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Whats your fun thing!?

Aug 23, 2016 4:48 AM

Love 2 wheels. If i can hold on lol.. i've just moved here it is gorgeous. Gx

Aug 23, 2016 5:24 AM

Love ur two wheels groggsy... a man after my own heartπŸ’• for now its swimming in my pool 🏊

Aug 23, 2016 6:15 AM

This is my fun thing!! (And my passion). πŸ‡πŸ‡

Aug 23, 2016 6:18 AM

I thought to myself... always should post Caruso in here... and u did! Hes so handsome πŸ€—

Aug 23, 2016 7:53 AM

@lulabel awww what would give for a pool. Abso lovelyπŸ˜‰πŸ˜Ž Gx

Aug 23, 2016 8:05 AM

I am totally into making photo books online! It's nice because it's not strenuous at all, I can work on it for a few minutes or several hours, and when it's done my entire family enjoys them. I'm just starting on one for each of my kids for Christmas.

Aug 23, 2016 9:44 AM

Love riding my Harley!!! Very calming especially if I've had a bad day!!

Aug 23, 2016 10:37 AM

Shes a beauty 🌹

Aug 23, 2016 11:29 AM

Video games! Sounds super nerdy but my husband and I play together and it helps me get outside myself for a while.

Aug 23, 2016 12:08 PM

My fun is all over, anything creative (thinking of writing a book! Who's in fibro peeps!?) And artsy but my #1 go-to is sewing. It's so painful so I plan designs start to finish, no wasted energy movement. ⚑ (any designers? 🎨)

Aug 23, 2016 8:35 PM

I had to let all my fun things go because of my neck and hands. I use to love sewing, cross stitching, and painting. Now even using my tablet or phone is hard without many frequent breaks. I use to also enjoy working in my yard, flower beds and even cutting grass. I enjoy walking my treadmill when I can. But it is no comparison with the beach and mountain hikes I've had to give up because of fibro, DDD, & OA in major joints! I read when I can focus, but the book has to really reach out & "Grab me" if you know what I mean. πŸ˜”

Aug 23, 2016 8:36 PM

Oh, I love Pinterest because even though I can't travel, or walk among nature, I can see animals and plants, and places that way. πŸ˜€

Aug 23, 2016 9:15 PM

I can stand for a while & then sit if I need to. When the really fog days hit me, this helps me. I can put it into my art.

Aug 23, 2016 9:31 PM

That's beautiful!

Aug 23, 2016 9:50 PM

Thank you Flappys & Schwa! It is acrylics, oil pastels & 24c. gold leaf on stenciled back ground.😊

Aug 24, 2016 1:21 AM

@silvrrry a really lovely painting. Would have on my wall.. Gx

Aug 24, 2016 3:28 AM

Silvrrry, what a gorgeous painting!!! Way to go.😍

Aug 24, 2016 1:08 PM

Thank you guys!!

Aug 24, 2016 1:36 PM

Gorgeous!

Aug 24, 2016 3:30 PM

Lullaby can I make use of u r pool please

Aug 24, 2016 3:37 PM

Swimming is my fun thing when I have the energy and have pain levels sorted

Aug 24, 2016 3:43 PM

I was in it today..πŸͺ. it was really good... but when i got out gravity 🐫starts to compress my spine... making it hard to walk... 🐴but its worth it!

Aug 24, 2016 5:22 PM

I think my Kardashian ass has its own gravitational pull....
butt i didnt like to say @Alwayz (wink wink πŸͺ)

Aug 24, 2016 6:43 PM

Swimming jewellery making scrapbooking playing with my furkid and kid (when they are not driving me bonkers)

Aug 24, 2016 6:44 PM

Oh and this 😍

Aug 25, 2016 7:47 AM

Omg Laalaa such beauty... πŸ˜‡ u r so blessed x

Aug 25, 2016 8:38 AM

Its my happy place 😍

Sep 22, 2016 7:46 PM

Laalaa what a beautiful scene!

Sep 22, 2016 8:02 PM

Being out in nature and photography. My place to breathe.. This is from a camping trip.

Sep 22, 2016 9:02 PM

Beautiful picture

Sep 22, 2016 9:26 PM

What a lovely picture!!! I love sunrise and sunset pictures. This is lovely.πŸ’•

Sep 22, 2016 11:19 PM

Thank you LMB and Alwayzinpain.. I just truly love being out in nature. Away from the hustle and bustle and noise.

