Have gotten help from well-placed folx in the City of Oakland housing department (different place than the housing authority), whatever comes next I will have legal assistance and advocacy and I am no longer panicking like I've been the past few days.
Deciding to work with a personal trainer has been a very good decision for me, so far. It's costly, but I'm making my health my top priority, and I can already feel the work we're doing fitting together like a jigsaw puzzle.
A long time ago I promised you all a better photo of my Denizens of the Deep sculpture. Well I figured since its heading for a new home tomorrow I'd better get on that photo taking missing today both for my own records and to share. So here ya go, the real Denizens of the Deep.
update: getting an apartment with the company I work for, so I get a discount. get the keys tomorrow. getting all new furniture. Some will be delivered Saturday. http://www.crescentalexandervillage.com/
Went for a quick walk with my neighbor and his dog. We haven't had a chance to hang out since early October. He asked, "Have you lost weight? I see it in your face." I gave him a big hug because no one has said that to me in AGES. (And yes, I have, a little bit. :-) )