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Monday, February 09, 2015

My Sunday Stitchy Update

I know that it is not Sunday anymore and I am a day late - but I promise I have a good excuse!!

Last week I didn't get in lots of stitching because at first I was nervous about an appointment I had scheduled for Friday and I couldn't concentrate. Then Friday came and after my appointment I was so happy, excited and then exhausted that I couldn't stitch again!

What could be so exciting you ask??? 
What could the news possibly be??
In August I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Thankfully it was in the early stages and it was a 1A! They went in and removed all the cancer they could see and then informed me that I would need chemo. If anyone ever tells you chemo is easy let me tell you the truth...IT IS ROUGH! It took every ounce of energy out of me and left me totally drained for what seemed like forever but I think it was worth every minute of it. On Friday I had an appointment at the oncologist and they said 


This was the best news I have heard is a very long time and I am thankful to everyone who helped me get thru these rough six months; especially my daughter Tia and my son Matt. They went above and beyond in my care and I am so grateful for them. My grandson was an enormous help too doing what he could and just being there to talk to me or keep me company.

So now that I have finally settled down from that spectacular news I finally got in some stitching.

Snowman Tic Tac Toe
Designer - Ursula Michael
Progress as of 02/09/15
This is a Facebook SAL and this
is the second snowman of nine.

And then I got some new stash this week!

Matt, my son bought me
Pretty Little Chicago
Designer - Satsuma Street

Then I went to my LNS and picked up
Giggly Wigglies! Penguins!
Designer - The Trilogy

I also picked up
Be Who You Are
Designer - Lizzie*Kate

Thanks for taking a peek at my stitching
see ya next week with another faithful update!


socialsue said...

Congrats for beating the cancer. I love the Penguins design!!!!! The snowman is cute!!!! I enjoyed reading your blog!! socialsue

Mrs. GraceWorks said...

Oh, congratulations, Faith!!! I'm sure you are SO thankful right now! Your new stash looks so fun. I love the penguin design!

Caitlin D said...

Congratulations! I am so happy for you! Beautiful new stash you've acquired too.

Heather said...

Congrats that is so great! I'd say that's probably the best excuse there is! One of my friends just beat his lymphoma so hopefully this is a trend. So happy for you!

sharine said...

That is fantastic!

DUSTY said...

Your snowman is cute !! Both new charts look like fun stitches. Saw you sign for cancer survivor, congratulations to you and good luck for the future !!

Donna Pheneger said...

Congrats to you on beating cancer! So very happy for you.
Your snowmen are coming along beautifully!

Mii Stitch said...

Fantastic news, I'm truly delighted for you!!! Now, go & enjoy Life & all its stitching x

Allison said...

Congratulations! And may you have many more years of being cancer free! Love the new stash!

Deb said...

A big CONGRATULATIONS for surviving cancer.
Love your Satsuma designs!
Well done on your snowman!

RhondaWoman71 said...

I know the feeling of waiting on test. I have my mammogram on Feb 26. one day after I celebrate being cancer FREE for 4 years

Dianne said...

What a strong lady you are! And overjoyed with your great news! Rock on! Stitch on!

Sandie said...

Congratulations on beating the Cancer. One of my dear friend's lost her husband last month to this vile disease - so I am glad you came through it. It's worth doing a happy dance around the house - but now you've calmed down - I'm glad you're back on the stitching - good progress.

Bea said...

Congratulations! That is the best news anyone can hear - I'm approaching 5 years cancer free. Great new stash.

Linda said...

Congratulations Faith. I'm a 20 year survivor of breast cancer. I went thru chemo and it is horrible. I love your new stash. Of course my favorite is Pretty Little Chicago. I have all of her city designs. I just love them.


Justine said...

Congratulations Faith! I'm so happy for you. Your new stash is lovely, what a great way to celebrate your fantastic news.

Shebafudge said...

Woohoooooo...congratulations on your wonderful news. So pleased for you. xx

Barbi said...

Congratulations on being cancer free!!! How wonderful!!!! Nice stash enhancement!

Annie said...

Congratulations on your wonderful news! What an awful thing to have to go through. Thank goodness it's all behind you, and you can concentrate on the things you enjoy:)

Parsley said...

So happy for your good news!!!!

Pamela Redfern said...

Congrats on your Awesome! news! yes cancer free here too! Love your latest stitches on Ursula michaels snowmen! keep up the great work! hugs,and happy stitching, Queeny

Miamina said...

That is wonderful news! Congratulations!

Love the stitching and the stash purchases :)

Linda K's Stitching Corner said...

Congratulations on you being Cancer Free...HOORAY FOR YOU...YEAH :)

Your Stash is so pretty...I love your WIP's too.

Happy Valentines Day
Happy Stitching
Linda K, Railroad