Category Archives: Pain Sucks

I live with pain every day of my life and it sucks.

Atlanta 2 Day Fund Raising Event

Join Team Agilysys on Wednesday June 22nd for our kickoff fund raiser at the Travelers Building in Alpharetta. Stop by the lobby between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm to get some of the nicest hand made cards around. Each and every card is made with love and care by Lorraine Drum the newest member of Team Agilysys. Most all the cards are only $5.00 each and half of every sale will be donated to Team Agilysys for the Atlanta 2 Day Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness.

If you can’t make it to the Card Sale you can donate directly on the Agilysys Team Page or better yet donate on my page (Lorraine Drum).

The Travelers building is located at the corner of Windward Parkway and Windward Concourse in Alpharetta Ga. at 1000 Windward Concourse. Stop in and help out an amazing local charity raise money that stays right here in Georgia!

Check out all the cards here on the CardDoc site. I’ll have lots of them at the sale. All kinds for Birthday, Get Well, Thank You and Christmas as well as many special cards to show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness.

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Back at the Workbench

WOW!! I can’t believe how good I feel. On Thursday I had an RF nerve burn done on all 8 lumbar medial branch nerves. I expected to feel like crap and be in agony from the procedure pain based on my past experience with another pain doctor but this is amazing so far.

I know it will hurt eventually. Doctor Wada at the North Fulton Pain & Spine Center warned me what could happen. I know what to expect this time and that makes it a lot less scary.  IMG_1028919I’ll show you a picture of the pin cushion in my lower back. If you want to see it click the tiny pic but be warned it’s a picture of needle holes, in my back. 🙂  This along with my Ketemine infusion just a couple of weeks ago I’m really hopeful to have a reduced pain November and December this year.

Enough about pain, lets look at what’s on the workbench. Today I’m punching out poinsettia flowers like crazy with my new punch from Stampin’ Up. I’m using some super fun glitter paper and they are turning out great!

Flower Making

These are going to look so good. I can’t wait to get these on a card.

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Packing up everything for the craft fair tomorrow. Hope to see you there.

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What’s on the Workbench This Week

It was a pretty busy week. I got out and about but is wasn’t all fun and games. My little baby Dixie had to go to the vet for some minor surgery. She developed some bumps on her chest, I panicked and the Vet said they should be removed. Our Vet, Dr Esbeck from the Sawnee Animal Clinic is super good and has taken care of all my babies for the last 10 years or more. Dixie is doing great. She is tolerating the stitches and has not needed the cone of shame.

My infusion therapy was awesome! The Doctors cranked the dose up and I feel great this week.

The awesome box of punches below got delivered Tuesday. I guess I ordered them while I was a little bit foggy after my infusion because I sure don’t remember it. But heck who doesn’t like a box of EK punches!! This takes care of all the square one’s I’ve been jonesing for.

Box of EK goodness
Box of EK goodness

I’ve gotten behind on my Paper Pumpkin sets too. Here are 2 that I still need to get through.

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Finally this week I’ve got to get ready for the fall craft fair at Cumming First Baptist Church on Nov. 7th from 9:00 am till I don’t know when. Stop by and say Hi and grab up some great Christmas Cards.