I haven’t been out of the house since Wednesday, which is kind of a shame because it looks like it might have been perfect sweater-wearing weather. Goodness knows I have a pile of sweaters that have been waiting patiently for me to get back to them since April, not to mention a couple of new ones.
I had minor surgery a few days ago, and I’m at a point now where I have to decide between milking this recovery phase a little bit longer, or throwing myself back into Real Life (TM). I suspect I will choose a compromise between the two.
The truth is, general anesthesia really throws me for a loop. I feel terribly nauseous for the first few hours. It’s a relief when that passes, but it still takes me a few days to stop feeling tired and vaguely ill.
I think I will venture out this morning. Run a few errands. Have a friendly barista make me a soy pumpkin spice latte…
Yep, that sounds like a great start to me! ☕🍁🎃
So, what is This Week in Pictures?
It’s a roundup of the photos I shot for Project 365 (one image each day for all of 2016), plus some snapshots I posted on Instagram during the previous week.
Ready? Cast your mind back to this time last week…
Instagram 📱: My enthusiasm for knitting more stripes is beginning to wane. I think it’s time to hunker down and get ‘er done. I need an Agatha Christie movie to plug myself into, stat! #pdc #pdcverticalhold
365 📷: 2016 268/366 – We visited my Dad for his birthday ♥ [Taken at my parents’ house.]
Instagram 📱: My second #pdcverticalhold wrap is finished. Now I can work on formatting and publishing the pattern. Yay! 😊 BTW, it’s such a lovely breezy day, I may keep this thing on. I’m actually not overheating in it! 🍁
365 📷: 2016 269/366 – Neil and I drove around this afternoon looking for a farm that had apple cider. At our third stop we found the cider, and some friendly chickens. [Taken at Lombardo Farms.]
Instagram 📱: Good morning, Instagram! It’s a chilly day here in New Jersey. This calls for a cozy sweater, hot coffee, and last night’s Poldark, I think…
Instagram 📱: I was tagged by @lostandlovely for #widn… I’m sipping a #pumpkinspicelatte and working on the pattern for my #pdcverticalhold wrap. Though, I won’t be doing it for long. I’ve got to pack up and hit the food store before everybody starts coming home for the day! [Taken at Starbucks.]
365 📷: 2016 270/366 – I like buying flowers because it forces me to clean off the table. That usually leads to vacuuming the rug, and cleaning up the rest of the room. Sometimes I light a candle, too. $6 well spent, I’d say.
365 📷: 2016 271/366 – My high-schooler came home with a congested head and a fever today. He got a little medicine and a long nap, and he’s already feeling much better.
Instagram 📱: I’ve been fasting since Midnight because I have surgical procedure around Noon. Instead of breakfast, I get to gaze wistfully into my coffee mug cabinet. Sigh.
365 📱: 2016 272/366 – I’m having some minor throat surgery on this lovely Wednesday. Speaking of lovely, this is my wardrobe for the next few hours. Bonus: I get to keep the socks. [Taken at the Surgical Center.]
Instagram 📱: Welp, I spent a lot of time feeling nauseous today, but I’m glad to be home, on my bed, under my blanket, sipping green tea and watching Agatha Christie. Thanks for the well-wishes earlier today! 💓
365 📷: 2016 273/366 – Painkillers, vitamins, and antibiotics: breakfast of champions ☺
Instagram 📱: There’s a lot I could say about this day. It’s #nationalcoffeeday. It’s a #rainyday. It’s a recover from anaesthesia day (well, it is for *me*, anyway). And because of these things, I’m also declaring it an #acorntv day and a weave-in-the-ends day. My second #pdcportholepullover just needs a little finishing and it’ll be ready to wear.
365 📷: 2016 274/366 – Hot apple cider instead of coffee this morning. I wish I still had a few bags of mulling spices around, but I don’t. I sprinkled a little ginger on top, and that was nice, too.
Instagram 📱: It’s another wild Friday night at home with a ball of yarn 😉
I may already have plans to blog about some of these things in greater detail over the coming week, but be sure to leave a comment if there’s something in particular you want to know about!