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Thursday, 18 August 2016

Here we go again.

If it's a weekday then it must be a hospital appointment - well, I might be exaggerating but that's how it feels!  Today's appointment was with the consultant that I see regularly about my temporal arteritis and he declared my eyes fit and well (phew).  Although he didn't actually say it, I do think that he believes the eye problem was connected to the TA and he has said that I will have to be on a low dosage of steroids for the rest of my life - if that stops the eye sight going then bring it on!

Did I mention that I drove to the appointment?  Yep!! I drove - and then drove onto B & Q for some supplies before heading home.  Oh the joy and freedom!!  Of course, by now it's lunchtime, the house needs de-daisying and there's washing etc to be sorted.  In addition I can't let a day go by without making something for the paper festival - so started to make some more flowers to put into vases in my area and around the church.  These will be made the same as before but with 5 petals stuck onto a stick so that they can stand in the vase.

This afternoon the rocking chair is due for delivery (oh those MRI memories) and then I need to pop Millie through to the vets.  I think that she has a light dose of Kennel cough and want to nip it in the bud.  Hence the early publication of this blog as I also need to go out tonight to the WI craft group - we are making felt poppies for the WI wreath this year.





Sewing wise I finished the Lynette Anderson workshop embroidery last night - next step is the 200 hexagons to be sewn together in a random fashion!  Anni Downs has also messaged me congratulating me on her fabric win - lets  hope that it gets here soon!












In addition Wendy wanted 126 3/4 inch hexagons.  Never fear, says I, I have a Scan and Cut!  An hour later I had cut her a set and myself - this is sure a steep learning curve - but fun!!




3 comments:

  1. Delighted you have your freedom back!! It must feel great!!!
    Looking forward to seeing the rocking chair and all the 'paper' things. Keep going. xxxxxx

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  2. Good news again today at the hospital.
    Seem to be getting the hang of the new machine quickly, clever you.

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  3. Great news about the hospital and welcome back to the world of wheels!
    Lovely embroidery.
    Hope Millie is ok

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