Sunday, May 29, 2011
Because of the 17-Day Diet
This is what I am working on to keep me busy.
Why? Well, it all has to do with the wedding that is coming up next month for my daughter. I bought a very form fitting dress and when I went to the alterations gal, I wore my Spanx to get that smoothe fit. WELL!!! By the time I drove the 15-20 minutes to get to her house, my arms were numb, I could barely breathe and I am thinking...hey! I want to be able to sit and EAT at my own daughter's wedding. Anyways....I have decided to do without the Spanx and not that I NEED to lose any weight, but I wouldn't mind getting rid of that "roll" that seems to be right in the "middle" of me! So......I have done the big "healthy food shopping" thing and started the "diet" this morning. I am dying. I need to keep busy.
Several of the gals at work are on this diet and let me tell you, the weight loss is amazing and it happens quickly. I'll be happy with 5-8 lbs.....maybe 10. With 5, my dress should be good as long as what I lose is that "roll" and nothing else.
Anyways, back to the grapevine. I am going to make my grapes red to go along with all my other cherry tree blocks and I have tallied up how many grapes/cherries I need for this block.
There are a couple sizes of grapes, so I have tallied how many of each by highlighting the smaller ones. So I am going to start cutting out circles of fabric and get them prepared so that I can just stitch away and get this rather busy block done.
It's kind of a cruel twist of fate that I am trying to avoid thinking of food, yet I need to make grapes for this block. Really....that is just cruel.
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