Sunday, October 14, 2018

New Focus, Stash & Stitching report 10-14-18

This week flew by. I have been trying to keep busy everyday. Several of the PJ shorts are done except for the elastic waist. Hoping to get those out of the way tonight.

This past week I decided to join a gym. I have been dieting successfully for 3 months. Down 30 lbs. Billzion to go. The last two weeks I plateaued. Have not budged an ounce. With all the trouble I have walking, it was time to go to the next step. Exercise!

I live in Florida where often you can fry an egg on the sidewalk, so walking outside is out of the question for a lot of the year. If it isn't the heat, it's the mosquitoes from the rainy season, or the Love bugs that smack you in the face as you run to try and get into your car.

I joined using Silver Sneakers program. Many Fitness groups allow the seniors to exercise for free with this program. It is part of Medicare Advantage program. What a workout! I did all the exercises the instructor showed us. Not well but I didn't give up. I am the biggest person in the room, but not the oldest. LOL!  Hoping to lose 20 more pounds by January. So to this end I have been going 1 to 2 times a day. I can already tell my walking is getting better. It would be nice to not have to use my walker next year in Seattle. That is part of my second goal. To walk without the walker and lose another 20 lbs by July 2019.

Stash Report   Week 41 2018
Fabric used this week: 2 yard   
Fabric Added this week: 0 yards   
Fabric Added Year to Date: 96 yards 
Net used for 2018: 70 yards
GOAL for Year - 60 yards !!  Reached Goal!!!!!  

New Goal for 2018 - 85 yard!

15 Minute Challenge:  
Week 41        7 of 7 days
2018 Total         212 of 286 days

Happy Sewing! 

Aileen in FL


  1. Sounds like you're making great progress on the weight loss and have taken the right step to keep you going in the right direction. Plateaus happen all too often, but hang in there for the long game! Congrats on all your stash usage and sewing time and good luck in your exercise this week.

  2. You go girl! I'm thinking I need to find a place to go and exercise. I don't enjoy it, but maybe the company will help. first to get out of PT

  3. Congrats on all the successes, stash report, stitching report and the weight loss!