Sunday, May 27, 2012


Wednesday I went to the gym and tried a new abs machine, and I could feel it straining my back so I didn't do a second set, but then I drove to my parents' for the evening, which I haven't done since I hurt my back because riding in a car has been so hard on me, and I thought I was handling it okay.  I was stiff, but okay.  I got up the next morning, drove back, very sore and stiff, but as usually happens, the REAL back pain didn't start until the middle of Thursday night.  Oh. My.  Now I can say that my back was not ready for that.  So, Finishing Friday was spent pretty thoroughly drugged, though while I was conscious I made
ornaments!  I even did one more thread on that cross stitch--though to be on the safe side I kept with only working a straight line.  I don't know if it's my tendency to block out anything unpleasant or just because I probably wouldn't remember anyway, but I honestly did NOT remember the pain pills knocking me for such a loop.  But I've slept through most of the last two days, and been really fuzzy when I've been awake.  I did a little work on the sock I started for the knitting group I started because it's the simplest thing I have on needles right now,
then went back to ornaments:
The blue one took me most of the day yesterday because I was so fuzzy, and either there's a difference in cheap worsted weight acrylic yarns or,
my gauge was swinging pretty wildly with the drugs.  Not that they actually have to match, but the mitten size difference really made me laugh.  It would funnier if it were the drugs, but the blue and red are different brands of cheap yarn, so that is possible.  But just to be on the safe side, I'm staying away from sweaters for a bit........