Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Facebook OCDing

I did it again. That thing they call spammin'. Dang I just don't get it. Join me on facebook.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Artfelt Sooooooooooo Good

adhd knitters ornament swap

Adhd Knitters 1st Annual Fiber Ornament. These are handmade Christmas oranments made for our adhd knitters group on Ravelry. They are made of carded wool and needle felted. I also embellished them with ribbon and feathers.

Embroidering The World

If it isn't moving, it's free range for thread, beads, sequins, paint, yarn, floss and anything else that can be added to embellish fabric . I am so totally addicted to this art form. Love using all of these mixed mediums together. Creativity is Endless.

Sunday, August 31, 2008

needle felted rounds

felted jewelry
Originally uploaded by adhd_knitting

felted rounds

felted rounds
Originally uploaded by adhd_knitting

felted rounds

felted rounds
Originally uploaded by adhd_knitting
test rounds for upcoming new pattern.

felted rounds

felted rounds
Originally uploaded by adhd_knitting
test rounds for an upcoming pattern.

Friday, August 29, 2008

My Bad

I know, my bad. I stink at this posting stuff. I have new stuff to post that I will be selling on Etsy. My custom made Funtons. (Buttons). I'm still not finished with these Funtons. I still have to put backings on them sand them and then seal them.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Monday, August 25, 2008

I'm saying, "Sorry for Straying"

I know, I know. I keep straying away from my blogispere. I can't help it. I'm not that all exciting. School started today. YAY! Well the boy's all got up bright and early this morning. They hated it,(ME). Rise and shine. Teenagers definitely don't like hearing anything cheerful coming out of their mothers moth, that early in the morning. Made them eggs, scrambled like my brain, they got dressed and took them to their first day of orientation. Even though the twins are homeschooled they still have to go to the actual school for orientation. Then they must go once a week for 4 hours of math. PE is also required. I don't think they count playing on the X BOX as physical activity. My oldest started college. On-line that is. He completed his first assignment today. Yay for him. Tonight is the parent orientation night at the school. Until then, see ya.

Monday, August 11, 2008

Monday Morning you Sure Look Fine...

Monday morning is my favorite day of the week. I love the feeling of a fresh week ahead of me. Especially after a wonderful weekend. All is great in the Lotto Camp. We are all keeping busy and enjoying our life. Ricco and I ran from our house to Einsteins Bagels yesterday. Yes, of course it was farther then we thought. We did it, though, got there had a tea and bagel with a schmere of lox spread and jogged back home. Then we all met up later that morning for our Sunday brunch with the family. Nico's team came in 3rd in Cali. He wasn't real happy about that. Rand is just being Rand. Silly and funny as ever.

Saturday, August 9, 2008

Pussy Spread Video

Pussy Spread Video
Originally uploaded by adhd_knitting
OK, this was my first attempt at getting Shadow into this awesome outfit. It was a diaster. Then after 3 videos later, we finally got him dressed. Poor, poor Shadow. I then found out that the designer had put 3 snaps on the belly portion of this amazing creation. So that's what Shadow was trying to tell me. DUHH. Oh well, I"ll post more video's of him hopping like a Duck, we are also teaching him to QUACK!

Pussy Spread Video

Pussy Spread Video
Originally uploaded by adhd_knitting
Here is my first attempt at getting Shadow in this straight jacket, hm ummmm, I mean Duck Suit. I just found out from the designer that there are 3 snaps on the body portion. Poor Shadow if only I were smarter. I didn't see them as I was so excited to get him in this awesome outfit. Oh well, now she tells me. LOL

Friday, August 8, 2008

OK this is a real POST this time.

