18 September 2011
Several of you have asked how things are going after my surgery back in April and I'm pleased to say that they are going very well! I'm down over 75 lbs from where I was in January! I have so much more energy and I move so much faster than I used to! This weekend, I took half a day to go through my closet, trying every single item on. I was able to get rid of 4 large trash bags full of clothes that are way too big! How nice to get everything all sorted out and downsize in such a positive way! Everything that is left in the closet fits for now! (Provided you don't count things like suitcases and pillows, which are also stored here! )
See all those empty hanger to the right? I'm wondering how they all fit in the closet with clothes on them! Now I've got things sorted by color, which makes it easy to find things that go together. In another 20 lbs or so, I'll have to do this again as many of these shirts are just borderline too big. How nice to have this problem rather than the old one of things getting too tight!
Last week, we had some tremendous thunderstorms move through. One of them left us with lots of hail, up to 4 inches deep in some places in town! The leaves on the trees are looking mighty beat up and much thinner than they had been! I took this picture a couple of hours after the storm when I got home from work. I can only imagine what it must have looked like right after!
White Sands National Monument has one of the prettiest visitor centers. An old adobe building with lovely wooden vigas and timbers. Afte...