Sunday, October 12, 2014

Coming Next Week....

I have guest bloggers Julia Lynne on Monday and Sarah Reichert on Thursday. Julia and Sarah are local authors from my home territory of Northern Colorado.

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I have my first appointment with the pre-hab physical therapist to prepare for my mid-January total knee replacement. Yay??

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The winners of my advance review copies of Dead Wrong on Goodreads will be selected by the Goodreads giveaway gods and I'll be putting those five ARCs in the mail. The deadline to enter is midnight Tuesday according to the Goodreads calendar.

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And I will be trying to pare my To Do List down to something manageable which means:

1.  I must stop playing Spider Solitaire. Cold turkey. Just stop it.

2.  I must stop watching television this whole week, EXCEPT FOR SURVIVOR. I love that show. The first year it was televised, I desperately wanted to apply. However, because of my really bad knees, I knew I couldn't hack the physical challenges without hurting myself....or suffering the humiliation of being the first voted off. So each new season I watch and live the experience vicariously.

Hopefully, those two adjustments will give me the extra time I need to get caught up (if I really can resist watching the recordings of Grey's Anatomy and Nashville and Scorpion and How to Get Away with Murder and Manhattan and The Amazing Race and 60 Minutes and Madam Secretary). 

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By the way, I finally got around to watching The Butler last night. That's an amazing movie. Highly recommended.

7 comments:

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Knee surgery doesn't sound like fun.
Stop playing Spider Solitaire and watching Survivor and you'll have time for more movies!

Patricia Stoltey said...

Limping around with a knee brace and a cane hasn't been much fun either. My plan is to be back out on the hiking trails next summer.

You're right about the movies. I miss them. And I'd have more time to read all those books I have around the house and on my TBR list, too.

Margot Kinberg said...

Pat - My husband loves Survivor, too. Hope your pre-hab appointment goes well. Looking forward to your guest posters as well as your winner announcement.

Eileen Goudge said...

Good luck with your surgery, Pat!

Patricia Stoltey said...

Margot, I have some fun guests lined up this fall, including a few mystery writers. Stay tuned!

Thanks, Eileen. The actual repair work won't happen until mid-January. I plan to be back on the hiking trails by summer. I've missed my walks so much.

Elizabeth Spann Craig/Riley Adams said...

Hope the appointment for PT goes well! Sounds like you'll be ahead of the curve before your surgery.

Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Hi Patricia .. good luck with the appointment and pre-surgery knee replacement in January. Sounds a great idea - to get physically organised before hand .. looks those hiking boots will be needed once again .. great determination.

Thanks - had a computer blip - one of those strange events .. that we can't understand why or how - very odd .. so once again I'm catching up ..

But will get out of the woodwork soon .. Dead Wrong is awaiting me ..

Cheers Hilary