Monday, 15 April 2013

Slow Blog Linky Party

It's the 15th of the month - where has the time gone?! Actually, for me, a lot of it went into the school holidays. A good time was had by all, although there were moments ....


Success of the month - I ran two miles and suddenly realised that if I go upstairs to fetch something, forget to bring it down with me and have to go up again (which happens a lot), I'm not out of breath by the time I've got to the top of the stairs for the second time. Result!   I'm mentioning it really because if I can do it so can anyone. Getting fit was one of my New Year's resolutions, and at that point I couldn't run for more than a minute or so at a time.   I'm doing the Couch to 5K programme, using podcasts from here.

Sadly I have completely failed in one of my other resolutions which was to do something creative every day.  I haven't been doing anything creative at all this month but c'est la vie.  On my immediate to-do list are yellow and grey Siblings Together quilt, my leaf quilt - think I can get it done in time to enter it here?! - and three very belated Pay it Forward gifts which I haven't forgotten.

What about you?  Have you been wildly creative (not envious at all...) or been doing other things?  I would love to hear about it, so do link up - you can grab a linky button from my sidebar - and visit other Slow Bloggers too, to show your support.

(PS, if you would like to host, just let me know.)


9 comments:

  1. Wow - congrats on the running...that's wonderful progress!! Stick with it and your urge to be creative will return. Love the snowy pic :)

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  2. Ooh I've been toying with starting couch to 5k for a while. You may have inspired me! I'd be happy ot host next month it you'd like x

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  3. Congratulations on running 2 miles. That is great! I so need to get off the couch and get back to running again:)
    I'd love to host.

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  4. Well done on getting fit. Like the amount of sewing I get done the amount of exercise I do peaks and troughs too. The sewing has been going fairly well at the moment but the exercise not so great.

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  5. Oh you are so inspiring! thanks for the opportunity to link to this again

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  6. Wow congrats on the fitness goal! Isn't it great to feel fitter! And I'm convinced you are creative everyday, just maybe not in sewing perhaps. I bet you cook and play with your kids. I have had a bad documentation time but am enjoying seeing family in NZ, so that makes up for it!

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  7. If you could run and stitch at the same time, you would have all the bases covered :)

    You definitely couldn't call yourself a Slow Blogger though, so I think you should stick to one at a time!

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  8. You have achieved such a great deal with this couch to 5k goal. You are being creative, just with your body instead of fabic!

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  9. Well done on getting fit! I love the idea of 'pay it forward' gifts, where can I find out more about this?

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