(This is Alison's husband, Chris. Welcome to the new and improved Hope for Alison Blog! Going forward, you'll be hearing a lot more from Alison herself! I'll be here to help coordinate things, but the text from her is 100% her - I'm simply copying it from her word document and pasting it here for all of you fine folks. So enjoy!)
have no reason to complain. My apartment is warm when it is cold
outside, cool when it's hot. I have all the food I need. People I
know—and even folks I have never met—care what happens to
me. But I want to complain. I can't walk. I can't talk. And were it
just me and not for my super-optimist husband, I would cry a lot
more. I am also unable to eat, and that's a problem. So if you'd
like to follow along while I recover, you are welcome.