Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Late Thanksgiving

I was hoping to get another post in before Thanksgiving, but that didn't happen because my husband was admitted to the hospital last Tuesday because he spiked a fever and became dehydrated and lethargic.  He was released on Friday when they still couldn't find any source for the fever or any infection.  During that time his platelet blood count dropped and he was having some issues with bleeding.  Needless to say, he had  MANY procedures and a minor surgery during his stay.  They also, took him off most of his pain medication except his pain patch since he became lethargic and confused so he also went through the withdrawl of all the medications that he has been on for quite some time.  Luckily, he doesn't remember much of it, but now is questioning many of the bruises and wants to know what happened when family and friends make some comments to him.  When he has been in the hospital before, I have had a chance to do some coloring of images or even check the blogs on my ipad; however, this time was much more intense and I wasn't able to do so.  On Thanksgiving evening, he finally was starting to become aware of what was happening and looked at me and said, "I'm so sorry that I ruined your Thanksgiving." and started to cry.  Then I knew he was back.  I also am thankful for my family and my friends who have been a tremendous support through all of this!!!
Paulette has a kit kat wrapper on the Christmas blog from November 11th so check it out.  It makes a perfect treat.  I did my Merry Monday card using some circles and Gingerbread punches.  I used a Zig marker pen to make the face and a small button.  My second card is using an adorable Robin Christmas image from TLC, Create and this weeks Mojo sketch.  The sentiment is also from TLC, Create which is an adorable set about love.  My final card is using another TLC, Create image along with several die cuts.

Patterned Paper:  Recollection
Cardstock:  Bazzil, Core-dinations
Circle Punches:  EK Success
Gingerbread:  Fiskar
Zig Marker
Button:  Dress It Up

Merry Monday - Sketch #43  http://www.alwaysplayingwithpaper.blogspot.ca

Patterned Paper:  Sweet Shoppe - Noel
Cardstock:  Card-dinations, DCWV, Recollection
Stamp:  TLC, Create (see above for direct link)
Sentiment:  TLC, Create (see above for direct link)
Leaf die cut:  Spellbinder pointsietta
Bling:  Recollection
Circle:  EK Success
Spellbinder:  Small Circle

Mojo - Sketch
Creatalicious Challenges  - Winter           http://creataliciouschallenges.blogspot.com/

Patterned Paper:  Sweet Shoppe - Caroling
Cardstock:  Core-dinations, Recollections
Stamp:  TLC, Create (see above for direct link)
Circle Punch:  EK Success
Pinecone:  Lifestyle Crafts
Ribbon:  Offray
Button:  Dress It Up

Sweet Stop - Sketch 186


Monika/Buzsy said...

Oh, how very pretty Lisa. Love the silhouette image and the pretty papers. The die-cuts look great! Thank you for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop.

Narelle Farrugia said...

Gee you've been busy Lisa Lynn! Fabulous assortment of cards. I love your submission for Merry Monday - those little gingerbread men with the button tummies are so cute - thanks for joining us this week!

Penny said...

Oh, Lisa Lynn, I am so sorry to hear of your hubby's troubles! And yours! Goodness, I hope he is much better now and that you can relax. I know how stressful it is for a spouse to be sick or having surgery!
You have been very busy again--making three wonderful cards; love your take on the sketch for each one of them! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Notes by Nina said...

Lots of wonderful card Lisa Lynn, Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday this week.

Bonnie said...

My, Lisa Lynn, you've had more than your share of challenges lately! I'm glad things are looking up and your hubby is home and recovering. I love your row of gingerbread men! They are among my favorite Christmas treats! Thanks for sharing with us at Merry Monday!

Lesley said...

A terrific collection of cards! Sorry to hear your husband has been unwell. Thank you for joining us at Merry Monday, we hope you will join us again!

PaperDaisies said...

What a great collection of cards. I just love each and everyone. Thank you for joining us over at Creatalicious. Hugs Nina

Janice M said...

Great cards!! I like the little pinecone diecut you added. Thanks for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop!

Wendy said...

Oh my, you have been a busy girl lately! Such pretty cards but that gingerbread card takes the cake with me! I love anything gingerbread! Love your papers and your cute little buttons added on to the gingers! Glad to hear your hubby is home recooperating!
Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Mondays! :)