Monday, December 2, 2013

A Few More Cards and a Diet

Hi everyone, hope you had a great day. I did, nothing too exciting, got a few things done around the house. Put up a few decorations and changed the dinning room table cloth to red and changed the Fall centerpiece to Christmas with red candles. Tomorrow the ornaments will go on the little tree, had to find the plastic container that holds all the ornaments.

Today, I started a 7 day diet....hopefully to lose 4-5 lbs. It's more like a cleansing type diet. Today was fruits and water. Tomorrow, vegies. Wednesday, fruits and vegies. Thursday will be wierd, bananas and skim milk and diet soup. Friday, add some rice and tomatoes, vegies and protein. Saturday, vegies, rice, soup. Oh and lots of water, 10-12 glasses a day. My choice of excercise will be walking Kylie around the block and riding my staionary bike 3-5 miles a day. I will see how it goes this week, and how my blood sugars do. The Doctor had put me on some medication to lower the blood sugars and then my weight shot up and sky-rocketed to a number I have never been before. Really have been feeling very uncomfortable in my own skin. So I thought I would give it a try. February I have to go see the Doctor and I would like to be a little bit lighter when I see him again.

My biggest battle is keeping JP fed and keeping food in the house he likes. Oh, and not eating and tasting the food I prepare for him....cause I am always taste-testing everything I make for him. I'll see how this week goes......(sigh).
I don't think I added these cards to my collection. Although, come to think about it, I did post this card earlier, but the flower was a stamped flower. This flower is made out of tissue paper. I punched about 6 layers of tissue with a round punch. Then made a hole in the middle and put a bracket through to hold the circles together then scrunched the tissue up to make it puff up. Fun to make cards.
This is my Santa card. Stamped about 10 Santa faces, coloring him in last year. Turning him into some cute cards for the Hospice group.

Well, time to close this blog for today. You all have a great couple of days, and I will be back to tell you how my diet is going. Keep looking up for your redemption draws nigh. Cheers ~ Louise


Attic Clutter said...

love the beautiful paper flower on the card Louise (:) DIETS LOL oh I hear ya ..not liking the full and fat feel either been cutting down since Thanksgiving..(:) hugs..p

Susie said...

Your cards are beautiful. Good luck on that diet....I hate that we seem to always be dieting. I like my small town , it's good you get back to yours to visit. xoxo,Susie

cards4ubylouise and other treasures said...

Thank you Patty....the paper flower card was fun to make. Diets...I know, I always seem to be on some sort of diet.

cards4ubylouise and other treasures said...

Thank you is my middle name. Yes, someday we will get back to that town, perhaps for a vacation, now that we have a decent car to travel in.

Brenda in IN said...

Oh yuk, a diet. There must be a better way to lose weight than giving up what you like to eat. I just saw a stamp that said "I missed going to the gym today. That makes 5 years in a row". That cracked me up. Love your red paper flower. Good luck.

cards4ubylouise and other treasures said...

I know...right another "diet", there should be a better name for it, like maybe I am on a "Livet"
(living is always better the dying)

hahaha...funny stamp.

Missy George said...

Terrible time to start a diet..Good luck..Beautiful cards..

cards4ubylouise and other treasures said...

I know, bad time to start a diet/livet but probably the best time for me, won't be tempted by all the lucious food cause I will see the scale slowley going down, down, down. We'll see how it goes.

Attic Clutter said...

haha..the zone yup Christmas is so fun
thanks on my blog I love the banner/ background
one of those free ones to use
they are so nice to make them


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