I have a confession to make. My exer-stash commitment fell by the wayside for several weeks. I am weak. My excuses for not getting on the treadmill could be almost legitimate – my gammy leg acting up, plus some concerns about the aneurism (alleviated by a normal CT scan last week). However, a couple of weeks ago, despite not having ‘earned’ stash funds, I let myself splurge on some yarns when I was feeling a bit low.

I bought 3 skeins of yarn from The Knittery, and 3 skeins of Cherry Tree Hill Supersock from Yarnomat. (Pictures below the fold.)

Yes, I have lashed myself with a wet noodle about it, but after a while I relaxed a bit. This year has been full of ups and downs. I’ve managed pretty well in keeping my sense of humour about the down bits, but I’m not going to lash myself anymore about doing something nice to cheer myself up 🙂 I’m not even going to try to ‘earn’ the yarn before I knit it, which I contemplated as a salve to my conscience.

However, now that the gammy leg is doing better, and we’re not too worried about other issues, I’ve been back on the treadmill – 4.6 kilometres in the past two days. That’s $4.60 more in the stash fund 🙂

Cherry Tree Hill Supersock yarns

Cherry Tree Hill Supersock yarns

Chubby sock, merino/silk lace, and Merino/cashmere sock yarns from The Knittery

Chubby sock, merino/silk lace, and Merino/cashmere sock yarns from The Knittery

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