My apartment was damaged in a fire caused by my neighbor. Although inconvenient I have found "homelessness" to be quite fun. My dog is fine.
Updates on my Mother's health are as follows: her health is not good enough to qualify for the treatment that would eradicate the Hep C from her system. She is now on a wait list for a liver transplant. This will probably take years.
With everything that is happening I still find myself walking around with a large smile on my face.
When things start to feel out of control I simply lean into it.
Writing has been slow in coming. I start to write and after struggling to get a good sentence or two I get frustrated and stop. A friend gave me the Artist's Way as a way to potentially unblock myself.