Monday, April 20, 2009

A Sneak Peak!

I painted my half bath three times and realized I hated the color…remember?  My goal was to paint it with one more coat…one. more. coat.  Famous last words.

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It was my VERY first brush of paint and WHAM!  My back went out, I couldn’t breath, and I was down for the count.  After three hours of shear agony, my husband took me to the hospital.  The HOSPITAL!!  I don’t go to the hospital, people.  It’s just not my thing.  Well, apparently my back had other plans.

42-15904705So here’s me in the hospital.  Sure, I might look happy, but I aged by like 30 years.  You see why I don’t like hospitals?

The best I can do for you is a sneak peak.  It’s not done, but it IS wanting to be done.IMG_4993

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That’s all I have for now.  That’s all I might have for a couple of days.  Hopefully, I’ll be back sooner rather than later.  For now, I’m off to lay on my heating pad while taking medicines that make me see little Smurfs running around the room!

Please note!  I want to thank all of you who came by from SITS and had such wonderful and supportive things to say.  At one point, I had over 1,000 e-mails, and I was as giddy as a school girl!  I’ve already met some wonderful new friends, and I’m so thankful that SITS gives us the opportunity to do this!  If you don’t know what SITS is…stop by and say hello!

46 comments:

~ Dawn ~ said...

Ouch!! I hope you are feeling better. And remember to relax!

MaryCatherine said...

Oh no! I hope you feel better soon...how discouraging!

Jo said...

Oh that sucks! I hope that you feel better soon!

Molly said...

Feel better soon! Back pain is no fun!

Vivienne said...

Bummer! But thankfully it sounds like you have good pharmaceutical support. Say hello to Smurfette for us!

Amanda@Imperfectly Beautiful said...

Oh, your poor back! but it sounds like they gave you some good meds. Blue smurfs, huh? It's the good stuff, for sure!

If you're feeling up to it, I'm having a giveaway to celebrate the opening of my etsy shop. I'd be honored for you to stop by and enter.

Hope you feel better soon. the bathroom CAN wait!

~Amanda

Lisa said...

Hope you're up and at 'em soon. The bath looks great. Love your iron chair!

FOR THE SAKE OF TIME said...

I am so sorry about your back. It will just take time, time that I am sure you don't want! Hope you are up and going soon.

Paula said...

Those hospitals really can add the years ... Hope you're feeling better soon.

The bathroom looks lovely :) so far! What lovely touches.

Tammy Howard said...

That chair is to die for!

Also, take care of yourself!!!

Sue said...

Been there, done that, and have to be careful not to do it again. It just goes, no warning. Is that what happened to you? Take it easy. I just found your blog and will be back.. New SITS girl here... Sue

Astrid said...

Oww oww oww! I hope your back is feeling better! Can't wait to see the bathroom finished...but first let your back heal. :)

newlyb said...

Don't let the possibilities for your bathroom reno get in the way of getting better first! Hope you're up and at it again soon! Take care!

Dee-Zigns Handcrafted Jewelry said...

LOVE that chair! Okay, now that I got that out of the way, so sorry about your back! keep taking the drugs and watch daytime tv, you'll be up in no time from the sheer boredom!

kimert said...

Oh no!! I hope you are feeling better very soon!

southerninspiration said...

Oooh, such pretty snippets. I am so sorry about your back...mine is hurting now, so I am wishing I had some of your Happy meds.....ha.
Take care and get well soon!

Suzanne

Moi said...

hope your back is better soon. I know all about the heating pads and smurfy pills - my heart goes out to ya!
cant wait to see the finished room!

McBee said...

Yikes! I don't like hospitals either, and I work in one! Hope you feel better soon-your bathroom looks like it will be lovely!

Oh and sorry, but the old lady hospital picture? Hilarious!

JHalmes said...

I feel your pain! I have 2 disc bulges and my back goes out all the time!
Don't push yourself and enjoy some pampering.
LOVE the chair!!

