heads back to San Francisco today. Our news is so much better than expected, thanks to the reprieve from chemo. Parting is tough, even though I'll see her next week. I'm still processing, furiously so in truth, and haven't quite come to the other side of it yet. Maybe I never well. And "reprieve" is the right word. Serious issues yet afoot inside me. Just not so deadly serious and urgent as before. A day for introspection, especially when my heart falls quiet a while once I have put my true love on the airplane.