Love in Time of Sickness

My immune system is weak. For almost a month I have been battling a virus called BK which affected my bladder. This virus has been a real nightmare. In my entire life I haven’t experienced so much pain that even strong medicines couldn’t take away. For the last 4 weeks, I have been very sick, I haven’t slept, barely ate and sometimes I haven’t been able to walk.

Nevertheless, I kept reminding myself that difficult times shall pass…

In difficult times, love prevails and that is what keeps me going. I am grateful for the love of our families and friends specially during these challenging last weeks. I cannot thank enough the care and support I have received by my loving husband and my wonderful in-laws, I know it is not easy to see me in pain and in such bad shape.Roses

In the good side of these weeks, I was so happy to spend time with my friends Paula and Regina who stayed with us for a couple of days, it was so nice to see them and catch up.

This week my best friend Lucia is staying with us, she has been also a lot of help and has taken me to the radiation treatments that started two weeks ago.  I am so happy to spend time with her. Also, my aunt, uncle and cousin Nane are traveling for several days to see us, I can’t wait to see them, it has been such a long time since the last time I saw them.

For Valentine’s Day, my husband surprised me with a beautiful bouquet of roses and delicious chocolates. I love you David.  I am a lucky girl!