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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Thursday Thoughts 5/26/2011

  • I'm going to stop complaining about the weather. Last time I did the weather was hot and humid.
  • Today it is cold as Hell. That's an oxymoron if there ever was one. I'm keeping my big mouth shut on matters of the weather!
  • The elephant has finally left my sewing room. That's right. A project that should have lasted no more than a week, dragged out to almost two months. I don't love it but I do like it a lot and am sure I'll wear it.
  • Thought I'd have photos to post today but it's much too cool and windy to be outside trying to take pictures. I don't like the pictures I get inside so I'm not even going to try anymore!
  • I made a dress yesterday that I absolutely love. So much so that I am going to make another one using the same pattern ASAP. Might even make two more!
  • Can you say DKNY?
  • It's amazing how much a UFO in my sewing room paralyzes me.
  • How did I get talked into replacing an invisible zipper in a satin, bias cut prom dress.
  • At least the zipper was in the side seam.
  • Why didn't I realize that Monday is the holiday?
  • While I was thinking I was totally healed from my latest breast surgery, whenever I overdo it I get a sharp remainder!
  • I have the absolutely best husband in the whole world.
  • He bought me a new laptop that I absolutely didn't need.
  • Not really complaining but I don't really love the widescreen format. All this scrolling is driving me crazy!
  • Hmmm. I wonder if I was already crazy?
  • I need a new shade for my nightstand lamp.
  • Still haven't made it to the laundromat!
  • Only lost 1/2 lb last week.
  • At least I didn't gain.
  • I weigh-in again tomorrow.
  • My goal is 1 lb.
  • Queen Latifah has a new clothing line that is going to er sold on QVC.
  • She also commented that she finds the label "plus-size" to be offensive.
  • I totally agree with her.
  • I've used it in the past...I won't ever use it again.
  • Why should being larger than a size 8 be a negative thing?
  • It is totally asinine for a size 10 model to be considered "plus-size."
  • Why do we buy into such crap?
  • Might seem hypocritical of me.
  • Trying to lose weight back to where I was pre-cancer and meds on doctor's advice.
  • I do think an additional 25lbs is too much!
  • Be a follower and leave a comment for a chance at four handmade sewing note cards!

11 comments:

  1. It must feel nice to have that elephant out of there! I need to do the same in my studio.

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  2. I hate lingering projects too! Glad you were able to push thorough and finish. Yeah, I don't get that plus size thing either. Back in the day a 16 or higher was considered that now it's whittled down to an 8. That's bananas! I agree, knick the whole label all together. Because frankly, I'm not liking the definition of beauty nowadays. As long as people are healthy, they should be comfortable in their own skin--not trying to conform to a size 2 standard:)

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  3. Did you make the V 1250 DKNY dress?? I am madly in love with that pattern - can't wait to see!

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  4. So happy to read that you made a dress you love enough to make once or twice more. I'll bet the new laptop will be a lot of fun once you get use to it. Way to go on getting the "elephant" out of the sewing room! Looking forward to the reveals.

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  5. My cards were in the mail today!!! How beautiful and thanks very much.

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  6. If only I can get the elephants out of my sewing room.

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  7. It's great to be back on blogger and reading blogs again. I just had to have a break. I am so glad that this is the post that I found when I clicked on your blog. I love learning more about you!

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  8. Glad you are doing the Thursday thoughts, I look forward to them every week.

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  9. I was wondering if it was the v1250 too? Its seems like everytime I say its hot here the next day it cold! No back peddling mother nature!

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  10. This is so cute. I chuckled when I read the new laptop segment. I sometimes ask myself, "Maybe it's me. I'm crazy." Anyway, I look forward to seeing your new dresses. And have a wonderful holiday weekend.

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  11. Elephants are slowly creeping into my sewing room... hahaha!

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