herniated disk in back = owie. big, major, want-it-gone-right-the-hell-now owie.
brother #2 massive heart attack followed by quad-bypass surgery = wishing to be with family in san diego. big, major, wishing-to-be-there. (really glad he's doing well in his recovery now.)
sunshine days = happier spirit. big, major, happier spirit. yay.
...may there be mercy in my ramblings.