I didn't mean to get so far behind on posting these but oh my, I've been so sick. I got my second cortisone injection in my left thumb on Tuesday morning and am just now back in the land of the living. I had a terrible reaction to the pain meds (which is not unusual for me) and have been so, so sick. I don't even want to give any other description - "so, so sick" is all you need to know.
I'm starting to feel a bit better and am at least up and on the couch today so I couldn't wait to post more of my Week in the Life project.
Each page has its own title page and Tuesday's is one of my favorites. I complain a LOT about the number of books left all over the counters, tables, couches, and every other surface in the house. Because there are just so many books left all around. But really, what a great problem to have! So in my aggravated state, I took a photo of the kitchen counter early Tuesday morning. And I love it. :)
I loved playing with the 2 x 2 page protector on Monday's project so much that I decided to duplicate it and made a digital template similar to the page protector. It's such a great little format to capture the everyday parts of life. I included a self-portrait of me having my early-morning coffee, an article on epilepsy that I needed to send to Beth's doctor, a photo of my left hand in the shower (cause wow, the pain has been off the charts), a trip to Target, Andrew doing homework, one of the cats glaring at me, Sawyer staring down a squirrel, and Tom and Emily's late arrival.
I also added one of the word strips with a plastic star that came in Ali's kit.
I used the same formula for the 3x8 page protectors that I did on Monday - the day card on top of a photo. I also adhered the number 2 to the card and put another one of the word strips in the tab.
On the back of the page was a 3x8 photo of Emily making her morning tea.
This was a short day for me. I only used one other page for Tuesday. This one included a photo of me doing the dishes, a photo of the wheelbarrow to document Tom's presence, and a photo of the inside of the fridge. And the forgotten lunch box. Andrew. Sigh.
On the back, I also added a photo of Andrew saying good-bye to Sawyer before school, Beth upside down trying to get rid of a migraine, and a photo of Sawyer. I see him here thousands of times and never thought to get a photo of it.
And to me, that's the joy in this kind of scrapbooking. It makes me think outside of the box and take photos that I wouldn't otherwise think to take.
I'm hoping that the worst of the illness has passed and that I'll be back to normal tomorrow!