Catching Our Rainbow

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Hubby

on February 25, 2013

I mentioned this briefly in Friday’s post, but I believe it deserves its own post. Hubby is doing much, much better. I am beyond grateful for all of your encouraging words, positive thoughts, and prayers for my husband. He is my absolute favorite person in the whole world, and it was killing me to watch him suffer. He still isn’t 100% (honestly, we don’t really know what his 100% will look like now), but he is able to sleep through the night and go to work. He is also able to eat fairly normally now (read: able to eat more that plain chicken and couscous). It is wonderful to be able to goof off with him, and I love that he is my playful husband again.

On a different but related note: Hubby is now officially on the volunteer list for the city fire department. This may not seem like a big deal, but it is. Right now hubby is part of a volunteer department, and he has been working very hard for the past year and a half to get all of his certifications so he can join a paid department and be a full-time firefighter. The first step to joining the city fire department is getting on the volunteer list, and they actually do all of their hiring directly from this list. So this is basically his chance to show them how much he has learned and how dedicated he is to being a firefighter (which I can tell you that he is pretty darn dedicated). We still don’t know how long it will be before they will hire some of the volunteers, but this is a big step in the right direction.

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7 responses to “Hubby

  1. I’m glad that your husband is finally feeling better. It’s hard when your spouse is in pain and you can’t do anything about it.

  2. I am so glad your Hubby is feeling better. My brother-in-law was diagnosed with Crohn’s a little over a year ago. He was actually just admitted back into the hospital yesterday. It’s an incredibly difficult disease. I’m so sorry you guys are dealing with this at all. I can’t imagine both Crohn’s and struggling with trying to conceive. What an unfair double whammy. Thinking of you guys.

    • Thanks for the thoughts, they mean a lot. This is primarily a IF/loss blog, and it has been amazing to see how supportive this community is with any struggle, even if it isn’t related to IF or loss.

  3. Arwen Rose says:

    So glad he’s feeling better. My mum’s best friend suffers from Crohns and I’ve seen how debilitating it can be. You are a wonderful & strong couple!

  4. April says:

    So glad to hear he’s doing better! Best of luck on the firefighting front!

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