I am trying to get to a place where I take better care of myself, in addition to organizing myself so I can ease some of the stress I feel around work nowadays. I think it's helpful for Hubby and the boys, it can only help Mom, too! So, I created a Plan to help me keep my week running smoothly making sure my tote bag is ready for work, organizing things to do around the house, getting things done that I so often put off. Lately I also pack food for my weekend shift on Friday afternoon.
It pretty much always includes a sammie, some chips, fruit, yogurt, protein drink, and other healthy snacks like almonds or peanut butter. It keeps me out of the hospital cafeteria and gift shop and ensures I can grab something even if we are super busy. Pictured above are two complete sets of breakfast/lunch. I reload the lunch tote on Saturday night.
I moved my asparagus fern from the kitchen window seat to the deck and it went ape! The owl gets moved around a lot, lately as the squirrels love to love on my potted plants.
I also moved the little rose bush out there, but I think it may get too much water from all of the rain we have been getting. I don't know diddly about roses but I love plants in terracotta!
New design to stitch - two sweet birdies. I don't think it will say anything snarky. But I'm not making promises.
I ordered a To Do pad free from Shutterfly. It doesn't have a lot of room for a list, so I have to pick and choose what is important to list. This could be a good thing as my lists seems to spiral into chaos. I find that I am better about accomplishing everything on them if I simplify them into what's most important. It feels good on Friday to rip off that page and toss it with everything crossed off!
When my kids were kids I made this snack mix - peanuts, raisins, and M&M's. Nowadays I use craisins and sometimes I use almonds, but the basic "recipe" is the same. I scooped up a couple of bags for co-workers and left the rest for the boys in a big tupperware container...by Monday it was GONE. I think it might be something I have in the pantry on a more regular basis!
p.s. Where did May go?!