Cat in the clover

A cat in the clover on a sunshine-filled day.

Mr. Bird was being snoopy when I was taking pictures of the clover. Next thing I know he was right in front of me trying to get a photo session.

Most of our animals are not camera shy lol.

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The beauty of a weed

Even I can find the beauty in a weed and it’s flowers.

I love taking pictures of flowers but especially using my macro lens because it shows all the little details we might not see otherwise.

These are some of my favorite weeds to take pictures of. They are called ” Daisy Fleabane” but the flowers are truly amazing when you look at them up close.

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Week Four and Five

Radiation has been flying right along week 4 and 5 are now completed.

I am still turning reddish purple but only one small crack in the skin so far. It is very irritating and starting to get itchy. I am not sure what is worse under my arm or my neck both are in the creases of the skin.

I have 9 treatments left only one full radiation and the other 8 are targeted at where the tumor was at. They told me the burn areas will start healing while this is going on.

My bone scan results were a bit odd and I have not gotten to talk to my oncologist yet.

I had one 10 years ago and had a decrease of 13.4% of the Axial Lumbar.The left femoral neck had an increase of 7.8%. Now how did that happen?

Impression stated: Osteopenia of the lumbar spine. The way I understand this it means the step before Osteoporosis but not bad enough to be diagnosed Osteoporosis.

Calcium and exercise should improve this and once my burns are healed I will get back on track with that. At this time sweat really irritates the burn areas.

I have been able to do a little photography but just have to limit the sun exposure.

I wanted to say a special thank you to my family and friends that have been there for me through this whole ordeal.

I am still fighting like a girl.

 

Fight Like a girl

 

 

Violet Beauty

I truly love the springtime when the flowers start to bloom and everything turns green again.

Our wisteria is on the back fence and it always puts on a show. This year was no exception.

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Spring is in the air

Today is the first day of spring and pink is such a great color.

Our azaleas started blooming about two weeks ago and they have been stunning this year. Normally the March winds blow off all the blooms but that did not happen this time so we have really gotten to enjoy them.

Happy Spring everyone.

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Clover and bees

When we had the hurricane last year the planes were so busy spraying for mosquitos that the spray killed many bee hives.

These pictures are of the clover in our pasture and I only saw two honey bees when I was out there. I am sure there are more but I use to lay down in the grass and have them all around me.

Bees are very important to us and our environment. The way we contribute is letting the pasture grow up with clover the honey bees love the clover. I hope to see more bees in the future.

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First babies born on the farm

The first picture is the mama goat before she had the babies.

These are the first babies born on the Shady Acres Rosharon farm.

These pics were taken at 2 days old. The mama goat was a first-time mom and she had a boy and a girl both healthy and happy.

They both have moon spots, the boy has waddles and they are both just adorable. Waddles are the things hanging from his neck his mom has one too and many people love these.

If you look back I bet you can guess which one the dad was lol.

The next baby goats should be born in May.

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Second and Third Week

The second week of radiation went pretty good I was nowhere near as tired.

I had one painful day where it felt like a stabbing pain under my arm other than that all was good. I used an ice pack to help with this.

The third week has been good and I am a little more tired this week. I am trying to stay busy to keep my mind off of being less than halfway through with this.

Week 4 – 5 is when the burns generally start to happen next week will be my week 4.

Next week I have a bone scan for a baseline before I start the hormone blockers in 3 1/2 more weeks. I made sure to schedule it right after my radiation appointment you have to coordinate these things are you are back and forth all the time.

I ordered myself the prettiest necklace for breast cancer. My sister bought me a tee shirt that says “Rebel with a cause”.

She and I get together one time a week for shopping and we are truly enjoying ourselves. Sometimes we even go out to lunch and make a long day of it.

We might go to Resale stores, Tuesday Morning, Habitat Restore, Hotel Liquidators, Garage Sales or shop auctions online needless to say we have found some pretty cool stuff.

I won a beautiful dresser at an auction for $100.00 it was brand new 8 drawer white dresser it’s in my office to give me more storage. The retail of this dresser was $350.00.

My sister found me a plastic cow head I will be doing something with just not sure what way I want to go with it. Some people paint them wild colors, some use the silver or gold leafing on them, some glue fabric on them. Some people spray paint them there are just so many ways to go with this plastic cow head.

She also found me 3 of the wooden room service trays they are HUGE I used the liquid sander on them to remove the varnish and I have them primed. I know one for sure will be getting a liquid paint treatment I love the look of the paint and the cells. Of course, I had to buy the silicone and the Floetrol to do it with. Another craft to get into lol.

I am still fighting like a girl.

Fight Like a girl

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chickens

Chickens, Chickens everywhere.

The first chickens are maybe 11 months the second ones are about 2 months old.

The one by herself Little Chicky adopted our daughter we think she’s the same kind as the second ones.

The older chickens lay eggs now so that is a good thing.

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