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Will blog for kitchen tips

Recently I was asked to be a Samsung Helpful Home participant.  {{{{Snicker}}}}  If Samsung were to get a load of my home at the moment, they would immediately send a crew to overhaul my kitchen.  I blame it on the fact that I’ve been on crutches for the better part of 9 months, and I lost the will to mop the floors.  Even if I could.

If you’ve been following my saga, you know that I have recently been FINALLY diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis.  And I wanted to give you a gigantic praise report and tell you that I started on the Methotrexate (no side affects so far…woot) last Friday, and I’ve been on Prednisone for two days.  Already, HUGE IMPROVEMENT.  The pain has decreased dramatically, and I was able to brush my own hair this morning.  And I absolutely adore my new Rheumatologist here in town.  She has given me reason to believe that I will be back to normal (whatever that is) and I will not simply have to rely on my coping skills.  Thank goodness, because I cope by going fetal and covering my head with a blanket.

So, back to my kitchen sob story.  I was asked to share some helpful kitchen tips.  And I’ve got a couple of really really good ones.  Because once upon a time MY KITCHEN WAS CLEAN AND ORGANIZED.  But now I throw myself prostrate (if only I could and still get up) and ask you to hit me with your best kitchen organizational tips on my Samsung post (not this one).  Please head over to my review page and read of my tale of woe, as I show you the state of my kitchen.

Don’t judge me.

6 Responses to Will blog for kitchen tips

  • I like your coping mechanism. Maybe keep some chocolate under that blanket, too.

  • So thankful to God to hear that your meds are working–already–and that you love your new doctor!

  • So thankful to hear that things are better and so quickly! I’m praying for a similar situation when I go to Mayo next month.

  • So glad to hear the meds are helping! I know there are downsides to pred, but man – when you need it, the stuff works beautifully. And it’s amazing what a more tolerable pain level does for one’s mood and mental health! Woohoo!

  • So glad that you are feeling better. I bet when you were laying prostrate on your kitchen floor you really were able to get a good, up and close perspective on the cleanliness of your floor. Plus you could also see under your cabinets. Not that I lay around on my kitchen floor. Much. Maybe…..

  • Well, with the advent of a foot injury, whereby I must resort to crutches, I have discovered that they are torture devices that come straight from the devil.
    Being a slightly (ahem) voluminous person, I decided the last time that I tried to use them, that crutches were impossible at my size, unless they were shaped like parenthesis. You know, because my middle is slightly (ahem) larger that the width between my arm pits, and who can use crutches that connect with the floor at the angle necessary for clearance, if they are straight, anyways?
    Meanwhile, having torn the tendon on the bottom of my foot and being ordered by a real doctor (as opposed to the self diagnosis that prompted the afforementioned use of torture devices) to bear no weight on the injured foot, I find myself required to make it happen.
    Again, boo.
    So, although I don’t have RA, I do have a family history of various auto immune diseases, and am aware of the pain that accompany them. And I cannot imagine how IN THE WORLD you managed crutches given the pain you were already in!
    Boo, indeed.