So I went to my new doctor yesterday, who I like very much (a Russian Woman) and after hearing my list of symptoms over the past 3 years she, too, thinks that Lyme Disease is a #1 susptect. She took a blood test and would like me to have an MRI, but we need to check with our insurance to discover if I’ll need a pre certification, and if they have a pre existing condition waiting period. It felt good to feel not nuts.
She also measured me. I am shrinking. I’ve known this for a while, but it’s hardcore when you actually see the numbers. I was a good 5’11” through my 20’s and 30’s. Now I am a still-tall yet shocking 5’9″. Oy. TWO inches. I am the incredible shrinking woman.
I do take calcium, but I also forget it half the time. Enough with the forgetting.
I also got an email from my producer at Knitty Gritty that I’m on the short list (how fitting!) for a new segment. They’re toying with a few different topic ideas. I wrote to her this morning proposing the corset top as a great project – if you agree, I’m sure Knitty Gritty would love to hear from you!
I’ve been lining up bead suppliers for the wire book. Some are so forthcoming – they realize that $50 worth of beads can net them much more in free advertising when they’re given page credit in the book. Some companies have a hard time wrapping their minds around the positive benefits of getting a good editorial plug in a book. Oh, well! I’ve gone through this before, and it’s one of the ways that I find out which bead / wire / yarn companies are serious about growing their business, and which are pretty happy to stay where they are (which is fine, I’m not one who believes that constant growth is a good thing – just look at my height!) If any of you know of sensational beads that you feel would be cool worked into wire projects, I’d love to hear about them. I always love to hear about cool ANYTHING!