Monday, July 11, 2011

signing off for a while...

I'm going to take a small break for recovery purposes. I have surgery on my neck on Wednesday, and they have told me to expect a 10 day to 2 week recovery. I will be back before then, but don't expect anything else this week, and next week might be a little spotty. I'm hoping to be able to knit - I have lots of plain stockinette in hand, plus some stuff with minor shaping and such. My husband will be at home during the remainder of the week, and my son (wise man that he is), elected to stay at the cottage this week with his uncle, cousin, grandparents and a bay full of friends. He'll be back on the weekend (if all goes well, we'll actually go to the cottage on Friday for the weekend and bring him back.)
Plus, there is now one of these in the bay - An Aqua Lily Pad.

I'm not sure who had more fun - the kids, or the adults watching them. (we won't talk about the time the adults all tried it out - really not a pretty sight...)
Given the choice,I'd rather be at the cottage, too.
When I come back, I'll have lots to show - the wool-silk cardigan is ready to separate for body and sleeves, the EZ Red Green in Cream is progressing, socks are flying off the needles, and I'll even do a pictorial tutorial of an afterthought heel if anyone is interested.

See you soon...

13 comments:

katrynka said...

Best of luck with your surgery and recovery.

I'd love to see the afterthought heel. It seems scary to me, as it must involve some cutting?!

CatBookMom said...

Sending good thoughts for a quick recuperation. The picture of the kids on that floating thing looks like they were having a lot of fun.

Acorn to Oak said...

Best wishes for a quick recovery. Enjoy all your knitting time! :-)

Sel and Poivre said...

Here's to a speedy and knit filled recovery (and a trip to the cottage on Friday!

Liz said...

prayers for your speedy recovery, and for your surgical team ~

And when you are feeling up to it, I would love to see a tutorial on an afterthought heel - I have not tried one of those yet.

Sheryl Evans said...

Sending healing thoughts your way!!

Needles said...

Best wishes for the surgery. May it be over and you healed in no time at all.
I'll be interested to see the knitting as ever, but I'd pay money to see a video of the adults on the pad!

Kristyn said...

Good luck with your surgery and recovery

deirdre said...

Hey, Sandra, heal (heel??) quickly!!

Anonymous said...

Hope it goes well tomorrow!!!
Nancy

AlisonH said...

Heal well and quickly. My prayer just went up for you, your family, your doctors and nurses. We're all in this life thing together.

Jen said...

Hope everything goes well Sandra. Thinking of you.

Knit and Purl Mama said...

Looks like your neck surgery went well. The cottage Looks like fun. Ihave never seen a human lily pad before. Very cool.