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Working out the old arms in the studio


Wednesday, January 23, 2013


Well I continue to work those arms...sanding...sanding...san
ding. Feels like it will never be done, but since the finished piece is due in just over a week it'll have to be done emoticon . Day before yesterday I cut the tip of my index finger with a chisel so sanding is even more of a 'pain' than it has been. emoticon

Although the craziness of the first few days of the new semester has eased up a bit, it's still a stressful time. I'm feeling pressured at home with this deadline and at work with graduation contracts.

The upside? It ALL has to be done by February first.

Then things can slide back to a semblance of normal routine.

Yesterday and today have been good days. In fact, I think I'm actually WITHIN my calorie range today -- that's a HUGE accomplishment for me. I've been trying to bump up the activity by jogging on the treadmill for 10 minutes after my weekday elliptical workout. And I have to say it feels GOOD! Makes me feel STRONG!

The scale appeared to be inching downward today. Almost posted my weigh-in but I want to see if it holds out for tomorrow as well. I did have sort of a backwards compliment today from a gal I work with. I was wearing a gray jumper with gray tights and gray shoes and she commented that the monochrome made me look trimmer. Coming from this particular woman I took that as quite a complement!

Also have to say thanks to those who've posted comments -- Joy, your comment today STOPPED me from eating the treat in my lunch, so here's a big emoticon
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MRSAGAIN2 1/25/2013 6:52PM

    Gorgeous work! Sorry to hear about your fingertip. Yikes!

Good for you seeing a slow down come February. Wanna share with me? I don't see that for me until somewhere around March.

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SEWINGMAMACDS 1/24/2013 12:25PM

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FIFIFRIZZLE 1/24/2013 1:27AM

    Wow that is just emoticon

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