Fat bloom looks like gray-white blotches and streaks on the chocolate and occurs when the chocolate is exposed to heat during storage.
Tomorrow is the day. I'm going to make myself call the surgeon and see where we go from here. Scares me. I'm not one who likes change and this will start the ball rolling towards big change. I know it is definitely for the best, but still scary.
Tomorrow my sister is taking Dad to Denver to get his pacemaker/defibrillator replaced.