I just need to get over myself.
Nobody is the boss of me here so I can do what I want, when I want and how I want...it is MY blog after all.
When I started this blog I also started my Project 50 as I was heading into the celebration of my first half century of life and although I didn't fully realize all my goals I did accomplish a lot and I'm in a much better place emotionally and spiritually then I have been in a very long time. I'm continuing this project into this next year with Project Me!
Three months ago I embarked on a wellness plan with several of my co-workers that was paid for by my employer and although I volunteered begrudgingly I've had great success and it was really just the kick in the ass I needed to begin to take care of me. Both of my kids left the nest about the same time so all my excuses were wiped out, I could have made up a few but I decided to take advantage of the opportunity. I met my 10 week goal of losing 25 pounds and as of now, three weeks post program I'm down 32 pounds and walk about 3 miles a day and I'm feeling better then I have in more then
Speaking of projects...my walking time has cut into my creative project time but I did two quick ones over the weekend that I'm going to share. Those that know me also know I'm a collector of
I turned them inside out and pulled my sewing machine out, I put the pillow on the inside out sweater and kinda eyeballed how big of a square I'd need. I used a narrow zig-zag stitch to sew my square then unbuttoned them and turned the right side out, stuffed my pillow inside and buttoned it back up.
Of course I forgot to take a pic of the blue one before sewing and hacking but here it is with the other plain pillow before I stuffed it into the other sweater
Both of my new
fru fru pretty throw pillows. I'm kinda diggin' them, and I can change them whenever I want...and find new pretty sweaters.
The bonus? I still have the sleeves to make boot toppers with!
Something else caught my eye at the thrift shop, a skinny silver belt that I thought would make a great bracelet. I cut it to size and you know what?
I was right!