Thursday, December 15, 2005


Forgive me bloghoppers, it's been four days since my last post. *grins*

Well, I'm feeling better about life in general. You know, when things become SO hectic, I really do need to just inhale and exhale. *making a note*
The chicken elves and I put up the tree. That really fired up the ol' Christmas spirit with them. I'm now hearing the countdown to Christmas a dozen times a day instead of a mere six.
And I don't know if anyone else has this problem, but I find it a little stressful when I can't buy my children the EXPENSIVE toys they want. Mama guilt. Man, if they could bottle this crap, someone would make a fortune. Because guilt is one hell of a motivator.
Anyway...Oldest chicken wants some huge monster truck, remote control, yada yada yada. Middle chicken wants the flippin' Bratz tour bus. Nevermind she already has the cadillac or whatever the blazes they were driving last year. *rolling eyes* My van isn't even paid off yet. *laughing*
In the writing world, I decided to light a fire under my own ass. I've got first degree burns, but at least I'm actually doing something now. I just finished editing my Summer Sizzler submission and sent it off. I need to do my artist info for my full, What He Wants. Somehow that has slipped my mind.
I've thought about what I want to do with my career this next year. And here's what I've come up with so far. This isn't locked in until the end of the year, but since I'm feeling so ambitious this morning...I thought I would post it.
1. Finish writing short story submissions for all WCP and WCP Torrid anthologies.
2. Finish my first book in four book set and complete second one. Maybe even get started on third. Have to check out time constraints.
3. Finish my erotic romance and submit to Ellora's Cave.
4. Finish my Sil. Desire targeted novel and submit it to them.
5. Write the sequel to my first novel.
I really need to get on the ball with this one. Hmmmm, I suppose this means I need to be more organized! *hitting self in forehead* It's all so clear now. *laughing*

On the eating front...I'm still doing pretty good. Had breakfast for dinner last night. Ate some turkey bacon. Man, that stuff is good. And not greasy at all. Even the kids like it. I'm thinking about joining a gym at the beginning of the year. It's hard to get into town from the hayfield. (Damn the gas prices!) But I'd rather pay the pump than put on the pounds. Just a little something I'm mulling over.
Have a GREAT WEEK!!!


Jill Monroe said...

Hey - excellent goals!

Good luck with the eating - I just had my slimfast for breakfast.

chryscat said...

Jill: Thanks! I need to iron them out for sure and then post them in a prominent position. *ahem*
You are a better woman than I. Slimfast? I would do that and then eat again.

username said...

Turkey bacon isn't bad at all.

We haven't been able to get it here in the 98th Level of Hell until recently, though.

*knows all about the sodium and sugar contents about foods and has children who can explain food labels better than most so called medical professionals because of Studmuffin's previous heart attackes and diabetes*

B said...

Oh boy, do I ever know about the mama guilt! As you already know, our chickens are jonesen for the same damn thing. What is it with those freaky lookin, bug-eyed Bratz anyway?

Looks like an awesome, super busy plan for next year. Just don't forget to include some major Chrys time, k?