Friday, November 16, 2012

Autumn


It has been a crazy draining week.  First off, I've been fighting a nasty cold that just does not want to go away.  It is making me tired, achy, and just down right miserable.  Secondly, my girl had been crying and seemed to be in pain all week.  She has limited communication skills, so trying to pinpoint what is bothering her can be difficult.  She wasn't bearing weight on her left leg, laying down was causing her to cry more, and she started telling us, "leg hurt."  So naturally we thought of a dislocated hip.  (She already has a condition called subluxed hips, where dislocation can happen pretty easily.)  We took her to Shriner's hospital for children, had the X-ray done, and found out her hip was completely normal.  
Unfortunately, the X-ray did show that her intestines were completely blocked.  This was the source of her pain.  This weekend will be dedicated to making her feel better.....if you know what I mean. Poor kid.   And on top of all of that?  My puppy needs to go to the vet somewhere in between the other things that need to be done.  Her tear ducts are infected, which is causing her to have very stinky tears.  

Aren't you glad you stopped by today? ; )  TMI right? 

I DO however, have a card to share with you today created from the Crafty Secret's Thanksgiving Downloadable kit.  I simply printed the image and papers directly from my computer. I layered my image with my papers and tied a bit of seam binding to "tie" it all together. 
I was inspired by the stalk of wheat in the picture, so I decided to create my own.  I created it with pieces of burlap, tied it at the bottom, and added a crocheted doily to the top of it.  I snuck a little stick pin in there as well. 
I hope after this weekend that we all, including the puppy, start to feel better.  The holidays are around the corner, and no one wants to be sick for that! ; )


12 comments:

Sharon-The OKI StampQueen said...

Thoughts and prayers are with you Michele! Sounds like my life-when it rains---it's a hurricane! Hang in there. Blessings, Sharon

snappy scrappy said...

Poor girl! Poor Mom...but gorgeous card!! Lee-Ann :)

Jingle said...

Oh, poor Cort!!! I will pray that she is out of pain soon! I hope your puppy is okay, too! Your card is beautiful!

Jaime Lyn said...

Awh, what a beautiful card! I hope both you and your pup are feeling better :o( Hugs! And thank you for linking up at Happy Hour!
Jaime from crafty scrappy happy

Shoregirl said...

Oh wow -- I love the image and the papers you used to showcase it -- beautiful!

Riet said...

What a beautiful card.

Hugs Riet.xx

Candice S said...

Beautiful card!! Your wheat stalk is fantastic & I love your stick pin! Best wishes for you, your daughter & your puppy to feel better soon:)

Tracey Sabella said...

I'm so sorry you have had such a tough week. I'm praying for you all. What a gorgeous card with your lovely techniques. Love how you created the wheat from burlap!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

Crafty Secrets Heartwarming Vintage Co. said...

Hi Everyone, Great card Michele! we also have a very pretty Autumn Blessing Floral as our FREE Printable Download this year and you can find it on our Free Printables Pintrest board or on my Oct 1/12 post

http://www.heartwarmingvintage.blogspot.ca/2012/10/our-autumn-blessings-free-printable.html

We celebrate Thanksgiving in Canada in Oct but I wish you all a happy one!
Sandy

Stephanie said...

Beautiful card. I'm praying for a much better week for all of you.

Debra said...

Sorry you're having a tough week! It will get better and I hope Cort is feeling better soon!

Denise ~ Paper Ponderings said...

Ohhhhh...I'm so sorry, but it's good to know what the problem is and that it will soon be better. Prayers!