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Friday, July 27, 2012

FO Friday!!!!

I finally finished my scarf for the next round of craft shows!  It's the usual cast on a lot of stitches and knit it garter.  I double stranded it with a plain blue cotton from Plymouth and a jazzy multi color Plymouth novelty yarn.  Here it is... taa daa:

Yay, finished scarf!

That's my quicky post for today, for more Fo's, visit Tami and Happy Friday!!!

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Finally back and WIPW!

My first post in a very long time - Yay - I've finally been able to knit a little bit and had to share.  So much has been going on... so you know I have been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Osteoarthritis.  I've been in a lot of pain and haven't been able to do many things.  The Doctors aren't sure how else to help me so we thought maybe it's time for some meds... Well, I tried to take Cymbalta and had HORRIBLE side effects from it.  It was awful!  Needless to say, I am now a bit gun shy of meds so I am currently in Physical Therapy and doing well with it - graduated from water to land - awesome!!! It also seems like I'm feeling better with it being warmer out too so that has been a good thing.  I don't fully understand this whole Fibro thing and can't seem to get a handle on it - some days I'm fine and other days I can't move.  Lately I have been having more of the feeling fine days so, I've been trying to knit at least one row each Tuesday night with my group and here is my progress:


It's another scarf of course, but my hands can't take using tiny needles yet so I thought another length wise scarf would be a good start.  Usually I whip these up in a few hours but this is taking weeks/months since I can only do a bit at a time...  typing is still hard too - my hands are cramping a bit now.

So, I did want to share some pics of my animals at camp so I'm going to do that - we have 5 goats, 2 sheep, an alpaca, a pig, a bunny and an alligator.  Here they are:

More goats My goat has a beard!!! Mrs. Kravitz the piggy!!! Allie the alpaca Alligator!

Yes, my goat has a beard and the piggy's name is Mrs. Kravitz!!  Quite funny!

Next, we had a visit from some Turkey Vultures - here they are - very exciting (and ugly, sorry...)

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Now for some pretty pics of our cute butterflies and absolutely adorable baby chicks that just hatched on Monday and Tuesday:



And to end it all, since today is MY BIRTHDAY - WOO HOO- I'd like to share a pretty rainbow that was on my floor.


For more WIP's please visit Tami over at her blog and have a Happy Wednesday - may my birthday bring you all a great day of happiness and health!!!