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September 5th, 2010

Recently I got an unwelcome hello from my now soon-to-be-gone gallbladder. I’m all good and in good hands… but I’m out of comission for a while longer and am unable to answer my email. If there’s anything urgent that requires my attention - or that maybe they can answer - please contact Pam (pamkittymorning) or Mo (lime gardenias). Thanks bunches! Monica

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100 Responses

  1. The fabulous pam allegedly said:

    Get better soon xo

  2. The fabulous dianne allegedly said:

    Hope you heal quick! You gotta get ready for quilt market ;)

  3. The fabulous Chris allegedly said:

    Been there done that with the gallbladder. You’ll be really happy when it’s gone. Get well soon.

  4. The fabulous Laura in AL allegedly said:

    I hope you feel better soon!

  5. The fabulous Nikki allegedly said:

    Oh no! Take care of yourself.

  6. The fabulous duff allegedly said:

    Oh yeah? Well you’ve got a lot of “gall” leaving us like this!!

    Kidding! Can’t resist a bad pun…

    ♥ Hope you’re feeling up and at ‘em soon ♥

  7. The fabulous Mary on Lake Pulaski allegedly said:

    Had one - it’s gone and I have a twelve inch scar to prove it! Hope yours goes away quickly and does fight back like mine.

  8. The fabulous Cathy A allegedly said:

    I hope you feel better soon!!

  9. The fabulous laurie allegedly said:

    Take care of yourself. See you soon.

  10. The fabulous Corky allegedly said:

    Bless you on your journey! Goodbye sick GB, hello wellness!

  11. The fabulous Karen a/k/a/ The Lazy Quilter allegedly said:

    Feel better, and hope you get a cute anethesiologist! ;)

  12. The fabulous LauraJ allegedly said:

    Take care!!

  13. The fabulous Deanne allegedly said:

    Mine went AWOL in ‘96 - don’t miss it a bit! Just a couple of teeny, tiny scars to remind me of what a pain (ha!) it was. Feel better real quick!

  14. The fabulous Pauline allegedly said:

    Hope you are up and about real soon. Listen to your Dr. and you will be up and about in no time. The quilting world will miss you bunches. Take care.

  15. The fabulous MichelleB allegedly said:

    Feel better soon, my sweet.

  16. The fabulous Sharon Feigl allegedly said:

    Hi Monica,

    I know where you are coming from…my gallbladder has been evicted for bad behaviour too :)…get better soon,
    Hugs, Sharon

  17. The fabulous Beth allegedly said:

    Hubby went through the same thing. Lots of rest and bad TV will make you feel better!

  18. The fabulous Kaye Prince allegedly said:

    Hope you feel better soon Monica! My Mum had her gall bladder out about two years ago and came out aces - so will you!

  19. The fabulous jenny b harris allegedly said:

    Say what???? OMG Monica, I’ll be waiting to hear every little detail. Stay happy, I’m sure everything will go great!

  20. The fabulous Karin allegedly said:

    Oh, dear! Bad gallbladder. :( Hope you are on the mend soon!

  21. The fabulous Tabitha O. allegedly said:

    Heal quickly and listen to your Dr. so everyone can have you back creating sooner!

  22. The fabulous Mare allegedly said:

    oh get better soon!!!!! your stash misses you!

  23. The fabulous Julie allegedly said:

    What a pain!

    Hope you’re better soon,


  24. The fabulous Suzanne allegedly said:

    Enjoy some R&R. Take care.

  25. The fabulous Sivje allegedly said:

    Oh Monica, OW! I pray you feel better soon and get rid of that nasty gall bladder soon. I hope you are a happier zombie soon.

  26. The fabulous AnyoneCanQuilt allegedly said:

    You poor thing! How dare your gallbladder (the mf) act up. I hope you are back to normal soon. Hugs and prayers to you from case de ACQ! xoxoxo

  27. The fabulous Cherri House allegedly said:

    Insert sad/worried/concerned face here :(
    So sorry that you ill & out of commission, get better quick zombie girl! Lots of love, Cherri

  28. The fabulous elizabeth allegedly said:

    better now than in a few weeks! will be thinking of you.

