Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Swimming in Success

I know I keep talking about swimming, but it is one of the few things I feel I am succeeding at right now.

Other things I am succeeding at:
Writing blog entries every week or so
Keeping up on email
showering every day
Making sure three kids are fed and healthy and happy
Keeping things out of Kate's nose and ears
Supporting Ben as he rehearses for a church musical 6 days a week! (more on that later)

Things I am not succeeding at:
Keeping my house clean
Finishing my 30 day challenge of reading the Book of Mormon started Jan. 3
Getting ready for the stream of spring break visitors we have lined up
Folding the darn laundry!
Reading books I want to read
Finishing a hutch I started painting...oh...three weeks ago?

Although it's sometimes hard to get up at 6:15am, go outside in the cold and the dark (again-thanks daylight savings!) there is something relaxing and centering about swimming back and forth, watching the sun rise, a few minutes of adult conversation, and getting a good start to the day. Here's to swimming!

Me doing some rockin' breaststroke!

Audra's amazing butterfly!

Here's to the kick 'n' chat part of the work-out!


Matt said...

All power to you Kir! I can't stand swimming and am always impressed with those who love it.

rubberbandgirl said...

I love those photos and the mist coming off the water.
I think starting your day off like that is a lot harder than the items on the 'not-succeeding' list.
That has to count for a LOT, plus I think those last three things on your succeeding list have triple points attached to them.

LAHansen said...

Totally impressed with the things you're succedding at! Especially the swimming. Way to go Kir!

Me & My BOYS said...

That really sounds so refreshing and like a good way to start the day. Way to go Kir! And don't feel bad about your not succeeding list... ours are all about the same.

Missletoe said...

I can't believe you are swimming OUTSIDE, you dog! You look like a pro.