Friday, April 22, 2011

Taking A Day Off The Hard Way

Since you like pics, I decided to post a pic of the finished Bascom who you saw in an earlier post before he was done.  I forgot to do it after I finished him.

I have been working and working and working...and it's been sort of like the "Gotta make the donuts" guy and the energizer bunny all rolled into one.  R had been gone for three days, and I had been downstairs working on my special piece for the show, and he was due to get home.  So I grabbed some mohair to cut while I was upstairs on the next piece.  Then I thought of a couple more bear related things I wanted to get done and I was running in a circle trying to figure out what to do first.  I realized I was on over drive and terribly stressed and I hadn't had a day off in ages.  So I forced myself to stop and decided that I was going to take Thursday off.  No work at all.

I called and made an appointment for a massage and made a shopping list.  It was hard to not be in bear mode, but I was ready.  You know what they say about the best laid plans...

Yesterday I woke up with cramping and a terrible pain in my side.  I waited for it to pass and it didn't.  So I called and cancelled my massage.  By mid afternoon I told R I was going to call the doctor.  The doctor recommended I go to the ER.  R rushed home to take me.  Poor guy, he has taken me to the ER far too many times over the years.

It's a good thing we went though, I had an intestinal obstruction.  So after a stop at Walgreens to get the required meds, I had a brutal night.  BRUTAL!  In fact the fun is still continuing.

I got my day off, but I wouldn't recommend it as a good method to anyone else!  Hopefully I will feel better later...and when I do, I am just going to go back to work!


KellyJo said...

Oh my goodness! You poor thing!! GOOD THING you found that out. Take care and my best wishes are with you!!

Janice said...

He looks very regal!

Katy Cameron said...

Yowie, that sounds nasty! Sorry your day off was so miserable, hope you feel better soon (((((HUGS)))))

Kays Kids said...

I hope the sitting on china has stopped and you feel well again.
I love the photo of your finished bear.

Debora said...

Oh my goodness! I'm so sorry to hear that, Kelly! I hope it passes soon and you're good as new! Hugs to you!!!

Amanda said...

Hope you feel better soon, sounds really nasty.

ginger@bearbits said...

Hi Kelly,

Wow! I hope the next time you get a chance to take a day off that it turns out to be a day of leisure and not one of pain! I hope Easter arrives on your doorstep with you feeling better and you get a chance to enjoy the day.

Happy Easter!

See you soon!

Claire said...

Feel better soon Kelly. Hope you didnt have to wait long in the ER.

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