Friday, June 01, 2007

Friday Feast #146


Appetizer
Name something you think is “the best.”

Our Country.
I served her.
I thank all of those that have served.
I thank all of those that are serving now.

Support our Troops!



Soup
On a scale of 1 to 10 (with 10 highest), how stressed are you today?

I am going to give it a 5

I am glad to announce that it has gone down quite a bit since I am now able to walk up and down stairs and raise from a seated position without excruciating pain due to some magic in a needle injected in both of my knees on Wednesday…..I can walk better and maybe bop someone with my cane when I feel like it…*giggle

My medical Monday procedure is raising the meter a bit because that is when I have the spinal tap so send the good vibes my way please…

The Topomax which I call Dopomax is making it very hard to write posts and is the cause of my lengthy absence from posting and commenting because it takes me a very long time to post or write a comment and get the letters or thoughts right….

My TT was in a draft…Wordless Wednesday was a breeze….But my memorial post took me five days to write and fix… When I commented to Thursday Thirteeners luckily I had a good day…Today is not so bad either but most days are pretty tough….

Salad
What kind of cleanser do you use to wash your face?

Noxzema

Main Course
Tonight is a blue moon! What is something that you believe only happens “once in a blue moon.”


I don’t believe in that blue moon stuff. But I would like to see my entire family gather together again at my Dad’s house in Maryland one more time just so we could all be together again. I would enjoy that very much. I miss Mark, Laura, Nichole, Tim, and Heather I have not seen some of them for 7 years and the rest in over 12 years so it has been a long time.


Dessert
When was the last time it rained where you live?


Yesterday



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46 Comments:

Blogger maiylah said...

the main course is lovely ... i hope you'll see them all together again!
..sending good vibes your way. get well soon! :)

June 01, 2007 4:29 AM  
Blogger Alice said...

Sorry to hear about your medical condition. I hope it will continue to get better.

I hope you have a good weekend! Thanks for swinging by... :)

June 01, 2007 5:00 AM  
Blogger Renee said...

Glad to hear your making progres in the medical area. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Have a great weekend!

June 01, 2007 5:20 AM  
Blogger Merle said...

Hi Raggedy ~~ I am so sorry that you are having all that pain - no wonder you took some time off. I do hope it can be cured for you. That Memorial post that took you so long was wonderful.The best that I read, so well done for your perseverance!
I hope you get that family reunion
that you would like. Could you suggest it? Believe it or not, I
organized a family reunion about 3 years ago. We held it in the grounds of a Winery and we had a
great time. Take care dear Raggedy
sending loving thoughts and prayers
for your recovery. Love, Merle.

June 01, 2007 5:20 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank you for stopping by my TT and making me feel welcome. Your ND facts made me laugh, and I hope your procedure goes well.

Sending good vibes your way.

~M

June 01, 2007 5:27 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

a very nice clip for a tribute to our troops! they are so brave and they are indeed our heroes...

great feast!!!

June 01, 2007 6:03 AM  
Blogger Joseph C. Harris said...

Great Feast. I liked your main course. and your salad. Hope things work out for you. THanks for stopping by my feast.

June 01, 2007 6:10 AM  
Blogger HomeSchool Mommy said...

Great Feast (well, except for the pain part)! Have a good Friday!

June 01, 2007 6:12 AM  
Blogger Hootin' Anni said...

First, glad to see you back blogging!!!

And the appetizer! YOU BET! I'm a strong believer in serving your country. Be it military or just working for something that will better the world!

My feast is served

June 01, 2007 6:53 AM  
Blogger Judy said...

Happy Friday. I'm glad to meet you... and I hope to stop by much more often. Thank you for the troop support.. my son is in the Marines and serving in Iraq right now. I hope you get to feeling better. I've bookmarked you so I can come back to visit when I can stay longer and read some of your archives.

June 01, 2007 6:55 AM  
Blogger Linda said...

Nice feast. I so agree with your appetizer. Hope you get to feeling better.

June 01, 2007 7:51 AM  
Blogger Callie Ann said...

Outrageously good appteizer... Oh I home you feel better soon. I am with you in the pain girl. I happen to be in a cervical neck brace at the moment,had surgery long healing process. I do hope you feel better very soon and this will all be behind you. Very good feast you put a lot of thought into this. Was glad to be able to enjoy the feast with everyone. Thank you.

June 01, 2007 8:26 AM  
Blogger Susanna said...

Thanks for stopping by.I likes the appetiser......nothing wrong with taking a bit of of pride in your country.If we all cared a bit more things might be a bit better!

June 01, 2007 8:30 AM  
Blogger Not So Anonymous Michelle said...

Oh my gosh, my mom who suffers from migraines just was talking about Topamax being Dopamax because she takes that and feels like it makes her dopey! I should send her the link to your blog!

June 01, 2007 8:52 AM  
Blogger Karen said...

I know all about those shots. I've had 2 in my heel for spurs and they ain't fun! Hope it gets better for you.
http://www.ageorgiaangel.com/blog/?p=24

June 01, 2007 8:55 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

lovely feast! Loved your appetizer.

June 01, 2007 9:05 AM  
Blogger howdy said...

Best appetizer so far. Blessings

June 01, 2007 9:15 AM  
Blogger Skunkfeathers said...

Hang in there, Raggedy!

June 01, 2007 10:09 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Your appetizer is 'the best'.
Glad to see you back blogging.
Sending good wishes on Monday for you.
Thanks for the great feast.
Hope you have a fantastic Friday!

