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Sunday, June 13, 2010

Before the Weekend Began

I had meant to do this post Friday night, but I was just so happy and content working on Celestial Dragon that I didn't feel like opening up the laptop to blog, just stitch.

So here is where CD stood before I picked it up that evening.  I worked on it until very late on Friday, I'm hoping to pick it back up again today.  I spent Saturday and hopefully just this morning working on my ornament for the month of June.

This past week was another rough one for me, I was up yet another pound on Tuesday, my weigh in day.  I attribute it to eating out once a day Thursday-Sunday, and I only managed to get out for a walk once on those days because of the rain.  So far this past week I have stayed away from restaurants, and I've either done some running or gone to the gym every day (not done anything yet today).  I'm getting a little tired of this three pounds off/ three pounds on I've been playing it since March and its getting a little tiring.

My close friends will know I've not been myself for quite awhile.  I just haven't felt like being me, happy, easy going, and so on.  Finally on Friday I felt like myself!  For the first time in ages!!!  I hope this continues.  I prefer to be myself not this stranger who has been living in my body for more than a month now.

26 comments:

Julie said...

CD is looking gorgeous.

Hope you continue to feel happy and well

Erna said...

Ohh Dani, your CD is splendid. Hope you'll feel a little better, I know the "pound"feeling....
Big Dutch Hug
Erna

Cole said...

Celestial Dragon is looking amazing! Glad to hear you're feeling more yourself... it's hard to just live life when things are "off". Enjoy your Sunday :)

Barbi said...

CD is looking beautiful. Don't beat yourself up about the weight. I'm glad that you are feeling back to your old self!

Yvonne said...

CD looks really gorgeous! I have that kind of feeling from time to time too - not feeling like myself but it goes away fast and I am glad that you are back to yourself again :0))

Lisa said...

CD is beautiful! You really are making progress on it! I know exactly how you are feeling, for I have been having those feelings on & off (sometimes for a day or two, sometimes a little longer). For me, it seems to go along with my cycles and other times just my nagging feelings toward my weight. Take care of yourself - I pray that you continue to feel "normal" :)

Daffycat said...

Great progress on CD! I've been stitching a TW off & on for several years so I know how much work goes into these. I can't believe how fast you are progressing!

Wendy said...

Oooh Dani, this is gorgeous!! Nice work, love the colors too. I'm looking forward to see this one grow.

Lesleyanne said...

Lovely work on CD. I know where you are with this yo-yo thing I do it all the time. I am glad you are feeling yourself.

Donna said...

Great progress! I am glad you are feeling better. It is yucky to not feel like yourself.

octobereves said...

CD looks great. I'm glad you're feeling more yourself. I am at that place, not feeling like myself, being unhappy. I can't seem though to find my way back. I'm going to try though.

stitcherw said...

CD is such a gorgeous piece, I love the jewel tone colors in it and look forward to your updates. So sorry to hear you hit a deer earlier, I'm glad you're ok and your car wasn't seriously damaged. What a wonderful time it looks like you had on your recent stitching getaway, and the scenery was beautiful. Glad the frogs stayed in the pond. :)
Glad also to hear you're feeling more yourself, hopefully it stays that way.
Sue

Carolyn NC said...

CD is looking great! Glad to hear you're in a better frame of mind. :)

Annie said...

That's a lot of stitchy progress! I think it's what has improved your attitude!

~mj~ said...

It sounds like your body is having a hard time adjusting to your weight loss...do you take estrogen, or any other hormone supplements? The mood change sounds like your hormones are messing with you...I hope I didn`t insult you (I don`t know how old you are) but when I was 30-ish I had a hysterectomy and now it`s really REALLY hard to lose weight. Also, some other meds can make it hard to lose weight...esp anti-depressants...

mbroider said...

Hope this self continues for a looooong time dear Dani!!

Take care
Sharmila

Lillie said...

CD is getting fabulous with every posting.

Happy to know that you are back to yourself. Don't be too hard on the weight thing. Take care!

Alice said...

I am glad to hear you are feeling more yourself. That weight loss thing is such a struggle! CD is gorgeous!

Aussie Stitcher said...

I hope that your feeling of well being continues for you Dani (((((HUGS)))). CD is looking amazing.

Carol said...

Oh, your dragon is really coming to life, Dani!! Looks great...

Ingrid said...

ooohh My ..... Celestial Dragon is amazing, this is really a topper, I look forward to following your progress and up to date!

Giovanna said...

Your dragon is looking great! And as usual you're really cruising along. I hope your "happy you" settles down nicely to stay.

Michelle said...

CD is looking great - what a stunning piece! Hope you keep on feeling like 'yourself'.

~Tammy said...

Your stitching is gorgeous, as always.

I'm doing the same 2lbs on, 2lbs off. It is getting old and no matter what I do, I seem stuck in this up/down cycle. AUGHHHH is how I really feel!

Good luck getting to the gym. I'm not-so-patiently waiting for my new gym to open up.

Bekca said...

CD is looking gorgeous, hope that stranger is long gone now :) Happy Stitching.

Suzanne said...

CD is looking great! I hope you keep feeling like yourself.