TGIF y’all!! I’ve got some good news and some bad news, so let’s start with the good!
I am excited to announce that I’ll be participating in the second annual Summer Style Soiree kicking off in a couple of weeks. Using four style icons as inspiration, a fantastic group of bloggers will be sharing fashion and home decor projects and ideas!
Now, the really fun part is that YOU will be invited to link up your creations as well!! This inspiration can be applied to anything as long as it ties back to the style icon- think fashion, table settings, home interiors, DIY, crafts, entertaining, recipes- the possibilities are endless! This year, we will be channeling some of the most beloved vintage style icons:
Mark your calendars and get started on your Audrey Hepburn Inspired project to link up on May 15!
Now, for the bad news. I had my follow up appointment with the new orthopedist this morning. He was wonderful and I am SO glad that I switched over to him. He has diagnosed my injury as arterial tibial tendonitis. He said that he could fell the injury right at the point where my foot hit the stair when I fell. It is still badly inflamed and is rubbing against the bone every time I move the foot in any sort of walking motion. The fear is that it will completely rupture if I don’t give it time to completely heal. So, for the next THREE weeks I am to stay off of it as much as possible, continue to wear the ankle brace except when sleeping, ice it for 20 minutes four times a day and keep it elevated. I am to stay on the anti inflammatory meds as well. He recommended swimming so I am going to look into making that happen. I spent my morning sobbing… being immobile has really effected my emotional well being. I have an amazing support network between Honey, our family and friends, but I really like to do things myself and that is hard to let go of. Not to mention that I made it through week 8 (of 9) in my couch to 5k training, had just crossed the 3 mile mark, and we set to run a race with bestie M next Saturday. I’m devastated. Not just to miss the race, but figuring I will be starting over at week 1 by the time I’ve sat doing nothing for a minimum of six weeks. I felt so bad breaking the news to M. Her reply was the bright spot in my day “We are going to be friends forever so we have plenty of time to run other races.” I LOVE her.
With that, I’m so excited that Mother will be here to help for a while. Honey brought home a frozen family size Salisbury steak dinner last night (Did you just throw up in your mouth a little? Me too.) We are beyond ready for some good cookin around these parts :-)