Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Wasn't that a Weekend

The May Long Weekend is over. Wow. Wasn't that a weekend???? All that lovely sunshine for a change & I didn't even get outside. I was at my desk doing a fast'n'dirty year-end GST tax return with a pencil & a calculator!! And coughing up half a lung while doing so. I've long suspected I traded one bad blood pressure medication for another a couple of years ago & when I hit allergy season this year, BINGO, the cough became constant. It was so bad last week that I couldn't breathe & went back to my puffer. It was like breathing through glue & I couldn't even walk to the garbage can without being out of breath - where's a family doctor when you need one??? eh?? Retired, gone, or working at a clinic that won't even let you in the door after lunch because they're full. And don't have an emergency because they shrug or tell you to go to Emergency. I don't want to be in Emergency with sick people on a long weekend!! Gah.
Dragon Cowl

So I stopped taking the blood pressure meds. It's taken two days but I can breathe again & I'm not coughing neither. Another $150 worth of medication in the drawer that I can't take. Whoopie. Guess I'll try the clinic again on a Thursday morning & see if I can get in.

In the meantime, not much yarny or fibery stuff is getting done!! Although my niece has Okayed the Pond Scum green fingering I bought, I'm not sure I want to make the lacy little cover-up for her. She's never been a girly-girl. She'd much rather be in the barn hunting for eggs than dressing for dinner. And lately, she's taken to farming like she'd been borne to it. Her hives are producing so much honey that she's selling it for some astronomical price & her free range eggs sell for $5 a dozen!! She's eyeballing herbs next. In 3+ years, she can take early retirement & be a full time farmer which she's seriously considering. I see no use for a lacy cover-up in her future unless she wears it over her overalls. But, she does love Dragons. So I found a dragonish Cowl that might look interesting in Pond Scum. At least she could wear it while hunting for those free range eggs.

1 comment:

Louisa said...

Sorry you weren't able to soak up some of that gorgeous sunshine! Hope you get your meds sorted and feel better soon, hon'.