  29. The fabulous Mary allegedly said:

    Feel better soon, sweet friend! The interwebs just aren’t the same without your zombie fabulousness.

  30. The fabulous Kim Walus allegedly said:

    You take care of yourself. Okay. I will pray for a quick recovery.

  31. The fabulous Julia allegedly said:

    Hi Monica!
    Hope you’ll be well soon!
    Gute Besserung,

  32. The fabulous Natalie Lymer allegedly said:

    damn gall bladders, what are they good for anyway? Rest up and take care M I’m thinking of you xo

  33. The fabulous Leslie Schmidt allegedly said:

    Well, that was a kick in the pants (or parts near-abouts.) Get well soon Zombie Lady.

  34. The fabulous badlands quilts allegedly said:

    Oh so sorry to hear… hope you feel better soon. I had a friend that had surgery this spring and she was feeling much better very soon afterwards so hope your case is the same.

  35. The fabulous annie allegedly said:

    Good luck and get well soon. I haven’t missed my gall bladder for the 30+ years she has been missing. I hope you recover soon.

  36. The fabulous Sharon allegedly said:

    My wish for you is a speedy recovery! I hate it when there are bumps in the road of life!

  37. The fabulous simone allegedly said:

    Lieve Monica ~ thinking of you! Take good care and hope you will be back happy and well soon!
    Veel liefs, Simone xo

  38. The fabulous Lisa allegedly said:

    OOohhh! Poor Zombie! I hope you feel better soon. Take care of yourself (and you won’t miss that gall bladder a bit…I think I’m the only one of my friends that still has one…and it didn’t slow them down a bit!) Sending healing alohas…

  39. The fabulous Frankie allegedly said:

    I hope you feel better soon! I had my gallbladder out in 8/09 so I really do feel for you . . . there’s nothing like the pain of a gallbladder attack. Take care!

  40. The fabulous Kim allegedly said:

    Sending you LOADS of hugs and get well wishes…. Take care of yourself. :o)

  41. The fabulous Carmen allegedly said:

    Oh dear :( I hope you start to feel better soon!

  42. The fabulous Jackie allegedly said:

    Oh my!! Get rid of that bad baby gall bladder! Hope all goes well. Might it look good in a bottle all dressed up with fabric… um maybe not.

  43. The fabulous Diane allegedly said:

    So sorry to learn you aren’t feeling well Monica.

    Hope everything goes really well with your surgery and that you’re back quilting with us very soon.

    We’ll miss you, but we know you’ll be busy getting better!!

  44. The fabulous Polly allegedly said:

    OMG, the things you do to get out of blogging!! LOL Just kidding! I’ve heard gall bladder pain is no laughing matter! I hope it all goes well and you are out of pain and back feeling better in no timne! Polly

  45. The fabulous aztel2000 allegedly said:

    I hope you have a quick recovery–feel better soon!
    Karen in Breezy Point

  46. The fabulous Rebecca Woods allegedly said:

    Good luck Monica. I had mine out this time last year. Better out than in I say :-) and it’s a great chance to catch up on reading and hand stitching. Thinking of you :-)

  47. The fabulous Shawn allegedly said:

    (((Monica))), Sorry you have to go through this, I hope you feel better soon.

  48. The fabulous Marsha allegedly said:

    Get Well Soon!


  49. The fabulous Jill allegedly said:

    Speedy recovery!

  50. The fabulous Charmaine McLaughlin allegedly said:

    Praying for a speedy recovery! Holy Cow…you can’t be down for long…where will we get our dose of cheery and humor?

  51. The fabulous Sally allegedly said:

    Good luck and mend well! I got my gallbladder out a couple of years ago and I’d rather go through labor (bluch!) than have an attack any day.

