Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Starting Over..

Starting Over
So in the last 2 months I have gone for a run a hand full of times.
I have gained a little weight but I think what has changed the most is my attitude towards  eating healthy.. I have been caring very little. Running helps me get my health back on track. When I used to run in the morning I just felt healthier and I think I made  my entire day better. I know I felt a-lot happier.. So for the last 2 weeks or so I have been trying to get my butt out of bed by 6 am..( not happening) but this morning I did it . I got up and I ran. I was slow but that does not really matter because running is like everything else the more you do it the better you get. I was thinking on my run how maybe if I post about my runs for the next couple weeks Ill get back into it.
My blog will give me accountability.
This morning I got up and talked myself into going for a short run. My first mile was slow 12 minute mile slow. Then I just kept at it and 6 miles later I was done. I ran 11 minute miles..
That leaves me lots of room for improvement.
So I plan on improving my runs for the next couple of weeks..
Just had to share.
Have a great Day !!

Monday, November 21, 2011

This song makes me dance..

Don't you love it when a song makes you dance..
This song makes me dance everytime..

Friday, November 18, 2011

Starting again....

Tomorrow  morning I am going to get up early and go for a semi long run with my dad. Its been a little over 2 months since I have really ran. I have been keeping my beautiful sister company and its been great but I miss running too. I am going to run tomorrow and the day after even if that means getting up early..and tomorrow s run wont be fun it will be hard but that's OK because it will lead me to a good place in a couple months. I am going to get myself healthy and happy and I am going to start tomorrow...

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

I took a sewing class ! and I loved it !

I was blog surfing the other day . I had Isabella sitting with me and I looked at this super cute skirt this girl said she made and I thought I want to make a skirt too... so I googled sewing classes in San Diego and found this cute little sewing store Home EccStudio
that teaches How to make a skirt class!!!!
I was so excited I signed up and next thing you know ...There I was taking a sewing class and making my own skirt. I was a little nervous thinking I might not have enough time to finish it. The teacher was very patient and knowledgeable and the other students were very sweet. It was a cozy class room and I rate this cute little store 4 stars. I was able to keep up and I finished my skirt in about 2 hours :) I am very proud of myself.
So you know what I a thinking about right? Making a skirt for Isabella and Paola and my cute nieces.
I love being a girl and loving all things girly!!!
So I was thinking what is your favorite thing you learned to make this year or what was your favorite class, on line classes totally count?

Sunday, November 13, 2011

The Space Between part 3

I made some wonderful friends at this retreat.  It’s so cool to show up at a new place and put ones self out there.  Although I was scared, I learned that most of the girls there were feeling the same way as me, AWE. They were also looking forward to making new friends.  Within no time at all everybody was sharing their story on what led them to the retreat.  Telling us all about their interest, their family and how much they love Art.
How Art has healed them or openned up parts of them they had forgot excisted. How happy they are to be here… Just like ME!!!

Art retreats are the BEST!!!  They help you grow and nurture your inner being. I really liked Patty's retreat.  I added her blinkie to my blog, if you want to check it out and spend a weekend in the mountains with your girlfriends painting and journaling...
In A LOVING environment
Hope you had a great weekend.

Friday, November 11, 2011

The Space between part 2

The Space Between Part 2...
So after we all settled in and got to know each other Bonnie made some wonderful cookies.  Then we got into the art part of the retreat. Patty led us in some wonderful exercises and showed us some fun art journaling tricks.

This is our art table... It looks like candy don't you think? Everyone was in a great place playing with words and paints, coloring and sharing our creations.  It was a perfect day.  Getting started is my favorite part of the creating process with friends. I especially like the noise associated with the hustle and bustle…  I also love the part right after we have been taught something new when the room gets quite because everyone has found their creative art tingle…
I found this quote and thought it was perfect for what I was feeling.
All true artists, whether they know it or not, create from a place of no-mind, from inner stillness.
::: Eckhart Tolle ::: 
Here is my creation...
I call it
"Sweet Spirits..."

My Girlfriend created this sweet page of her husband and daughter in her art journal… She loves purple and she loves glitter and it is evident in her work of Art… There is so much in love in art... I will share pictures of the wonderful ladies I meet tomorrow.