Kristen said...

Chris!!! I am SO sorry you got hurt!! I hope you are feeling better and back on the mend asap!! I have nothing funny to say except what a cruddy weekend for you. Booo.

Shannon said...

Oh no!!! I hope you feel better soon!

Your sneak peaks look so fun!

Linda said...

Oh no! I am so sorry. I hope you are better soon. Are you able to go to work or having to take off?
Linda

the undomesticated wife said...

I think this was your master plan to have your hubs finish the painting for you! LOL

Feel better soon. I have back pain quite often, it's not fun!

Lipstick and Laundry ~Jen said...

WoW... I too was down with my back this past weekend... Mine had to do with lifting a 25 pound baby and his carseat out of the car wrong... When I read this, I could totally relate... The whole couldn't breath thing, I serious thought, if I just lay down here in the driveway... how long will it take my older boys to find me, but out of fear my neighbors would find me first and call 911... I drug myself into the house... UGH... I feel for ya girl!

Bahama Shores Mama said...

poor baby.......I hope you feel better soon!

Nina Diane said...

from one back pain sufferer to another......yikes!! Hope youa re better soon....

Ashley said...

Oh, no!!! That is awful!! I hope you are feeling better soon. Take your time though... the bathroom will still be there next week.

Kara said...

Oh my goodness, that is awful. I am so sorry! Hope you are feeling better soon!

Jill said...

Oh my goodness! I hope you're up and around soon (for your bathroom's sake!) :)

Sandy Toes said...

Oh my feel better soon!!!
sandy toe

MARGARITA BLOOM said...

Aww, I hope you feel better soon and watch our for those smurfs!

Nikki said...

You look FAB on that hospital bed!
Hope your back is better soon, I know that is terrible pain.

Farmgirl Paints said...

Nothin' worse than back pain. Hope you are up and around now. Your bathroom is going to be beautiful.

~Mommy+Me~ said...

I've missed your posts. Sorry to hear about your back! Are you having to take off from work then?
Have you started your countdown yet? We have less than 25 days left of school. :)
Get well soon!

Cherry's Jubilee said...

NOw I know that lady is not you...who is that poor lady you snapped a pic of? Rofl...sorry about your back..Love the new color and the textures you are going for! Cherry

Amy said...

Oh no!! Hope your back is feeling better now!

Paige said...

Hope you get to feeling better soon!

Carol J. said...

Oh my goodness! I have such empathy for you! I'll send good wishes and healing your way...rest when you can! Carol J.

Susie from Bienvenue said...

What!!! I hope you get to feeling better real soon so you can finish that wall. Im so exicited! You know me and paint and color mishaps....take care girlfriend! Tell Papa Smurf I said HI!

Magic Brush said...

Bummer! Thats one horrible painting project! I'm so sorry! Get well soon!

imjustsayin said...

Oh the sacrifices we make to make our homes beautiful! If it's any consolation, the pictures look great so far! Feel better, girl!

Momma Miller said...

Oh NO! It seems like everyone I know is having serious back issues. What's up with that?! I really hope you'll take care of yourself. You will need your back for a bit longer, m'dear. :)

~Shaye (Momma Miller)

writing4612 said...

Back pain is the worst! I dealt with mine for a year before they found out what was wrong.

Glad they gave you something for pain.

Half of the Style Sisters said...

Oh I am so sorry to hear this. I totally know what it is like to throw your back out. It can happen at the weirdest moments too. Like loading the dishwasher...I hope your back heals quick!!

gigi said...

Sitting on a ice pak as I type this. Sorry I know first hand that pain. Time does hlp as well as drugs.

Love the spoon and fork. Thinking about going to the parents house pulling theirs downa and spray painting them blak and hanging them in my kitchen, Lookin good!

Our Lives said...

I am sorry to hear your back went out! When it happened to me acouple of years ago, I felt the same way - aged! Glad to see the clarification of SITS, I thought it was something like "stay in touch sisters".

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