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Friday, November 18, 2016

The Winner Is...

Hi friends! The capsule endoscopy went well. The camera pill is the size of a big vitamin. The nurse gave me water with an anti-gas mixture. It makes your mouth and throat slick. The camera pill slid right down. The doctor is next back at this office on Monday. He will review the hundreds of pictures taken then. The nurse will give me a call and let me know what he has discovered.
I have drawn the name of the winner for the Bent Creek 'Thankful Quaker' pattern. The winner is:  Angela! :)

Murphy got a haircut. He looks pretty dapper for a 13 year old miniature poodle, doesn't he?
Our weather continues to be very mild here. We have had only one hard frost so far! Unbelievable. My geraniums are still going! Here is a pretty pansy for you.
I have stitched up one of Jacob's Christmas ornaments. I just finished it last night though. I did not get a picture yet, so I will share that with you next time.

I have kitted up the December Joyful World. I had to make a lot of floss changes, several of the DMC seemed screwy to me. I made a big change for the fabric too. I hope I like it! I hope you do too.

Well tomorrow is a new day. I am hoping for a headache free day. I had several of them a few weeks ago. I am confident I can have them again.

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Have a wonderful weekend my friends! Thank you for stopping by.

Stitching and praying,


Marilyn said...

Congrats to Angela!
Your Nov cubby is so cute.
Murphy is cute too. :)

Brigitte said...

Always great to see a picture of your cubby shelf with all the pieces in there.
Have a wonderful weekend, Vickie.

faith76 said...

I have to agree Murphy looks very dapper with his new haircut. Thinking of you and I hope those test results go ok for you. Looking forward to seeing your christmas ornament xxx

Christina said...

Your cubby looks great. Hope you get some answers and treatment options. Congrats to Angela!

KimM said...

Love your cubby...congrats to Angela...lucky girl. Murphy looks so dapper.

The Knitting Cross Stitcher said...

Murphy looks very smart:) Your November cubby is pretty.
Here's hoping the doctor will have news that sheds light on your headaches and a way forward for you.
I hope you have a comfortable weekend, Vickie.

Carolien said...

Hello Vickie,

I'm so glad the test went well.
Murphy is VERY handsome :)

Have a good day!

Margaret said...

Prayers that the camera pill brings good news! Glad it went smoothly, so to speak. :D Love your November display. Looking forward to seeing your ornament finish and the December Joyful World when it's stitched up. Murphy looks very handsome too! Go away, headaches!!!

Angela Tucker said...

Good morning! Me? I won? Thank you! What a nice surprise so early in the morning. LOL

I'm glad all went well at the doctor's. I hope he understands that all of us are waiting for an answer! LOL

We have had frost for the last two nights. Very weird...75 or 80 degrees during the day, 30 at night. Brrr...My grape irises are doing well, lots of new growth. I moved them closer to the house, not taking any chances with your babies. LOL

Have a wonderful day, Vickie. SMILE

CalamityJr said...

I'm expecting to hear definitive news after the doctor reads your photos! Glad it wasn't difficult to swallow. Your November cubby looks great (as does Mr Murphy :)). Now I can't wait to see how you're changing the December deer.

gracie said...

Love the cubby and of course Murphy looks great too. Congrats to Angela....

Manuela said...

I love your cubby.
Wonderful photo from Murphy.
Congratulation to Angela.
Have a nice weekend, Manuela

Lili said...

So pretty display!!
Murphy is so pretty, how cute!!
Congrats to the winner!

Happy weekend!!

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

Glad the procedure went smoothly.
The cubby for November looks great, as does Murphy!

duClay Chapter of EGA said...

Murphy always looks adorable/dapper/cute!

I hope the cooler weather has brought you some relief and this recent test finds a path to being headache free for a very long time!

Von said...

I've gotten behind on my blog reading, so just now read that you've had your innards examined! So glad you were able to get it done and pray the scan give you some answers.

Murphy is a good-looking older gentleman! Our first schnauzer was actually half mini poodle/half mini schnauzer and we couldn't have had a better dog for 16 years.

Can't wait to see what changes you've made to December!


Stitchy Mc Floss said...

I will be praying for you sweet friend that the result will be good news. :) Your little shelf is looking so cute. :) Congrats to Angelia for the winnings. Blessings to you always sweet friend. :)

Barb said...

I hope the Dr. has good news for you!

Bea said...

I'm so pleased the camera process went well, now if it will only give you some answers! Murphy looks very spiffy.

butterfly said...

So pleased all went well for you , I will be praying the results are all good.
Love the November display.
Murphy looks like a puppy hugs.

Robin in Virginia said...

Congratulations to Angela on the giveaway win! I love looking at your cubby. I bet it brings you much happiness. Have a wonderful weekend, Vickie!

PS Murphy certainly looks very dapper.

Andrea said...

Your cubby shelf looks great and Murphy does look a dapper chap indeed. Glad to hear the camera went down and I'm hoping some answers will be found.

Carol said...

Love your cubby, Vickie--and a big congratulations to Angela! It will be interesting to see what the doctor says--I'll bet you are beyond sick of going to see the doctor so often...

Jenny said...

Hello my friend,

Congratulations to Angela!

Murphy looks so handsome! What a precious boy!

Your cubby looks wonderful as usual! I so enjoy seeing the pictures of the different months!

I am so glad the test went well! I also hope you are finally experiencing a headache free day!

My dad had emergency surgery yesterday ...doing okay so far...I write you an email as soon as things slow down!

Hugs my friend!

Ann at Beadlework. said...

I hope you get some answers next week and can move forward with a plan.
Murphy looks great.

Lumiruusu said...

Hello Vickey ! Greetings from Finland! I feel garteful for my fmily ,home ,The Church I have joined...and of course my cute pets.I had an operation in my right feet was painfull but now it feel better at last.

Lillie said...

Glad the scope went well Vicky, Hope the results will be as good too. Prayers for you.
Congrats to Angela and Happy Thanksgiving

krishna said...

Aww!!! the doggie is so adorable..

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Kaisievic said...

Congratulations to Angela, I am sure she will love this sweet design. So glad that the camera endoscopy went well and fingers crossed for a positive meeting with the doctor next week. Can't wait to see your December Joyful World SAL piece now and Murphy certainly does look very dapper. hugs, Kaye

Stitching Noni said...

So pleased to read the the camera endoscopy went well. I had to do that a couple of years ago and I well remember trying to swallow the camera!
Love the puppy pics :o)
Here's to a headache free day!
Hugs xx