Sorry to say . . .


I’m sorry to say that I’m going to have to postpone today’s Creative Mojo again. After days of bed rest and no matter how I try to will myself well, I really cannot move my lips or tongue. My dear friend, Nessa Reifsnyder. is calling my g

uests for me to try to reschedule them once again. I see a new specialist tomorrow and hopefully I will get some kind of answer. I guess the jig is up and I have to come clean that I’m simply not as well as I might seem to be on social media. I would post photos of my lips and mouth, but they are too grisly — so I’ll spare you all! See you next week. 😦 xoxom

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77 Comments on “Sorry to say . . .”

  1. September 5, 2012 at 9:27 AM #

    Hoping you feel better soon Mark. Thinking of you!


  2. Charlene
    September 5, 2012 at 9:29 AM #

    Mark take care of yourself, that is what is important. Sending healing thoughts your way. Love you and all the things you do!!!!!!!!


  3. September 5, 2012 at 9:30 AM #

    Hope you find the cause and feel back to your snappy self soon!


    September 5, 2012 at 9:31 AM #

    Mark I am so sorry. I have added you to my prayer chain. I hope that your health will improve. Big hugsssssssssss and love your friend Sharon Meyer


  5. September 5, 2012 at 9:33 AM #

    Am so sorry to hear that you are feeling so lousy… Hang in there!


  6. hippievwchica
    September 5, 2012 at 9:35 AM #

    praying for you.


  7. Carol Esch
    September 5, 2012 at 9:39 AM #

    Feel better! Thinking of you….


  8. Mary Beth Glovet
    September 5, 2012 at 9:42 AM #


    I’m so sorry to hear you are not doing well! You are in my thoughts and prayers. Keep your chin up and stay positive that the new specialist will get you back on your feet.

    Love and Kisses

    Mary Beth Glover
    San Antonio, TX


  9. Mona
    September 5, 2012 at 9:45 AM #

    Heartbreaking to hear. Thru your post the world would never know you are not well. You exude such energy. I pray you get some answers soon. Most important…Take care of yourself. This will hold until you are on the upswing.


  10. Noreen Couture
    September 5, 2012 at 9:53 AM #

    Take care of you. You and your well being are much more important than CM!


  11. Kathyl
    September 5, 2012 at 9:54 AM #

    This is heart wrenching. You’re bravery is admirable but I also appreciate your honesty. I hope your new doc can give you some answers and relief. You are so loved.


  12. September 5, 2012 at 10:00 AM #

    please get well soon, my prayers are with you.


  13. Candi Gordon
    September 5, 2012 at 10:06 AM #

    Oh, sweedtie. hope you find out what’s going on and are back to your “old” self. Sorry for the old. It’s just one of those “old” sayings I have heard over the years. Will be thinking of you and hoping and praying a fast recovery.


  14. Vickie Orlando
    September 5, 2012 at 10:10 AM #

    Hope you get better and on the mend…..No fun being sick…My prayers are with you. Hugs


  15. Sarah
    September 5, 2012 at 10:17 AM #

    My dear, Mark – I’m so sorry you’re feeling so poorly. I’m sending happy and healing thoughts your way (and hoping you, at least, get a good looking doctor – that makes everyone feel better). xoxo


  16. September 5, 2012 at 10:22 AM #

    Hang in there, Mark. Hope you get an answer soon and start feeling better.


  17. Joleen Graham
    September 5, 2012 at 10:23 AM #

    Hope you are well soon, I will think positive thoughts for you. You are such an inspiration to us all!


  18. Debby, Chester NY
    September 5, 2012 at 10:27 AM #

    Oh no, I’m so sorry to hear that you are still having problems with your mouth. Although we will miss you, it’s much more important for you to take care of yourself and get well. I think I can speak for all your fans & say that we will all be waiting for you to return, and
    none of us want you to go through pain to do the show. Take care of yourself first! Sending prayers.

    Chester, NY


  19. Sara Goldberg
    September 5, 2012 at 10:30 AM #

    I am so sorry to hear of your medical problems. Having many periods of having to be in bed to recover, I hated it. Keep your mind busy and catch up on tv shows you did not have time for usually. Sara Goldberg


  20. Diane Rincon
    September 5, 2012 at 10:31 AM #

    My very best, positive thoughts coming your way, Mark! Please feel better soon. Diane R.


  21. Chris Chambers
    September 5, 2012 at 10:32 AM #

    Hope you are feeling much better soon. Sending best wishes your way, Chris, L.A., CA


  22. September 5, 2012 at 10:34 AM #

    I hope you are able to find the answers soon so that you can get well. Thanks for continuing to share wonderful things without your voice though. I appreciate all you post! My prayers are with you!


