I usually post about 3 times a week. This week I’m one short.
Not because I have writer’s block. Just the opposite.
There’s so much going on I don’t know where to begin. You know the feeling of having tons of clothes but nothing to wear?
It’s sorta like that. Just too many choices.
I want to tell you about my upcoming meniscus surgery scheduled for the
13th 14th. It’s not a big deal, but nevertheless, it’s surgery. In late September after taking a boot camp class I noticed my knee felt a little weird. Thinking it was just a pulled muscle I didn’t pay much attention until more than a week later when it didn’t get any better. I went to the Dr. and after an x-ray showed no abnormalities I was told to basically go home, take two aspirin and call in the morning. Fast forward three months and after a night of dancing in early January the pain got much worse and I knew something had to be done. An MRI was taken and sure enough it’s a torn meniscus, which apparently is very common and a procedure that my surgeon can do with his eyes closed…but let’s hope he opts to keep them open.
Amidst all this we will be moving at the end of March, so I’m grateful the surgery will be done in plenty of time for me to be either fully or almost fully recovered by then. And where are we moving you might ask? We don’t know yet. Just another detail at the moment.
Moving on with my rant…
I purchased Lightroom last week. I just finished watching a ShootFlyShoot video and I’m afraid the learning curve is going to be HUGE! OH MY GOODNESS! Watching it made me feel like my IQ was somewhere between that of an amoeba and a salamander. I’m hoping the fact that I got zero hours sleep last night contributed to my confusion. I can already tell I’m going to need to watch these videos about 12 times each. I’m screwed. So I just ended up going to iPhoto and PicMonkey. It felt like home :). I found the 101/102 videos to be super user friendly and I would highly recommend them, but this is a whole ‘nother ballgame…one in which I’m on the bench.
Yesterday I went to Apple for a one-on-one session. I did a super quick video about ASCP wax using my new GoPro I also did another quick one about how to pick out broaches for a bouquet. I wanted to upload them to YouTube but even though they’re only around 12 minutes each it was going to take over an hour for just one to upload. What?? Why so long you might ask?? I was told it’s because the GoPro camera is very high quality and YouTube has to convert it. Basically dumb it down in a matter of speaking. Not wanting to sit in the Apple store all afternoon, I left, but now I’m on my own.
The weather here in NY has been horrible. We had to close the office on Monday and Wednesday of this past week. In 15 years we’ve never had to do that. We’ve decided to open this Saturday to help make up some of the lost revenue and to keep our customers happy, but it’s hardly worth it. Only 4 customers signed up out of about 20 that we had to cancel. So…we won’t be heading up to the cabin, this weekend or next. Fisherman will go into the office tomorrow while I try to figure out Lightroom and/or the videos. Wish me luck. Maybe I’ll sneak a manicure in there while I’m at it.
As I was writing this the surgeon’s office called to tell me the surgery has been changed to the 14th. I guess Fisherman is off the hook for Valentine’s Day.
I will leave you with this random picture. They say every blog post needs to have at least one, so this seemed as good as any. Besides, I could use a bit of Spring right about now. I’m guessing you could too.
And don’t worry. I’ll be back with some posts soon that hopefully you might actually find useful. :/