Late,late late, with the January update as it’s the 4 February already. The year started off brilliantly and then went down the pan!!!
I have become even more intimate with the A1, M1,M4,M5,M6, M18, M40 and the M42! Another family crisis which had the potential to be a real tragedy, involving hospitals. Relief- all scary tests and scans came back negative, and now it’s just a question of improving health for one person and keeping a family afloat.
We were away at the weekend and came home to find that YIPPEE, pothole saga has moved to the next stage, and is now Road Repairing Saga. Have a look at what greeted us on Monday.
And the whole road looks like this
I won’t mention the car brakes, the chip on the car windscreen, the tumble dryer and the central heating boiler that leaked. Let’s just say that sometimes life can be a trifle difficult.
So what happened with my 16 for 2016?
16 swims-I went swimming four times in January, I started by managing 16 lengths and on the last visit swam 20.
15minutesx 2x 5 days a week walking- I’ll call that a project in progress. Hard to walk when you are in a car etc, but we did manage a stroll round the park where we stayed and these snowdrops brightened our day.
14 lbs lost- amazingly 4, since all I did was swim and walk a bit.
13 outings- none
12 cookery posts- I will be honest here I thought I would do one a month,but when I looked at what I wanted to write about realized that it wouldn’t work. Still have plans for 12 but I will have to do some more cooking first!
11 pictures of flowers-none
10 handmade cards- yes , one for Valentine’s Day
9 garden posts- first one due in February
8 stash/kit busting projects- Flower Fairies cross stitch in progress
7 sewing/embroidery projects- none
6 acts of kindness- none, I didn’t even manage the garden bird count this year. But Innocent smoothie hats are now in the supermarkets.
5 Non Fiction reads.
Loving this book
4 Improve knitting and crochet skills, cable jacket underway
3 Bucket list makes. The cheese souffle has been made, but the first one was decapitated getting it out of the oven. DOH!
2 railway journey and 1 bus journey- none yet
0 magazine purchases-None bought in January!
Hope to have more going on in February, and if you would like to leave a link to your 2016 goal progress posts, please feel free to put it in the comments box.