Friday, June 07, 2013

SPONGEBOB, BIRDS, TREASURE AND DAY 120 WEIGH IN!

First up... Steve and Bex made their first ever purchase on Trademe... 


 ABOVE:  they bought this Spongebob fabric.  Bex is nuts about Spongebob!  She is thinking of making a bag for herself.  And a mug rug.

This is what I did last night: 



 ABOVE:  I sat in the lounge (so I could watch Telly) and started making 4 more mug rugs (coasters).  At some point today I shall make a start on the stitching.

TREASURE from yesterday:


 ABOVE:   I got this dinky pine seat for little grandchildren, it opens to hold toys too.  I love it!
I also got two really cute dresses for Keera, and a GORGEOUS glass vase...


ABOVE: I don't think you can see it very well because it's already in use!  Stew brought home flowers to mark our Anniversary.   Awww... he's such a darling man.

Today?  I'm going out.  I need a few things from Spotlight, so I can continue working on the mug rugs.  Bex and baby are coming too.  I'm going to have lunch at the mall today too... before I WEIGH IN for DAY 120.  That will be done when we get home.

ONWARD...

So... I've spent several hours out and about, stopped at Spotlight for some Vlisofix, got a bit of fabric on sale, then off to the mall for lunch.

THEN I took Bex and Lacy over to Papakura to visit a fabric shop they had not even been to.
They had two big boxes of scraps, so we grabbed some ... Bex wants to go there again for sure.  *smiles*


 ABOVE:  fabrics from Spotlight....


ABOVE:  and the fabric scraps I got from Fabricland in Papakura.

WEIGH IN RESULTS FOR DAY 120:  Lost 3.2 kilos.
Better than I expected to be honest. 

***TOTAL LOST SO FAR:  21.2 kGS OR 46.6 POUNDS.*** 

I would like to say my afternoon/evening has been lovely. 

But it hasn't been. 


Thanks to some intensive personal therapy, I have learnt to know when it is best to walk away.  So... I am walking away.


*HUSTON, JOEL, EMILY AND LIAM.  We love you. Don't ever let anyone tell you otherwise.

If we do not see you ever again... just know it is not our choice.*

End of Day: If I ignore the later part of today... it's been an OK day!

Best to end it right now though... I've got sewing to do!
nite nite

20 comments:

  1. Love that pine seat . Very practical. I think I would paint it if it were mine, maybe pale blue.
    Hope you are pleased with your weight loss, you put me to shame.

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  2. Yay - a great loss, well done & well deserved. You are on a roll :-).

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  3. AWESOME!!! Get frocked up and celebrate!

    (fabric and pictures and flowers are nice too...;-) )

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  4. 4 months already! You are rocking this and doing so well. Congratulations.

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  5. woohooo well done on the scales, you are doing well :-)

    Those fabrics are gorgeous, love the vivid red and blues :-)

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  6. That's a great loss Chris!! Well done.

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  7. Awesome effort Chris well done. Luv the mug rugs you are making.
    Have a great weekend.

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  8. Penny3:57 PM

    Congratulations and well done Chris! You are well on the way. Just keep it up at your own manageable pace. Penny xo

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  9. Congratulations on the loss, Chris. That's amazing! I'd be happy losing that much. I think when I get across to Sydney I'll make a concerted effort to do what you're doing. Well done.

    I love the vase, too. I have one just like it which was gift many years ago from a dear friend. it comes in very handy!

    xxx

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  10. Loving the Mugrugs Chris and the fabric purchases today looking great. Congrats on the weight loss-this plan is the one for you for sure.

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  11. Well done you! So great... and you're looking so good too! You should be highly impressed with yourself.

    Me thinks I might be needing a visit to Fabricland!

    Kate444

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  12. Awesome loss .. we're both doing it ... yeah!!! well done :D

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  13. Yay! Awesome loss Chris! You are kicking ass on your healthy eating plan!
    Love the seat! It is gorgeous!!

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  14. That spongebob he is an across the age barrier hit!!! lol you are making a mess up there with you cutting missy1 but those mugs rugs they are bright and can't wait to see them finished. Well there you go a loss and a good one so don't let your mind tell you otherwise.

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  15. Hi Chris - congratulations on your brilliant weight loss. I am so pleased for you. Keep up the amazing work. Karen

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  16. Good for you on the weight loss and for not letting life's ups and downs and other people get you off track with your plan. You are doing great!

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  17. Happy Anniversary to you both! Congrats on the weight loss. I have two daughters that are absolutely obsessed with Spongebob Squarepants! They would love something like what your daughter has. Have a great weekend.

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  18. Belated Happy Anniversary! Your doing great with your weight. Keep up the good work. Love the little quilt sections. Keep strong and have a good weekend.

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  19. You are doing so GREAT with your weight loss Chris! I am proud of you and inspired by you! Keep up the fantastic work. xoxo

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  20. That little seat is too cute!!

    Sorry that she has to be such a shit head :(

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