Saturday, 4 February 2012

If It's Friday, It Must Be Weigh In Day

Down another 2 pounds this week for a grand total of 12.4 pounds lost in the last 3 weeks.
I am happy with that loss and determined to keep to my plan to REBUILD. For some reason, I am really thinking about food tonight.  I am trying to drink tea instead.  Somehow, now quite the same! But it's better than cheating...

I always take my gym shorts and a sleeveless tee shirt to weigh in. I figure if I wear the same outfit every time (my gym clothes) then I can't kid myself that this week my jeans were heavier or whatever.

I found this little bag at the dollar store. It is burlap lined with plastic. I think it is for carrying your salad and veg. There is a larger bag to match, for your larger grocery items.. Burlap is all the rage here at the moment, so I decided to alter it a wee bit and use it to transport my gym strip, diet sheet and food guide that I take with me to weigh in.

I cut up the larger bag and rolled it through my Big Shot with this flower die cut. I then used brown stazon ink to accent the edges. I really like how it turned out and think I will make some for my girls and my sister for little gifts.  Not bad for $2.00
Here is a bit of a close up of the punched flowers.
Sorry about the yellowish look of my flash. I am a terrible picture taker and although just a point and shoot, it is a new camera...I still need to read my settings for how to correct this.


I am off to the scrapbook store tomorrow as they have a similar die to this one, but it is much larger.  I think I will add one more, bigger layer to the big flower and  place the smaller flowers differently on the bag. Perhaps I will even make the mid size into a large and the tiny into a medium...I think they are a bit lost on the bag at this size..

I can't wait to play with them. Luckily I bought a couple of the bags.

7 comments:

  1. which sister??

    Way to go on the excercise/diet work. It is very hard to do and it is great that you are getting healthier every day!

    T

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  2. Well doen on the weight loss - I too have battle with that and lost 22kg three years ago then put on 8 again and have lost five of the eight kilos so there you go roughly two pounds to a kilo think..am drinking tea now too! love this bag well done you! Shaz in oz.x

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  3. Congrats on the progress!
    It will be fun to see what you do with that tote!

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  4. Amazing job on the weight loss!!! That bag is fantastic! I never would have thought to buy a second bag and use it for fabric, such a cute idea!

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  5. You are awesome to have this much will power, good for you :)
    Your tote is so cute.
    Love what you did with it, so pretty.

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  6. Well done with your achievement - great progress!!!
    And what a fantastic bag - love its simplicity, lovely work!
    Thanks for stopping by at my blog :) Have a lovely Sunday! Hugs, Joanna x

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  7. Well done on the weight loss, and fpgreat idea on the bag,I'd never have thought of that... So great

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