Saturday, June 02, 2007

L.A. Blogger Party

Hey strangers. It's nice to be back. I like to take my re-entry into blog-dom slow and easy, like dipping my feet in the frigid Atlantic before fulling immersing myself in the waves. What the Hell am I talking about? Shoot, I'm just lazy.

Dropping off the virtual face of the Earth two weeks ago without so much as a two-sentence update on my husband's ooze-a-foot condition was a dick move. I realize that now, especially after receiving an email all the way from Kim in Austrailia expressing concern. It's so strange and amazing and flattering that Kim, whom I've never met, in Austrailia cares and worries about my family's welfare. I truly appreciate it, though.

So, yes, Kim, I should have mentioned sooner that the Hubster is on the mend. His battery acid strength antibiotic cocktail whipped his Staph infection, hopefully once and for all. Perhaps this entire event whipped his brazen, the devil-may-care lax attitude toward safety as well. (Sorry, babe, I just couldn't help it. Yes, now you know I refer to my six-foot-two-er as "babe" around our digs.)

The Hubster, at the urging of our "Was'sup my patient?" Orange County surfer primary care doctor, went to see a wound care specialist, one who happens to race BMW motorcycles at 120 miles per hour. Poor Hubster. The speed-freak doctor, his snarky nurse and I ganged up on the Hubster like we were jumping him into our safety gang Crip-style. The doctor lectured on and on ad nauseum while plucking chunk after chunk of skin from the Hubster's bloody wound. I looked away but Pigtails stared straight into the wound, as if mesmerized by the oozing center of a giant raspberry donut.

Long story still to dang long, the Hubster is up and about. He was even well enough last week to let me board a Southwest plane to Manchester, New Hampshire, for a visit to my in full bloom home state (where the kick-ass motto is "Live Free or Die," I'll have you know, even if you didn't want to). What a guy. Seriously. I owe him big time for five kid-free, responsability free days some 3,200 miles away. I even slept in (remember what that is, anyone?) ever single day until 10 or ll a.m. Many massages and home cooked favorite meals are in his future (well, at least in theory, uh ... yeah ... ).

Also, I think I divulge the second reason I'm blogging today: I'm going with my writer/mama friend to the L.A. Blogger Party tonight in the Hollywood Hills (oh, I sound so snooty and name-droppy now ... I might as well admit it). L.A. Daddy and L.A. Mommy are hosting. It's BYOB. I hope I can find it. I'm notorious for getting lost in the Hills. You'd think after living in Greater L.A. for going on 10 years now I'd my way around but ... well, I still get lost in my own neighborhood.

I should also admit that I haven't read ANY blogs in about a month, including the L.A. based blogs.

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At 7:03 PM, Blogger Mama Sarita said...

Glad to hear all is well! I have been seriously neglecting my blog. It's been sunny, Ive been busy...and I just haven't had much to say.

have a great blogster party!

At 11:19 PM, Blogger Lotus said...

My daughter is in the hospital for a staph infection, receiving her own nitromethane concoction of antibiotics intravenously. ICK!

Your description of what the speed-freak doc did to the wound was, all at once, hilarious (sorry to the hubster) and gross.

I like that. lol

At 11:36 PM, Blogger Charlotte said...

Welcome back. Enjoy the party and please come back and tell us all about it.

At 7:00 AM, Blogger Gretchen said...

I just hopped over from Notes from my Corner. Love your sense of humor. Hope Hubster's wound continues to heal well. I'll be back.

At 4:15 PM, Blogger JerZ Craz Mom said...

Welcome back! Was getting concerned bout the Hubster! I checked your blog everyday looking for updates! Glad to see that he's making it toward getting well.
Just thought I'd put in that I'm SO JEALOUS that you got to spend two weeks in NH! Hope the family is well. Next time you talk, tell them that an old friend says hello and that she misses all you guys!

At 2:36 PM, Anonymous Kim from Oz said...

I'm famous!!! LOL

I live in a dreary little mining town out the back of nowhere and the internet opens up the world to me!

Aren't kids funny...they are sometimes fascinated by all things gruesome. Anything to do with bodily fluids really. Ewwww....

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