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([personal profile] catelin Jan. 4th, 2009 09:50 am)
It's cold (relatively speaking) today after a few warm days. Yesterday we went to town wearing shorts, but tomorrow looks like it's back to sweaters and boots. Texas weather. Gotta love it. My wind chimes tell me that the wind is picking up and the front is moving in. The year has started off well, very well in fact. Last year was pretty rough, from start to finish.

We had a fairly productive weekend so far. The only low point was the second half of Grindhouse--Death Proof. Not that Planet Terror was any great shakes either, but at least it was gross fun with lots of ooky zombie guts a flying. But Death Proof? I am now thoroughly convinced that Quentin Tarantino is so far up his own ass that he may never come out again.

We started exercising before the new year, and this is what a great man I have. He loves me so much he does silly exercise shows with me in the living room! So we walk every other day and we jump around like dorks every other day. We've been talking about starting yoga together, but we have so much on our plates now that we'll probably hold off on that until after the wedding. I feel so much better already, though. Part of the last year's troubles kept us from getting out and being as active as we would have liked. I've always been pretty physically active, so the change brought a few pounds with it...not a lot, but enough to make me feel heavy and my clothes ill-fitting. I'm way too cheap to buy a whole new wardrobe, so I decided it was time to remedy the problem. A little cleanup of my eating habits and regular exercise has me feeling a million times better.

I think we may head into town for breakfast a little later and finish up some last minute errands before the week starts tomorrow. It's been so nice to have a few days away from work. It really improves my whole state of mind when I have some down time every so often.

Like many of you, I'm determined to be more communicative and reach out more this year, so thanks for bearing with me--through the long quiet spells. There may be more to come, but for now I'm going to really try to write more in general. This has always been a good place for me to cultivate words and it seems that the more I write here the more I write in general. Odd, but true. There are stories I need to finish this year and it's time for that, because I need to begin new ones. I haven't written, really written, in ages. I've gotten flabby and clumsy with my writing. I'll get there, though. This year is going to be significant. I feel it in my bones.

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hey, yer not bein' graded.

i think some ffolk treat LJ like a contest, sometimes.

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yeah, i could have warned you about "death proof" but you were sassin' me.

call me!

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It's wonderful being active together, isn't it? I have to get my guy back into doing yoga with me. He was doing good for awhile, then we just went back to riding bikes and walking.

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if your guy needs encouragement, tell him to talk to me! yoga is the best - you just have to find a really good teacher.

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Thought you all may enjoy this freaky vid.

Catelin, I check LJ every once in awhile and it thrills me to see you have posted.Your words always always remind me to stay in my heart. I use to be a friend of DD's and I am always happy to read her posts too. I am surprised you haven't deleted me as I don't post. I have many of the things you have written saved in favs. Best to you and yours in the NY. I didn't know you were getting married! The first I began reading you you were extricating yourself from a sad relationship. I related as I was as well. So happy you have someone who shines on you. xoxo~@rtemis


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