My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #168: The Pink Cloud is a Little Green Today :(

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Blog entry by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) posted 11-18-2010 02:49 PM 3247 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Today’s post will be short. I have had to take some antibiotics for some things going on and they really are doing a number on me. I started them on Monday and need to be on them for a week, and I have felt progressively worse. Last night my tummy was pretty bad and I wound up calling the pharmacist. I was up most of the night. I also read up on the two prescriptions that I am taking and it is normal that while taking the meds that I am going to feel this way. So for the next couple of days, until Monday at least I will be prepared.

Sorry to broadcast this to you all. I am not trying to whine or anything. I just know that after 167 days in a row of posting that if I missed a day or so some of you would be concerned. (I know when I post later than normal I sometimes hear from some of you!) That is nice though. It is good to have friends. :)

I am sure I will be back to my chipper old self before long. I did finish my next drawing yesterday on the next candle tray. It is cute gingerbread people. Easy and fun. I am debating whether to use light wood such as birch or maple and then tint the gingerbread people as I did the leaves and some of the other designs or to use sapele and have it a uniform medium brown. I am leaning toward the tinting because it will be fun to do and look nice. Maybe I can try a video on the tinting process for that one, as it is easy.

The next design I am planning is a poinsettia tray. I want it classy and elegant like the holly tray, with some good scroll work in it. I haven’t decided if I am going to cut out the gingerbread tray today or draw. Possibly I will do both. I will see how the day goes.

I can also look into doing some of the video stuff and some of the software and how to use it. So there is lots to do.

I am going to go slow though today. I may get nothing done. I am feeling a bit better now, but it is time to take the meds again. (Yippie!) Even on the pink cloud we have sick days.

You all have a great one! :)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#1 posted 11-18-2010 03:16 PM

Get well soon.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#2 posted 11-18-2010 03:23 PM

Shelia, I hope you feel better soon. I’m looking forward to seeing the gingerbread people!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#3 posted 11-18-2010 03:31 PM

Hang in there girl- and get well soon the gingerbread people are waiting for you!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#4 posted 11-18-2010 04:31 PM

Sometimes the cure is worse than the disease!!!
Get well soon.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#5 posted 11-18-2010 06:59 PM

Hope you get to feeling better soon.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#6 posted 11-19-2010 03:23 AM

Health is wealth. Take care and get well soon.
With prayers for healing,

-- Bert

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#7 posted 11-19-2010 05:49 AM

Do what I do… open the door, stick your head out and YELL at the top of your lungs the following:



-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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