Sunday, November 28, 2010

Everything Old is New Again

...well, at least in the World Of Warcraft.  And that's why I didn't post yesterday, because I was far too busy having FUN!  I never once thought about chemo or radiation, or impending doom, or anything like that.

This is Aicarumba, my Troll Druid.  Ok, not the prettiest of cats, and I don't actually play her in cat form, but this is the only picture I have of her so far.

But, here's the thing; being the realist that I am, I called Blizzard, the makers of World of Warcraft, and asked about transferring the ownership of my accounts after I am gone.  The reason I asked is that I have a TON of stuff that will benefit the rest of my family.  It would need to be either sold or transferred.  The Blizzard guy said that the family member would just need to send a copy of the death certificate, and then they would transfer the ownership of the account.  Apparently this does happen, and so they are prepared.  And now, so are we. :)

Who knew you'd have to think about your on-line persona as well as your human self?  And there is COPD International.  I have made some friends on their bulletin board, and they too have a process for notification.  You sign up for the Keep in Touch program, and in the event you suddenly stop posting, or someone says, 'Hey, anyone heard from Tequila, lately?' ... they will call the number you provided to get status.  It's a great service, and one the board administrators have had to use from time to time.  But at least it lets people KNOW.

Tomorrow it's back to the old grind... no, not work, darnit, rather my 'other' career of being a cancer patient.  Tomorrow is radiation 21, then on Tuesday I have my CT with Contrast to check my progress.  Let's hope those two random lymph nodes are either cancer-free, or they haven't added any friends to the group.  And maybe the main tumor will have shrunk a bit.  Please.

And radiation is still on for Tuesday-Friday, but Wednesday I have to hit the lab and see how my blood counts are going, and Thursday is of course, Chemo. :)  So, that's my grind, and really, it's not that bad. 

Our Winter Solstice tree is up in the library.  I found a skinny silvery pre-lit tree, listed as 'whimsical,' but I think it's beautiful.  Jane wanted to know what kind of ornaments I wanted on it, but I like it bare, with just the lights.  It's simple, clean and gorgeous.  It provides a warm ambiance in the library; festive, too... at least to me. :D

For lunch, I'm looking forward to some of the Turkey Vegetable soup we made for dinner yesterday.  I adore soup; I could eat soup every meal, every day.  But of course, I only love soup that my sisters and I MAKE, none of that canned liquid sodium.  I think it's a good sign that I am looking forward to lunch and it's only 9:16 AM. ;)

Well, all, keep warm, stay safe and don't forget to give someone a hug today.

4 comments:

  1. That's great about the "keep in touch" and that the Blizz guys have a plan in place. (It came up before in one of my guilds but we didn't get into the details at the time.) And hooray for soup!

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  2. Oh, it was so good today, the soup. Glad to see you made it here, Beth. :)

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  3. I would love to see a photo of the tree. I bet clean and simple would get my vote. :)

    Soup sounds fabulous especially since it has been sprinkling all morning. (Yum...)

    I am glad you got to see Jackie and Alaina. Sounds like your Thanksgiving was delicious. :)

    And I am sure your WOW family will cherish your supplies and stuff.

    <3 {**HUGS**} <3

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  4. Mmm home made soup, I love it. I was brought up on it. My dad was a coal miner in Scotland and there were 4 of us kids and no money in the house. Soup was our mainstay. I still love it and make it often.
    I have to say you have lost me on the computer gaming thing. I guess I am a bit of a ludite.
    Fay

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