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A whole lotta stitching going on

I went back to the local GP today, and was MUCH more impressed with the doctor I saw today.  I woke up feeling a bit dizzy this morning, a new symptom to add to the rest ho-hum … anyway after sitting for 1 1/2 hours in the waiting room at the medical centre everything got the better of me, and I was surprised to find a few tears escaping while sitting there.  I think I’m just feeling generally ‘over it’ while struggling to get over these bugs.  I felt more embarrassed than anything else by the time I saw the GP, but he definitely had a much better bedside manner than the woman GP I saw earlier in the week.  As a new patient I was surprised she didn’t take a family history in general or take my blood pressure etc – I told her I had a small list of things to discuss with her, and her answer was “that’s not the way we do things here, we can only deal with the most important thing” hmmm.

Anyway, at least I have a medical certificate for these last two days, and the male GP has told me to come back to see him if I find I’m still having problems after Easter.  I’ve picked up some herbal teas to help me to get fluids down me (at the GP’s suggestion), so fingers crossed my energy levels will pick up soon, and I can stop feeling sorry for myself!

The one great thing that being sick has done, is that it’s given me plenty of time for stitching – I’ve been stitching like a madwoman, and have finished another project – this is Bees scissors fob by Shepherd’s Bush … I replaced the WDW thread for the “Bees” word with a Stef Francis thread called Bluebell that KarenV gifted me with a while ago – I totally ADORE this colour thread, and it is soooooo pretty in real life!  (Sorry about the blurry photo, but my hand kept shaking – I really need a tripod!!)



“Bees” scissors fob by Shepherd’s Bush
stitched on 32ct cream/antique white Belfast linen (can’t remember which!)
with DMC threads and Stef Francis “Bluebell” over-dyed floss

I actually should be stitching my CA Wells project pieces, but the terrible thing is that I have no desire whatsoever to stitch either of them – the projects don’t thrill me entirely, but also I need to concentrate on them both and I haven’t had the mental energy to do that for a while.  Never mind, I guess I could still attend the class even if I don’t have any stitching done and learn how to put everything together … or fingers crossed, by the end of this weekend I’ll get my mental energy back and can make a start on the Cottage Etui.

In the meantime, it’s time to choose another fun stitching project for me to work on from my existing stash … I’ve been totally LOVING stitching this week and seeing all these finishes … I can’t get enough of it!  Without my stitching I think I would have been in tears days ago haha 😀

7 thoughts on “A whole lotta stitching going on”

  1. Oh, Anne! I’m so sorry you’ve been ill and that you’re not getting helpful doctors to guide you back to a full recovery. Fingers crossed that you will soon be fully back to your wonderful self!!!

  2. I’m glad the second doctor was more helpful – I hope you’re feeling much better soon!

    Love the finish, that blue thread works really well 🙂

  3. Happy to hear that this GP had a better bedside manner. I hope that you’ll be feeling better in no time. *hug* And I love, love, love the Bee scissors fob. Well done!

  4. Doctors can be really unfeeling at times so I’m pleased y ou found one with a little more tact. Love the sissor fob and can see why you love the blue. Great work

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