  23. September 5, 2012 at 10:36 AM #

    Please just take care of yourself…the show will wait…sending best wishes your way! Mark, there is so many people who care about you so don’t feel that you have to hide the fact that you are not feeling well. Just be yourself and take care of yourself…your fans will be keeping you in our thoughts and prayers….


  24. Maggie Magee
    September 5, 2012 at 10:45 AM #

    Hope you are feeling better soon. Sending good thoughts your way! Thank you for keeping us posted!


  25. Pamela Bagwell
    September 5, 2012 at 10:55 AM #

    Sending the Feel Good Fairy with Feel Great Vibes!


    September 5, 2012 at 11:00 AM #

    Mark, I am so sorry you ar not feeling well.  You are in my prayers.  Susan


  27. Susan
    September 5, 2012 at 11:01 AM #

    Hope that you fell better soon..i love your posts, will keep you in my prayer’s


  28. September 5, 2012 at 11:14 AM #

    Hi Mark! Hugs and hugs to you…you are in my big time thoughts! Love, Mattie


  29. Karen Lieberman
    September 5, 2012 at 11:19 AM #

    Feel better my friend! Sending lots of healing prayers your way, take care and get lots of rest.


  30. Janet Friedrich
    September 5, 2012 at 11:21 AM #

    Thoughts and prayers.


  31. September 5, 2012 at 11:36 AM #

    Prayers for your healing. You bring so much joy to all you touch with your humor & creativity.


  32. Patricia Raygor
    September 5, 2012 at 11:37 AM #

    All we want is for you to be in good health. Take it easy. Luv ya.


  33. Juna
    September 5, 2012 at 11:44 AM #

    Oh Dear! I KNOW you’re sick when you can’t talk! All kidding aside, health first. Do, or don’t do, what ever it takes to feel well again. ♥♥♥


  34. September 5, 2012 at 11:47 AM #

    Mark…take care of yourself and rest up. Hope you feel better soon and will look for you in the next posting.
    Gail Staehle


  35. Edna Kotrola
    September 5, 2012 at 12:09 PM #

    Well, just get well soon. Kick back and enjoy yourself until you do.


  36. Diane Plymale
    September 5, 2012 at 12:43 PM #

    Mark I’m so sorry you are in my thoughts and prayers my friend. XOXOXOX Diane


  37. Cheryl
    September 5, 2012 at 12:48 PM #

    Mark, I am so sorry to hear this, take care of yourself first, then the rest will just have to take place when it can. You have lots of people caring and praying for you. Cheryl


  38. September 5, 2012 at 12:56 PM #

    Rest, recoup, relax, recharge. Take care of yourself. Everything else will wait. The most important thing right now, for you, is to do what you need to do, to feel better.


  39. September 5, 2012 at 1:15 PM #

    Poor Mark! 😦 As others have already said, your health is more important than the show, so concentrate on getting well. We’ll still be here when you’re ready to get back into the swing of things. Take care of yourself, Head Cupcake, and here’s hoping and praying that you get well soon.



  40. Denice
    September 5, 2012 at 2:24 PM #

    Praying for a speedy recovery. You will be missed but your health is more important. Love being sent your way.


  41. Zoed Vega
    September 5, 2012 at 2:28 PM #

    Goodness I am so sorry.., Hope you can be up in running in no time. We all love you Mark, I hope you know that.

    Zoed Vega

    Sent from my iPhone


  42. Maria mayet
    September 5, 2012 at 2:42 PM #

    Praying you feel better soon and the new specialist gives you some answers. Love and blessings.


  43. September 5, 2012 at 2:51 PM #

    praying for healing – you have a wonderful spirit!


  44. Karen Traweek
    September 5, 2012 at 2:53 PM #

    Mark, wishing you the best – hope they can figure out something to help. Keeping you in my thoughts and wishing you improved health ASAP!!! So many people love the heck out of you!!! Karen in VA Beach


  45. Anna Hanks
    September 5, 2012 at 3:43 PM #

    Yeah the jig is up!! that means take care of you instead of worrying about us. We will be here when you feel better.


  46. Nina Christman
    September 5, 2012 at 4:10 PM #

    Please try to get better. Tons of people love you — we even love your body!


  47. Jackie Johnson
    September 5, 2012 at 4:13 PM #

    So sorry to hear that you are not feeling well. Praying for better health for you.


  48. Peg Gilham
    September 5, 2012 at 5:04 PM #

    Please take care of yourself. I’ll be praying for your recovery. You are such a wonderful loving teddy bear!


  49. kathie wentworth-lavell
    September 5, 2012 at 5:06 PM #

    Prayers for you! Hope you get some answers soon and feel better soon.


  50. Pat Hart
    September 5, 2012 at 6:12 PM #

    Mark. Please find what is wrong. I look forward everyday for your humor to get my day going. What an inspiration you are. Many prayers for you.


