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Friday, August 26, 2011

A state of crossatonia...

Did you by chance miss a post about what I was reading Wednesday?  I'm on the same book as last week...not much time devoted to reading this week.

Have I been cooking anything up in the kitchen worthy of posting?  Nope...living on sandwiches and fresh fruit .

Why?  Because I have been in a state of crossatonia.  What is that, you ask?  It is similar to a state of catatonia, in that the sufferer is completely unaware of their environs, unable to act or react to their surroundings.  Well here, let me find a better definition for you...

cross·a·to·ni·a - a syndrome characterized by muscular rigidity and mental stupor, sometimes alternating with great excitement and confusion brought on by a hyperfocus on the act of cross stitching.

Unlike some people :) who say they can't sit still for hours at a time, I have no problem doing so.  In fact, my problem is tearing myself away...making myself get up and stretch and get the circulation going.  And I am off this week, so last night I sat down to stitch, and finally decided that I should probably try to get some sleep when I saw there was light starting to come in the windows, and the piece I am working on started looking like this...

















I have to say, I am making some very good progress...should be able to finish well ahead of the deadline I set for myself.

3 comments:

  1. That's funny, Kath! Bri and I watched a couple of movies last night - I won't tell you how many times I got up to peel vegetables, get clothes out of washing machine, empty dishwasher, pause for dinner, get a snack, go to the loo, empty dryer, read new magazine, .....
    I must be a restless soul!

    Joolz

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  2. yeesh, anonymous…aren't you the brazen web-master hussie!

    Kathi, don't berate yourself for "veggin"…I do the same exact thing when off of work…just need the brain to rest as well as the soul, kwim?

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  3. Hmmm...how'd that anon spam slip in there? That's the one thing I don't like about not having the captcha thingie turned on.

    Oh well. That's what the delete button is for. :)

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