"Your past is just a story. And once you realize this, it has no power over you. Write your own story for your future and realize your journey to acheive your goals. I started a new chapter for my story.
Good idea to extend sleeves that are too short. Transform socks into wrist warmers. This is a simple, but very clever idea. If you can crochet and or knit, then there are lots of pretty edgings that you could use on these.