Just Another Manic Monday

Rogue and I took a nice little walk this morning. The sky was blue, the wind was at a minimal, and you could actually hear some birds twittering among themselves in the trees up above. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love dark and dreary days. But this morning was a nice change of pace. I attribute feeling better, physically, to it as well.

I have been keeping busy today

  • Laundry, both washing and folding
  • Dishes, still drying in the dishwasher
  • Picking up toys (they are never ending)
  • Making banana bread
  • Writing the meal plan for the week (tonight is Chicken Parmigiano Strips with Spaghetti Marinara)
  • Organizing various projects
  • Organizing the closets

I should be working on my love notes card for Shawn, for Valentine’s Day. I need to do some 1/8″ stitching around the envelope before I can embroider the card.

I should also be doing some embroidery after investing in a hand painted canvas on supplies. I decided to delve into the world of embroidery on my second visit to Queen Anne’s Stitches. It was a perfect activity while the rain poured on and on in the afternoon. Of course, I saw this and just had to join.

I should be working on my Minimalist Cardigan considering the Ravelympics start on the 12th and I really don’t want to start a second sweater without finishing the first one. I guess we’ll see what happens in the next few days. I am in three groups for the Ravelympics. What was I thinking?

I should be going to the gym. Right now. I finally joined a gym and need to go check it out so I know where everything is and to get a class schedule. I did very well last month with our new healthy living. Until I got food poisoning. I know that whatever weight I lost in January I gained right back this past week. So I need to get some exercise to help shed those pesky cottage cheese thighs.

I should also be very pleased with myself because my Littlest Pet Shop Special Edition Platypus came in the mail the other day. But you have to see what I had to buy to get the Platypus because she’s just so damn cute:

I should also try to calm myself down. All weekend I’ve been up in the air. Flitting about from one thing to the next. You see, school starts tomorrow. Yes, tomorrow. My schedule?

  • 8-9:20 History 102: Western Civilization
  • 9:30-10:50 Political Science 1
  • 11:10-12:30 Sociology 200: Women’s Studies

My days are just getting busier and busier and I don’t know where to find the time to do all the things I should be doing. How does one do it?

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7 thoughts on “Just Another Manic Monday

  1. Wow! Superwoman!
    I love your LPS collection. I never noticed how very adorable they are before.
    Sometimes, there is so much on my plate that I just can’t get anything done. Then, I have to find my way to doing one thing at a time…
    You make me seem lazy!

  2. hi hunny!!! how are you? your todo list is as bad as mine…I swear they have more toys than I can pick up!!!! arrrgghhhh……………I LOVE ur new littlest pet friend, so sweet! sophie will love seeing this pic, she adores them too….(again more things for me to pick up!)………..dont mind them because of the cuteness 🙂

    Mr. Bob says hi too, he is settling in so well and has been introduced to all the gang!

    {{hugs}}mandyxx

  3. Hope you are feeling better! Love those polka dots… I’ve not done much embroidery in ever so long–you’ve inspired me! My nieces are crazy about those Littlest Pet Shop creatures and collecting them–they are cute. Good luck at the gym–brave you! And great luck with your classes! Don’t forget to make room for Valentine’s… wishing you a sweet weekend :o)

  4. Wow, there is a lot going on here, you sound busy…but a good busy. That polka dot fabric is amazing. Good for you for committing to go to the gym, any kind of exercise routine takes perseverance. Have a great weekend and happy valentines day.

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