Been busier then ever lately, that I just have been posting by BLOG THIS, on Flickr (the easy button). I have been working out at least 5 days a week. I have changed the way I eat completely. Back to the old way. The healthy, the smart way, 6-8 small meals per day. I feel like a million bucks now. The old me is gone, literally. I have practically reached my preferred weight goal. I plan on continuing this regimen forever now. I am actually going to be starting my Spinning classes again. Yay, I really love those classes. Yes, they are hard core. I was great at it though. It is my cup of tea. Still got my spinning shoes, I am rearing to go. I have been keeping a self portrait diary of myself as I have been redoing my life. I love how far I have come, and I actually am proud of my progress. I can fit into all my old clothes and I have been shopping and treating myself to new outfits as well. Mostly workout clothes, but that is fine with me. I will keep updating my posts as I get the time. Busy with all the bead swaps, contests, charities, and patterns that need to be done over. I am having a new designer Kenyetta, who is a moderator on my ADHD KNITTERS group on Ravelry and my mmg/bff/ccp/npp/2dn re-edit all the errors in the patterns that have been formally done. So many mistakes, it's embarrassing. I actually have been giving people free extra patterns of the patterns I know are right , or offering them their money back for the errors that they have come across. Live and learn. I can't believe how timid I was. I really believe my weight was standing in my way. I felt inferior and powerless. What a difference a day makes. Loving life and living it to it's fullness. Till next time. Here's a tip: Don't forget to drink at least 8 glasses of water a day.

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Pussy Spread Contest Submissions

more pics.

Pussy Spread Submissions

First outfit submitted for our Pussy Contest.

Sunday, August 3, 2008


Originally uploaded by adhd_knitting
This is one of my patterns that has to be re-edited. This is a small. I am wearing it to show my MMG/BFF/CCP/2DN that it will fit her princess.

Monday, July 28, 2008

Still losing

I am proud to announce to me, that I have lost over 25 lbs. so far. I have been working out almost everyday and eating right. I have about 10 more pounds to gooooooooooo.

Saturday, July 19, 2008


Originally uploaded by adhd_knitting
This is the original bag from the "MY EX IS FULL OF KNIT" contest.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Yarn Penis is ...

skin colored yarn
Originally uploaded by adhd_knitting
Those are chapstick holders knitted up. Hmmm, Do you leave the chap, I mean chapstick in it's holder while your getting it on?

Sunday, July 13, 2008

The Winner Is...

Thank you so much for this entry. You are so talented and I love what you created for the ADHD Challenge. Congrats!

Wednesday, July 9, 2008


This is my oldest sonspaintball team. They took 1st place baby in their paintball tournament in Cali. Now that have a sponser. Yay they pay for almost everything. New guns, uniforms, entries, rooming and so much more. Congrats to the team.

Thursday, July 3, 2008



This is Shadow doing what he does best. Now you see why he needs to cover up. Shadows Measurements: 1. HEAD-BUTT-17" 2. NECK-BUTT-14" 3. NECK WIDTH-7 1/2" 4. TOP OF NECK IN FRONT-CHEST-4" 5. BODY WIDTH-11 1/2"-12" 6. WEIGHT-5 LBS.4 OZ
OK HERE WE GO AGAIN “My Pussy Needs Some Hair” contest. (mohair that is) Actually any yarn will do. Remember it is going to be worn by animals so acrylic is most likely the best choice.
Calm down: The Pussy we’re referring too, is Shadow (my hairless cat). Scared ya, didn’t I.
All items that are knitted or crocheted will be donated to a local animal shelter after we pick the winner.
We are only going to have one winner this time. (Possible more, depending on the amount of entries)
The amount of yarn I send will depend on how many people sign up for the contest. The more entry’s the bigger the prize will be.
The winning yarn will start at $100.00 worth of yarn.
Everyone will have to mail their entries to the address that will be posted at the end of the contest and the ADHD KNITTER staff will carefully pick out the Best of the Best outfit for Shadow.
Shadow will be trying on each and every entry that is sent and I will post a picture of all photos to our site. (He thinks he was chosen to do a spread in "CAT FANCY" magizine. I'm bad:)
So please add your name to this post if you are going to participate in our latest upcoming contest.
Remember this is all in the name of fun and never meant to offend anyone. I sometimes come off strong, but my heart is always in the right place.
Now start adding those names to this post: "Because my Pussy Needs Hair"

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Pill Bottle Swap Givers and Getters.

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Originally uploaded by rusmilen
These are some of the swaps that our Ravelry group ADHD KNITTERS have swapped from last month. We just finished up the end of the swap, so we are getting ready to move on to our next activity.


