FRENCHSEAMS   2,273
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Me Today - fifty with around fifty pounds to lose.

What I want - To eat healthy and exercise my way down to a healthy and stable weight.

Why - for many reasons, but the superficial one is, I enjoy fine sewing but don't feel like investing the time with laborious hand stitching on clothes that I hope to not fit into soon. French seams are an example. This is a seam that is doubled over on itself to encase the raw edges of the fabric. It makes a beautiful finish but ...
Me Today - fifty with around fifty pounds to lose.

What I want - To eat healthy and exercise my way down to a healthy and stable weight.

Why - for many reasons, but the superficial one is, I enjoy fine sewing but don't feel like investing the time with laborious hand stitching on clothes that I hope to not fit into soon. French seams are an example. This is a seam that is doubled over on itself to encase the raw edges of the fabric. It makes a beautiful finish but it's very hard to alter.

My Goal - I have a piece of beautiful periwinkle blue silk jacquard fabric that I would like to hand sew into a dress for myself when I reach my optimum weight, using french seams of course!
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Member Since: 4/21/2013

SparkPoints: 2,273

Fitness Minutes: 380

My Goals:
My goal is to be at a healthy and stable weight. I'd like to have a dress for padded out to my new stable size and start doing some advanced sewing with nice fabrics and finishes.

My Program:
Treadmill 1/2 hour
DVD workout 4 x per week
Mediterranean diet focus

Personal Information:
I'm fifty living with my young adult son and his wonderful doberman.

I enjoy sewing, gardening and cooking. A close friend said I reminded him of Bea Arthur, in a good way.



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IAMBIZI
2/27/2014 9:52:37 AM

yes the food here is delicious!
lots of carbs served everywhere have to say no to alot of them when eating out.
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CAROL_31649731
2/27/2014 12:45:24 AM

Thanks for commenting on my blog! Maybe summer will be better for me this year . . . sure would like to see Winter be over. Too much white stuff here on the East Coast this year. Nice to see you back sparking. ttyl emoticon



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CAROL_31649731
2/3/2014 1:14:17 PM

Love the new picture(s) . . . beautiful flowers! Hope everything's going well for you. Just wanted you to know I was thinking of you today. emoticon



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THINANDFITEMILY
1/21/2014 9:34:19 AM

emoticon for the support on my blog emoticon



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CAROL_31649731
1/20/2014 10:45:54 PM

Thanks for the goodie . . . and for checking up on me! I'm feeling very healthy!!! Even though my weight loss has stalled, it's wonderful to exercise without huffing & puffing. I can "feel" the improvement in my health, and I'm really pushing my limits, too, with these new (for me) spinning classes.



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