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Simple Ramblings From A Prim Cottage

Monday, October 2, 2017

Happy Fall and Prayer request

 Just wanted to stop in and wish everyone a happy Fall. This is my favorite time of year. We've had a nice preview this last week here in Pennsylvania. Been taking the dogs for lots of walks in the woods and it's been nice the light breeze rustling the leaves, squirrels scampering around and acorns scattered everywhere.
 Also wanted to ask for some prayers as I'm scheduled for surgery tomorrow morning. No cancer has been found thank goodness but I'm still in terrible pain almost daily so the fear of surgery is less than the pain at this point. I'll be down at least 8 weeks but look forward to getting back to normal life. It's been a hard 6 months of endless poking and doctors and test so glad to be almost over the finish line. But boy am I scared I'm someone who avoids Drs at all cost. The surgeon I have is very qualified so I expect everything to go ok. But recovery will be super hard since I'm a everything has to be done my way personality. ...smile...
So any prayers would be greatly appreciated and very calming for my fears. I'll give everyone a update in a few weeks. Warm Blessings!~Amy

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thank You Jessica and Update


Wanted to stop in and thank Jessica for her lovely gifts. We signed up for Wendy at Ravenwood Whimzies Fall Swap. She sent some wonderful goodies to incorporate in to my decorating. You can see what I sent on  Jessica's blog  Thank You Jessica for everything. Thank you Wendy for hosting!

A few of you have emailed about the ornie swap. I just don't think I can host this year. I've been going for endless test and doctors. I'm worn out and in pain so I  don't want to commit myself to anything else. I have surgery set for October 3 but had to have soooo many more test and biopsies because the second opinion surgeon thought more should have been done before doing the surgery. I'm glad she is checking everything before cutting. Waiting for the last set of test results then have pre op appoint next week. I was so scared of surgery but now I just want to get it done so I can start getting back to enjoying life. Still very scared of anesthesia but everyone says that should be the easy part. I will start the swaps back up for Valentines and try to get back to regular blogging.I miss you all.~Amy

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Swap and Update

Hi Girls! I know it's been a long while since I posted. I haven't been in the best health and it's been a long drawn out process with doctors,test and such. I've had alot of pain and just haven't felt like being online much.It looks like I'll be having surgery around October.I have to go to a second opinion but that's another month before then.LoL. like I said long and drawn out.It's ok I'm scared to death to have surgery anyway as I've never had it before. Plus it's summer so it's my busy time. I'm thankful hubby helps alot and puts up with me I haven't been the nicest to be around and I of course always want things a certain way..smile...Thanks to the girls who sent cards and emails wonderful to know I'm thought about. So for my swap girls.I'm going to do the ornie swap this year it will be a little earlier since I will be down from the surgery from the end of October till after Christmas. (if I don't talk myself out of it by then) This one always seems to be everyone's favorite and since it's all mailed by me I don't have to worry about keeping track of everyone. I'll have the info up soon for it. My sweet friend Wendy is hosting the Fall swap hers are the same rules as mine and always nice quality girls join in.She'd love to have you. Click Here Fall Friendship Swap to go to the sign up page.  Hope everyone is having a nice Summer. I've missed everyone.Warm Blessings!~Amy

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Busy Busy

 Just wanted to stop in and say Hi! Seems life has been so busy lately. Fall flew right by now we are heading into the Holiday season. The girls just turned 14 oh how I miss them being little.LoL..Grandma had her 80th birthday Saturday and my baby sister got married. The girls were attendants in the wedding wanted to show how pretty they look since they never dress up...smile...Sad their mom missed out on them as they are such beautiful young ladies...Better for them I guess... The wedding was Beautiful but I was to busy enjoying to take many pics...
The temps have really turned to cold this week.We were spoiled with a mild fall. Thanksgiving is just a few more days. We will make dinner here then go to my cousins he and his family are excited to host.It will be so different not going to Grandma's old farmhouse but it really is alot on her since there are so many grands and great grands.Then next week Hubby and I have birthdays. I'm ready for some nesting and down time but not sure it'll happen for a few months...smile...Well just wanted to stop in for a short visit seems I don't get much blogging time lately and I truly do miss it so many wonderful friends. Also wanted to let the girls in the Ornie swap know all are mailed and should arrive by the end of the week.I'll be back on in a few days to share mine.Hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving!~Amy