Saturday, February 4, 2017

Lots of Basting!


So much basting yesterday...I finished preparing the rest of the pieces for my current star for The Bee's Knee's! Now I can stitch them together and in place. Happy am I! This represents a few episodes of Downton Abbey and a Project Runway Junior. Ha!

Now are you ready for a little Before and After???

On left: the hubby and me less than a year ago
On right: the hubby and me yesterday!

Five months and more than 60 pounds gone. Hubby has pretty much reached his goal. I have not, but I'm getting closer. January was a slow month for me; I only lost 3 pounds. Ugh. But at least I'm still losing. I think the number one thing it takes to lose weight is PATIENCE. It doesn't happen fast. Grand total of 28 pounds gone for me.

I did finally break down and buy a new pair of jeans yesterday. I've been living in leggings (not a bad thing!), but I have been missing my jeans. Hubby has begun to buy new clothes for his new body - and he looks SO GOOD in them!

Today is Saturday? What? It feels like Sunday to me - that's retirement for you, I guess. I have no idea what I'll stitch today. But I can assure you I'll stitch SOMETHING! I might make another little zippered bag - I need a small gift for a friend and this would be perfect. 

Have a great day!




7 comments:

  1. You both look great! Congratulations! Maybe you better list the steps you took to get there. I know people will be asking. I see these new hexies are not glued. Have fun with them.

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  2. Congratulations! I can't wait for spring here so I can start walking & get some of my extra weight off now.

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  3. You both look GREAT! And you look like you have lost more than 28 pounds. Congratulations. GREAT job, both of you!!

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  4. Complimenti a tutti e due.......bravissimi....Bellissimi i tuoi lavori....saluti dall'Italia

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  5. Keep up the good work! Don't fret that your loss has slowed as your body is merely adjusting to the new you. You are a great testimonial for active retirement...

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  6. Great job. You both look great. I lose a lot slower than I gain. This winter has been rough for me. Like new hair do also.
    Love doing hexies.

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  7. WOWWW!!!!!! Me too I'm on a diet and hope to reach my goal! Congratulation on your new you!

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