Sep 22, 2016 11:38 PM

Gorgeous pic!

Sep 23, 2016 7:31 AM

Laalaa - what a beautiful view. I try to spend time at the gulf coast each year. It's my favorite happy place. I could sit for hours watching the waves.. :) or searching for the perfect shells.

Sep 23, 2016 1:19 PM

Making soy candles.

Sep 23, 2016 2:05 PM

Those are pretty Gibber

Sep 23, 2016 3:23 PM

Love the candles Gibber. Are they different scents?

Sep 23, 2016 3:34 PM

I love candles too Gibber!! I love lavender and sandlwood

Sep 23, 2016 6:51 PM

Thank you so much everyone. I do have tons of scents. I have them in some stores as well. Christmas is going to be crazy busy. Lol

Sep 25, 2016 2:33 PM

I love drawing my pets. This is a picture of my owl Hooty. He's fluffing us his feathers to look like a little circle as usuall.

Dec 07, 2016 7:05 PM

Spectacular view from our little old house. SFBay & Golden Gate Bridge. It's a cherry cage if you gotta have one.

Dec 08, 2016 12:58 PM

Saphira. What a breathtaking view!

Dec 08, 2016 1:39 PM

I was used to having neck and back pain and could go snowboarding through it. Now that I have the hand and foot pain and muscle weakness, I haven't been able to :( I need to find something else to fill that void. I am determined to get back up on my snowboard before the season ends though! My kids snowboard too so I need to find a way :)

Dec 08, 2016 1:41 PM

So sorry to hear that MeLiz! I used to teach dance and quilt, but over the years, I've found other creative outlets, mostly writing. Thank heaven for dictation software!

Dec 08, 2016 1:43 PM

MeLiz What about sledding with a partner to steer?

Dec 08, 2016 2:19 PM

As bad as I feel, there will never be a time that I won't throw a leg over a horse!!! (Provided he's a draft so I don't kill the poor fucker... LOL!!!)πŸ˜œπŸ˜³πŸ˜‰

Dec 08, 2016 2:21 PM

SaphiraJewel, we do have sledding tubes :) Thank you <3

Dec 08, 2016 4:00 PM

Trying not to laugh at my poor dog who had a hot spot on her head. Love that dog.

Dec 09, 2016 10:23 AM

This is my son's Christmas present. Just finished last night around 11pm. This is one of my fun things

Dec 09, 2016 1:42 PM

GeorgeAnna, WOW! Nothing quite like the feeling of turning a pice of string into cloth. I miss crochet & knitting but can't quite let go of my yarn yetπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Great job on that S, he's gonna love it!

Dec 11, 2016 11:31 PM

I used to paint, draw, sculpt and create. Now my hands are useless. Honestly I don't have much to do for fun anymore. I used to play video games but yet again my hands.. they are just like nope.
I used to go out to the forest but now it's way too cold.
Maybe... photography?

Dec 12, 2016 12:11 AM

Oh no JessieNova it's soo hard not being able to do the things you love, I'm soo sorry. The pictures you've posted on here in the different posts are amazing.
Maybe you could try out different things like photography or maybe computer based art or easy animations or even writing stories or poetry, you seem to have a very vivid imagination so I think you'd have no trouble, as you can get dictation programmes etc.... I don't what else to suggest?

Dec 15, 2016 6:33 PM

JessieNova have you tried putting your paintbrush through a spongy stress ball so that you don't have to pinch grip with your fingers but just loosely hold the ball or are your arms completely out of commission? I had my husband use an ice pick to punch holes in stress balls and then I made them bigger with a knitting needle and eventually around my largest crochet hook. I've done the same thing with fountain pens and paint brushes. I'm still slow and have to do a very little bit at a time to keep from overdoing it but I am able to at least engage a little bit of my creative energy this way each day and see a little bit of continual progress. I managed to make a matching hat leg warmers fingerless gloves and a neck muffler that all match and since it was a small project I felt a sense of completion between each one. Continue to strive for adaptive ideas to help you stay and that created space because you have so much to offer and are so talented.