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Originally uploaded by wallacetammy41

Adhd pill bottle swap


Originally uploaded by primdollie

Pill Bottle Swap from the girls

ADHD Pill Bottle Swap - Spring 08

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pill bottle 001
Originally uploaded by srd5678

ADHD Pill Bottle Swap for my Pal

adhd Pill Bottle Swap Haul

adhd Pill Bottle Swap Haul
Originally uploaded by simra11

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These are some of the swaps from ADHD Knitters PILL BOTTLE SWAP exchange.


Originally uploaded by adhd_knitting
This is one of my favorite photos ever. I just love how all the pieces just come together.

Friday, June 27, 2008

Monday, June 23, 2008

Gettin a lot done around here.

Trying not to fall behind. That is something that I am really good at. Our group is just finishing up our "PILL BOTTLE SWAP" and it has been great. All the pics. are posted or being posted on our Ravelry group ADHD KNITTERS at: So if you want to see what some of the bottles and gifts look like, check it out or you can go to Flickr at: and check the pictures out there. Hope to get going on our next contest. "Naked Pussy Needs Some Hair" contest. Details will be posted soon.

Sunday, June 22, 2008

The ants go marching one by one HORRAH HORRAH

Ok here is something that I captured today walking to my parents house. The ants are more exciting then me.
Do you think they have ADHD?

It's been a couple days...

Haven't written in a few days now. The latest and greatest news to date is that my Dad is doing much better. His doctor as taken him off one of his meds and lowered the dose of the other. He is feeling a lot stronger then before. Yay, Daddy. I have been busy doing nothing, literally being as lazy as can be. I haven't even knitted this whole week. I need to get my butt in gear. It has been so hot here. (Hotter then usual) The air conditioner is working overtime. This is all I have for now. Just didn't want to fall to far behind in my postings. Note to myself.

Friday, June 20, 2008

It Arrived.

I just received my Pill Bottle Swap bag of goodies. I felt like a schoolgirl waiting for my Teen magizines to arrive. I didn't even wait to get into my house to open my bag of awesomeness. I loved everything that Ladybug, Butterfly and Kenyetta made and bought for me. They are great swappers and so talented too. I have posted all the items on my Flickr and Ravelry site as well. Yay I love, love, love it all. Thanks to the Girls. Hugs

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Making some progress

So Fathers Day was a bit stressful this year. Everything was going great until after breakfast. My father did have to go immediately to the hospital from breakfast and yesterday he was released. They ran a series of test, 6-8 different Doctors all with different opinions and so like any trial we kinda just ruled most of them out and went with our primary doctor who knows our history and who we trust to do the right thing. Some doctors actually got pissed off that we didn't take their advice after them only knowing or see my dad for maybe max 30 minutes in all. I don't think so. They did release him with a heart monitor and today he has numerous other appointments throughout the week. They did rule a lot out but we still don't know what's wrong. We just want a diagnosis so that we as a family can go forward with the proper meds. and or care. I feel much more upbeat then I did last week, we are finally going to get to the root of his health problems one way or another. I will be dancing again with my greatest dance partner, my dad.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Long Day

My Dad is still in the hospital. They are running more tests then you can imagine. We are going to get to the bottom of this. He is feeling a little bit better today, June 17th. We are still waiting for some more of his tests results to come back, and from there we will know what course of action we need to take. My Dad and I will be dancing again.

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Happy Fathers Day, Dad

This is to my Dad.
Dad you are the most amazing man I know.
I have never felt scared, insecure, poor, unwanted, unappreciated, lost or ugly, when I am with you.
You are the first male role model that every daughter should be lucky enough to have.
I was the LUCKY one.
I can't even imagine a more loving, giving, smarter man then you.
You have raised me to be the women I have become, and prepared me to be a great mom to my three sons.
With all that I have learned from you, my boy's will become men, for everything that you taught me I'm passing down to them.
It may not happen right away, they have a ways to go.
But having you as part of them I know I've raised them well.
So give them time and watch them grow into the men that they will be.
Because to follow in your footsteps will be the greatest HONOR for me.
Dad I love you more then you will ever know. You are my Hero, You are my Soul. A gift that I will pass along to raise my son's to men. So the women that they will one day love will love them just like me. The daughters that they may one day have will be as Lucky as me.
Love you Dad, Happy Fathers Day. Me

Saturday, June 14, 2008

One down, two to go...

