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Austin Stake Relief Society Women's Conference

I'm barely making the time for the P90X workouts this week due to intense focus on our upcoming women's conference. Here's the poster that we just had printed this week. I've been making invitations for the conference since December (which is why I didn't make my own Christmas cards for 2009), and am making 100 invitations per ward, and there are ten wards in our stake. One thousand hand-made invitations with embellishments and bling takes a long time! I'm on the final stretch though, and have made about 900 so far. I'll finish them by tonight, no matter what, so I can deliver them tomorrow to be handed out at church on Sunday in the different chapels. I've taken a few pictures of them, but want to wait until after they are all completed to post them on my blog.

As far as P90X goes, I've lost four pounds and am sticking to the diet really well. In fact, Lindsey had to deliver brownies to a boy at school yesterday and called me in the morning asking me to bake them, so she could pick them up over her lunch time. It was my first time to bake since the night before I started with P90X (January 4), and I didn't even taste a crumb of brownies, which wasn't very easy. I put the remaining ones in the freezer, along with several boxes of Girl Scout cookies that I bought.


Anonymous said…
You didn't even lick the batter?! You are strong! Keep it up Kelly. I love the poster and can't wait to see the invitation.

Kelly said…
No batter licking either, Julie! I wouldn't do that anyway. I detest batter. Cooked...another story. The one thing that helped is that I prefer mine with pecans, and I made them without.

The invitations are JUST about done. I'm not going to bed tonight until they are. Then I'll take pictures of them tomorrow when it's sunshiny.
Lonna said…
Wow you are pretty amazing. I can't believe that you made 1000 invites, and the fact that you snubbed the brownies, I am just in awe here.

I love baked goods, pretty sure diet or not I would have caved. Way to go Kelly.
Kirks said…
Kelly, I really missed your Christmas card this year:( But I guess you have good reason. That is a lot of invites. I am very happy for you guys. My husband and I loved P90X. I did about 60 days and saw huge results. But gave up when winter hit. I got to get back into it. It really does work! Good Luck! Miss you guys.
Bobbi said…
Good job on the invitations and the workout! Good luck with the conference--I'm sure it will be wonderful with you involved.
LindaLu said…
I missed your Christmas card, too ... but I am NOT ONE TO TALK! lol Nothing like being 6 wks late in mailing Christmas gifts. @sigh@

I'm glad that the workout and eating are going well (when you're able to find the time with your very busy schedule)! I'm trying so hard to find that balance in my life. It's truly a daily struggle for me!

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