Thursday, 27 June 2013

Mush weeks

Hi there! I am still here, a little worse for the wear, but otherwise in quite good shape. Thank you so much for your well wishes and concerned emails wondering how I was doing. Here's a little recap.

I had pneumonia. I got exhausted. I got antibiotics. I got an inhaler. It was no fun. I picked up a secondary infection, and instead of killing two birds with one (antibiotic) stone, they seemed to feed off of each other. I got new antibiotics. I got nauseous. I got exhausted. It was no fun.

I have been eating crap, watching crap, and feeling crap. For the last week and a half I have been able to be up and about for about an hour a day, doing fun things like doctor’s visits, homeopath’s visits, physical therapist’s visits, pharmacy visits, and the always exhilarating grocery shopping. I go to watch grandson graduate from kindergarten which was totally awesome. I was able to keep up with the eldest grandson's regular scheduled sun spreading visits, but not with the one year old. Poor little fellow, he could not understand why he could not come with us.

I finished my 19 days of antibiotics on Tuesday. I take vitamin C, zinc and probiotics to boost my immune system, I take 2 homeopathic medicines to drain my lungs and get some energy, I use the inhaler to breathe better, I do exercises at my physical therapist’s to drain my lungs and I have my ears full of little needles. Lots of fun.

I have been spending the full 3 weeks on the couch and I have been watching my hair grow and the telly. All day, every day. I have watched grown women trying wedding dresses, whining about being daddy’s little princess. I have watched women hoarding 743 lip balms and 432 hot sauces because they were free. I have watched reruns. I have watched reruns of reruns. I have watched reruns of reruns of reruns. Seriously, the hair thing was the most interesting, especially since I have been wearing it straight while I’m waiting to go to the hair dresser. Fascinating, right. No wonder my brain feels like mush.

But, come mush or come shine, I am determined to get back to my Whatever quilt this week. The supplies for the last layer is sitting right here, waiting for me. I'm adding raspberry details, love raspberry. With 3 weeks lost work wise, I won’t be able to make the deadline for the Architectural Challenge, but I can live with that. Not finishing the Whatever Quilt is however not an option, but first I need to rest for a while. Writing on the computer is surprisingly hard work.

I’ll feel better tomorrow.

Thanks for stopping by!

18 comments:

  1. Det bra å høre at du føler deg i hvert fall litt bedre. Håper at det blir mye bedre snart.
    Ha en flott dag.
    Frederika

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  2. So glad to see you back online. What a long time it has been! Glad you're feeling better...continue to take it easy and get your strength back. Peace....

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  3. Wow!!! I've had 3 of my kids and family here for a couple of weeks and haven't been at my computer for awhile. Sounds like you have a new definition of "fun". Hope you are on the mend now and will be back to creating soon.

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  4. It sounds that you are on your way up :-) Well done. But take it easy!
    Love raspberry!

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  5. OH...I'm so sorry to hear about your troubles. Get REALLY well soon. Sounds like you're on the mend. ;)

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  6. So nice to hear from you! Just today I was thinking if you are better because haven't seen yet any new post. Get strong quickly! x Teje

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  7. Glad you feel well enough to be silly. That's always a good sign. Enjoyed the post. Keep us informed about the hair-growing!

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  8. Having been through a lengthy illness myself this winter (a concussion) where I wasn`t even allowed to watch telly or read, I can certainly relate to the boredom. Get well soon!

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  9. Sounds like you're on the upward climb! Nice to hear that you're going to reward yourself for your good effort in recovering.:)

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  10. Our expression here is "Watching the grass grow" or the other stimulating phrase "Watching paint dry". I really enjoyed your post. Sorry it took so much out of you. I can see why you are aching to get back to work - Raspberry would do it to me, too.
    Keep on the mend. Remember to drink plenty of liquids.
    Hugs

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  11. What an awful time you've been having. I'm pleased you're heading in the right direction. Keep on getting welland look after yourself.

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  12. Hoping you're well on the mend by now!!
    Take care xx

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  13. Glad to hear you are on the mend Nina, and that there is rubbish T.V. everywhere:)

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  14. free lip balm? really? Dang, I need to find those places! I go through lip balm like it was going out of style.

    But, I hear ya on the recovery. One step at a time. Keep your eye on the short-term goals and eventually your long term goals will be accomplished.

    TV? ick. Honestly, there are very few shows that are enjoyable.

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  15. oooh, bad television! I hate to admit I watch it even when I'm not sick. I hope you feel back to normal soon.

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  16. Oh my gosh, how awful.....and with busy you I bet it was torture to sit around doing nothing and no grandbabies to keep you company.....Hope you are all well again. xox

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  17. Glad to see you back online Nina-Lise and happy that you are on the mend!

    That’s typical for our Summer TV too, reruns of reruns of reruns. However, some new and wonderful series can be watched as well.

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  18. I hope you are doing mush, oops I mean much better....scary stuff being sick like that!

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