Oh my! It's already OVER week since my last update! Oops.
The lace and I needed some time apart, so,
It's been an up and down but busy week. Tuesday night we went to the Idaho Songwriter's forum, which is a monthly get-together where people can perform songs they have written. No less than THREE of our friends had written songs, so we went there to cheer them on. It was a terrific evening, but it was also 3 1/2 hours, and if I ever really could sit for that long, those days are LONG gone. I got up, walked around, found a quiet corner where I could stretch out my hip, but I was still flat out in bed the next day for that little adventure, and could only make a welcome home party for a good friend on Thursday night by taking full pain meds and an entire half a Valium pill--which would normally have knocked me out cold. Yesterday I was pretty sick from the drugs, but still managed to go over to our friends' house to play some music and have dinner. I intended to rest today, but Andy and I ended up going out to lunch and hunting thrift stores for a few hours. Then my back was really, really, REALLY done and I've almost been resting ever since. Almost. I swear I really am going to take it easy tomorrow.
When I have actually managed to rest, I have made progress on the March Madness sweater: