I have finally finished my first pair of socks. Fresh off the hooks this evening!! They were made out of some yarn I won from Spun Ware Over the Rainbow. I am so happy with how they turned out. The pattern I used was from The Knitting Squirrel. She has an amazing 4 part, step… Continue reading Yarnful Friday ~ For the Love of Socks!
I can not believe I'm almost 19 months post-op. Nineteen Months! Wowza!!! Here is the breakdown... Pre-Program (Heaviest remembered weight): 290 Program Start Weight: 282 Surgery Weight: 245 Today's Weight: 165 Total loss: 117lbs since starting the program, 130lbs since my heaviest remembered weight. I feel amazing (with the exception of the last couple months)… Continue reading Weigh-In Wednesday ~ Changes
Phew... It has been a rough month!! I would love to say I'm happy to see March, but February seems to have spilled over... Sigh.... Here is the how it went down... Caleb got really sick a couple weeks ago. He came from school on a Wednesday and said he was so cold. I put… Continue reading Life As I Know It…Long Post Alert!
Wow, I can't believe I forgot to link my projects to their patterns and yarn! Its time to give credit where credit is due 🙂 The mitten pattern I used was from Yarnutopia and can be found here. Modifications: I made mine with a smaller hook (5mm from Clover that I picked up from Michaels)… Continue reading Yarnfun Sunday-Part 2-The Links
It's no secret that I am not a fan of winter! Once again, it has been a cold one. We have had days where the temps have dropped to -40 (that's also -40F) without the wind chill. The kids have been robbed of outdoor recess at school because it's just too cold. These days make… Continue reading Yarnful Sunday…I’ve Been Making Things