Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Trying to Play Catch Up

Where is time going?? It feels like Summer just start and now here we are in Fall! Now don't misunderstand I absolutely love Fall, it's my favorite time of year but I wish the year would just slow down a teeny tiny bit! So with time flying by so fast I'm going to use this post to catch up on everything that's been going on.

First, Mike's birthday celebration was just a huge overall success! On his actual birthday I surprised him with his favorite meal - mystery chicken and I filled the apartment with balloons, and presented him with some homemade goodies and we topped off the evening with ice cream cupcakes from Cold Stone Creamery! Wow those were good I kind of wish we hadn't tried them because then I wouldn't know how good they are!



Next, I'm on day 15 of the 21 day challenge, 15 days without coffee! Well almost. Last night I had the slightest little slip up. After five beers at dinner I thought a cup of coffee was much needed but one cup of coffee in 15 days is still a major win for this coffee addict and I had no desire for it this morning - so day 21 here I come!!

This week Mike is in California - I hate when he's away, I know I have the animals to keep me company but it's just not the same. I will say though that
every time Mike goes away I mentally prepare a giant to do list of all the things I want to do while on my own and this is the first time I'm accomplishing any of those things. I'm working out, I'm crafting, I'm catching up on reading, I'm working on getting the house decorated for Halloween and I'm spending time with friends. So though I don't like being on my own at least I can say this time around I'm being productive!

Last night I had dinner with my friend Leslie we had so much fun, she rea
lly makes me laugh! Then this morning I got a 7AM phone call from my friend and neighbor Anna and within forty-five minutes I was out the door and we were on our way for adventure. Anna and I make an unlikely pair she's in her seventies, she's tiny and in such great shape and well I'm younger but in much worse shape but we have fun and I love talking to her. This morning we walked over two miles around the Port Orleans resort, did some shopping, had lunch and then stopped at the Coronado Springs Resort for gelato! It is amazing how many things I've taken for granted around here and I plan to do more walking and exploring and just getting out and doing things. Allowing myself to be happy and have fun.



When I got home I went for a swim and then made Halloween cards (photos coming soon) And now I'm watching some TV and I'm going to play with some more Halloween craft ideas I have rattling around in my head.

And I leave you with this adorable photo of the cats! They are just so precious aren't they?? (and yes I'm biased!)



4 comments:

sandy said...

cute picture...i caught my boys asleep in the spare bedroom. they were all cuddled up, paws thrown over each other and everything. wish my camera was close enough to grab before they moved!!

jess from florida (willowgrove) said...

loved your post on rhonna's blog about the 21 challenge. kicking the coffee habit is NOT an easy task and i just wanted to tell you i think you are awesome for doing so well! WOW! are you going to have to change the name of your blog now? *wink*

thanks for the encouragement throughout the 21days! we DID it!

Anonymous said...

what is Mystery Chicken???

Dani said...

Mystery chicken is a recipe I got from my aunt ages ago. It is not healthy, it's chicken, cream of mushroom soup, cheese and stuffing!! It's delicious!!

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I live in Champions Gate, FL with my husband and our four fur babies (3 cats and 1 dog)I spend my time either being creative or trying to get the creative juices flowing. I love to cook, go for swims and take the dog for long walks.