But I did it. Yep, I had the help of dh's wonderful family and yep - my teenage boys gave me their muscle. Having this party, and seeing everyone happy, and conquering my Lovely Life Challenge made me feel a bit like this:
So here's to everyone, living with their own Lovely Life Challenges - may you find the Superhuman Strength to do those things to want to. It may not be in the way you once could, or in the way you imagined, but still DO IT IN SOME WAY.
Case in point - I had a wonderful idea to create a whimsical, funky banner in ds' school colors. I had plans to use pom poms, cupcake liners, buttons, and Jenni Bowlin goodies. Here's what that banner looks like today:
OK - totally not in the plan. I had big ideas for this banner. Oh well. So we move on, go to Party City, and the party banner looked like this: