me deal with the loss of my body. Here at Craig I have the safety of a nurse-call button when I need something. I have the security of many people helping me get through all the things in life that were once easy, but now are difficult. I will also have to admit that I have similar feeling about leaving here. When I go home to Tempe, I won’t have the security of the hospital. I will have to figure things out on my own. I won’t have the nurse-call button. As good to as it is to be going home, the loss of security with Craig is a bit nerve wracking.
Last night I went to dinner at a place called Hops. I had a very nice steak dinner. I can’t remember the last time I had a nice steak dinner. I am sure, though, that I was at Erika’s mom’s house and the meal was cooked by Dave. I will also admit that I had a beer with dinner. It was pretty good. A nice oatmeal stout. I figured I would have a beer last night, so I stayed away from the pain meds.
So I am off for the day. It looks like a nice day. I may try and go to Chili’s for a fajita lunch. Have a good day everyone.