Friday, April 13, 2012
Pearly Has a Hoodie
I managed to finish the shamrock quilt in record time. I did it because I machine stitched the binding instead of hand stitching it. It isn't perfect but it is better than my last machine binding attempt AND it is done!
Here it is getting ready to be put on the longarm. I am actually fairly amazed at myself. I quilted it in a day and slapped on a binding a couple of days later.
When we looked at her this morning, the whites of her eyes still looked pink but not as much. Her eyes, however, looked decidedly more swollen and I could see they were getting cloudy and blue. When her eyes get inflamed, the dead cells fill up the cornea making it look bluish. So we called the specialist and they put her back on oral prednisone for the next week. We hate to do it but it is better than the alternative. That was about four hours ago and the whites have already cleared up and the swelling looks to have diminished. I haven't been able to see if her eyes are less cloudy because we are having area thunderstorms and it is hard to see her eyes with lights from the lamp. I wouldn't expect them to clear up for several days, regardless.
She's such a darling. I am sorry she has to go through this: