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A Pregnant Pause

Monday, February 28th, 2005

I am taking a medication, Femara, to prevent future cancer. It makes me feel as if I am pregnant – some nausea and dizziness, plus I feel as if I want to curl up and go to sleep. I hope that these symptoms become less agravating over time as I am supposed to take it for 5 years.

Today I got a call from the breast cancer aftermath coordinator (my title for her). You know – the syrupy sweet, I feel your pain, type. I have been in serious denial. Had a meltdown when I had to think about bras and prostheses and such.

I just want to do some creating and don’t seem to have the energy for it. I spent 6 hours doing quarterly updates on the SDA website yesterday and today. Now I am struggling to get the church newsletter formatted – but I have until next Monday so I shouldn’t be stressing.

I need to get to work on my Pointless Sisters’ Challenge. We made blocks for each other. It took almost a year! We each chose an object and two colors and made blocks for each other. I chose any digit from 1 – 9 and turquoise and lime green. Here are my blocks:

Last week while on the town with the fab five minus one, I bought this batik to use as a background:

Decided it was too boring! Too much turquoise! So I bought this assortment of fabrics which I am going to fashion into a background:

Stay tuned!