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All is well, all is well.

Possible surgery on Friday. If not, we have the go ahead to go home 'for sanity reasons', so says the Doctor. Everything's crossed at this point for going home.

APD is going well. Larrys weight is currently sitting at 113.2kgs and that's with 2 liters of fluid on board. 1 liter of fluid = 1kg. Without the fluid he is 111kgs - this is his target weight. Good times.

Without going into detail, it seems there may still be some activity from the kidneys.

What I've learned from having a husband near his death bed, and going through all the motions (and emotions) to be his avid supporter, is that everything going on around us is all superficial to what we are living. In the last year or so since we've been in NZ, I've been as sad as I will ever need to be for the rest of my life. We have learned how to build bridges to bypass the issues going on around us to avoid walking through them. We have bigger fish to fry, in other words.

<--- it's kinda been like that.

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