I know its been like 1000 years since I posted but I have been really focusing on myself and my family lately. I have started a new fitness program that I share more about hopefully later in the week. This past Saturday was my birthday. During the end of March I have found that I struggle a bit with missing my Dad. I was so spoiled that I really miss that-I remember one year I was worried about going somewhere because not everyone would like it-his reply "Screw them-its your birthday you do what you want". Miss J has her birthday a few days after mine. My dad worshiped her....There is no way he would ever miss my birthday let alone his baby girls. It also makes me realize how much he has missed. This will be the third year he isn't here. We are getting to the point that she is fastly approaching the time that she will have had more birthday's without him then she had with---that is hard for me to begin to wrap my mind around.
My birthday was good-I took a quilting class about English Paper Piecing-Here is a great website and video about it. http://melaniekham.com/englishpaperpiecing/. It was a wonderful morning learning this new skill. Then we headed back to the house and went off to lunch at my favorite Chinese place. I almost cancelled lunch because our beloved dog biscuit may need surgery and I didn't really want to spend the money but my husband insisted and I was thankful that he did. Then we headed back for cake and gifts. I got lots of fun stuff including a new quilt kit and a few nice shirts and some make-up. It was a nice day.
Now it is about moving forward. For the past two months I have been working on incorporating fitness into my life-but now I am going to really try and focus on my nutrition. I may look into going to see a nutritionist and I am working on a container eating system and recording my calories. I want to really work on getting as healthy as possible and for the first time in a long time I really feel that this is possible. I am thankful that as I move into my 37th year things seem much more positive.