Eastern Fall Cure: Clearing the Path

Eastern Fall Cure: Clearing the Path

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Maxwell Ryan
Oct 21, 2008
our unit by tiboutoo.
Welcome to Tiboutoo, who is Curing in the heart of Brooklyn in her swanky, Modern unit! Wave to them and give them strength if you pass.

• Cure Clock: 48 days Remaining
• Assignment: Read Ch. 2, tackle the kitchen or work on your room's floorplan
• Flickr Pool: East Fall Cure Pool

Welcome to week two everyone and stay healthy! Remember that while this is not a long process, it is long enough for the need to pace yourself, and to be pragmatic. Give strength when you can, take it when you need it and don't overshoot. Also, when you start moving things and making change in your home, you will be stirring up old, dead energy and this stuff can make you emotional, bring you down and even make you sick. Clean it quickly and move on! This is not easy, but it is rewarding...

This Week's Assignment: Last week you got inspired, this week you go to work. In the Deep Treatment you are going to focus on the kitchen. You will declutter and clean your kitchen from the top down and then cook a meal you actually like! There are other smaller tasks as well, such as filtering your tap water and planning a housewarming, but the kitchen is your target.

In the One Room Workout, you will probably be focusing on another room in your home. At this point, your task is to arrange the room on paper to best meet your needs. Additionally, it is time to take your inspiration and crystallize it into your vision for the project. Remember, once you have a clear port to sail towards, the trip becomes much easier.

LATEST NEWS ---------------------------------------------

Guest Bathroom by claudiacricket.

>> Welcome to Claudiacricket, who gutted her bathroom, took it all to Goodwill and has this nice pic to show already in Week 1!

living room before by haplochant.

>> Hapochalant is already to painting, or, rather, has never stopped. He/She says: "I've been trying to paint the living room grey forever, but all grey paint apparently turns to blue in my house!"

Arrangement floral by bossykena.

>> Fresh flowers have never looked like this. Bossykena seems to be French, but her caption reads: "Les fleurs du vin et fromage 12e édition...". I think the challenge is ON for most remarkable flower arrangement....

office/play room view 1 by shonab.

>> Before for Shonab: Office/Playroom view 1. Can't wait to see this afterwards....

birdcage redux by Zuzu*Petals.

>> Zuzupetals is back with this new Birdcage adaption. Good going, Zu!

PICTURE UPLOAD AREAS ---------------------------------------------

>> New Eastern Flickr pool

You can also visit our old unofficial (but awesome) Flickr pool here or simply tag your pics with "apartmenttherapycure." See even older pics here too.

EAST CURE POST INDEX ---------------------------------------------

Week 2 - Clearing the Path
Week 1 - Weekend
Week 1 - Creating Your Vision
Getting Oriented - Weekend
Getting Oriented - Week 0
Fall Cure - Join us next week!

SIGN UP ---------------------------------------------

Again, we're introducing an official sign up. It is meant to improve the experience and support you as you take on your own challenge in the next eight weeks.

>> Signup Here

GENERAL INFO ---------------------------------------------

The Fall Cure is live again in all four of our Home city sites. The Cure posts will go up twice a week on Mondays and Fridays, allowing for plenty of comment space. We will be pulling comments and pics to the front page post on each of these days and everyone is urged to take pics and post them here.

REMEMBER: The goal is to use the group to support, inspire and answer questions as you go. The more you participate, the more you will get out of it. But you may also lurk if you are shy ;-).

Chicago (hosted by Sarahrae and covering the midwest)
San Francisco (hosted by Danielle and covering the northwest)
Los Angeles (Hosted by Abby and Laure and covering the southwest)
New York (Hosted by Maxwell and covering the east)

Please choose the site nearest your home to join in, but feel free to browse and comment on all!

>> Buy Your Copy (with autograph) from our Store
>> Buy a Copy from Amazon

>> Buy a Copy from Powell's
>> Buy a Copy from Barnes & Noble

>> The Cure Archive
>> About The Book

>> Excerpt from Chapter I

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