Saturday, October 17, 2009

Got to love Anya stamps

Just a quick post, with a terrible pic I took with my phone. This is Rock Star Anya, a stamp by the Greetings Farm, coloured with my Copic markers. I used my tempting turquoise stampin up marker too so that it would tie in perfectly with the colour of the cardstock. Sorry it's not a better picture but I made this at the last minute so had to drop it off to the recipient as soon as it was done.

Another stressful week, however I have been much more in control of what has been going on, and feel much happier about it all. Finally seem to be shaking off the after effects of swine flu, still very tired though so need to catch up on sleep at half term when the girls go to stay with my parents for a couple of nights. Alex had her pre op assessment yesterday, so fingers crossed now that she doesn't come down with anything before October 30th.

I'm going to make a start on my Christmas cards this weekend, hopefully not too many to make! Otherwise we will be having a nice quiet weekend, it would have been Nigel's birthday tomorrow so no doubt we will be at his grave to leave some flowers. HappyBirthday Nigel.

Monday, October 12, 2009

That sinking feeling

seems to have reared it's ugly head again. Hence the lack of blog posts. I've been really ill, swine flu attacked both Alex and I, and 3 weeks later I am still not back to full health.

On a more positive note, Alex will be having her tonsil surgery on 30th October. Sounds strange to say 'positive' about a painful operation, but I know that in the long run it will have a positive effect on both her life and mine and Sophie's.

I've also been making some decisions about the future which will hopefully make life much easier and more pleasant. All very cryptic at the moment, and tbh nothing that exciting for anyone other than me and the girls, but still not something I can share yet.

Thank you for continuing to read my blog. I will post more very soon. Today I heard that a family friend has died whilst on holiday in Majorca. Majorca seems to be the sudden death hotspot lately. Our friend had a massive heart attack, completely unexpected. Understandably it has shocked me to the core, and brought back memories of the night Nigel died. I will be thinking of J as she begins her life as a widow, and hope and pray that she can bring her husband home safely on his final journey very soon.