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Friday, February 27, 2009

Please don't feel sorry for me

I made mention in an earlier post this week about going through something right now...well that something is that at 9:51 a.m. yesterday morning I was informed that I have breast cancer. I had a breast biopsy on Monday. I've been home all week waiting by the phone for the results and when do I get it? about the same time I locked the keys to my new Cadillac in the car in my purse. I could see the keys through the window. Excuse me! You're not supposed to be able to lock the keys in the new Caddy's! Did I mention I was in the parking lot at the bowling alley! WTF! And yes I do have Onstar. Yikes! There's a recall on the unit in my car and it's on backorder. I might as well be using public transportation! Oh, got the call from the Imaging Center while I was talking to roadside assistance! When it rains it pours. But you know what...please don't feel sorry for me because I have a wonderful life.

What has kept me going through all of this is sewing, blogging and reading sewing blogs. I want to thank, Omega, Lisa H, Carolyn and especially Faye. I check your blogs frequently. Faye thanks to you I now have perfect fitting slacks. Since Monday I've made six pairs of slacks--one muslin, three pretests and two finished pair! The photo of your slacks looked so good it made me want the same.


The jacket I recently finished matches the pants.
I'm also working on the muslin for Butterick 5138. Since sewing keeps my mind off of my plight, I expect to have the blouse done in a few days and then it's on to other projects. I might have cancer but I still gotta look good! In the meantime you all keep on blogging but remember...don't feel sorry for me because I have a wonderful life!

6 comments:

  1. God continue to bless you with that wonderful life! I won't feel sorry for you, but I will hold you dear in my prayers! You are amazing. You made 6 pair of pants - oh my goodness. I've got to get off my butt and get busy. I need to catch up with you.

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  2. Hi Knitmachinequeen,
    I came across your site via Faye Sewing Adventures. First, I would like to say you will be okay and with much prayer and being blessed your life will continue to be fulfilled many years to come.

    WoW! 6 slacks... now I know your needles were definitely smoking. The slacks look great and paired with the matching jacket you are working that suit.

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  3. Oh, what awful news! You will be in my prayers constantly. My sister-in-law got news of cancer in her lung just a few weeks ago & has since had surgery & God is bringing her trough her situation too. What an amazing women you are, my goodness you've been busy and your jacket turned out great. Makes me feel like a slacker girl!!

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  4. Sew on Girl! GOD is an awesome God. I just stumbled across your blog while visiting Fayes. I too will keep you in prayer. New Caddi or not I think a brick would have worked just fine after the day you had :)

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  5. All is well with you... You are so amazing, 6 slacks? you did a fantastic job. Have fun

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  6. I made my way to your blog from Faye's. From the beginning,I've been struck by your constgantly upbeat atitude. We serve a strong and powerful God. He has you in his hands and we have you in our hearts. Remember, you have cancer, it doesn't have you.

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