Author Archives: Juli

220 to 40 ~ the paper pile

President’s Day, so no school today. I spent the morning tackling a chore that I absolutely loathe to do… the paper pile. The current paper pile was so very, very large. It consisted of 4-5 smaller piles of house bills, … Continue reading

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222 to 40

Tiling the house is exhausting. Also, bending… Squatting. Pushing. Pulling. Lifting. Stretching. Hauling. Cleaning. Which is why I only got one “real” workout done this week (yesterday’s run). The Man tells me it all counts. I believe him. All mobility … Continue reading

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Potential

Spent the day outside. Got a good lesson on life while digging in the dirt but I can’t get the words out tonight. Maybe tomorrow when the rainy season starts again…

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227 to 40

Oh my goodness, it’s been busy. The Man and I worked all weekend painting and laying the rest of the tile in Abby’s room. The girls have been sharing an airbed and it has almoooost worn out its stay. I’m … Continue reading

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231 to 40

Abby’s room is the first to get the new tile floor. We weren’t going to redo everything but you know how that goes. I put a fresh coat of white on the window trim and baseboards yesterday, so that made … Continue reading

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232 to 40

Welp, I’ve already screwed up my “write everyday till my birthday” goal. I am pretty sure I knew that wasn’t going to work out, but I had the best intentions. Part of the journey this year is allowing myself grace … Continue reading

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Sit in Your Mess

The current state of our house is DISARRAY. We are putting tile in the whole house, and the first section is both of the girl’s rooms. All of their things are ALL OVER our house, and will be for several … Continue reading

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237 to 40

Today was just a day, really. I’m tired of winter and can’t wait to get out in my yard and work. But before that, there is work. Floor work. And before floor work. There was work. Just good ole fashioned … Continue reading

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The Women that Stand Beside Us.

The most valuable thing a woman can possess is the ability to see that she is not alone. It may be that this is something that we don’t truly understand until we get older, when the stubbornness and independence of … Continue reading

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239 to 40 – Rest and Recover

Just a quick note today. No exercise today. Just my most wonderful ever hair appointment. When I quit teaching, I started making a point to “treat” myself to regular hair salon appointments. I was in a pattern of only getting … Continue reading

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