Erica Scott: Life, Love and Spanking

Ruminations, opinionated observations, darkly humorous blathering and the occasional rant from an outspoken spanko and unapologetic attention wh–, um, hog.

Quickie update & meme

I swear, come 2016 when all this is over, I will get back to making this a fun spanky blog again. For now, here is the latest: John went to see the surgeon today to get the splint off his thumb, have it looked at, etc. Despite the doctor’s best efforts, the biopsy result had not come back yet. (sigh) However, the doctor said the wound looked like it was healing well, the swelling is all gone, and John is feeling no pain. I swear, the man never took so much as a single Tylenol after having that procedure last Wednesday. (Did I mention that he also had the biopsy with only a local anesthetic, even though they offered him both Versed [a tranquilizer] and Propofol? He wanted to be fully awake and aware for it. I swear, the man is crazy.) So… we have to wait a little longer. But the doc seems to think (even though he won’t commit to it) that it’s not melanoma. We’ll see.

So, despite John’s thumb and my stomach bug, we had a decent Christmas Day together. I brought prepared food from the service deli at the market, picked up Starbucks for John, and we had a quiet night in, exchanging gifts and watching movies and various TV marathons.

And this afternoon, I saw Steve for the first time in a month! He’d finally been given the clear from his doctor to be around others, and his nose is much better. Staph infections are horrible. We even played a little — I was definitely out of condition, but I sure loved it. I need to get back into our regular play routine. Hopefully soon.

My stomach is much better and I was able to exercise yesterday for the first time in a week. So I’m feeling somewhat human again.

Two more days, and I can tell 2015 to go fuck itself. What a year. But since it isn’t quite over yet, I think I’ll shut up for now.

I know some friends did not have happy holidays this year, and I’m sorry. I do hope some of you managed to have some fun and be with loved ones.

Since this entry is brief, I’ll end with the one-word meme that’s going around. (Mind you, I find answering anything with one word damn near impossible.)

1. You: Weary

2. Your boyfriend/girlfriend (spouse): Irreplaceable

3. Your hair: Brown

4. Your mother: Gone

5. Your father: Missed

6. Your favorite item: Computer

7. Your dream last night: None

8. Your favorite drink: Champagne

9. Your dream car: Beemer

10. The room you are in: Living

11. Your ex: Vanilla

12. Your fear: Illness

13. What you want to be in 10 years? Secure

14. Who you hung out with last night? Me

15. What you’re not? Flexible

16. Muffins: Bagels

17. One of your wish list items: TV

18. Time: Fleeting

19. The last thing you did: Played

20. What you are wearing: PJs

21. Your favorite weather: Cloudy

22. Your favorite book: Many

23. The last thing you ate: Cereal

24. Your life: (shrugging)

25. Your mood: Mercurial

26. Your best friend: John

27. What are you thinking about right now? Answers

28. Your car: Toyota 

29. What are you doing at the moment? This

30. Your summer: Hot

31. Your relationship status: Partnered

32. What is on your TV? Nothing

33. What is the weather like? Cold

34. When is the last time you laughed? Earlier

35. Your favorite color? Red

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12 thoughts on “Quickie update & meme

  1. Jadelyn Mathias on said:

    Hi Erica ♡ So sorry that you had a stomach bug they are terrible, John is very brave I wish you both the best in 2016 🙂 I can’t wait to tell 2015 to F off as well LOL 😉 I miss you my sweet friend, I haven’t been doing well I will email you and tell you about it. So happy you got to see Steve. Much Love and hugs always from naughty girl Jade / Emily Jean ♡ xxxxxx


  2. anonymous on said:

    It was an event filled 2015 for sure-some of it was good-some was downright scary. Hopefully 2016 will bring peace and happiness for all of us. 🙂


  3. smuccatelli on said:

    Sorry about your troubles (and John’s and Steve’s). Staph infections can be horrible. I’ve had a few and wound up needing six weeks of twice-a-day IV antibiotic therapy.

    I hope you caught “It’s A Wonderful Life” again. Kind of a holiday tradition with me. I don’t even have to watch the whole thing; I know it by heart now…


  4. Jade — I hope your 2016 is better.

    Anonymous — good gawd, I hope so!

    smuccatelli — as a matter of fact, I did, start to finish.


  5. John is crazy! I would have been like “knock my ass out”…why on earth would you want to be aware for any of that?!

    I’m glad everyone seems to be feeling better on your end. We actually had a pretty quiet Christmas as well. I kinda like them that way. No drama. 🙂


  6. Jay — I haven’t a clue. I sure wouldn’t. But John likes to stay in control. I guess I get that. Still, no freaking way! Glad you had a no-drama Xmas. I think we all need more of that.


  7. Can’t help to conclude that you guys are already in better shape – apart from these healing bodies, imagine: VARIOUS TV marathons. That must reveal soemthing about your condition. 😉
    Have an even greater NY Eve!


  8. Sorry to hear about your troubles in 2015. Unfortunately I can relate on some level as this holiday was on my list of all time worse. But as I always say “it is all about perspective” so Onward to 2016! I wish You the best for the year to come and may you look back at your 2015 struggles as distant memories.

    All the best,

    By the way, I would have been the same as John about the procedure, no tranquilizers.


  9. Erica,

    Happy that you, John and Steve seem to be feeling better.

    I wont be sorry to see this year out either. I hope 2016 is a better one for you.



  10. MrJ — NCIS, Law and Order SVU, Brain Games. 🙂

    Enzo — oh, I’m sorry to hear that. Ugh. I hope 2016 is much better for you as well. And OK, so you’re as crazy as John!

    Ronnie — slowly but surely. Wishing you the best in 2016 too!


  11. Anonymous on said:

    It certainly has been an event filled 2015. Lets hope, for everyone’s sake, that 2016 brings joy and happiness to you, John and Steve
    Downunder Don


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