Thursday, August 09, 2007

I just couldn't resist this...

What kind of witch are you?

You are an Earth Witch! The Material Element of Earth is at your command. You feel out of your skin when confined to the indoors but instantly feel better once your bare feet are touching the Earth you love so much. You nurture all things you feel need nurturing and don't care what people think of you for it. Blunt to the point of having no tact, you don't like to beat around the bush, no pun intended. It takes a lot to get you riled up, but Goddess help the poor soul who gets to you. They'll probably end up 6 feet under... or deeper.

Common Powers:Geokinesis- the ability to move rock and metal with one's mind

Florakinesis- the ability to control trees, plants, and flowers with one's mind

Healing touch- the ability to heal another person with their touchShapeshifting- the ability to take on the form and abilities of another
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That about sums up my visit with the radiologist last week. My knee got blown up like a balloon (I swear by the time it was done my knee was 3 times the size it was....), then I got to perform contortions worthy of any acrobat in order to get 360 degree films of my knee.

The good news - the radiologist couldn't see an obvious tear in my cartilege. The bad news - the radiologist couldn't see an obvious tear in my cartilege. The long and short of it is that we still don't know why my knee is causing me so much pain. I have to admit to feeling a little better now, but am still finding it difficult to sleep and if I stand for too long it hurts. We went for a relatively long drive over the weekend (a good 2 hours anyway) and I found that by the half way point I was just about ready to reach out and strangle DH as I was sure he was finding every single bump and pot hole in the road just so I could whimper in pain. More ice.

Now I wait until I can get an appointment with the orthopedic surgeon - likely won't happen until September now at the earliest. Wonder what tortures he has in store for me. *sigh*

I've been stitching on my model whilst sitting with my ice bag on my knee. It's coming along well and I'm really hoping I'll finish it early in September - maybe even by the end of August if I get more fibres from the designer. This piece eats perle cotton for breakfast! :-)

I did also pick up a piece I started for myself back in May for a little while as I've hardly worked on it at all. It's a large piece and I don't want to get too lost in it as the model work comes first. Here's the progress to date:

Any idea what the grey blob is? No? Okay, I'll give in. It's the beginnings of L&L's Nantucket Rose. I've literally had the linen for this piece for years and finally decided I needed to stitch it. But as I said, it's not getting much needle time as the model is my top priority.

The other big event in our family has been this:

DS#1 celebrated his 11th birthday over the weekend. It's amazing to think that he's 11 already. Time flies when you're having fun!

We're off camping on Saturday for a bit, then off to the cottage for a bit longer so I may not be around much until the end of August!


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