I did go to Birmingham yesterday for Dad's biopsy. Mr. Grouchy Pants did well for the procedure, but they won't know the results until March 27. Please pray for the BEST results! I've posted before about how my dad has never really been sick, so the last year with three hospital visits and now this has been unsettling.
I called him Mr. Grouchy Pants because that's exactly what he was yesterday. LOL Dad is not the most patient of people in the world, and he is definitely an VERY impatient patient! :) It all started when they couldn't find a parking space in the VA Hospital parking deck. Mom ended up having to drop him off at the hospital and then parking in the public deck. Then she had to walk about four blocks to the hospital. The VA deck is about the same distance, but there is a shuttle that will drop them off. I got parked and to the hospital before Mom and Andi did. (Andi is a friend from church who has "adopted" Mom and Dad. She didn't think they needed to drive over there by themselves. I was really glad that Mom didn't have to walk from the parkign deck by herself.) I found Dad just as he was having to go downstairs for something. About 30 minutes later he was back in the waiting room, and then a couple of minutes later they called for him. He was finally finished up about 11:30. Mom, Andi, and I decided to go downstairs to get his prescription and travel voucher taken care of and to go get the car while he was in recovery. The problem was that he was finished in recovery and ready to go before we finished with all of that other stuff. He had to wait about 30 minutes, and THAT made him Mr. Grouchy Pants. hahahaha
I called Katy to see if they were home and if it would be okay for me to stop by for a bit. After all that at the VA, I had only about an hour from the time I got to Phillip and Katy's until I had to take my car to get the oil changed, but that's better than nothing. Sam was still up when I got there so we got to play for about 30 minutes before he showed signs that it was nap time. Then I visited with Katy and Phillip for about 30 more minutes.
When I got to the dealership, I found out it is time for my BIG service, so I ended up not getting my oil changed. I'm going to drop it off today on our way to the lake and then Kristen said she'd ride back with me on Monday to pick it up. I am on the "free tires and batteries for life" plan, so it's worth it to have to make another trip up Monday. I've already had one set of "free" tires.
Since I wasn't stuck waiting on my car, I called Susan to see if she wanted to meet for coffee. We sat at Starbucks for right at 2-1/2 hours. (I think it was Mary who took the picture of the no loitering sign at a coffee shop. What kind of coffee shop does that?? LOL) I miss not getting to spend the day with her and Misty today, but if John does take off early, we wouldn't have much time at all. Misty was going anyway, so I know she and Susan will have fun. :)
I need to head to the tanning bed and the grocery store and then come home and start packing. Bama is ready to go NOW. He knows that when I get the duffel bag out, we're taking a trip. Talk about impatient...
When we're at the lake, we don't have internet service, so this will be my last post of the week. I'll have lots of catching up to do when I get home. :)
I hope all of you have a GREAT week!