Thursday, August 13, 2009

Small Successes

Over at Faith and Family Live they do "Small Successes" on Thursdays to help moms stay encouraged by the little things.

Well, I'm not a mom yet, but that doesn't mean I don't need encouragement :).

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1. I canned tomatoes using a pressure canner. Which is no small feat, considering I've had a fear of them instilled in me since I was a small child. (a la "Mamie's friend lost her whole face when her pressure cooker exploded." and similar true tales).

2. I baked my first loaf of yeast bread. Not banana bread. YEAST bread. It was tough and our jaws were sore after a few bites of endless chewing, but it's a start! I'm no longer afraid to bake bread.

3. I exercised yesterday. Inspired by this crazy post, I actually did it. OUCH. I haven't known pain like this since... well... the last time I exercised.

1 comment:

ViolinMama said...

Yeah on the workout!!! It's hard to make ourselves do it! Great job on surviving #1 and eating #2....a great week!! ;)

Many blessings!

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