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Showing posts from January 12, 2011

Foundation Single Crochet

This is an awesome way to avoid that ever so dreaded chain stitch and first awkward row in your crocheting.  Here's a link to a wonderful tutorial about how to make your chain stitch and your first single crochet row in one step.  From futuregirl's blog she's made this so much easier for us.  Enjoy!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to you all!  Sorry I haven't been around here on the blog much lately.  Life has thrown a few curves at me but I'm back in the swing of things now.  I've had multiple Drs. appointments that includes seeing a Neurosurgeon for my back issues.  We're in the process of deciding if she can create a positive outcome with my surgery.  I have a follow up appointment in February.  Still have to do the flex Xray to show how much my spine slips forward when bending.  The fancy name for this problem is called spondylolisthesis.  I've completed the MRI of my lower back and now need to do an MRI of my cervical area.  I also have a herniated disc in my neck area.  The neurosurgeon wants to make sure the cervical area isn't impacting some of the problems in the lower back.  She has assured me she will not do the surgery unless she can promise I will have a better quality of life after the surgery.  At this points she feels it's questionable which left me in …