Monday, March 16, 2009

Crafting on the Road

I was in Arizona this last weekend visiting my husbands family, and I thought I'd bring some crafty stuff with me. After all, I bead in the car when we're driving long distances, so why not when flying or lounging around at the hotel? It was a good theory. Especially once I discovered that current TSA laws allow for scissors under 4 inches! So I packed up my little sewing bag with a project to start, and threw a box of beads in the suitcase in case I had time to start another project.

I knew I wasn't likely to get any crafting one the first morning of our trip - I had to get up at 3:30 in the morning! So I left my craft stuff in the suitcase and just dozed and read in the airport and on the plane. I never ended up pulling it out for the rest of the day either because I was so tired.

Saturday started out bad. I didn't have a super-serious asthma attack, but it was bad enough to completely wear me out and leave me hurting. So plans for the day got shifted around and I went to bed as soon as I could breath again. Woke up, hubby and I walked a few blocks to TGIFriday's for lunch, and then I slept for another hour!

That was the afternoon we went to the bead museum. Fortunately the two naps left me strong enough to walk around again! I'll be blogging more about it later this week sometime.

That evening was the only time I actually managed to bead! I started a bracelet that I've since put down because I've decided I need to get a different color combination. Always frustrating.

Sunday I never beaded because, well, I had a real bad day asthma-wise. Getting through the airports and flying home was real "fun" because of it. I had to use a wheel-chair to get through the airports :( I hated it, but my husband loved the fact that it meant we didn't have to wait in any lines! So oh well, some things are hard, but they can have their upsides right?

7 comments:

uniquecommodities said...

aww doll baby.sorry your asthma was flaring on your trip! Glad you got to visit family though! (HUGGLES)

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I hope you gets better now.
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memoriesforlifescrapbooks said...

Sorry you had such a hard time with your asthma...but glad you still enjoyed the trip :)
I took an xacto knife on our last car ride and I think it made my bf a little nervous...now I just stick to scissors...lol!

Linda said...

rosey, somethings ya gotta just be intead of beading, right?

Hope you feel better now.

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Tulip's Talking said...

(((Rosey Posey))) my dear, I worry so about you...

If I took anything on the road or in the air to read or work on, I'd also need to bring a puke bag!!! Hubs would hate that more than the exacto knife...and then he'd prolly need a puke bag too! ROTFLOL

Michelle said...

Sorry sorry to hear about you being sick. I have asthma too and it's no fun. Especially when you stuck in an airport. I came down with pneumonia while on a short vacation to Las Vegas. Of course the pneumonia just made my asthma worse. It was really hard to make it home on that 4 hour flight. Uggg! I hope you start feeling better soon. Thanks for stopping by.