Plus there is an extended family member who is having their own medical challenges right now. Since I've been blessed (and yes, "blessed" is the right term) to have learned a lot about hospital situations and "medicalese," I've been helping out with communications. Then add in the general craziness of a busy household.
But these things, the "that's life" stuff, paled in comparison to what I was really needing to have accomplished this week. Last week, the cardiologist put Aaron on a new med. This one is very tightly controlled. You know when you go to the pharmacy and have to show your driver's license and prove that you're over 18? Well, they've got nothing on this one. Not that I think it's got any street value at all. In fact, I'm pretty sure that it doesn't. But the hoops you jump through could make it eligible for Barnum and Bailey's famous circus. So here's the story of the miracle this past week: