What I’m currently using: the Paperblanks Blue Filigree journal, Winnable Executive Journalthe Believe In Yourself journal and the Seven Seas Writer.

Total pages written since this post (Oct 14): 13

Total pages to date since project inception (Dec 11/13): 1314

Total pages written in 2015: 474

Still using my Visconti Rembrandt with the Paradise Pen Vineyard Burgundy ink. I’m not taking it to work like I usually do with my monthly pens; I’m too scared I will drop it or leave it somewhere. But I am using it almost every day. I will choose the pen for November on Oct 28.

Purchases: I used a birthday gift card to purchase a pen on Amazon and it arrived this week. I plan to write about it this weekend.

Some points covered this week in my journals:

  • I put my back out on Monday, trying to pick Halley up from my home office chair. She loves that chair and every time I get up she gets in. I bent over, didn’t use my legs, just picked her up and felt something give way in my lower back. And then the pain bloomed. Luckily I took some Advil and today it is almost back to normal. My chiropractor says that at this point in my treatment for my back issues we measure success by how quickly I bounce back from an episode, and I’m pleased with how quickly this episode is nearing it’s end.
  • A great friend of mine was in Calgary on a 3 hour flight layover. So I jumped on the bus and headed to the airport. I haven’t seen him since 2008 so it was great to spend some time with him and catch up on our lives. He was the co-officiant at our wedding and he is a very special and inspiring man. Thank you Elliott for a wonderful visit!
  • NaNoWriMo starts soon – are you ready? I have a few friends who are doing it this year and this week we signed up for some NaNoWriMo workshops at our local library. There were only 50 spots available so we were really worried about all of us getting in but we coordinated our online efforts and managed to get in! That’s coming up on Nov 7 and I’m super excited.

Until next post, happy writing!