Saturday, November 06, 2010

A Topsy-Turvy Day

Well. Today is certainly turning out a lot different than it started. I woke up this morning with my back screaming. Anybody with degenerative disc disease will know exactly what I'm talking about. It's like sciatica on steroids, with pain shooting all the way down to my toes. Usually it's my left side, but the past week, it's been my right, and this morning it all went nuclear. So, instead of the IB flea market, I've been holed up with pain pills and a heating pad.

I finally came online late this afternoon after talking one of the kids into bringing me the laptop, and all of a sudden the clouds disappeared, the sun came out, and the birds started singing. Why, you may ask? Not only did I win one of my favourite challenges, (EtsyInspired - woohoo!!), but, holy Toledo Batman! I won the big 500 followers blog candy at Feline Playful!!

Thank you so very, very much to Karen at Feline Playful and to all the girls at EtsyInspired.

BTW, if you haven't checked out Feline Playful and you like challenges, go there now! Karen keeps a fantastic list of all the latest challenges, by day - and she even gives you a little bit about what the challenge is. I've been using her lists to hunt for sketch challenges and to remind myself about which challenges I want to play along with.

Also, I think everyone should be EtsyInspired every week.


de said...

Sorry you're feeling so bad! Glad we could be a little ray of sunshine tho! HUGS!

Joanne Gilch said...

Sorry that your back is screaming, but you won that huge pile of candy on Feline Playful. go get it girl!!!!

Bogner's said...

Oh my goodness Carole. Congrats on the winnings! How fun is that! I am sorry to hear that your back is acting up. I can only imagine. With this pregnancy I have had nights where getting out of bed hurts so bad I think "can I hold it til morning!" cause I can't even stand up-right. I am sure yours is much worse, so I hope that things settle down for you soon.

Lisa said...


I hope your back settles down soon.... and I am definitely following that site!

lynn said...

congrats, carole-enjoy your goodies! hope you are feeling better!