Not Quite Yet.
Come out, they say. Come and see us, come and stay. Thank you. Thank you, thank you; it is wonderful to be wanted. I would, if I could, but I can't. Not quite yet. When my boy was small and freshly diagnosed, my world shrank to stifling smallness. Leaving the house was tough, let alone going to someone's house for a cup of tea. The trusted few ignored the screams and served drinks around the meltdowns, stepping in when my eyes filled with tears and they knew that I was h