Another thing I've done, which is a considerable expense, but worth it since I spend nearly all day on it, making the switch to a touchscreen 2in1 laptop with a detachable keyboard yhat runs apps and web browsers, with a portable cushion to prop it up in any position I need. My stylus is through a stress ball and because it's a full computer I can use Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and the whole Adobe Creative Suite. Since I don't always have super fine motor control the digital art programs allow me to click a button and erase mistakes. The programs they are so sophisticated that it's pretty easy to cut out images from photographs and collage together promotional materials and graphic design. There are also people out there making specialized brush tools that allow you to do special calligraphy and really cool painterly techniques.

As a result I'm able to take on a few occasional graphic and web design projects pro bono. Here's a low-budget an indie film I managed to do all the marketing materials, social media and web design for despite the pain. I took it on because it dealt with childhood trauma manifesting PTSD trauma later in life. Psychology Today magazine ended up hosting the premiere, which was really exciting, though I couldn't attend. So I guess that's my fun thing.
http://www.altered-minds.com

Jan 25, 2017 3:05 AM

My cute little ball of cheekiness nephew Toby, who's 11 months old

Feb 25, 2017 10:04 AM

Very nice!!!!

Feb 25, 2017 10:06 AM

I think im replying in the right place, my fun thing is photography and cooking. Very theraputic for me🌝

Feb 25, 2017 10:09 AM

My fun things are cuddling with my doggy, crocheting & the new fad, adult coloring books. It is so relaxing & takes some of the focus off my pain.

Feb 25, 2017 1:41 PM

This little thing, is my favorite

Feb 25, 2017 2:26 PM

One of things I think is funny is watching my daughters 2 gerbils in their new gerbilarium. They are very funny to watch running all over then just stopping to either shred some card, gnaw their log tunnel and hiding block, burrow a tunnel or to investigate their new toys then bury everything they can!!!!
It's actually very calming to watch them

Mar 09, 2017 1:43 PM

Although it's basically cuddling time, I enjoy my time spent with my animals ❀

Mar 09, 2017 1:47 PM

Does anyone have problems with this app? It seems really glitchy at times..

Mar 13, 2017 10:12 PM

Mine and my hubby new fun

Mar 14, 2017 12:09 AM

She is so cute#

Mar 14, 2017 12:15 AM

I can't stop taking pictures of her...
Thank you

Mar 18, 2017 7:42 AM

She is adorable! She even blends in with the blanket😊 what is her name?

Mar 18, 2017 10:28 AM

My nephew. He is 8. I usually get to spend my Sundays with him. He wears me out but I wouldn't trade my time with him for anything. :)

Mar 18, 2017 10:10 PM

For fun I like to make jewerly

Mar 19, 2017 10:58 AM

Jess89 awesome! I do some jewelry too and other crafts when I can.

Mar 19, 2017 11:18 AM

Jewelry strung over memory wire. Easier for me to handle than string

Mar 19, 2017 11:19 AM

Made this as a Thank You for my Vet. I did not post his phone number to the forum. It is on his though.

Mar 19, 2017 11:22 AM

More paper crafting . I have Silhouette Cameo machine. I love it.

Mar 19, 2017 11:27 AM

There is an older thread that is "what do you do that is crafty". Check it out. We have alot of crafty people here. Everything from drawing, coloring, wood burning, beading, steampunk,crochet, sewing, knitting photography and I am sure more.

Mar 19, 2017 12:45 PM

Travel (when I can), architectural and industrial photography, sci-fi, reading (when I can), and of course my kitties!

Mar 19, 2017 11:01 PM

Sweet!....very nice car

Mar 20, 2017 10:11 AM

Hunting is my pride and my life

Mar 20, 2017 10:12 AM

And my truck❀️

Mar 20, 2017 12:52 PM

Nice buck. :) and truck. You would fit right in down here in the South. (smile) my son attended college in Winnipeg. I loved visiting Canada. Of course - back then I was living in the Fargo ND area - just over the border.

Mar 20, 2017 12:55 PM

Yes Canada is an amazing country!

Apr 05, 2017 1:02 PM

My fun thing is reading lol....and playing on pinterest

Apr 05, 2017 5:16 PM

Ahhhh pinterest! Sometimes I need a 'pintervention'

Apr 23, 2017 12:31 PM

Taking selfies with my #1 four-legged man! What fun!

Apr 24, 2017 6:44 AM

This is mine, when I'm not hurting, photography and baking.. I baked these yummy cookies last night and I may have overdid it but it was yummy and fun doing it with my daughter!

