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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Happiness!



Although I have been a little slack with my card making lately, I must tell you that I have enjoyed this little sojourn whilst getting motivated to become more active and establish a better balance in my life.

About a month ago, I decided to join the YMCA with Jonathon as we were both in need of a workout regime. I also had been fairly sedentary after having some surgery over a year ago and lacked the motivation and energy to get off my butt and get busy!!!

So, after a month of steady working out, I have seen some good results. I have decided that I refuse to ever ever go on another diet and by virtue of getting exercise, have tailored my eating quite naturally to healthier foods. Yesterday I put on a pair of jeans that I hadn't been able to get into in over a year and a half AND the pants that just three weeks ago fit snugly on my hips, kept falling down as I didn't think to add a belt!!!!! I looked like a droopy diaper bummed baby all day and thank goodness for the long shirt, or I certainly could have resembled the plumber, but I was grinning with the fact that they are very very loose.

This makes me Happy. My energy level is through the roof and I haven't felt this great in a long long long time!!!



So, that along with a couple of other amazing things that have happened in the last few weeks have left me feeling very Happy! I made this sweet card to celebrate!!!!

Stamps: Stamping Bella Ketto line Yoko and Ono
Paper: Turquoise and Celery
SU Rub ons, copics, Prima Flowers, Buttons and Floss

Seem to be slowly getting my mojo back and hope to have something for you tomorrow!

Happy Stamping!!!!

*****Vicki~~~~~

10 comments:

  1. Very pretty card, Vicki! Congrats on the weight loss and the training! WOO HOO for you!!!!!

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  2. COngrats Vicki glad you are feeling good and slimmer. Love your card and the use of the rubs on on this one

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  3. Congrats Miss Vicki on getting fit. Something I need to do. Love your card makes me smile.

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  4. Oh you stinker you got some of those Ketto girls! They are soo cute. I hope to pick some up on Thursday when we go to Stampin' Bella! I believe that Sheila is carrying them for Bella as well! I am so proud of you for getting back in motion. It was a long haul with your surgery and I'm glad you are feeling good again. I love your attitude on the dieting thing too.... that is defintely food for thought. Can't wait to see you soon....6 more sleeps!!!!

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  5. Vicki, your card is so funny. Love the image and the colors...;-) Happy friday. Hugs from Silke

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  6. Great card, love the bold colors.

    Good for you on the excercise. I've been lax the last 2 weeks and vowed to get back in to it next week as I feel good doing it and love seeing the scale in the downward direction as well as the clothes fitting better!

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  7. Wow, congratulations on your weight loss Vicki. . .I've been trying to lose weight for the past 3 years with no success! Whaaa! It's nice to hear that someone is losing weight. . .I do need to exercise. My energy level is at its lowest point. I'm glad to hear you're happy and energized too!!

    Love your card. . .that image is so funky! I love it. Awesome job with your coloring too!!

    Hope you have a fantastic weekend!

    Maria

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  8. Vicki....I am so proud of you and Jon....way to go!!!

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Thanks so much for visiting my blog. I hope you have a wonderful day and I very much appreciate your sweet comments!

*****Vicki*****