Saturday, September 24, 2011

Really missing everyone~Yes I'm actually posting!!

A huge Hello to all of you out there.. I so miss you all.. I feel like I have been gone forever and so out of the loop of things going on in Blogland.. I hope everyone is enjoying the changing of the seasons.. It's hard to believe that its nearly October already...One more month and my season on Kelley's Island will be finished until Spring... Oh I can't wait..I am so home sick for home, my shop, creating, daily blogging, the kids,  the family, the chickens, the goat, the Cats, the horses and my cozy little trailer...

Made it home for one day last week .. Had to pay bills and put a new tarp roof on the old Red Neck shed.. When I was getting ready to leave I had the cutest surprise...So snapped a couple of pics to show you how much the now grown Kittens have missed me... The heading picture is my favorite of the bunch...She's laying in my van window... She has the most interesting face, she looks just like a little Tiger..She has paws like her Daddy and his wonderful lovey personality....
These two were laying on my front seat just lookin at me like you leaving again...Well were going with ya..OK?

If I don't look at her maybe she won't see me and I can hitch a ride for some fun in the Sun on that island she goes to all the time...It was really funny because I got them out and they got right back in ... they were determined to hitch a ride... so I drove them up to the house and then put them out  right before I left... they have grown up to be really nice kittys... If you remember I shared pics of them when they were tiny being rocked to sleep by the kids here....

Although I haven't been able to post I have been checking out everyone's blogs and posting whenever the puter would let me...Ya have to love the Internet services.. I switched to 4G wireless supposed to be the greatest.. Not!! I've had it about 6 weeks and it is just now working well enough that I can post.. Drives me crazy.. Not to mention my Laptop is so sloooooooow... needs dumped and totally restored... But with my schedule and my being so tired I haven't had a moment let alone several hours to clean it out and restore it...I'd really like to buy a new one but ....

I have totally enjoyed seeing everyone's Fall decorations... don't ya just love Fall and all the wonerful colors... Normally I love fall temps too but it has actually been really chilly here in Ohio and Rainy for two weeks off and on... Ugggg.,..all the mud makes for some dirty rentals to clean...
Speakin of cleaning I am almost done for the season as I mentioned and WOW I can not wait to sink my hands into creating some wonderful gatherings...My neighbor gave me a huge storage area in her barn to store all my wood supplies, so this week when I go home I'm going to be working on organizing everything so when I start Creating again it will be so easy to pick and choose what I want from the shelves stocked with supplies...Not having to dig for things sounds so wonderful and so simple..... I'm really excited about that.. I'll actually be home 4 days this week so I should be able to get it completed. Then I'll feel totallly ready to strat Creating and selling on Ebay by the end of October..first of November...

An update on the health issues... I have been on the meds for the Hyerthyroid/Graves Disease now for the full 6 weeks and wow wht a huge difference in how I feel. I went to the Doctors Tuesday... He says, "how you feeling now".. "You sure look like you feel better..." and I do...I am so amazed that a simple Tyroid can mess you up so badly... the only real symtom I have that is totally a pain in the rear is the tiredness.. I can tell when it's time to take the next pill .. I feel like someone unplugged me. the doc tells me taht is normal and should eventually go away for the most part... if it doesn't then he said he would have to adjust my meds.. He wants to wait for the results of my next blood test before he does any the meds.
He gave me samples of Cymbolta to take as he says he feels I have what Angie & Carmen C have ..Fiber something.. but I read the side affects... tiredness is one of them, & nausa amoung other things that I just dealt with already with the Thyroid ... LOL... I was like I'm not even going there... I can deal with pain but no way can I deal with sick tummy, sitting on the Throne and more tiredness.... Not happening!!
Haven't told the Doc yet that I'm not gona take it...

Not much else going on in my life besides cleaning houses ... It has been a good Summer business wise and it looks like I'm having an exceptional fall as well which is good ...just booked a full week at one of my clients houses to do some major cleaning  of Closets, attics and houses...they have three houses so it will be a busy week...with a good pay check to end the season with....
I've managed to stash some of my loot for winter bills in case the economy decides to affect my selling on Ebay...

I hope you all have a super great weekend!!

Until we meet again may your days be filled with Sunshine and happy memories!!

Huge Hugs to all of you!!


  1. I missed you sweet friend:) Fibromyalgia? You are smart to not jump into the Cymbalta, that is one terrible drug to come off of!!! I stopped it at the first of the year as it wasn't helping my pain anymore and felt like I was losing my mind! As it turned out I got severely depressed and found I needed it for that reason alone, and went back on:( Not gonna try quitting it again till my son is done with the Army;) So glad your back and love all your kitties!!!

  2. Hello, Stranger! So happy to hear from you! Glad your summer was a success. I still don't see how you do it. I can barely keep my own house clean. lol
    I have to say that my first impression of Cymbalta is not a positive one. Angie is working so hard to get off it and Carmen is having withdrawal problems. I would be afraid to be on something that was so physically addictive. Maybe there will be a discovery for something else. Maybe something natural, holistic.......
    Warmest autumn blessings,

  3. Wow we sure do miss ya but we all understand the having to make a living thing darn it anyways! If we could only make our millions and never stop doing what we love ;0) Cant wait till you get home so we can get together and maybe do a lil craftin or shopping ! Carmen came over here last night and got crafty with me , had a blast shes a hoot! Take care of yourself and we will all be anxiously awaiting your fall return ! hugs lilraggedyangie

  4. So good to hear from you again Tonya - and better yet to hear that you're feeling better! I, too, would be cautious about the medications - seems like every one I'm prescribed says the side effects are sleepiness and dizziness - how many of those before I sleep all day long?? Your kitties are absolutely precious! Especially love your little Tigress - her paws caught me attention straight off. Wishing you a good last month - I can feel your anticipation to be "home" - hang in there - it's coming! Wishing you a wonderful, blessing-filled, weekend! Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

  5. Hey lady! It's good to hear from you! Good to hear you are feeling better~hopefully the tiredness will pass sooner than later. I look forward to you returning full time to blogland & your beautiful groupings! Hope you have a wonderful week!

  6. I just love your fur babies, they are so cute!
    Glad to hear that you are feeling better and that you will be home, soon!

    Bear Hugs & Blessings~Karen

  7. So glad that you are feeling better!
    Your kitties are so sweet!
    Autumn blessingd

  8. so glad you have work and enough to stash away for a winters day and can get back to creating..I miss your regular posts..and I am sure the kittys miss you too..they are soo glad you are feeling much better now..have a wonderful sunday and a nice 4 days off.:) you deserve it;)

  9. Awww, your furbabies are precious Tonya! So glad to hear from you and also hear you are feeling better. My advice~STAY AWAY from Cymbalta. My sister tried taking it and boy did she have side affects.
    Well, we miss your regular posting and look forward seeing your creations.
    Enjoy your upcoming 4 days off~ don't work to hard.

  10. Aw, your kitties are so cute. Glad to hear that you are feeling better now. And yes, some meds have worse side effects that having the problem.
    Hope they find something else for you to take.
    I am so looking forward to seeing some of your creations, I have really missed that.
    Country at heart

  11. HEY I almost forgot ...the lovely Carmen is coming up shopping and to visit with Rachel and I on Monday evening if your free you should come too! If not I understand and we will make our own date soon! hugs lilraggedyangie

  12. So nice to see you again,
    So...who takes care of those sweet little fur babies while you are away???
    Glad your meds are helping you Tonya...but do take it easy.

    How sweet of your neighbor to let you have storage space...organization is the key to enjoying what you do.


  13. A little Foot note: The Kitty's are our Porch/Barn Kitty's. when I say ours I mean my Brother-Sister n law, My niece and my great nieces & mine...We all spoil them to death..but for some reason they just love me to pieces and come running whenever i make it home.. I think it is so funny because they have seen so little of me since they were just Babies... there Mama is my super buccy follows me everywhere.. I think I mentioned how Puddles would follow me then lisa Kitty and we looked so funny walking to and from the shop.. Now it looks like I will have 4 more followers...LOL...maybe I can get someone to snap a shot once I'm home for the winter...

    Thanks to everyone or the advice on the Cymbalta..I thought that was what you all were on ..I'm Very Careful about the meds I take...I got enough problems with my healt don't need to add to them...


  14. Glad to see a blog post from you and that you
    will be back creating those wonderful prim gatherings. Can hardly wait to see inspire me.
    I did the Spirit of Friends show at Malabar over the weekend and got to visit with Carmen for a few minutes......what a sweetheart!
    Love all the kitty pics, too.
    Take care and don't work too hard,
    Cheryl (


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