Apr 24, 2017 7:26 AM

I don't get out a lot but what drives me to get out is performing stand up comedy. Mostly local but have done it out of town as well. I also write for a local news parody show. While I'm inside my passions are my dogs, 2 shih tzus.

Apr 24, 2017 7:28 AM

I think that's pretty awesome, I love watching stand up comedy

Apr 24, 2017 8:59 AM

That sounds like a fun time. :)

Apr 24, 2017 11:54 AM

Very talented! I always wanted to try painting, I will one day...hopefully. If I can ever get some relief from the pain in my neck, shoulders, arms, back, etc...sorry don't mean to be a downer, just have had a really painful few weeks...

Apr 26, 2017 9:40 PM

My fun thing id playing on Pinterest or reading ..also chatting with people who understand how crappy painful lives can be! Xo.lmao..brain fog..ive alrdy said this lmfao xo

Apr 27, 2017 6:56 AM

binge watching Netflix with my husband even though he gets frustrated watching tv all the time. Don't like games cuz they take me so long to learn (brAin fog). The number one thing is seeing my grandkids but they can wear me out pretty quickly. 😊

Apr 27, 2017 2:25 PM

buttcat-- so you have a web site, Utube etc of you show. Would love to see your comedy. Can you direct me.

Apr 30, 2017 8:15 PM

My fun activity being with grandkids...my son keeps me laughing...for myself, I liked to bellydance..

May 15, 2017 11:08 AM

I love making jewelry, when my hands, neck & back let me.

Jun 11, 2017 11:49 AM

Colouring, brushing my pets :)

Jun 11, 2017 1:56 PM

Be a great dad and when in the hospital (which is a lot) get letters or pictures or colored drawings from my girls to hang up seeing there love for there daddy that makes it all the worth while.

Jun 11, 2017 6:11 PM

My fun things are singing (classically trained) and nails n beauty stuff that allows me to be creative now I'm homebound.....xx

Jun 11, 2017 6:14 PM

These are handpainted nails I learned first......find it very relaxing.....xx

Jun 11, 2017 8:16 PM

I'm inspired by this thread as I realized I cannot remember the last time I did something fun. I need to snap out of obsessing over being in pain all the time. I'm going to make a goal of doing something fun within a week. I love all of your "fun things".

Jun 11, 2017 8:39 PM

Artemis113 I started by doing online courses n it was great fun...loads to choose from. I use online academies it's called.very wide range of courses.....xx

Jun 12, 2017 7:33 AM

Beautiful music is fun :)

Jun 12, 2017 7:34 AM

This thread is fun too :)

Jun 12, 2017 4:46 PM

Ok sometimes this thread is fun. And my cats are fun. :)

Jun 13, 2017 2:41 PM

I still like to go to concerts and music festivals, even though I have to greatly limit my dancing and avoid mosh pits now. Lol. Music is so healing, always has been :)

Jun 13, 2017 11:32 PM

Crochet. It's my escape

Jun 16, 2017 12:00 PM

Wintergreen and turmeric essential oils in my bath with me soaking in it is fun and enjoy it so much

Jul 28, 2017 2:55 AM

My fun is sitting on the beach watching people while looking around for agates.heehee! I have almost 5 totes of agates.

Jul 28, 2017 8:46 AM

Crocheting or knitting or designing a shirt or something or digital designing or watching movie/show or listening to audio book (used to love reading actual books but keep forgetting things).

Jul 28, 2017 9:24 AM

I love binge watching shows at night with my hubby. Breaking bad....game of thrones....the last kingdom....etc.

Sep 27, 2017 10:05 AM

Yesterday i was mad at my body and not being able to do much and always being in pain when no one else can see it. I made this to get my pain and frustration out. I couldn't use my hands much the rest of the day after making it, but it made me feel so much better mentally.

Dec 06, 2017 2:54 PM

Painting rocks..i joined a group and we hide them in hopes of making someone smile.

Dec 06, 2017 10:04 PM

I am inspired by all of you. Everyone here is so creative. I like to bake, paint, and sew.

Dec 12, 2017 8:43 PM

So cute so true. This is inspiring.

Dec 12, 2017 9:28 PM

Mimikay, people around here do that too! Where are you? I’m in Tennessee.

Dec 13, 2017 1:34 PM

I love the rock thing. Love do crafty things and I live near the Rocky Mountains so we have lots of rocks around. I might just need to try your fun thing.

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