Monday, February 11, 2013

Episode 10: Hockey High

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Thanks to HippiePenguin and HeartlandKnits for mentioning me on your podcasts.

I'm wearing my "Storm Warning" Sweater:
Melrose Peacoat by Cecily Glowik MacDonald
Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride Superwash Bulky in Red Wing
No rose motif on back and used shaping to make it a-line.

First Period: In the Zone (8.11)
Developing Play:
  1. the beekeeper's quilt by tiny owl knits with scrap yarn
  2. Mork by Julia Farwell-Clay with Berroco Ultra Alpaca, color 6281 (Redwood Mix)
  3. Knit Sampler Afghan by Coats & Clark with Red Heart Soft, this week's square is in Navy 

Spin-O-Rama/She Shoots, She Scores!!!
  Finished: 11 skeins of three ply spun from Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Roving in the Merlot colorway!

First Intermission: Rec League (17.53)
  Valentine's Yarn-a-Long! Details on the Ravelry Group.
  I'm going to cast on on Valentine's Day:
  True Love by Chrissy Gardiner
    You can get it for free from her Ravelry shop with the code TRUELOVE.
    You can get any pattern in her shop for 20% off with the code LOVEIT.
    Both are good until Feb 14, 2013.
  Thank you Chrissy!!!

Second Period: Training Room (21.38)
  Fitness: Another 10+ mile week featuring lots of bike time and ice skating with the Charlotte Checkers :)
  I'm not sure about this tracking and rewards thing.

 Self-Care: A little off-topic. My reaction to Splenda and my encouragement that you don't have to eat diet foods to lose weight. Little bit of a soap box here.

Second Intermission: Around the League (31.26)

Third Period: Hockey Talk (34.26)
This is where I go long, folks. 
I went to a Checkers game and got to skate with the team after. It was awesome and I wanted to tell you all about it! :)

  Hockey 101: Penalties
     1. Boarding
     2. Broken Stick

Post-Game Chatter (57.20)
Work & Valentine's Day Couples Massages
I took on extra data entry work this week. =P
Been feeling overwhelmed and a soap box about depression.
 PLEASE understand that when I say there are certain things I have to be vigilant about to keep my depression at bay, sometimes it doesn't work and the depression gets me anyway. Depression is NOT a character flaw any more than cancer is. It's a terrible, awful disease that kills people every day. :( I didn't want anyone to take what I said the wrong way.

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