Well he did it. It, being graduated. Finally, this milestone is behind us. Nico managed to pull this one off by the hair on my chinny, chin, chin. (Damn that's a lot of hair) I know TMI. Anyhow,it was a very proud moment for our family and Nico was glad to get this one over and done with. Yay! So on to newer and broader horizons ( that newer meaning, college, broader being a job, and horizons well you know, REALITY! He is feeling and acting a bit more grown-up (boys are slower to show signs of this maturity thing way before most girl's) and he knows what's expected out of him, well sorta. I'm still not sure what I want to be when I grow up! For now I'm just letting him chill, that is at least until Monday morning when he has to get up and go job hunting. LOL! I sound way to happy about that part. So here is a picture I took of Nico and his Poppy together after graduation. My dad said it was one of the happiest moments of his life. Me too, well all of us.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

School Orientation

OK get this. Tonight was my twin boy's school orientation, you know open house, slide show, Q&A, standing room only, meet the teachers and of course don't blurt anything out of your mouth that comes into your mind. (That would be just Rand and I) So like I said standing room only, planned our whole day around this meeting. Have all our T's crossed and our I's dotted. I took my meds. at the appropriate time, so that by the time we got there I would be just like a normal parent with their kids there, paying attention (NOT paying attention even on my meds.) just like all the other people in there. My mom and I wanted to ask questions but I behaved ,so as to not embarrass my boy's and or myself. So after about an hour of this standing room only parents asking the same questions over and over. My mom says I'll be right back and leaves the boy's and I in this room while she goes to check something out. Well not less then 10 seconds later do we see my mom poking her head into this friggin crowded room mouthing "We're in the wrong room, this is K-8th grade orientation. No wonder my boy's were the biggest kids there. So of course just as were leaving this room to go next store to the High School orientation we hear everyone clapping and thanking the speaker for all the much needed information for the upcoming school year. So as were trying to go in we are being stampeded by all the other parents and students who managed to get to the correct room and have all their questions answered, while my boy's and I just looked around the room we were in making all kinds of comments, talking under our breathe telling people(under our breath, to stop asking the same darn questions over and over. Look at us were in the friggin wrong room. Well after the room for the HS grades finally emptied out we were able to talk to the speaker and tell him that we are the ADHD family that missed the orientation because we were in the wrong room. I can't believe we missed the entire thing. Oh well, chaulk it up as another day in our ADHD world.

Saturday, June 7, 2008

OK so I skipped a few day's.

I strayed I know. I do have the right to go into a funk. Well anyway, I'm here and I'm winging it. My oldest son is graduating next week. He picked up his cap and gown this week. The little Sh*t(well Big Sh*t) calls me up from picking up his cap and gown and tells me they wouldn't give it to him because he still needed another credit and tells me he has to go to summer school and then hangs up. I call him back immediately with my heart in my throat and I hear him whispering on the phone, Mom I'm just kidding I'm at Mammy's and I tricked her, We wanted to strangle that kid. School wasn't his forte, it was a struggle, but he did manage to pull it off. Mostly due to laziness. He is a great kid (except for that teenage mouth, sometimes) but if the trade off for my kids is OK grades and being a great kid. I'm picking the later. My Dad didn't go past the 8th grade and he retired in his early 30's. Hey all of us aren't school material. The twins made it into High School (yay) they are doing it through virtual home schooling. My mom is basically their teacher. She taught the 4 of us growing up partially through the Calvert Correspondence School. She's awesome and if it weren't for her I know my kids wouldn't have come this far in the school system. So here's to my Mom who is far more then any daughter and grand kids any person could be lucky enough to have. Dad you too, you have been the main male role model in their lives and they love you like a Dad. So too the two of you for being there for me and our kids Thanks forever. Those words don't even come close to how the four of us think and feel for you both. Love ya like you know we do.

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Olivia and Me

Even though I felt like crap pretty much all day. I did have a wonderful breakfast with some of my family members. Really, the only true reason I met up with everyone was to see my new niece Olivia. Can't go anywhere without my camera (when I know I'm gonna see Olivia) I know I sound obsessed with her but she is my newest niece and her face is delicious. So here's a picture of the two of us at breakfast. Now do you understand?
breakfast with some of the familyOlivia sticking her tongue out at her Poppy while Mammy is holding her.

Friday, May 30, 2008

Look at my hair blowing in the fake wind.

Those were the day's my friend. I thought they'd never end. Never thought about stretchmarks, wrinkles, cellulite, sun damage, grey hairs, dry skin, readers,sagging body parts, memory loss, hearing loss, having to circle the age group on documents closest to the bottom. Well you get the picture. It all happens in a flash. There is a flip side though, you aren't expected to do as much. You can claim you didn't hear them, you can't remember if that was you who spent all that money on the credit card. You couldn't see the amount when you signed for the stuff, because you didn't have your glasses with you that day , clearly it had your signature on it. The wrinkles become laugh lines, the stretchmarks can be tattooed, the sun damage can be lasered, the grey can be covered, and you can now also know that you came through it all so far so good.

Empty Nest Syndrome

Ok It happened, the babies left the nest for good. It was such a joy everyday to go by my window and watch them grow. They were the sweetest little duo. Of course, one egg hatched 2 days before the other. So one left ahead of the other as well. I hope they will return again as this is the same nest that was used this time last year. The nest is a nice reminder that some of the greatest moments in life are free.

Time out

This poem was written due to an actual event that happened to one of my sons in his classroom, in Elementary School. He was doing what kids with ADHD, OCD, and Tourettes do sometimes in class,(they still refused to give my kid an I.E.P., they didn't have the funds and to much red tape, translation , it cuts into their bonus plans) and the teacher asked him to pick up his work and go to the class next class over, when Rand gathered his things and got up to leave the entire class applauded. Well needless to say I only heard about this the next day from his twin brother who was in the same class as Rand. He told me what happened when Rand said he didn't feel good and didn't want to go back to school the next day. I did call the school and kept Rand home for the rest of that week and that too gave me a chance to calm down and gather my thought on how to deal with this situation. I agonized for my child that entire week and came up with a poem( writing is my meditation). That following Monday I marched into school (well walked fast) and went straight to the principle and the teacher and read them the poem I had written the week of the incident and asked if I could read it to Rands class, Rand was still not going back to school until I straightened everything out. They both agreed and at the end of the school period I was able to go to his class and read the poem to all those kids, not to hurt them but to try and express how they hurt Rand. They all listened very intently and I really think most of them got it. Although there's always that one kid (kinda like mine) who walked over to me after hearing the poem and said " How can you stand being with Rand all the time" I leaned down to her level (remember these are all 4rd graders) and looked into her beautiful little face and said because he's my child. Here is the poem that I wrote and read to all of them:

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Oh what a wonderful morning Oh what a wonderful day.

What a difference a day makes. Even an hour, a minute, OK a second in my case. AHHHHHHHHHH it feels really, really good to get things done. I even slept good last night, HMMM, maybe that's the reason I feel so good today. Anyway I have been getting pretty good at this electronic world wide web stuff (who says that anymore) ie. web-sites, blogs, flickr, youtube, and some other places I know I've started to create and have yet to be able to locate at the moment. Have no fear it will definitly appear.
Until then I just keep looking and learning.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Baby needs a new pair of shoes.

OK I guess I'm very talkative today. What else is new. I just wanted to post some of the ideas that can be done with my free Baby Bootie pattern at Endless possibilities. Great Baby Shower gifts to knit up in a jiffy.

Oh what a wonderful morning oh what a wonderful day...

So today has been one of my bestest days in about a week. The upgraded meds. are working. I guess my doc realized we needed some med management after I repeated VAGINA about 5 times in his office. He just looked at me and said is that a tic? I said is what a tic? There's your sign! Well it is better then the last word I was hooked on for, oh let's say about a year. I actually left my house today. I had to take Rand to the orthodontist. I sat in the car and crocheted more bullion's. I just can't seem to stop making those darn things. Here's one of the bags I used the crocheted bullion's on. I really love this bag. My girlfriend of over 40 years knitted the original bag out of cashmere. She didn't like the looseness of it. So she asked me to do something with it, and well this is what I did. Oh and by the way she really just wanted me to add a strap. See what happens when you have OCD. She also told me I could groom her dog Roxie when I watched her for about a month. When Stacy returned from Europe poor Roxy was bald. My Sphynx thought it was her sister. Ok enough said.