  52. The fabulous patty allegedly said:

    I miss you already, HZ! Damn you, gall bladder, for depriving social media from their precious HZ time!!! Hope to “see” you around soon. :)


  53. The fabulous AnnieO allegedly said:

    I jettisoned mine for being unfriendly when I was 29. Blasted organ, take THAT!

    Feel better.

  54. The fabulous Denise allegedly said:

    Hope you are feeling better soon!

  55. The fabulous Thimbleanna allegedly said:

    OUCH! I hope you’re better soon Ms. Zombie!!!

  56. The fabulous Mary Ann allegedly said:

    Did that too a few years ago…hope you feel lots better soon!

  57. The fabulous Laurel allegedly said:

    take care! we’ll miss you.

  58. The fabulous Jen allegedly said:

    I’ve been a bit behind here and just noticed that you have not been well. I really hope you get better soon and that your parting will be well worth it.

    Praying for a speedy recovery.

  59. The fabulous Paige Hill allegedly said:

    MONICA!!!!! I’m going to be sending you a Where Women Create get well package in the AM. Hopefully that will make you feel a little better … DUMB GALLBLADDER! *HUGS*

  60. The fabulous Kasi allegedly said:

    Well, you have some gall…

    …I guess we’ll just anxiously await your return, when you’ve lost your gall.

    Good Luck!

  61. The fabulous Char allegedly said:

    Hope you’re better soon!

  62. The fabulous Laura Tawney allegedly said:

    Sure hope you are up and about soon! My twin daughters just had their gall bladders out within a month of each other recently. It’s good to have it out!
    Take care and hope your recovery is speedy:)
    Laura T

  63. The fabulous kate spain allegedly said:

    hope you’re feeling better and back to your zombie ways soon!! xxoo

  64. The fabulous jen duncan allegedly said:

    Gosh Monica. So sorry to hear! Things to be glad about: You don’t end up with that big ol’ scar like the old days. And you’re getting it outta the way before market and the holidays. Hugs and best wishes for a speedy recovery friend!

  65. The fabulous Mary Anne Drury allegedly said:

    Well really!!! The GALL of your gall bladder !!!! Hope you feel better soon!

  66. The fabulous Leona allegedly said:

    Feel better soon!

  67. The fabulous Wendy allegedly said:

    Bestest wishes for a speedy recovery!!

  68. The fabulous Sharon allegedly said:

    Here’s a thought.Why do we have body parts we don’t really need? Hope you feel better soon!

  69. The fabulous Busty LaRue allegedly said:

    So sorry to hear you haven’t been feeling well. Those dang gallbladders can sure cause a lot of trouble. Hope you get feeling better and back on your feet soon!

  70. The fabulous sweet cottage dreams allegedly said:

    I am catching up with you and did not realize you have been under the weather. Get better reallllll soon! Those darn ol’ gall bladders anyways! My grandmother had hers out and saved the rocks in a jar. Now that is gross, but hopefully it made you laugh! tee hee


  71. The fabulous Christina allegedly said:

    Oh dear! Hope you are recovering well. I had my appendix out earlier this year and I want to say it’s OK to take the time you need to heal, and to ask for help! Best wishes to you.

  72. The fabulous Sarah allegedly said:

    Hey! I know your pain lady, I had my nasty old gal bladder removed a couple of years back. Once it was removed I could eat anything I wanted! Hello ice cream, hello pizza, hello fatty gooey cheeses. The surgery was a miracle. You’ll be a new woman once you’re healed. Let’s get hot fudge sundaes!!

  73. The fabulous Anna allegedly said:

    Hope you get well real soon. Will be thinking of you.

  74. The fabulous Megan allegedly said:

    Hope you’re feeling better soon! Who needs a gallbladder anyway? Thinking of you and wishing you speedy wellness.

