Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Work-in-Progress Wednesday 20
Wow, WIPW 20, huh? I seem to say this every week, but I can't believe we've done that many of these things.
So, I'm back from the living dead. Seriously, it's like I could have been an extra on The Walking Dead. My week started not how I would have expected, or wanted, with a trip to the ER. Yeah, not cool. I had pneumonia about 3 1/2 years ago, so I was afraid that my sickness was turning into it once more. I guess once you have a certain kind of pneumonia, it makes a pretty high chance you'll get it again. Umm, YAY? Yeah, probably not. Anyway, I was up at 1:30 AM on Sunday night/Monday morning and come sunrise, I knew that I would be making a trip to the doctor. My primary physician couldn't see me until 2:45 so I knew that that only meant one thing. I was on my way to the ER. Luckily, after an IV, urine sample, breathing treatment and x-rays, I'm happy to report I DON'T have pneumonia again. YAY for real this time! Instead, I have a bad bronchial infection that also did not play kindly with my asthma. Once we picked up my prescribed meds and I got almost a full night's sleep, I'm on the mend. I actually feel HUMAN again and am going to try and venture outside today. I haven't been outside (not counting the ER) since the Sunday before last. Needless to say, I'm feeling a little cramped at home.
Luckily, the weather is perfect for being house-bound. It hasn't stopped raining since Friday and in the last 24 hours has been a downpour. My pour plants are overflowing, being being able to drain fast enough. Check out the above picture at the disaster that is my back patio right now. See all the standing water in the orange tree to the left and the pond in the background is being pelted so hard, it's white? Crazy.
Lastly, I just wanted to say a huge thank you to those who wished me well. I was finally able to sit down and look at all of your wonderful WIPW and FOF posts from last week. Amazing work!
Ok, back to craftiness. Sorry for all my rambling. Not blogging (or really talking to anyone) for a few days has me chatty. As you can imagine, I haven't gotten much crafting done unfortunately. I did however finish an amigurumi this weekend for a Christmas present for my littlest niece. I won't share it with you since I finished it (in a night!), so it will have to wait until FO Friday!
Also waiting for FO Friday is the bar cloth I made for Christmas. I hope to finish it today, so I figured I wouldn't share it again until it was complete.
Now for what I am working on at the moment!
As you may remember, I made my MiL this dog amigurumi to represent hers that passed away this year. She also had another dog pass away (the problem with having pets that are the same age), a Corgi like mine. :) I wanted to make both for her, so I just started the corgi. I was going to make the pattern myself, but since I am not feel up to it, I decided to just go ahead and buy it. This is actually the first pattern I've ever bought (other than books and magazines of course), but I've heard great things about PlanetJune's stuff and it is for a gift! Here (Rav link) is what I'm making. So far, in the picture above, it's just the top of the head. Luckily, I won't be sending this out before Christmas (as originally planned) so I have a little more time on it.
If you're like me and trying to quickly finish gifts, I know you can do it! Good luck!
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