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Feb 20, 2008 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards

What a bitter sweet day! THANK YOU for the well wishes, and prayers. God has worked hard for me today! (Tracey some of that was for you too girl).

This is one post the exclamation points can do no justice for. I was in tears over this.

I have some FABULOUS news! Alexa’s LAST day of chemo is around May 18th! See my 30’s are going to ROCK! With Alexa in remission and done chemo then, what more could anyone ever ask for?


I thought it was to be in late August, so this is quite a nice surprise. We will still have monthly labs and a physical to make sure it stays in Remission, but who can complain about that?

So only ONE more spinal tap.

Fever’s will no longer be so scary (yeah right), and no daily meds. Long days at the hospital. And many more things that only someone who sits here can begin to understand.

I am sure it will be very weird getting over this whole thing. We still have the risk for return for the next 5 years, but I have FAITH!

I will aslo say Alexa seems to be feeling REALLY great after her Chemo today. Her counts are great, but still good enough.

Then came the BITTER.

 Poor Daisy-she hasn’t been well the past few days. I have been freaking out over it, and today was the final straw.

After taking Alexa to the doctor I had to run and take her to the Vet. Long story short, and a couple hundred dollars later (really bitter part for Jason-but it could have been way worse)-she has a stomach bug.

My poor Daisy :C But at least its not a toy or other object stuck in her intestines (like what was thought)

Just a cracker or something else, that didn’t settle well with her. Can you say my poor baby has a “senstive stomach” LOL!

So that was the SWEET of that.

No more people Smackerals (think Winne the Pooh and his Honey-talk) for her! JEESH!!! Anyway-its been a long day and I am SO very thankful!

Now lets get DIRTY!

Our monthly  Dirty Girl Challenge-

It was Give a Shout out!

We are so proud of our Fellow Dirty Girls who have recently designed stamps for various companies – Mona Lisa for Cornish Heritage Farms, mel mel for Gina K, SweetMissDaisy for Whipper Snapper – let’s give them a special SHOUT OUT in this month’s challenge!

Challenge Focus: Stamps Designed by Fellow Dirty Girls. –OR– alternate option – use any fellow Dirty Girl’s galllery creation as an inspiration to semi-CASE something of your own (be sure to link it in your post).

Required Element: Spring Color Combo – whatever feels like Spring to you!

Restricted Element: NO CuttleBug/Big Shot/Wizard or similar diecut/embossing machines.

Keyword: DCS208 (for Dirty Challenge Shout February 08 )

So check out all the girls blogs/galleries. Mine will go in my SCS gallery tomorrow.

I was in SHOCK over the NO die cut/embossing stuff, but they dont call it a challenge for nothing.

Here is my creation using Melanie’s  Just so Hippy set

mytime-dirty-challenge.jpg Sorry I’m so Behind (thats inside)

I just LOVE this set, and these colors are spring to me 😀 Anything PINK screams Spring! This is the SU! paper-Berry Bliss. It is SO yum.

Since I am ALWAYS “behind” on sending thank you’s this is perfect for “someone” who I haven’t thanked-YET!

I loved the layout. Very different for me. I like the layers, colors, and brass elements……it all just flowed. This was a 15 minute card. Not too shabby. My paper was the start point. I like using a color as my base right now. Notice I did the same on my Owl card??? Its just “different” for ME, cause I LOVE white! LOVE IT!

The flowers are felt and velvet. Just so darn CUTE.

I hope you likey :D. I have fun doing these monthly challenges.

I hope to work in some others over the next few months. So stay tuned.

Well all this happy dancin has got me WIPED out! Up since 5:30 am. 5 1/2 total hours of driving, 5 hours in the hospital, and then 2 hours at the vet-WOW! Its exhausting just revisiting the day.

I’m off to crash with some Girl Scout cookies. I am already out of the chocolate coconut carmel thingies. I knew I should have ordered more than I did! LOL! Any locals out there?

Till tomorrow-

Thoughts “For You”

Feb 20, 2008 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards

Owl greeting

Well Alexa has her intrathecal chemo today. We are going to Dartmouth bright and early, since she will be put out. She always gets so sick after this type. Poor girl. I just try to think-she will only have 2 more types of this Chemo till its OVER!!!

WOW! The end is in sight.

I try not to get too excited over it, but its hard not to.

Its amazing what McDonald’s can do for kid :D. That is always her asked for Reward for being so brave. Alexa really is so amazing about all the crap she has to deal with.

I am in such awe of her.


That gives me 2 hours to find something to do with myself. So plenty of time for me to  deliver a card 😀

I love images of the wise old owl! This one to me, is SOOOO cute. I am not sure WHO makes it. But, the flourish is a SAB set from Stampin Up!, as is the paper, and Rub-On’s 😀

This card I am sharing today, is being hand delivered to a male nurse at Dartmouth. So I didn’t want anything too girly-although I DID use some flowers-sorry could NOT resist! I just got SU!’s felt flowers-YUMMO!

Anyway-it was pretty simple, overall.

Just wanted to share a little something. Definitely NOT my usual colors. I had no masculine nurse-type of stuff, and just went with what I felt compelled to use. I had been dying to ink the wise ole owl since I got him a few weeks ago.

Its whats INSIDE that counts right?

OK-that is it for me. It will be a LONG day/night, so pray Alexa doesn’t get too ill. She is also more susceptible to infections and whatnot after.

Thanks for checkin in with me today-

Ill be back later, when I get home to post my Dirty Challenge card 😀 Didnt have time to photo/edit/upload.

You know how it is.

Till later

My Etsy

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