Sunday, January 31, 2010
Where did January go??
This month just flew by. I'm sticking to my goals for the year so far. I took an honest look at why I've been unable to drop those 10 lbs for the past 10 years and the answer may not have been what I wanted to hear--but it's working. Finally. Jeff and I have made a pact to go to the gym every. day. of. the. week. I've increased my cardio to 50 minutes and fallen in love with a new machine that's part elliptical part stair-stepper. It's an @ss-kicker. Of course, I don't ever feel my workout's complete unless I've run. This year makes 20 straight years of running. I hope I get 20 more out of my knees. Doubtful, but a girl can dream. I've also recently cut caffeine out of my life and we're both calorie-counting. Not cuckoo-crazy calorie counting, but just being much more aware of what's going in. I'm down 6 lbs in 3 weeks. Woohoo!
As for the time management--it's slowly starting to happen. I've scrapbooked a few times this month. I've spent more time purging my supplies of old stuff I just don't think I'll ever use. My niece is getting a fun surprise donation in a few weeks! I can finally take stock of what I have and get excited again about using it.
I've also made another honest observation after seeing all the new MS punches coming out this spring--- a girl does not have to own EVERY SINGLE PUNCH. I love them, I really do, but I'm running out of space to store them. I think I'm also getting a little overwhelmed with the choices I currently have so I don't want to keep adding to it. I'm vowing to enjoy the plethora of punches I already own and STOP BUYING MORE. ( there are a TON of new border/corner ones coming out--at least 30 that I saw, not to enable or anything)
Here's a layout I did this week in the spirit of Valentine's (of course). Just wanted to do at least one using the MME LoveNest stack. I have some Valentine's projects/gifts I hope to finish this week using this paper and then I might just donate the rest. That's the problem with stacks sometimes. I get sick of creating with it after awhile. Note to self: STOP BUYING STACKS.
Other supplies used on this:
MS lattice heart
MS eyelet lace heart
MS scroll heart
MS doily heart lace
MS loopy hearts
Cuttlebug embossing folders
I hope to post in a few days with some V-day cards. Enjoy your upcoming week!
Posted by Cathy... at 11:14 AM