#SoCS – Cozy Comforts

Tense hands,
Rookie’s mistake,
Stitches need relaxed grip
Yarn makes for gorgeous scarf
Cashmere perfect
P
leasure

Badger’s Hexastitch

I think I missed Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday prompt deadline for the synonyms for loose and tight. I used relaxed and tense to describe various tension levels of how I hold the hook. I learned about a new type of poem called the Badger’s Hexastitch! What a interesting name! It is a fun variation of the Crapsey Cinquain invented by out own Badger. It simply expands the cinquain to another line and 2 more syllables.
Badger’s Hexastitch is:

  • a poem in 6 lines.
  • syllabic, 2-4-6-6-4-2.
  • unrhymed, optional rising and falling end-words.

(Reference: https://poetscollective.org/poetryforms/?s=hexastitch)

Testing my Nerves

Oh boy! 44 total students have now RSVP’d for this crochet class! Need to cap it NOW and split up the group and split into multiple days to effectively manage a virtual crowd.

Linda G Hill – Nerve

Plexus Nerve

Last year, a friend reached out to me to share Plexus products and share some testimonials. Impressed with her demo I decided to check it out and do more research. Interested in improving my health during the pandemic, I started to use the Triplex combo which has helped me curb a lot of sicknesses that I get from allergies, colds, and the flu.

There is another Plexus product called Nerve:

Plexus Worldwide

FEATURED INGREDIENTS

Acetyl L-Carnitine Found in most cells of our bodies
Quercetin A powerful flavonoid found in many plants and foods
Horse Chestnut Extract An extract derived from Aesculus hippocastanum tree bark

Nerve’s Ingredient Glossary

References

Soczynska JK, Kennedy SH, Chow CS, et al. Acetyl-L-carnitine and alpha-lipoic acid … Expert Opinion Investing Drugs. 2008 Jun;17(6):827-43.

Stough C, Scholey A, Lloyd J, et al. The effect of 90 day administration of a high dose vitamin B-complex on work stress. Hum Psychopharmacology. 2011 Oct;26(7):470-6.

15 Comments Add yours

  1. WOW – you’re having such fun during the pandemic, way to go. Having done a bit of research myself during the pandemic, I’ve found it best to only take supplements that don’t have a lot of fillers or to just eat whole foods instead. By changing those two aspects, inflammation and illnesses have essentially gone away, not sure if it’s those efforts or just plain luck? Have you’ve looked into how the ‘other ingredients’ are harmful to us, i.e., rice flour, magnesium stearate, etc.?

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    1. theresaly520 says:

      Thank you so much for your feedback! I’ll never forget an episode on a crime show where a woman died from drinking far more supplements than eating real food. Whole food is definitely preferred! I’ll definitely look into any dangers of the ingredients that you mentioned! πŸ™‚

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      1. You’re welcome. Yes – real whole food is definitely best! I was surprised when I researched more about all the additives in food and supplements. I hope you find useful information!

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  2. Doing a virtual knitting group, that sounds like fun…I’m not a knitter, but I’ve been known to stitch myself into a frenzy with crochet. 😘

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    1. theresaly520 says:

      Frenzy with crochet! lol I enjoy your words. Just completed our first session! Boy I learned so much and everyone had so much fun! πŸ™‚ ❀

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      1. Awww that’s awesome! ❀️ 😊 I just started learning html and Javascript. I’m also still working on my German…but I gave up on the Irish because it’s not as well done on the app I’m using, plus trying to do both was starting to get confusing.

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        1. theresaly520 says:

          Oh that’s cool! It’s cool to create some projects in HTML and Javascript. Multi-tasking learning languages sounds like a tricky process. πŸ™‚

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          1. It definitely was tricky business. πŸ˜‰

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      2. Just curious if you have had any problems leaving comments on blogs via the app? They updated the app recently and now I can’t seem to leave comments on some blogs.

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        1. theresaly520 says:

          Yes! I’m able to view on my phone app, but having issues leaving comments. I’ve been having to catch up on my laptop! It’s a bummer. Might send the developers a message.

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          1. Ok, I’m glad it’s not just me! πŸ˜‰ Yeah, I was thinking of doing the same thing. Probably the more that report a problem the better.

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  3. Definitely an amazing blog πŸ™‚

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    1. theresaly520 says:

      Hello! I’m really enjoying your fabulous blog as well! Happy Easter!! ❀

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  4. judeitakali says:

    I’ll be following your progress on this and praying for your continued success. 🧑

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    1. theresaly520 says:

      Thank you! It’s been a work of art and we did so well!

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