Well, I fell off the stashbusting wagon big time this week. I had a middle-of-the-night, poke-the-order button frenzy. I remembered ordering from the FQ Shop the next day, but ((yikes!)) you should have seen the size of that box. I had to shove it in the house with my foot last night. I couldn't even lift it!
That did it. I was chatting with some online friends about being so angry with myself, and one of them suggested another depression month. April? May? I choose May because I'm going to be working so much in April that I won't be tempted. May will be challenging, though. That's what I need. A conscious decision not to buy whatever is in front of me! So for me May is a no-buy month.
The depression month in August worked wonders for me. But it's kind of 'wearing off' right now. It's like that booster shot you need every so often. You'd-a-thunk that trying to get everything into the stash room would have done the trick, but it didn't. It just put fabric out of sight - and I guess my poor, feeble, pea-sized brain equated that with needing more. I swannee, I AM going to need an 18-bedroom house if I don't stop this right now!
And the funny thing? The wee bit of sewing I've been doing lately has been on crumbs and scraps. That's not even stash busting. I've sent out 51 yards of fabric so far this year, but I'm doing nothing else to bust the stash. Instead I'm concentrating on those itty bitty pieces that should have gone in the garbage. It's a sickness, I tell you, a real sickness!
If anyone is so inclined to join me, I'd be delighted. Mom said that if you hold hands and do things together, they don't hurt so badly. But I don't think this will hurt at all, even if I have to go it alone.
Wait, when is Market? NO, NO, NO, NO -- I don't care how much pretty new stuff comes out. I am NOT buying it!
~ Friends who remind me when I slip and fall
~ A real slip and fall that, thankfully, only resulted in a sore wrist
~ Enjoying this weekend because it will be the last one off until April is over
~ Taxes being done tomorrow (crossing fingers here; I think I'm okay)
~ Daisy hugs