    • September 5, 2012 at 8:29 PM #

      Mark, take good care, know so many people care for you and you are important in so many people’s lives! I can bring yarn for crochet and you don’t have to say a word! Just let me know when and what colors!!


  51. September 5, 2012 at 7:59 PM #

    Prayers for your quick recovery


  52. Paule-Marie
    September 5, 2012 at 8:20 PM #

    Hi Head Cupcake, it’s more important that you take care of yourself. I miss hearing you weekly, but get a daily dose on Facebook. We all want you better.
    Take care of yourself


    September 5, 2012 at 8:24 PM #

    Mark, I am so sorry there have been no answers for you. You are such a blessing to so many people and I pray for you daily and also your family. Maybe we could barter a kidney for quilting lessons. LOL I guess that is not so funny at a time like this and it probably hurts to laugh right now huh? A hug and kiss for you! Jeanbean


  54. Suzi Stone
    September 5, 2012 at 8:50 PM #

    You will be in my prayers for good news from your Doctor and a speedy recovery.


  55. Machelle
    September 6, 2012 at 12:43 AM #

    Sorry to say,I am sorry to hear! Big HUG and wishes of wellness to you, Mark. Take care, hope you get some answers.


  56. September 6, 2012 at 2:01 AM #

    Take care Mark – look after youself and don’t worry about your readers. We’ll still be here when you are well enough. Hugs!


  57. September 6, 2012 at 5:27 AM #

    I miss miss miss miss your show. There is nothing to listen to when I walk in the morning if I have not downloaded your show. Please be possitive, pray to God and you will be fine. All the best, Teresa Costa Rica


  58. Frank Warthan
    September 6, 2012 at 5:49 AM #

    Wish there was something we could do for you. IF you think of something…..Get well soon. Keeping you in thoughts and prayers.


  59. September 6, 2012 at 6:06 AM #

    There is nothing more important right now than rest and healing…I truly hope you find both.


  60. sue
    September 6, 2012 at 6:46 AM #

    I am so sorry to hear your news. Please know I’m thinking and praying for you!


  61. Erika
    September 6, 2012 at 7:21 AM #

    Dear Mark, So sorry to hear that you are feeling so poorly. It must be pretty bad to slow a person like you down. Please take care. I’ll be standing by until you are ready to be with us again.


  62. Cynthia Sato
    September 6, 2012 at 8:16 AM #

    Hope you feel better soon. It’s so hard to be sick! Just take this time to dream of all the quilts you’ll make someday!


  63. Roberta
    September 6, 2012 at 12:32 PM #

    Mark, You have given so much joy to all of us! I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.


  64. Agnes Gates
    September 6, 2012 at 3:40 PM #

    Sending prayers your way Mark.


  65. Annette Johnston
    September 6, 2012 at 7:30 PM #

    So sorry to hear that you’re feeling so Punk, Mark. Missed your cheery voice & irreverent sense of humour today. My very best wishes for you to get that danged kidney so you can get back on your game. Will look forward to updates from Jeff on your blog. Thinking of you both.


  66. Marilyn Weiss
    September 7, 2012 at 4:34 AM #

    Mark, We are all sending positive thoughts your way. Hang in there. We’ll all be here waiting for you when you are better.


  67. September 7, 2012 at 7:26 AM #

    Mark, I just read your post on Facebook (I don’t have an account, so I can’t reply there). I hope adjusting the meds works for you and that you feel better soon. And I hope that they get you scheduled for surgery soon so that you can be done with this already!

    Hang in there, Head Cupcake!


  68. Gayle Grier
    September 10, 2012 at 5:17 PM #

    Wishing you a speedy recovery, Mark. Take time to get well. We miss you.


  69. Donna Talipsky
    September 11, 2012 at 11:35 AM #

    My deepest prayer for your healing and recovery!


  70. Linda from Manitoba, Canada
    September 13, 2012 at 8:53 AM #

    Miss you, Mark. Get well soon, Sending you ((((Hugs)))) of encouragement.


  71. September 13, 2012 at 2:11 PM #

    Mark, I hope you get well soon. Stay positive, my dear. Friends you know and even some you don’t know are praying for you. Sending lots of love!! Cheryl


  72. Elaine Howard
    September 14, 2012 at 5:25 PM #

    Mark, so sorry to hear you aren’t doing well. Everyone is on your side and want you well and healthy. God Bless.


  73. Pat Seager
    September 23, 2012 at 12:41 PM #

    just do what you have to do and and what you CAN do and get that transplant!


  74. isabelbarr
    September 29, 2012 at 10:24 AM #

    Mark, Sweetie, I haven’t seen anything from you after this. I hope you feel okay. xoxo belle


  75. October 15, 2012 at 8:42 AM #

    Sick sucks. Hope you are better soon.


  76. November 5, 2012 at 7:07 PM #

    Missing you. All good wishes and hugs and kisses.


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