Scared and Brave

Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing.

Honestly, today wasn’t a good day. My ankle is really hurting today. I think I was on it too much yesterday and today, it has been really achy. (It’s also been a rainy day). Just an FYI – for those who don’t know – I tore my peroneal tendon and cartilage in my ankle. September 1st, I had surgery. September 26th, I got my cast off. Currently, I am in a boot…I can walk, but only in the boot. Otherwise, it’s non-weight bearing. My ankle is still very bruised and sore. I get the boot off October 19th  and then I start physical therapy. I hope it’s not painful. I have a low threshold of pain.

The whole month of September, on crutches, was like an Insanity workout. The boot is much better, except when I take it off. I least I can be mobile and I can drive. I made it out tonight to go to my Stampin Up demonstrators meeting. When I left to come home, I felt the beginning of panic attack. The fog had rolled in and it was drizzling. Whenever, I drive, I have to take my boot off and put my slipper on and hope and pray that nobody stops fast. I try to drive slower than normal so everybody will pass me – but with the rain and low visibility, I started to feel, quite frankly, scared. A few brief moments, I really, really, wanted somebody to be there to drive me. Then I shook it off and told myself I could do it and I drove home. I made it okay…Stupid thing to be scared of huh?

scared-face-clipart-1.jpg

I got two cards made today.

IMG_E1458

The first one I made – using a Swoosh technique with the ink pad and layering three layers of white on Blackberry Bliss cardstock.  The leaf I stamped using a Stamp from the Paper Pumpkin and using the thumping technique. I added a belly band – since that was part of the challenge for the Stampin Up demo meeting

IMG_E1457

I didn’t have red and yellow paper, so I used orange and purple… but my daughter was watching Harry Potter in her room, and I saw the Spooky Cat Stamp Set from Stampin Up and the witches hat stamp… and all I could think was Hmmmmmm? Griffindor? or HufflePuff? So this is my Harry Potterish theme card that I designed.

So…… a vote!!!! Which card would you like to see me do a video tutorial of? I will post it in tomorrow’s blog.

And if anyone is interested in ordering from Stampin Up see my website at PositivelyDebbie.stampinup.net

All for now… Stay true… Stay strong…Stay brave.

Positively, Debbie

One thought on “Scared and Brave

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s