13 Jul 2014

Panic stitching!

Morning!

Its a sleepy sunday here for me, but someone is coming over to collect some stuff at 8.30am - its 8.31am which makes them late!, I am a stickler for timekeeping :)

Anyway, yesterday when I woke up I realised I had been dreaming about my upcoming USA trip and how exactly that would work with not knowing anyone in the three cities I first go to, and then of course hobbling around on crutches and whatnot. So I had been thinking about possible tweaks that I could make and the feasibility of that, and one of those ideas involved having extra time for chilling out and stitching!  Thats when I panicked.

My left foot has been the problem for the past 8 weeks but about 5 days ago my right middle finger became swollen and stiff, and what if I couldnt stitch?

My good left hand...





My not so good right hand...

So I obviously had to stitch something to see, and I remembered that my magazine had a little kit in it with very small icons.  It is with great relief that I announce to you all that, I can stitch!

Here it is, a little blue tit, i won't lie, I would have been a little blue tit if I hadnt been able to, lol!

In other news, I test ran life as an 80 something woman, it involved using a shower designed for the elderly, using a chair that was designed for those with limited mobility, and yes, I even had a go on a walking stick! Oh my days, it was a whirlwind of an evening :) I am literally online now ordering, blue rinse hair dye and some lily of the valley perfume!

Oh, and I have my MRI this lunchtime, AND I double checked that the appointment was real and I hadnt "imagined" it all again! It is real, and a step closer to a diagnosis and recovery.

Which leaves me to ponder on what mischief I will relish in today....maybe listen to some Jim Reeves and have a small sherry?


6 comments:

  1. Can I confess to actually being quite partial to sweet sherry? It reminds me of my childhood when we were allowed a tiny glass of it at midnight on NYE.

    Best of luck with the MRI.

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    1. Hehe, of course and thank you!

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  2. Hope the MRI gives you some answers. Good luck!

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  3. I can't believe you finally stitched (or that you were even able to)!! Our stitching mojos are not sympatico...yours comes on when mine goes off!

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    1. hahha! me neither - but it was in blind panic that i might not be able to, maybe when i get out there we can synchronise them!

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