I have dreamt about posting this entry. And, frankly, in my low moments I feared I never would. But Patty is awake! And counting. And talking. She asked where John was. That part is heartbreaking, but I'm so happy she knows who everyone is. Obviously, we're not telling her the whole truth just yet. There will be time enough for the cold hard reality. For now, we're just...well, Patty's daughter-in-law summed it up well. She said, "We're over the moon." Yep, that pretty much describes it.