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Saturday, September 17, 2011

Slow Recovery


For any and all who might be interested this is the present state of my broken ankle - healing but more to follow. I am now on my second cast and they gave me this attractive boot to strap on to make getting around a bit easier. I can sometimes hobble out here to the studio where I have been catching up on paperwork, emails, blog reading, and insect murdering. (For all that I am a vegan, and I really do hate to kill anything, even bugs, but when they invade and try to take over my territory I am a regular Conan the Barbarian.) I even managed to pack up a painting to ship out to a show in Vancouver which I got to the shipper with the help of dear husband and help/mate, Bob.

I am working up to returning to actually painting and/or drawing. Somehow the motivation hasn't been there yet. I will reach a point where it is more painful NOT to be painting than it is to BE painting. 

Meanwhile I have to work up the strength to hobble back to the house and hope I get there before it starts to rain. I hate to see a grown woman cry.

9 comments:

  1. Sounds frustrating, Karen! I guess the best way to look at it is that it is a good time to catch up on the business stuff but I'm hoping your inspiration returns soon!

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  2. oh karen, i'm so sorry! i've been out of touch (computer problems) and getting caught up and i was thinking about you and planned to visit your blog to see what you've been up to. well, quite a lot! ouch! i hope you will be up and around as soon as possible and free of pain. best wishes for a very speedy recover!

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  3. *hugs*. Breaks can be so miserable. Wish you better soon xx

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  4. But at least your tootsies are painted!

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  5. Slow and steady, Karen. You'll get there!

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  6. Gee Karen,

    That is aweful. I hope you get out of that cast soon. We all miss your gorgeous paintings...

    Take care.

    Michael

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  7. Hi there "You"!... Slow n' easy at 'er! Let nature and Bob do their jobs and you just continue to manage..."Hobble Inn"!

    Speedy recovery Karen!

    Warmest regards,
    Bruce

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