I have something to tell everyone. The other night I had a seizure while sleeping. Joe woke to my strange breathing and the seizure itself. He called the paramedics and they were here in minutes. I was taken to the hospital and admitted. I had a CT scan and an MRI. A brain tumor was found and will have to be surgically removed. Since I have been taking a baby aspirin everyday, I will have to postpone surgery for about 10 days....so I am back home and nervously awaiting the day of surgery. The tumor is on the top of my head and is pressing on the part of my brain that may affect memory and balance. I am having trouble with short term memory and my balance is off a bit. This could have been caused by a couple of things. I had a hard blow to the top of my head about 7 yrs ago. These tumors grow slowly, so it could have resulted from that blow. The hospital stay was a good experience in that it brought our family closer. I heard from people who hadn't contacted me for quite a while. Friends rallied with their love and concern. My kids were with me and gave me their wonderful support . My husband was there with his loving care. Our priest was there and the religious from St Anthony's. I felt that I was wrapped in loving arms. I'm not looking forward to the surgery, but hopefully things will go well, and I will make a quick recovery. These tumors are very seldom cancerous...so I am counting on the Lord's help in that regard. I'm confined to the house now until the surgery and I will probably be here at my computer desk quite a bit. Just thought I'd share with everybody.