Archive | July 2013

Week One: My Recipe

So excited about our new blog, Eyes on the Horizon. I spent the last week thinking about many things and what I can do to make a better me. I’m thrilled to be documenting this in blog format so I can see how far I have come or what trips me up weekly.

I’m starting with a writing challenge I found:

Weekly Writing Challenge: A Pinch of You.

Recipe for Life with My Eyes on the Horizon

Note: This recipe is for me to make when I need a reminder of why I MUST keep My Eyes on the Horizon and FOCUS on a Better Me in 52 Weeks.
Taste may vary due to your personalized horizon.

Ingredients:
1 cup of patience
2/3 cups you’re not going to beat me in the head with nonsense
1 helmet
4 cups of determination & acceptance
12 fluid ounces of put myself first
2 fluid ounces of they will get over it, just like I have in the past
5 heaping tablespoons of Just Go for It & Smile Now, Cry Later

Instructions:
Gradually mix & whisk 2 fluid ounces of they will get over it, just like I have in the past and 12 fluid ounces of put myself first and set aside. Kneed together 1 cup of patience, 2/3 cups you’re not going to beat me in the head with nonsense and 4 cups of determination & acceptance. Throw the kneaded mixture into the helmet and add 5 heaping tablespoons of Just Go for It & Smile Now, Cry Later. Now place the 2 fluid ounces of they will get over it, just like I have in the past and 12 fluid ounces of put myself first, that you set aside, in the helmet. Shake it up, let it marinate and move on.
Some of my week:

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Week Number One ♡

The week in general was great. I decided to change one habit a week and build on it as I go along. The best part about it is that I am in charge of the rules, so yes I can change as needed. Dresses are apart of my weekly feel good, pretty and fabulous mind set. I also will stop and smell the roses or in this weeks case stare at the beautiful moon and reflect on my life. Starting to gather quotes and build a vision board or an O dream board that will help me stay focus of being a better ME.

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The second part of my week was about food, friends and laughter. I need more of these times as it makes me a better Me. I added water to my life again, food with my friends weekly, drinks as needed and of course movies with popcorn. I realized there is a lot of things out there that I haven’t done due to not having a man, but why do I need one when I have friends and family. Each week I will add something new to my life and add and delete as needed. I will continue to work toward a new version of the already fabulous ME.

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Week 1: Beach and Beauty, Sun and Skulls

Lyric of the Week: “No freedom ’til we’re equal. Damn right, I support it.” – Same Love, Mackelmore

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Sunday: This week started with the beach. The perfect way to start this year of my life. Brain reset, crashing waves and sand everywhere. What could be better? My brother needed it, I needed it. It was recuperation at its best.

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Monday: Back to work! Day one and already some drama. I think the lady who donated this is trying to defraud the IRS. She wanted a letter to confirm her donation and called no less than 15 times for it, Why? Well, I think she knows that we can’t assign value to her donation– only she can. If we say she donated jewelry, she can say it was diamonds and gold. As you can see, it was more along the lines of “costume” and “crap”. But alas, that is not my battle to fight. So, I delivered the letter and took a picture for documentation, CYA at all times.

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Wednesday: Franklin Institute with my favoritest person on the planet, We had a great time. I especially loved getting to hang with the girls. But especially the really smiley girl on the end of the bench on the right ❤ Love that kid.

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Thursday: Dinner with Wifey! ❤ Needed the talk and the drink and the Wifey attention. Bad! The food sucked but the company was great. How dare you mess up French Dip? Blasphemy. That’s like burning bacon.

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Thursday: My beauty shot for the blog with the Go Girls. I feel like age isn’t looking so bad on me these days. Hope that isn’t just some delusion of mine . . .

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Friday: Oh, what a beautiful day. No boss, catching up on work. Big, healthy lunch and sunshine. More like this please.

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Saturday: Stepping up my wardrobe: part 1. Weeding out the silly, kiddie tees, buying more dresses and things that make me feel sexy. Maintaining the pedis at all times and really endeavoring to look like a sexy, single, 35 year old woman. That’s the plan, anyway. This dress is very me. I love it. Best part? It was buy one get one free! So, I got a dressier, sexier one too. Date worthy, really. Now, just to get that date . . .

This was a good week. One down, 51 to go on the road to a better me.