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Thursday, January 19, 2012

Out of commission



I woke up yesterday to a gurgling tummy. Not the hungry gurgle. The I-feel-like-puking-gurgle. By mid morning, I could barely move. Every inch of my body ached. My stomach felt like it was being punched from the inside out and I was freezing even though I had on two pairs of sweats , a sweatshirt, mittens and two blankets.



I hate it when I get the flu.


Luckily, I was alone during the day to be miserable. Well, me and the animals. I laid on one of our couches and Sam, our cat, laid on the other. He usually has to lay on my lap, but I think he didn't know what was going on.



Bella, our dog, laid faithfully on the floor next to the couch I was on. Dogs are like that. I think I would trust Bella to have my back over the cat.

It killed me not to be able to do much needed work on the computer. I wanted to email some vendors about networking and return client's emails. All I could do was suck on peppermints and sip water. Oh, and think about how I hadn't got around to making out my will-feeling like your dying makes you think about things like that.



When the hubby got home, he brought in the mail and I noticed a package with all the letters. I remembered that I had ordered some press printed cards from WHCC (I love them!) the day before. I just can't get used to how fast their shipping time is! I got the idea from Sarah Petty of Joy of Marketing and it made sense. Clients will take you more serious if your price list looks more professional. I was just printing out my contract which included prices.



I wanted to jump off the couch and see how they turned out, but I couldn't. They would have to wait.


After awhile (and two Advils), I finally felt well enough to get up. Of course, the first thing I did was open my package. When I saw the cards, I squealed-LOOOOVE IT!




Obviously, these are for my wedding clients. My next ones will be the senior cards. These are 5x5 folded cards. I was worried that they would be too small, but I like the size. I got the 5x7 envelopes-learning my lesson that the postage is too expensive to use the 5x5 envelopes.




I'm back to work today- after putting the house back together. I can't believe how fast a house can get messy when there isn't a mom keeping things together!

4 comments:

Tara said...

what info is on the inside of the cards?

love the cards btw!

hope you feel better!!

Tess @ Pro-tography 101 said...

It lists my package info and talks a bit about me. :)

ALArms Photography said...

is this something you intend to send to people who have made an inquiry?
i like the senior idea - i was just wondering how you intended to use them. :o)

Tess @ Pro-tography 101 said...

I will use them when meeting with couple and referring to package and if out of town client askes.