For the first time in a long time, when I read a friend’s journal today, the news was good. Oh, sure, sometimes there’s technically good news, like “I ate today,” or “I didn’t throw up today,” or “I’m not feeling as tired as I have been lately.” She’s the one with the weird cancer, and often the medical updates are along the lines of switching medications because the old ones aren’t working, finding new tumors in new parts of her body, and so forth.

But today, the news was that the tumors in her liver are shrinking. I cannot be happier. Her wedding ceremony was Sunday, and I’m sure that it was especially happy to have a bit of good medical news before that momentous occasion.

More posting in a bit…. still getting caught up from a long break.