whhaaaat? i missed it???


This is the way I feel lately. Except for the doughnut.... I'm trying a new arthritis diet. Diet, you say? At your weight? It's risky business going on a diet when you are a stomach flu away from looking anorexic. Without my meds, I'm willing to try anything. So goodbye refined sugar, chocolate, starchy potatoes and white bread... hello salmon and other omega-rich foods, green tea and (ugh) spinach. Like I said before - I'll try anything at this point. Plus a little prednisone, which I am starting a short-course of today to see what it does. More energy, anyone?





I missed National Delurking Week? How did this happen to me? I've been obsessed with my lurkers for a while... longer than they've been interested in me, obviously.



I installed that funny widget in my sidebar and for the first week I was fairly goofy about checking it all the time... Madison, Wisconsin! Omaha, Nebraska! Kuala Lampur... uh... wherever! The geographical locations taunt me like a fresh box of Oreos.


And the map. Have you seen the map? The little flags denote readers... readers who have absolutely no comment to make in this one-sided conversation of blogging.




Well, I DARE you to comment! I'm sure you have something to say to me. Maybe you don't like my hair. Not all comments have to be compliments, by the way. Maybe there's something you'd like to see. What is it? Please remember, this is a family blog.




The only thing I won't give you, ever, never, is my top-secret crunchy chicken finger recipe. I'm sorry, but I just can't.




In spite of that, don't forget the Very Saucy Giveaway of the box of crafting eye-candy... all comments are entered to win. If you'd like to buy some eye candy of your own, Amy has brought back her limited-edition again this year and you can get it here. Amy is a busy stay-at-home foster-mom and her taste is flawless. You won't be disappointed. But leave me a comment anyway.

26 comments:

100 Percent Cottam said...

you crack me up! ever since i started tracking my numbers, i don't stress as much about comments. although i still LOVE them!

Ele at abitofpinkheaven said...

I think I'm going to install one of those babies on my site. I'm wondering who's out there????

Cee said...

OK...my first comment! I am one of your faithful readers from a very small town just a little north of your city. I LOVE your Blog! I check it each day and I am always delighted to see a new posting! I LOVE your syle...your home,decorating,crafts,etc....etc...etc) Your sense of fun is a joy!
Thank you for a lovey read each day.
Cee

mlafayette said...

Hmmm, I guess since you entertain me with your stories everyday the least I could do is leave a comment or a story of my own...

This afternoon my son started swimming lessons. (He is 4 1/2 months old) The swimming instructor is about your son's age, maybe a few years older. He was hilarious and looked so out of place! Poor guy, a dozen moms and one dad and he had us singing songs and playing games... well I guess the babies played along as well. It was a good time but I think I got more of a workout than my son :)

Gillian said...

You're not eating any more chocolate?? ARE YOU INSANE?? I don't know how you do it!!

prettyinpink said...

I love the FEEDJIT idea...I added it to my blog!

Saucy said...

cee, honey, where do you live? Local is soooo coooool.


mlafayette, that was an awesome story! all baby and baby-related stories and comments are always welcome!

gillian, I don't know how I am doing it. I might go buggy.

Scrappy Jessi said...

i have one of those suckers on my site. mind boggling. sad but true, i can't even pronounce some of the countries, worse ive never heard of them!
i wish people would leave more comments too! my only thought is they dont speak english?? i have had a few comments that had some broken english, but i still loved them!
hope you are feeling better!
i understand on the energy part, im haveinf some iv infusion this month then off to surgery!
im in the end i know i will feel better! SO WILL YOU!!!
have a great week!
jessi

Cee said...

Dear Saucy,
I Live in Osler(my husbands home town!). My friends lived in the Tudor down and across the street from you for many years...but no longer. I know where you can find the peonies...yes in my garden this spring(fresh)...but you might try Florist Supply on Quebec Avenue for the silk version. Let me know if you do not have an account there and then I will let you know how to use mine. Have a lovely evening!
Cee

Angela said...

Hi Saucy! I am the entry that comes in for Spokane, Washington (every day!) We have chatted a bit so I think that you know who I am.