June 01, 2007 10:32 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great feast! Have a good weekend.

Best-
Braden

June 01, 2007 11:13 AM  
Blogger Shellerbear's Mom said...

Best of luck to you. I have been a migraine sufferer for 25 yrs. and have been on Topamax for about 2 yrs. now. I wouldn't even say it works becasue because I can only tolerate a very low dose. But even at that dosage, yikes, sometimes I wonder if I'm even going to remember my own name when I answer the phone at work. It truly is a "dopey" kind of feeling.

June 01, 2007 11:18 AM  
Blogger SASSY MOM said...

Glad to hear you're quite better now.

I enjoyed your feast!

June 01, 2007 11:32 AM  
Blogger Christina (BookTasty) said...

Noxzema was my favorite when I was younger. I think its a little too harsh for my skin though. Nice Feast!

June 01, 2007 11:44 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank you for serving our country. Feel better soon!

June 01, 2007 11:58 AM  
Blogger Kara said...

Great feast! Thanks for your service to our country :)

June 01, 2007 12:00 PM  
Blogger Becky said...

I was on Topamax for migraines and it made me lose ALOT of weight..

Great feast and glad you're feeling better.

Thanks for stopping by.

June 01, 2007 12:17 PM  
Blogger masgblog said...

Happy FF.....a very informative Soup...thx for stopping by.

June 01, 2007 12:40 PM  
Blogger Michelle said...

Great feast! I loved your main course. I wish all of my family could get together again too. Thanks for stopping by!

June 01, 2007 12:42 PM  
Blogger jenny said...

I love your appetizer! You're so right. :-) You're the first one I've seen say it rained yesterday!

June 01, 2007 12:46 PM  
Blogger BeccA's Buzz said...

Hi Raggedy, good eats!
Hey I was wondering if you could help me out by telling me how you get the 'Who else has dined' list on your blog? I've seen it before, but I looked on the Friday Feast site and didn't see anything that mentioned it. Please help, I'd love to feature it on my feasts!Thanks...Beccagirl

June 01, 2007 12:48 PM  
Blogger Corrie said...

Oh, my goodness! I just had to click on the little adorable cat when I saw your comment on Mandalyn's blog. Then, when I got to your's, I was met with the most appetizing photograph I have seen in quite some time! Now, I am craving lobster! Anyway, fun to read! Hope you continue to feel better & thank you for serving our country!!!

June 01, 2007 12:52 PM  
Blogger Mandalyn said...

I'm so sorry you are not feeling well! I will say a prayer for you to feel better!

I enjoyed your feast! I know how you feel about your family! It feels so great when family can be together!

Thanks for visiting my blog! I hope you have a good weekend!

God Bless!

June 01, 2007 1:40 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanx for popping by :)
Great Feast!
Hope you feel better & have a lovely weekend...

June 01, 2007 1:44 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I sure hope your wish of getting your family together again comes true. :o)

Glad your knees are feeling better! (((Hugs)))

Have a good weekend!

June 01, 2007 1:59 PM  
Blogger Karina said...

I guess that photo at the beginning of your post is my punishment for my TT yesterday making everyone hungry huh? Thanks for stopping by my TT yesterday.

Sending positive vibes for your Monday procedure!!!!

June 01, 2007 2:32 PM  
Blogger Drew said...

Thanks for stopping by. Great feast!

June 01, 2007 2:43 PM  
Blogger Kim said...

Great feast today! Glad to have you back and posting again. Wonderful appetizer.

My feast is up...come on over!

June 01, 2007 4:14 PM  
Blogger Stacy at Exceedingly Mundane said...

Great feast - hope you feel better soon. And that you can have that big family reunion you talked about, hope that happens soon :)

Have a great day and a great weekend!

June 01, 2007 5:35 PM  
Blogger Rachel said...

Lovely Friday Feast! Sorry to hear you aren't feeling well. I hope that things go well with the spinal tap. I'll be thinking of you and sending those good vibes your way. Hang in there!

June 01, 2007 7:21 PM  
Blogger Melli said...

AMEN to your appetizer! My daughter served too! ... and my brother... and my father... and my grandfather... and... and... and... LOL! And I THANK YOU!

Sorry to hear about your knees - and I'll say a prayer for an easy time of it with your spinal tap.

(a "blue moon" is just a second "full moon" in one month -- not much "believing" involved!)

June 01, 2007 8:02 PM  
Blogger Helena said...

Hi, I sure hope you have many days pain free. Pain sucks. I get shots every now and then for my arthritis in my spine, The shots seem to help abit. Life should be pain free!! Happy FF!

June 01, 2007 8:03 PM  
Blogger Baba said...

Thanks for sharing your wonderful feast with us.Hope your knees feel better soon. Thanks for your prayers for me for my surgery on Monday.I am ready to start the challenge. Baba

June 01, 2007 9:48 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Happy Friday Feast :)

I can relate to your appetizer. i served our Country as well. And my husband is serving right now.
Bless our Troops!!!

Great Feast :)
Crissi

June 02, 2007 4:03 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hope you get your wish.
Noxema rules.
Waving at you from New York,
Frances

June 02, 2007 9:39 AM  
Blogger Karen said...

You are such an inspiration; dealing with all you are. I'm glad you got some relief with the shots in your knees and I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers on Monday - and throughout your recovery. You are a dear friend and I love you to bits! *HUUUGS*

June 02, 2007 11:31 PM  
Blogger meowminx said...

I hope things went well for you today. ~hugs~

Thanks for visiting my site!

June 04, 2007 4:40 PM  

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