Update on my stitching projects

I finished my exams and I’ve passed them all. Technically, that means I’ve finished university, but I still have 2 exams that I didn’t pass (from previous years) and one big exam that I will have in February next year.

I guess I should be proud of myself. I actually was happy when I saw the results. But, we got some bad news and I’m once again in a bad place. I am not superstitious, but I’m really starting to think nothing good will happen this year. We’ve had so many bad things happen, one after another, that it’s really hard to keep a positive attitude.

So, I’ve wasted my free time stitching. Nothing bad can happen if you do nothing productive.

I’ve started a smaller stitching project and in 3 days I’ve advanced a lot.

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 Today is a holiday and of course I’m not allowed to stitch. So here is how my two projects are standing:

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At this rate I will finish the smaller project in a week or two. Hopefully, it will turn out OK. I’m having second doubts regarding the shade of the face.

Busy Bee

It’s 9PM and I am tired.

I’ve been a busy bee today. I’m proud to say I completed every task I set my mind on and even a little extra. I may be a long way till the end result, but I’m still happy.

I had work today, after work a short visit to the in-laws and back home. I finished ironing clothes for the next week, still have another batch prepared for tomorrow. I’ve cleaned our closet and it’s so nice now that I can find something without digging in a pile of clothes.

Somehow cleaning helps me relax but at the same time it kills my body. At least I am sure I will have a good night sleep.

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“But there is enough in life that has to be done, without vexing our souls and wearing out our bodies over work that is not essential either to the happiness or well-being of our fellow” – Mrs. Owev’s Cook Book and Useful Household Hints by F.E. Owens 1903

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Not what I had in mind

It’s no surprise when things don’t work out the way we plan them. It’s just a surprise when almost everything goes wrong!

I’m tired of us being grumpy and gloomy. I’m tired of being tired all the time. I gave up on doing things, fun things, because staying in bed seemed the best thing to do. I won’t complain about me sleeping and getting a good night’s rest, but I don’t feel any better when I wake up (even after 16 hours, which I think is my personal record so far).

Oh well, things could always get worse. So I won’t complain anymore.

Hopefully, our good cheer and motivation will come back. I just want to finish the things that I started and get on with life (including my blog).