Category Archives: Life

Day 270: Moving a Large Bookshelf Into the Garage Was More Difficult Than I Thought

I was eager to get started this morning on planning the steps involved in moving the bookcase full of books from the spare room into the garage. Step 1: Make space in the garage This wasn’t going to be easy … Continue reading

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Day 269: Moving My Desk, Fish and Chips and a Family Evening

I spent ages in the car doing the school run this morning due to traffic jams and rain, and then I had a full day at work. Late morning the sun came out and warmed up the conservatory which meant … Continue reading

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Day 268: I Feel Lighter Now That 10 Charity Bags Have Been Donated… and Appointment Booked for More

It was cold and raining this morning. Not ideal when the plan was for me to transport ten charity bags to Sue Ryder (five trips to and from the car). I took the girls to school and when I was … Continue reading

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Day 267: A Trip to the Dentist and Decluttering the Kitchen Counters

Filling in my tooth all done! Apart from the initial numbing injections in my gum and roof of my mouth (which I was dreading as I sat in the waiting room area) the treatment all went well. I have a … Continue reading

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Day 266: A Trip to the Hygienist and 100 Days to go on my 2020 Challenge

With 100 days to go before the end date of my challenge, I want to feel confident that I’ll achieve my goal by New Year’s Eve without putting pressure on myself. My goal is still worded as follows: I have … Continue reading

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Day 265: Discarding The Dressing Up Clothes and More Black Sacks of Rubbish

I spotted the bag of dressing up clothes by the washing machine this morning (where I’d dumped them yesterday after sorting out the spare room) and being a sunny day I thought that it would be a good idea to … Continue reading

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Day 264: Clearing and Sorting Spare Room Boxes Into Categories is a Massive Step Forward

I felt very positive when I woke up this morning – I’d had a good night’s sleep, the sun was shining and I knew it was going to be a good day. After some breakfast and my usual me-time, I … Continue reading

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Day 263: Feelings of Despair Turn Into Feelings of Joy When I Clear Space

It’s important for my progress to record how I felt when I walked into the garage today. Despair Sadness Closed in

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Day 262: Dealing With Homeless Carrier Bags and a Basket of Random Stuff

I’m sure that I’ve written about carrier bags before in an earlier post, but the grocery shopping ones have got out of control again. I can’t really blame anyone but myself for not having a place for carrier bags. For … Continue reading

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Day 261: Routines are Helping With Clutter Control, and Making Proper Use of the Towel Rail

Since the girls have gone back to school I seem to have developed a new routine for daily chores and it feels good. I’m getting quick jobs done first thing and then dealing with other things as they happen not … Continue reading

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