Baby pictures that you gave me ideas for, a while back, turned out pretty cute, but not nearly as cute as the ones that you did of your friend's baby.

I guess when I read your blog, I have too much to say so I say nothing at all! Sorry about that, I will try to be better about leaving comments more often.

I hope that you are able to find something that works for you, to give you more energy and get you on the road to recovery soon. You are such a talented sweet person you need to feel great!

ladybloggerbug said...

Ack!!! I've never been outed being a lurker before, but I am a habitual lurker and found your blog while lurking on Junie Moon's blog. I show up on on your Feedjit Live Traffic feed from any number of Southern New Jersey locations, and I have to admit being tracked totally freaked me out for a minute there. I can only say I love the blog!!

Chandra said...

Your blog is definately one of the highlights of my lurky days...love it!

Oliver Rain said...

I guess I'd better own up to it. I'm the lurker from Medicine Hat! At least I am finally commenting. I like reading a fellow Canadian's blog.

I am trying to cut out (cut down) my caffeine intake to reduce some PMS symptoms, so I can totally relate to giving up yummy stuff. Why does the stuff that makes us feel so bad taste so good?

Mrs. G. said...

I'm de-lurking even though I'm not much of a lurker. That top photo is me today...it's only 4:20 and I need a hot bath and a cocktail.

MJ said...

Was wondering why you've been absent. Sorry to hear of yet another change in diet/meds. Hope things improve for you soon!

crowbiddy said...

ok, you lured me out of lurkdom. I read your blog EVERY day and enjoy it immensely. I'd also be happy to win your giveaway, since I live in the same city as you I could pick up my prize in person.......and....then you'd feel obligated to give me a tour of your house. I do love old houses. I probably won't win but I will continue to enjoy your blog. Good luck with the diet.
bev e

Renee :) said...

Oh,wow,looks like the lurkers have come out of hiding! :) I just love looking at the sidebar to see where everybody is from...when I saw Detroit,I got all excited,until I realized it meant me. ;)I am so in love with your blog after seeing it for the first time the other day.I will try to stp by everyday to say hello.I wonder who will post next....maybe somebody in the Poles?Bye for now.Renee

Pepper said...

Nothing good can come from giving up chocolate. Nuf said.

the fan said...

So. I suppose this means you won't be taking me to Starbucks anytime soon??? Poor mommy. Sigh.

Melissa said...

Good luck with your nutrient-rich diet. I hope you feel better soon!

Lisa said...

I'm glad so many people have decided to delurk for you :) I missed de-lurking week too. The map is cool! I'm gonna have to use it on my blog, thanks for the tip. I could definitely use more energy! The picture of the lady is so funny! I love it :)
((Have a great day))

xoxo

Janet said...

ok, but you won't like it..."It's risky business going on a diet when you are a stomach flu away from looking anorexic"...lucky beyotch!

beebuzzer said...

OK, ok! I'm delurking myself! I'm the gal from Nebraska...I found your blog after seeing some of your crafty creations on Flickr. Your blog gives me many smiles during my work day! Thanks! :)

kim (OliveJuice) said...

You seriously make me giggle.

Don't be surprised if you suddenly gain 15 pounds on the prednisone. It's a miracle drug for all sorts of auto-immune ailments...but not so good on the tushy size. (Not to fret, it goes away after your body gets over the shock of the steroids.)

OH! And I ADORE the story of Veto and the fabulous shirt. Can't wait to hear the rest...

Junie Moon said...

Miss Saucy, I certainly wish you the best as you try new things to help your arthritis. Not a fun time for you at all!

It's fun to see all the different areas of the world represented by folks visiting your blog. I haven't checked my stats (don't know how) so I've no real clue as to how my blog is perceived.

Since you mentioned it, I am now naturally curious as to your "top-secret crunch chicken finger recipe."

Kelly said...

Oh my goodness, if this is what coming out feels like, it's scary!! I am the serial lurker from Illinois, and I LOVE your blog. Your writing, decorating, crafting styles... I luuuuv them all!