Sunday, January 15, 2006

This week's update...

I'm soooo in love with this piece. Everytime I do the backstitch of an animal, I just can believe how cute those faces are.
I'm really hoping my friends like this design as much as I do. I haven't shown them the cover of the book or anything. So it will be a surprise... (they don't read my blog either)

It's so hot these days here in Lima. That why I haven't been stitching as much as I normally do, I think I'm really behind on my schedule. Now I'm completely sure I won't have it done in time for the baby's birth day.

Here's a pic of my progress on Rune Gypsy, I haven't worked on her since december. But I had not shared a pic with you all last time I picked her up, so anyway her it is...


I don't know if you remember me writing in this blog about starting an intensive training program. Well two weeks ago I finished the first part of the program and so far I've lost about 9 kg (20 lbs) ....Yeeey

Because of my height and body structure I'm supossed to weigh 53 kg (120 lbs). When the doctor first told me I was like "that's imposible, I had that weight that when I was maybe 12". But now that I'm starting the second part of the programm, I'm totally obsessed in reachimg my ideal weight so I have only 8kg (18 lbs) to go.

Hopefully I'll reach my goal, but even if I don't I will be very happy with myself for trying to live a healthier life.

8 comentarios:

BeckySC said...

Noah's Ark is coming along nicely! I am sure your friends will adore it!

Rune Gypsy is looking good also :)

Congrats on your weight loss :) I wish you the best of luck with it :)

Isabelle said...

Wow Carol, so many accomplishments - stithingwise and weighwise ;)

Those are lovely WIPs :)

But now I'm curious - how tall are you?

Mandy said...

Congratulations on every aspect of this post. Rune Gypsy is looking good, and Noah's Ark is looking adorable. And on top of all that losing so much weight!! Well done. I'm sure you'll keep it up!!

Kim said...

Your projects are looking fabulous! I'm especially fascinated by Rune Gypsy, very interesting project.

Congrats on losing 20lbs! That is fantastic! I know how much work it takes to lose weight, you should be very proud. :D

zoeandcooper said...

Great progress, Carol.

Congrats also on losing that weight. I am probably around the same height as you because I should probably be around the same weight. What did you do to lose?

Kathy said...

Noah's Ark looks lovely & Rune Gypsy is looking fab too.

Congratulations on your weight loss.

hugs xxxxxx

anneke said...

I can only repeat what everyone has told you already: congrats on everything.
It's fabulous that you're so in love with a piece you're stitching, even when it will be a present.
enjoy your new body.

Juanita - aka flosslady said...

Noah's Ark looks great! I'm sure your friends will love it.

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