  75. The fabulous Cindy allegedly said:

    I just wanted to send my love and hugs and kisses to you chick. :)

  76. The fabulous SuzK allegedly said:

    Good grief girl! At least medicine has greatly advanced since I had that surgery 29 years ago. You’ll be fine and up and running in no time!
    Enjoy the rest and do what the doctors say!

  77. The fabulous Eugenia allegedly said:

    Get better and get back here. Take care. Hope Mr. Zombie will spoil you rotten.

  78. The fabulous wishes, true and kind allegedly said:

    I’ve been missing you on Twitter, but just kind of hoped that you were having a long, extra-fabulous holiday weekend. I see that is NOT the case. Sorry! And hope you are better soon, soon, soon!


  79. The fabulous Diane allegedly said:

    Hope you’re having a good (and speedy) recovery!

    Found the “Quilts and More” magazine and love the Tiny Treat Bags. I can see them worked up in Holiday Happy fabrics for little Christmas gifts!

    Thank you for your inspiration!! Please feel better soon!!

  80. The fabulous pbach1 allegedly said:

    praying for your swift and healthy recovery.

  81. The fabulous sandra evertson allegedly said:

    Get well soon!
    Fun blog I will be sure to add you to my Creative Places list on my blog!

    Sandra Evertson

  82. The fabulous Paige allegedly said:



  83. The fabulous Sabine allegedly said:

    Oh Monica, so sorry to read this. Gute Besserung wünsche ich dir, werde ganz schnell wieder gesund!
    Ganz liebe Grüße
    Sabine xx

  84. The fabulous Marcia allegedly said:

    Rest well and a speedy recovery!

  85. The fabulous Caro allegedly said:

    Good luck to you. I had mine removed several years ago along with my appendix. Glad to have it gone along with all of the chest pain it caused.

  86. The fabulous Paula Prass allegedly said:

    Healing wishes to you.

    My husband had the gal bladder thing awhile back. The Dr told him the pain was equal to giving birth. I told the Dr to hush his mouth. For your sake I hope he was wrong. xoxo

  87. The fabulous Cindy Smith allegedly said:

    Hey Monica!! I hope you’re doing well. You have been missed!!! Take care and here’s hoping for a speedy recovery!!!

  88. The fabulous amandajean allegedly said:

    hope you are on the mend, darling. hugs to you!

  89. The fabulous Jen in NY allegedly said:

    Oh goodness Monica! I hope all is well and that you are up and about soon!

  90. The fabulous Tina allegedly said:

    Been there, done that as well. I went with a no fat diet for a few weeks before surgery and felt great. Give that a try (if you haven’t already), and feel better soon!

  91. The fabulous Joy allegedly said:

    Oh ouch take care.

  92. The fabulous Lemon Tree Tami allegedly said:

    Oh no! I hope you’re feeling better soon.

  93. The fabulous Michele allegedly said:

    I hope you have a speedy recovery!

    Just came across your blog for the first time :) I look forward to reading through your old and new posts.

  94. The fabulous Kristen allegedly said:

    I hope you feel better soon!! xoxo

  95. The fabulous Melody allegedly said:

    Wishing you the speediest recovery ever. I think it will take more than a gall bladder to suppress a happy (and wonderful) little zombie like you.

  96. The fabulous Karen allegedly said:

    Monica, Sorry to hear you are laid up/down with health stuff! Hope you have a speedy recovery. Hope it doesn’t stop you from quilting! You can at least dream up some projects, right? Karen

  97. The fabulous Karen allegedly said:

    Funny about the sea air down there today. Tonight we are having a really heavy fog mist, probably what was left of your sea air. For only being 36 miles from me, you get some interesting weather! Karen

  98. The fabulous Sarah allegedly said:

    letting my gall bladder go to that big petri dish in the sky was the best thing that ever happened to me! Hope you feel fabulous sooooooon …

  99. The fabulous Kersten allegedly said:

    Hope you get well quickly!

  100. The fabulous Texana allegedly said:

    Hope you are all better real soon. Those nasty gall bladders can be a real pain–literally. Hugs and prayers.

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