Thursday, October 17, 2013

Back When I Was Wonder Woman...

There was a time when I could make bread and homemade jam, 

have dinner in the oven and take a meal to a sick friend,
(these are zucchini boats--love them!)

sew a prom dress,

run kids to school and dance classes,
and mop the kitchen floor...

ALL ON THE SAME DAY!

I thought those energetic days were long gone...until I sold my house.

My body and brain are on automatic pilot. Just when I think I cannot pack, lift, move, or shove one more thing, I get up and do more. Everyday I feel like Indiana Jones when he was so beat up he could only point to a few spots on his body that didn't hurt. Advil and ice are my best friends.

Sewing? Not much of that going on here. I have a little spot in the corner with my need-to-have stuff, but between lack of energy, time, and creative thoughts it doesn't get used much. Luckily, I had my Wicked projects almost finished before my packing began.

Enough of my whining!

Wicked is coming! Aren't you excited!

14 comments:

  1. Take care of yourself, Wonder Woman...thinking of you!

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  2. You're still Wonder Woman in my books, Carol!
    Hope the move goes smoothly and that you'll soon be settled in. Wonder Woman needs a day off!

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  3. Amazing what you can do when you have to.. that is what makes us women..

    Take care

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  4. Carry on. Moving is a bad word. My next move will be feet first. :)

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  5. Move is a four letter word. And you are Wonder Woman so straighten up your tiara sweetie! Looking forward to wicked!

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  6. Good luck with it all! It'll be over soon. And worth it!

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  7. Rosemary B here:
    Well, You still are WONDERful.
    Moving is exhausting.
    Where did you move to? I see you did not buy any of the two houses for sale on my street.
    :::;sigh:::
    Just focus on getting your new nest at least half way organized
    then you will be on fire to start sewing

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  8. Ah....don't you wish you still had that kind of energy? Hang in there. It will be over before you know it.

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  9. Oh, I remember the day! Now it is put it off, there is tomorrow, LOL!

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  10. You're still Wonder Woman . . . it's just that now you wonder how the woman used to do it all!!

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  11. I feel your pain. No, really. I feel it. I've been there and it hurts! blessings, marlene

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  12. Sometimes even Wonder Woman needs time off. The last time I moved I was 68 and I was just like you now ihave FM and Chronic Fatigue and can barely do much. I save all my energy these days for looking after my grandson and quilting. The rest gets done so I feel your pain too.
    Take care and pace yourself I never did.
    Good luck on your move. Blessings Sandra

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  13. Pump!

    Now pump it up!

    Pump that Carol spirit up!

    (I'm a cheerleader now you know...)LOL

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  14. now on earth did I miss this one..ohhh I was in exams and had a few things blocking my view...
    you just make my whole world smile...xx

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