Fiddle-Dee-Dee Designs - Where I've Been & Where I'm Going (Nowhere)

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  1. gonewiththewind

    gonewiththewind I choose joy.

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    Hello my friends! I wanted to give you a bit of an update as I haven't released new product for quite a few weeks now. Also, I'm sure you've noticed I haven't been hanging around in the forum and posting layouts in the gallery. I've certainly missed being here!

    So here's where I've been:

    I had some unfortunate medical issues arise, including another cancer scare by a lesion showing up on my pelvis during an MRI. I'm delighted to report there is no cancer, but I'm still dealing with some injuries to my lower back and right leg. I'm scheduled to see a neurosurgeon at the end of August to discuss my surgical options (if any). Pain management is helping me get through this time by adjusting medications and administering some epidural injections.

    On top of my own health issues, two weeks ago, my Mama fell at home. I don't feel comfortable sharing details of her health, other than to say that she was in the hospital for a week, followed by a stay at a rehabilitation hospital. If things go well early this week, we're anticipating she might get to come home. She still has a long road ahead of her as she has a variety of issues that need to be resolved.

    I've spent hours at the hospital and at rehab, which hasn't been the best thing for my back and leg pain. When I am at home, I'm exhausted and spend time resting to recuperate before I return to be with Mama the next day. I'm blessed that my sister and I have been able to rotate time with Mama, but we have both been burning the candle at both ends and we are running out of steam!

    And here's where I'm going:

    I have plans to release new products this week; however, that's entirely dependent on how Mama does and how I'm doing. My layouts inspire my template sets, so if I'm not creating layouts, it hampers my design process. I hope that you'll start seeing me post layouts in the near future. Also, I have a Watch Cheryl Scrap LIVE! scheduled for July 7th, and I'm really looking forward to having some scrapping and chatting time with y'all.

    Finally:

    If you want to pray for my Mama, her name is Sue. We are taking any and all positive thoughts, love, prayers, etc.! This is me and my mom and sister.

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    ((HUGS))

    Cheryl
     
  2. Pachimac

    Pachimac There's no such thing as a secret hiding place

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    Prayers for you and your sweet Mama!
     
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  3. tanteva

    tanteva Even the professionals are bewildered

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  4. Vrielinkie

    Vrielinkie Rub-a-Dub-Dub

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    I've missed you so much! But taking care of family and yourself is so important. Hugs and luv ya!
     
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  5. cfile

    cfile My bags are packed for Platform 9 3/4

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    Big hugs and prayers to you Cheryl!!! I am also saying prayers for your sweet Mom. feel Better!
     
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  6. katell

    katell CT - Sara Gleason

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    Hugs and prayers! hope everything will be ok soon :beat:heartlub:beat
     
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  7. Dady

    Dady Well-Known Member

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    Take good care of yourself and your family my prayers are with you ❤️
     
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  8. amien1

    amien1 I do enjoy a good exclamation point!

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    We miss you but your family & health are top priority! Prayers for ya'll!
     
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  9. bcgal00

    bcgal00 Say, "birdseed!"

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    Hugs to you Cheryl. I will pray for your mama, Sue, and hope she is on the road to recovery. Glad there was no cancer. Life has been medically challenging for you for a long time. Sending prayers and healthy thoughts to you both.
     
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  10. marijke

    marijke Well-Known Member

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    Thinking of you Cheryl ...sending all the positive vibes to you
     
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  11. 3BluEyedBabies

    3BluEyedBabies Falling for pumpkin ...

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    Prayers and hugs to you all.
     
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  12. michelepixels

    michelepixels Amazing, Awesome and Wonderful!

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    Don't worry about us. I hope your mom recovers quickly and smoothly. :love
     
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  13. mcurtt

    mcurtt give me all the paleo brownies

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    I will DEFINITELY keep your mother in my prayers, as well as you as you deal with your health issues. I knew you were MIA, but I knew you had your reasons. Sending love and healing thoughts to you and your family. Thank you for keeping us posted.
     
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  14. gonewiththewind

    gonewiththewind I choose joy.

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    Thank you all for your love and support! It means so much!
     
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  15. HeatherB

    HeatherB Ain't nothin wrong with a few dust bunnies!

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    Big hugs and prayers for you and your family.:beat
     
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  16. littlekiwi

    littlekiwi I charge by the hour for anything before noon

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    Hugs to you both in these difficult times - health and family come first!
     
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  17. umyesh

    umyesh Swooning for warm bread & butter

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    Praying for you and Mama Sue. :)
     
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  18. Iowan

    Iowan Is this heaven? No, it's Iowa

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    Sending gentle hugs your gs your way. ❤️❤️
     
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  19. Nemla

    Nemla Stretching my skill set

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    Sorry, both for you and your mum. Positive thought and prayers for you all.
    Cheryl rest,it will catch up with you if you don't. So glad you have your sister close to too.
     
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  20. scribler

    scribler Blanket? Check! Slippers? Check! Sweater? Che

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    Hoping for a return to good health for both of y’all.
     
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