Sunday, April 5, 2009

Egg Head Parade

The Biggest Loser contest I joined 12 weeks ago is now over. I didn't win, but I finished in the top 20. Considering there were 103 contestants, I'm thrilled with that. I didn't make my goal of 24 pounds, but I came super close. I lost 21 pounds. I cheated more than a few times and skipped exercising WAY more than I should have, so 21 pounds is amazing to me! I went from *gulp* 205 pounds to 184 pounds. I'm going to get back on the weight loss wagon right after Easter. We always have a huge meal Easter Day and I'm looking forward to that.

I spent the weekend making a bunch of Egg Heads for Pi's class. Originally, she'd asked that I not make anything this year, but changed her mind when she saw the first Egg Head I made. I made 12 of them. The green chicks are for the boys and the white and pink bunnies are for the girls. I know the colors are a bit funky, but I used what stash felt I had, instead of going out and buying more.

Pi was very specific about who got what and labeled them each with her classmates' names.



Today was Palm Sunday. We went to mass and got our palms. Every year I fold them into crosses. I have a ton of them now, going back at least 6 years. Its about time I got rid of some of them. Since they're blessed, I can't just throw them away...they need to be burned. I think they're really pretty all folded up. Some of the ladies at church fold them into fancy braids. One day I'll figure it out.



I still haven't gone through the circus pictures. I'm a slacker. Ooh, and this is my last week of work before a week of vacation! We're not going anywhere, but I'll be happy just to be home. Woooooo!!!!!!!!

8 comments:

Kristina P. said...

I wondered how you did with the contest. No before and after pictures?

21 pounds is great!

Snap said...

I think 21 pounds is great! I hope Pi knows how lucky she is to have a crafty Mom! :) The eggs and bunnies are so cute! Well done!

Bezzie said...

21 is triple 7s! Great amount!!!
Cute eggheads!!

And is it wrong that I'd probably be composting the old palms? Better to go in with the kitchen scraps than into the landfill right?

T. Joi said...

Great job with the weight loss. I am super jealous that you are home for a week. I am going to plan better for next year...

T. Joi said...

By the way...love the new profile picture.

Ally said...

Congrats on the weight loss, you did awesome!

Laura said...

21 pounds is great! Congratulations! The Egg Heads are too cute! Pi's class is lucky to always get so many nice handmade things!

Aurora said...

omg those bunnies are way too cute......I have not really done much crochet for Easter. 21 pounds!! Congratulations!! I am back to counting my calories and found another exercise equip. someone didn't want.