It is hard to believe it has been so long since I posted on this blog… FACEBOOK has ruined me. It is so easy to do updates there. I will try to do better in the coming days!
Update on us… Ted and I are still living here in Alexandria. Things changed… the house did not sell… and here we remain! I have been unemployed for seven months. In November I looked for new space to rent and re-open A BEAD BOUTIQUE. The right spot wasn’t available. We will continue to investigate in the new year! I’ll keep you posted.
I am still making jewelry and having “beadovers” at my house. Let me know if you are interested. It isn’t uncomon to find my twelve foot long dining room table covered in beads! Poor Ted! I do miss the shop, every single day. Of course I miss you, my customers, who kept me going! This was a very rough summer and fall for me. I am doing better now. I still miss the daily routine of working, though. (My working friends don’t understand me! Even Ted has come to see that I need something to do!)
Perhaps the greatest thing I did for “me” was joining The Genesis Experience in September. Ginnie’s doctor recommended that she begin the program, and she asked me. I was ready, jumped in 100%. There are nutrition classes, exercise claslses, and the best support anywhere! I go four days a week, at 5:30 a.m. to exercise. In only twelve weeks I’ve lost 24 pounds and 11.25 inches. Three and a half inches from my waist and three from my hips. I feel better than I have in a long time. I’m stronger physically, less clumsy, and my balance has improved. Let me know if you are interested in their program. There are lots of classes (free!) and you can exercise for a week free (to see if you like it!) There are classes at other times during the day (Ginnie would never survive a 5:30a.m. class!)
Merry Christmas to you and your family! I wish you a blessed holiday season and celebration with family and friends. I believe that the best is yet to come in 2015!