Monday, May 26, 2008

My most beautiful newest neice
My sister-in-law just sent me this latest slide show. I can't stop watching it. So I thought I'd share it with the people that I love and care about. Enjoy

Sunday, May 25, 2008

I feel better.

I have to say that I feel a lot better now, then I did earlier. Kenyetta sent me two great cards: I tried to post them for everyone to enjoy. I guess I did something wrong. If you want to view I guess you'll have to copy and paste. Sorry but they are funny and cute.

Hummingbirds getting bigger then their nest.

Here's the turkey.

Now I have to find the one of him typing.

Saturday, May 24, 2008

Of course I'm wide awake now.

See what happens when you sleep all day. Duh, your up all night. I hope I do fall asleep eventually. TV isn't that great right now and I really don't feel like doing anything that would require me moving off my sofa.

Still hyper as hell.

It's another day and I still can't stop my heart from racing. I hate this feeling. I wish I knew what I could do to calm down, but that is something that is not in my makeup. My brain feels like a commercial sized washing machine stuck on the SPIN cycle. I have so many things going on up there and can't seem to get a thing done. If only I could stop this cycle and put everything on delicate. I don't think any amount of medicine is going to make that happen. I have so many things that I need to get done.

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Today My Mind Is Racing Faster Then My Body

OK so I took all my meds. as I do everyday, and my heart is pounding out of my DD chest. My brain is on over drive and my fingers are clumsy. Does anyone else know that feeling? It is a horrible way to start your day. I have so much to do today and I just can't seem to get anything done. I want to, I really do. Maybe if I work out earlier then planned I could come down a bit? Hmmmmmmmmmmm.
Nawww. I really don't want to leave the house at this moment. I have too many things to get done. I just want to be able to enjoy those things that I need to get done. Dang. I hate this feeling. Well on a better note the yarn finally came in for our contest winners. Yay. It took forever. I am so happy to be able to give them their winnings. I hate having loose strings with anything. Well i guess for now I will just slow it down a notch and try my best not to F*ck up to many things that I touch today. Peace

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

The swap is on it's way.

Well today I mailed off my swap goody box. Plus I sent my other moderator a yarn package as well. I am so thanksful to have such great friends on raverly and the greatest are the two people who help me to moderate our adhdknitting group. I couldn't do it without them. Thanks girls. I hope that they like what I sent. I always worry that it is never enough. It is hard to put a price on all that they do for our group. So here's a shout out to Kenyetta and Teri. Love ya girls.

Sunday, May 18, 2008

My Pink Guitar

This is Brooky and I preparing the surface of her little pink guitar to decoupage. Brooky and I are always busy with our arts and crafts. There is hardly a weekend that goes by that the two of us aren't emerged in something artsy. We love to create new things and we never run out of ideas.

OK So I'm not the only one who thought of it.

I mean I really thought I was the original thinker thoughter upper of the PILL BOTTLE SWAP. Not true at all. While I was searching my Flickr sites I came upon the most amazing pill bottles decorated with all kinds of unique ideas. Dang. I guess I have to get up pretty early to come up with something original. Well anyhow, we are still going to march on. We are going to create the best pill bottle swaps this land has ever seen. We are going to amaze our swappers and ourselves. We are going to come up with pill bottle ideas that have never and I mean never been done before(can you tell I haven't taken my meds. yet). OK we are going to make awesome bottles filled with awesome swap goodies,what ever we can fit on the inside or the outside of the bottles. I will show you. We will show you with pride all of our pill bottles we've sent and received. So hang in there and wait for our postings.

Friday, May 16, 2008

Pill Bottle Swap

This is my pill bottle that will be filled with goodies and shipped off to my swapper. I have just finished the final layer of glaze. It is now drying and hopefully it will be smooth as glass. I learned a lot of do's and don't's for the next one.