Thursday, February 17, 2011

Progress on Bent Creek sampler Land of Liberty

update on progress of Bent Creek Zippy Land of Liberty. For newcomers, this was a RAK from my friend, Karyn, Ma Teakettle. The fabric on the side, I plan to incorporate in the finish in some way. Colors go so well!

previous progress~~~  Had a hunk of white to fill in

Found this DVD on the 5.00 pile at Walmart today and even though it's a very old movie, it's a good one but make sure you have lots of Kleenex. Sad.  I remember seeing this movie when it came out in the theatre years ago, Where the Red Fern Grows.

Yesterday, after getting home from work and just starting dinner, I lost my vision in the periphery of my left eye, with waves moving like crazy, so much that I couldn't see my left hand or anything to the left. I definitely was freaked out. Lasted about 20 minutes and have had a headache, not really a bad one but dull until I went to bed early. Called my eye doc while it was going on and she had me come in first thing this morning to dilate my eyes to see if the retinal hemorrhage was back. It had stopped by the time she called back and otherwise I had to go to a place in Atlanta if it started again. 

 Thank goodness, it was an ocular migraine instead of a detaching retina in my glaucoma eye. Had my eyes dilated and examined good this morning.  I've never in the history of having migraines since age 13 experienced anything like loss of vision completely.
I don't know what triggered this type of migraine but I thought it was ok, until tonight about an hour again, the headache is starting again a bit more. No visual problems but just a bad headache again so medication just taken. I'm hoping it goes away by in the morning when I get to work.

Thank you to all the responses for the giveaway!!! Can't wait to see who the lucky winner will be!

I have so much in my stitching basket to work on. I finished a design for "ye Irish eyes" which ironically, was for St. Paddy's day and maybe my Irish eyes were definitely smiling last night. ;)

The verse is:

My Irish eyes are smiling,
Always for thee

stitching in CC Attic Tea

Hope to start stitching on that one after I finish Land of Liberty. More tomorrow when I'm thinking a bit straighter............

  early to bed now,


  1. I get migraines too and have only had wavy lines once, but fortunately no loss of vision. I hope your medication helps you. It is so hard to pinpoint what triggers the headache. I'll be sending you good thoughts for a wonderful weekend!

  2. How scary about the migraine - I had a nauseating one today - but they have never affected my vision.

    Your stitching looks great!


  3. How scary about the migraine - I had a nauseating one today - but they have never affected my vision.

    Your stitching looks great!


  4. Jennifer, I have had you on my mind and now I just read about your migraine vision attack!!
    I am praying for you...take care
    and keep us updated.
    Enjoy the weekend...

  5. Hope you are feeling better & I hope work goes smoothly for you

    Nice stitching progress
    Take Care

  6. I dont know how you did it, but that fabric is just perfect for this beautiful finish!!! Way to go!!! Faye

  7. I'm so sorry about the migraine. They are something else, aren't they? I do hope that they will clear up!! Your stitching is coming along just beautifully!

  8. I am one of those people prone to headaches, migraine and colds. Usually, my first recourse is White Flower Embrocation (, also called White Flower Oil


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