Magazines – Marie Claire June 2011, July 2011, August 2011, September 2011; People June 20, 2011,; July 11, 2011, July 18, 2011, July 25, 2011, August 1, 2011, August 8, 2011, August 15, 2011, August 22, 2011; Shape July 2011, August 2011; All You June 17, 2011, July 22, 2011, August 26, 2011; Cosmo August 2011; Lowe’s Creative Living Fall 2011
Books –Thrive Through Menopause by Monica Troughton; The Complete Guide to Menopause by Pat Wingert; The Trouble with Magic by Madelyn Alt; Stories I Only Tell My Friends by Rob Lowe; The Good Girls Guide to Bad Girl Sex by Barbara Kessling; When Your Hormones Go Haywire by Pamela Smith; The Organized and Inspired Scrapbooker; The Sexy Years by Suzanne Somers; Dear Cupid by Julie Ortolon; Stuck in the Middle by Virginia Smith; Love Me If You Must by Nicole Young; Fools Rush In by Janice Thompson
2.What movies, television shows, plays, etc. did I watch this month?
Movies – Lincoln Lawyer, Rango, First Monday in October, Something Borrowed, Why Did I Get Married, The Romantics
TV Shows – True Blood Season 4; Criminal Minds Season 2;
2. What fun things did I do with my family and/or friends?
We got to spend time with Bailey and Bella.
Celebrated my Mom and Dad’s 50th Wedding Anniversary
3. What gifts did I give and/or receive?
I hired a photographer to take photos at the anniversary celebration.
4. What special or unusual purchases did I make?
Not much shopping this month, just the normal Goodwill shopping.
5. What illnesses or health concerns did I have?
My headaches are almost a thing of the past and I am sleeping much better, almost too much now.
6. What were my accomplishments this month?
Bill and I met again with Pastor Andrew – we are to work on a budget.
I finished the Week in the Life Album and got 12 scrapbook pages complete.
7. What were my disappointments this month?
There was nothing too disappointing this month.
8. How did I do on my goals for the month?
I wanted to get Nicole’s stuff out of the spare/craft room and I got that accomplished.
9. Anything else noteworthy to include?
Bill and I spent a weekend in Tampa - a much needed get away.
We set a wedding date – November 26, 2011
QUOTE – Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not. – Samuel Johnson
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you. ~ Sri Ram