Hello old friends.

I found some things I forgot to give you!

Paintings of the past

I found some old paintings made in dried and wet chalk with dry pigments. And I’ve been working on a lightbooth to photograph my creations and it seems to work just fine.

 

2016

This year I’ve been feeling exhausted most of the time. Like, I’ve been sleeping for at least ten hours each night and then nap-ing during the day. It has been really hard to find energy and motivation to do new things and planning for the future.

But I have some big plans for 2017 but as usual it does feel far away and impossible, but I will at least try this year.

Back pains

I seem to have damaged my tailbone about 3 months ago. I have a shooting pain that increases whenever i sit upright on a flat or hard surface. The pain gets worse over the day and does not go away until i stand up or lay down for an extended time. For what I’ve read:

  • The majority of coccyx injuries occur in women, because the female pelvis is broader and the coccyx is more exposed.
  • A fall onto the tailbone in the seated position, usually against a hard surface, is the most common cause of coccyx injuries.
  • The pain is generally worse when sitting for prolonged periods of time, or with direct pressure to the tailbone area.

I would say that all of these applies to me, I’ve fallen on my butt on many occasions this winter and spring, I am a female and _yes_ the pain gets worse over time.

So what can I do?

Injuries to the region of the tailbone rarely require a visit to the emergency department. However, if you are concerned about your symptoms, it is wise to call a doctor or visit the nearest hospital’s emergency department.

Well it is the summer so no available doctor’s appointments are available the coming months so I will have to solve this on my own.

Tailbone injuries are often extremely painful, so home remedies aim to control pain and avoid further irritation to the area.

  • Avoid sitting down for long periods of time. When seated, avoid sitting on hard surfaces and alternate sitting on each side of the buttocks. Also, lean forward and direct your weight away from the tailbone.
  • You can purchase a “doughnut” or u-shaped cushion or pillow to sit on. This cushion has a hole in the middle or back to prevent the tailbone from contacting the flat surface.

So I’ve decided on making a pillow to begin with, I cut out a rectangle with a hole in the back and made a first layer of cover. I will make a better cover with a strap to keep the two sides to slide apart.

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the sHELLf

ugh no.

This is the worst I’ve ever made. An apartment is not a workshop.

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Today is a special day!

It is Towel Day! And my old dog is 13!

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A long fear realized

Well my dog does a lot of stupid things. One is walking around cars with his leash dragging along the surface. I’m always afraid that he would get stuck or damage the car.. and today he succeeded.

Why dog why??

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The Gold Coder

Back in 2015 when I was actively working with Minetest I met a coder named Oldcoder. He provides servers and codes in minetest. He has been a great resource for a long time and is quite liked. He went through some hard times a while back and the community made him the best possible xmaspresent.

I thought it was beautiful. Minetest really connects a lot of awesome people!

Budget cuts

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Warg = Koala?

Textures and such are hard sometimes.

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My suggestion to make the lump better and the body less lumpy and face more varg;

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Head suggestion;

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