As a Creater there is no greater compliment then when a former customer gets in touch with you to ask you to create something very special for there home... A couple of weeks ago one of my customers contacted me to ask if i woud create some new shelves for her... Of course I said, Yes. then she emailed back and said why not just create me two new Shelf gatherings and one Prim shelf for things I have to display...Ok I can do taht too. LOL...then she emailed me back and ask if Peg was making any Patchwork Quilts.. Yes I say..so she ordered a new patchwork Throw for her recliner. She already owns three of Peg's patchwrok Quilts... I think she really likes them what do you think?
She sends me two pictures she has in her new room and ask if I can create something to go with them... Sure I'll try.. This picture is 41"wide x 34" tall Framed in Oak. this picture doesn't show all the great billiant colors in it but in creating her gathering I tried to catch all the colors and theme items in the gathering.
What do you think...?
She emailed me back this morning and in CAPS she wrote "I totally love them Tonya, exactly what I was hoping for..you're the best can't wait to ge them hung...They were so different and fun to create.
Peggy finished her Quilt Throw so everything is ready to ship...
Not only have I been working on those gatherings I've been busy sanding and painting getting things ready for new gatherings.
Trying to get as many gatherings created as I can before I have my surgery..So hopefully I will have some money coming in while I'm recovering. Figure I will spend recovery time making things like Rag Balls, Bonnets, Rag Garland, little bags to use in gatherings & the dreaded Taxes.
Speaking of Surgery only two weeks to go. So I've been busy making arrangements for a ride to and from the hospital, plans for my critters while I am in the hospital, help after I get home and you know the usual things one has to do to make everything run smootly. I started cleaning my Trailer washing down walls and attacking the cat hair with the vaccum...LOL..2 cats in a small trailer can make a lot of hair fly...
Washed all my Bedding and throw ruggs then hung them all on the line to Dry...Oh that sweet smell of line dried things.. I love it...I put one set of sheets in a bag to keep fresh for after surgery...
John and Laura are going to watch Puddles my sweet Dog...
Hailey my 10 yr old neice is going to take care of my Fish, Cats and Bird. She took care of my fish all last summer and the cats a couple of times and she does a really good job.
This is so sweet... Peggy ask if I wanted her to set up the Bear room for me to stay in for a few days after surgery... I said, No I think I will do Ok in the Trailer.
Hailey was sitting there with us and she said:
Mimi don't worry, I am going to stay with Aunt Tonya and take care of her when she gets home...I'm gona bring her dinner and watch movies with her after I feed the animals for her..and we are gona make Rag Balls together!! I think Miss Hailey has it all covered... :>)
Health wise I have struggled with my Thyroid flipping back and froth from Hyper to Hypo. I am now Hypo again and feeling all of the orginal symptoms that landed me in the Hospital back in November. No there is nothing they can do other then the surgery so I am simply strugging threw it.. It's really got me depressed and even a bit concerned.. I finally called the surgeon after 10 days of waiting for the Endocrinologist to call me back ..She never did. I took myself off the meds which the surgeon said was good that I did.
But he is concerned that my Thyroid hormones aren't leveling out which he informed me once again can cause complications during surgery.. Great just what I wanted to hear..NOT..
I've had a bad feeling about all of this since it all started...and I still have them which is not the norm for me..
While talking to the surgeon I also ask him if he could reccomend a different Endocrinologist with a better patient bed side manner so to speak.. I told him I simply did not feel comfortable with my Dr. at all & didn't want to end up going home trying to regulate my dose of Thyroid meds with a Dr who writes up incorrect reports, won't return calls especially when the meds she put me on caused the same problems as the first time I was on them. He agreed with me and in defense of the Endocrinologist siad she has a lot of patients and your situation is different most people don't have the jumping back and forth theya re either high or low so possibly she is seeing only your blood test numbers not your situation. But we need you to be with a doctor who will be there when you need them once you go home...then he said, I don't normally do this but I will follow you and get you regulated for 6 weeks since your case is unusual..and that should give me time to find you a better Dr.... So I do feel better about that..
To much stress & worry on top of everything else is making me crazy...
So that's the update on life here on the farm... the sun is shinning and I am gona go enjoy a little of it...We had a huge surprise all of the Daffidils Peg and I planted are Blooming ..they are tiny but ever so pretty..We were like little kids when we both started to notice they had Blooms ..Just imagine over 300 plants popping up and over half having blooms on them all the way around the house, barn, shop, garage and trees.. its a sight to behold and I am lovin it...
A special Thanks to all of you who have emailed me to ask if I am doing ok.. It sure does the heart and soul good to have friends who keep in touch and check in on you...Bless you all, you have no idea how those emails lifted my spirits!
Have a wonderful weekend hopefuly filled with Spring sunshine and happy moments.
Prim Blessings to all