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If you’re a regular reader, you may have caught on that surgery is imminent for me. I’m having hip replacement surgery today.
For months, as the pain has increased, my productivity has tanked. When you’re in pain, simple tasks, like grocery shopping or making the bed, become huge undertakings, taking much longer than it should.
I’ve been struggling to keep up with my blog. Frankly, it is apparent I can not keep up with my daily pace.
So I’m letting myself off the hook.
I’m not worrying about the month of July at all.
I already have posts scheduled for all the Sundays, Mondays, and Thursdays in July, so you’ll still be able to get your weekly From the Creator’s Heart, Monday Morning Wisdom, Video of the Week, and guest post. (They will show up below this post.) I’m just not up to hustling the original content: the Tuesday/Saturday articles, the Wordless Wednesday photos, the Friday memes. So, they’re gone for a while.
Once I’m off pain meds, I’ll start writing again, but I’ll concentrate on August and beyond (and my book projects).
So, please, bear with me. And send up a prayer to the Great Physician that my healing will be fast. Thanks!
Does regular patterned physical activity keep your brain younger and more resilient? Find something active you like to do, and indulge several times a week. Do it for quality of life, now and in your advancing years.
Hi, everyone. I’m one week post-surgery and doing well. I said I wouldn’t worry about writing any articles during July, but there’s no harm in showing you what I’ve been doing on my art challenge, The 100 Day Project, since the last time I checked in.
The 2018 100 Day Project runs from April 3 through tomorrow. The idea is to make a piece of art every day for 100 days (a tiny artwork is fine). The challenge just happens to overlap with two other challenges I like to do, the Daisy Yellow Index-Card-a-Day challenge and World Watercolor Month.
My theme for ICAD (Index-Card-a-Month) is animals.
By the way, I’ve missed a lot of days, but I expected I would. When you have surgery, all bets are off.
Flamingo with zentangle.
There may have been a superhero prompt. This is Underdog.
Now we cross over to watercolor. I am painting on watercolor postcards because index cards are too unpredictable when they get wet. (See mantis above.)
Ladybug on daisy.
This one was inspired by a Williams-Sonoma pillow.
Are you participating in any art challenges right now? Feel free to add a link in the comments.
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