There Are No Words

It has been a while since I have written a blog post. To be honest, I’m not even sure if I’ll finish this one. I’ve had writers block these last two months and with my parents and Luke’s family here I really just wanted to be present while I had them around.

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Home is Where my Heart is

I’m HOME! I’m home I’m home I’m home!

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Little Victories!

This morning started off just as crummy as the last two. Still had issues with with my blood pressure being too low but this evening that all seems a world away this evening.

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Finally!

Luke officially has a donor!!!

We got the news last week that a willing donor is a 10/10 match for Luke. This is such good news and helps us to feel a bit of hope again. Likely he will be getting his second stem cell transplant at the end of January.

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A Year feels like a Lifetime

A year ago today I graduated from pharmacy school and became Doctor Lindey Coates. It really feels like a whole lifetime has passed since that momentous moment. Continue reading “A Year feels like a Lifetime”

Long Distance PTSD

I’m not going to lie, I have a little bit of PTSD from having been in a long distance relationship for so long. When I flew home for a week in December I started to tear up in the airport because I already missed Luke so much. Not just in the normal sense of missing another person, but I had this empty pit in my stomach that made me feel ill and like I was breaking into a million pieces. The only thing that would make me feel better and whole was being in Luke’s arms. Continue reading “Long Distance PTSD”

Getting Back to Normal-ish

I apologize for not posting any updates in the new year, but Luke and I have been keeping busy! Continue reading “Getting Back to Normal-ish”

Oh Canada!

After close to 5 months of waiting, I officially received my Canadian Citizenship Certificate!!!

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Thankful

This last year has brought more ups and downs than I could even imagine. So much has happened that sometimes I have to stop and think about it all.

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