Okay I have to say this summer was not the greatest if Im being honest. It started off great, we went to Canada's Wonderland for a birthday party, we relaxed, swam alot and the weather has been super hot. Then I got covid, it took me out, I thought I was dying, yes a little dramatic but it felt like that. The first day I had pain and aches shooting up legs, around my ankles and I could barely walk. My back hurt and my hips and the awful headache that wouldn't go away until the third day. Let's just say I prayed alot for it to end. Luckily it was the weekend and my Husband was home to take care of our kids because I was in bed the whole time. So after the third day it all sort of went away, but I was very tired and then obtained a croaky voice and a scratchy cough. I didnt have a cold which was what I found odd, but this irritating cough that occurred mostly at night as I fell asleep. A month later and I still have this cough but not as much, just a few times a day. So that was that!!!!
I started menopause at 39 years old right before Covid began, it was way to young for me to be getting those symptoms, but my doctor started me on pills so I wouldn't be burning up and sweating. TMO? Well this is life lol and its my life and Im choosing to share it with you. I think writing this down really helps me and I find it much easier to be open this way. So what has peri menopause have to do with this summer you ask? Well it doesnt really I just had to let that out lol but I did miss 4 pills over the long weekend and it ruined my 2 weeks after that because I was constantly getting way too hot.
Anyway moving on.... Summer got better , my kids went to camp for a week and I was able to get some work done. I found two china cabinets and thought oh my gosh these would make amazing dressers for my Husband and I for our bedroom. My Husband picked them up and wow they were so tall but I could see them in our bedroom and I couldnt wait to get started.
I also started and finished this dresser for the Makers Challenge Central Let It Shine theme. This was so exciting as Ive never used metallic paint before or sprayed it before. It turned out amazing and I have it listed on my Available Furniture page in the menu if you'd like to check it out. There are some new pieces available on that page too that I got finished this summer.
On top of all of that we have basically been swimming and hiking and its been quite fun. We are taking my oldest to University in a few weeks which will be fun and also sad, mostly for us parents lol.
So that is about it for now, you can check put alot more on my Instagram page and Ill be sharing a new blog post soon all aboit my nature photos I took and how I used them in my living room.