I have just popped in to post my Zebra Finch story and I realised I've been most impolite this week in not visiting other blogs.
It has been for me a truly busy week although to others probably quite normal. My back is getting so bad that just walking is becoming a problem over any distance and by that I mean a 100 yards or so. We have had appointments every day of one kind and another and on Monday I waited 2 hours to see my eye specialist for his explanation of what he is going to do on 13th June (more about that later). He could have explained it on the telephone so why I had to see him I don't know. At least he didn't charge me which must be a first, but to wait all that time!!
Of course after that I shouted 'himself' to lunch at a local cafe as I had to buy some 8 ply crochet/knitting yarn. Over the years I had crocheted rugs and donated them to Vinnys but had neglected finishing the rugs over the past few years. My right hand is badly affected with osteoarthritis so was protecting it but then I decided to get the crochet hook out and finish the rugs I had started. Strangely enough, although for a few weeks it was quite painful, I am now finding I can crochet for longer periods so hopefully it is helping my hand rather than doing it harm.
I then had a sudden thought "Perhaps Vinnys don't want rugs now" so I telephoned them. A lady called Molly answered the phone and when I explained what I was ringing about she said "Oh yes, I remember your rugs and we'd love some more!! I've been a volunteer here for 18 years and I remember you bringing them in". That made me feel I am of use at least in a small way so I am glad I bought all that extra wool on Monday. I will deliver half a dozen rugs to Vinnys next week and hopefully be able to make more during the cooler weather.
There were blood tests for us both (we see our endocrinologist next Wednesday), I had a physio session on Tuesday, we went to our exercise group and had our respective hair(s) cut on Wednesday, we both visited our podiatrist on Thursday and yesterday we had the annual visit from the pest control.
That for me is a busy week and I've just had the time to manage to keep up with my own posts but nothing more. I promise that tomorrow I will go through the posts I've missed as I do so enjoy them all.