What a gorgeous day for a drive to Portland it was! Normally, the road to Portland is not that great. A long, straight, flat, boring drive on I-5 for the most part, but yesterday was very special. Not a cloud in the sky, and the Mountains were out!! That’s what we say here . . . the mountains are generally hiding behind quite a bit of cloud cover, and it’s rare to see them, especially at this time of year. Here is Mt. Hood
From a field outside of Aurora, Oregon
From the sixth floor of the OHSU Center for Health and Healing on the waterfront in Portland
And here’s Mt. St. Helens
This one is from the 6th floor of the Center for Health and Healing too
This one is from the I-5 bridge as I was driving to EE Schenck – yep, I can’t make a trip to Portland without visiting the wholesaler or Fabric Depot or both. This time I just went to Schenck.
Oh – and the deal is, if my insurance company will give approval, which will take some doing, the surgeon will revise my gastric bypass surgery from a RNY to a gastric sleeve. Basically, what this means is that my bottom portion of my stomach will be restored so that I can eat without having violent reactions to sugar. Sure, I’d love to lose another 10-20 pounds, but at this point, that’s not the goal. I just want some normalcy back in my life. I know I’m probably in for a fight with insurance, so I’ll sit tight and wait for appeal after appeal.