Sunrise through my window.
Silence in the house. Steaming coffee by my side, my journal in my lap. My shoulders are relaxed and my mind is starting to bubble with ideas, strategies and enthusiasm for the time I have ahead of me.
I’m ready to sew.
An hour later, just as I’m buzzing along with the brrrrrr of my Berrrrrnina, I feel the shoulder ache begin. Do I stop? Do I stretch? I do not. I sew and sew like some kind of crazed so-and-so and pretty soon I look like this:
This goosenecked scrunch is not a good look and it isn’t a good feeling. Here are some ways you can avoid the pain and sew (or write, or paint or cook) for as long as you want.
Where did my 2016 blog posts go?
I’d hate for you to be sorry you missed out on a year’s worth of GREAT information so I’m encouraging you to subscribe free to my One Stitch Saves Nine website to get some of these embedded treasures before they disappear!
I tried to recover, restore, and reconstruct my sewing adventures for that year. I tried to remember the hacks for a thriving handmade life that I’d included. Despite those efforts, it seems I’ve just lost a year’s worth of posts.
But I haven’t let cancer, mental illness or weak coffee spoil my day and I’m not going to cry over a few hours of writing time lost in cyberspace.
C’est la cotton-pickin’ vie, my mom would have said. Let’s just pick up where we left off, shall we?
28 August, 2017
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