Sunday, November 29, 2009

She did it and a finish/start again!

Yeah, our youngest daughter got her 2nd swimmingcertificate yesterday, and I think you must know how we feel: very proud! And because she is only six years old; she doing it very quickly.

Just ready and still not smiling.

"Sinterklaas" gave it to her (finally a very little smile):

Click to enlarge for a better view.

And today I finished the buttons on SamSarah - Baubles July! So this is number seven out of twelve. Still five to go before December 31.

Also I made a new start a couple of days ago. You probably think: again? Yes, but this one has a special reason. Maybe you noticed the ticker on the left? I quited smoking six days ago, and therefore I allowed myself to start on The Shores of Hawk Run Hollow from Carriage House Samplings. This piece will always reminds me to quit smoking and what a difference it makes for me. Ofcourse I had/have some(more) bad days, but the good days will keep me going through this.
Finally after 25 years and several moves to quit, can I hold on?
And for the against smokers amoung us: I never smoked around my kids, always outside or far away from them! My kids are very proud and happy for me, that I have the strength to do this.

So here's a little new progress picture:

Thank you for stopping by and your lovely comments earlier. Till next time...
Lots of hugs and love.


Patti said...

Well Carin I'm very proud of you too. I quit almost 20 years ago and it was so much easier than dieting I just can't tell you. You have to have food you don't have to have cigarettes. Your girls are just lovely and congrats to your 6 year old for getting her 2nd certificate in swimming.
Patti xxx

Terri(TerriBoog) said...

Yeah for you for quitting smoking, Carin! You can do it! I quit almost 20 years ago when I found out I was pregnant with Matt and I never went back. You can do it but it is hard but then, most things worthwhile are.

Your DD is so cute and congrats on her swimming certificate. You've been productive while I've been out of town - great progress on your SS designs and great start on SoHRH.

Mylene said...

Congrats to your DD on her swimming certifiacte and to you too for quiting smoking. I am sure you can do it!!
Great start on the new project.

Carin said...

Wat goed van je dat je gestopt bent en ik duim voor je dat je het vol houdt. Zelf ben ik afgelopen juni na 6 weken gestopt te zijn weer begonnen en baal er nog steeds van. Ik deed het met champa, een medicijn, maar daar werd je zo loom en depressief van dat ik ze aan de kant gegooit heb en helaas ... toen begon ik weer. Ik rook ook nooit in huis, altijd buiten of in garage :)
Gefeliciteerd met je dochter !!! En je nieuwe werk is fantastisch. Wil die ook nog eens maken.

Siobhan said...

Congratulations to your daughter, Carin!! Best of luck to you on your quest to stop smoking. Lovely stitching!

Annemiek said...

What a courageous decision Carin, I think it's wonderful and hope you will enjoy Shores of HRH for a long, long time.