Just a Quick One So You Know I am Not Dead


Still alive here in the Buckeye state, so no worries there. The foot is still attached so I am considering that one for the win category. It has been bundled in this contraption until we see if we can afford health insurance.

Boot for the Klutzy.

Boot for the Klutzy.

My biggest concern is that I broke the same bone I have already broken in this foot. I talked the doctor out of surgery (screws, rods…eww) because my hand was broken at the time as well. If this is the case, then I may be majorly screwed. Or….it could just be a really bad sprain that will heal on its own. I am hoping for the latter.

It has Β been made more difficult because I cannot use crutches for long periods of time due to my hand, so I have been taking the pain medication for my hand (and well, I guess my foot now too), which is something I tend to avoid. I hate pain medication, it makes me fuzzy and goofy.

Because of this I haven’t really been doing my knitting for fear of making a mistake. Instead I have been working on my parents anniversary party – invitations, knitted stems and pom-pom flowers (those are very difficult to mess up) and a photo album of their 30 years together. More on that later.

dark-placesI finished Gillian Flynn’s Dark Places, which was amazing right till the end – where for me it faltered. She had something that was really evolving into something amazing, but I felt like there was a short cut taken – like it was planned all the time but the planning was unneccessary.

I still really enjoyed it and it has been nice to relax with a good book. It was on my read-a-thon list but I have so much I want to read that updating shouldn’t be an issue.

 

 

 

I will be back tomorrow friends and neighbors with this week’s stitch pattern, no worries! Thank you all for your kind words and support – I will be back in the saddle in no time at all. Till then, try not to fall. πŸ˜‰

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19 thoughts on “Just a Quick One So You Know I am Not Dead

  1. sindel17

    I have yet to pick up a Gillian Flynn book but I keep hearing she’s quite a good writer. Especially Gone Girl?

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  2. monsteryarns

    I know it doesn’t feel like it, but it’s looking better. Swelling seems under control.You’ll be back on your feet dancing in no time! Have a good weekend.

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    1. allnightknits Post author

      Thank you, every day is certainly better than the last! I’m just so lucky it wasn’t worse, I am thankful for that every time I hobble around!

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      1. knittingwithheart

        Yup, that’s the “blessing” part about troubles… Anything that grows our thankful hearts in appreciation for what we can (instead of can’t) do is worth that much, at least ❀

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