Stobby’s friend is in the hospital. He woke up one morning with a swollen arm. The next day it was the size of a watermelon. They had to operate and remove substantial amount of damaged tissue but they still don’t know what caused it. Stobby’s pretty sure there’s a House episode that does. In the mean time she’s going to recommend a lumbar puncture and test for Sarcoidosis.
Although he's resting comfortably now, the incident is an abrupt reminder of how quickly life can change. One minute you’re flossing your teeth and in the next minute your business is on fire. And it seems the quicker the change, the worse the situation.
Well now that’s depressing. I’m not sure why I’m blogging this. Enjoy the moment? Value what you have? Perhaps the lesson is to appreciate the gradual. Not to worry about writer’s block for your 350 page novel when you’re only on page 5.