Day 1 of my Getting Healthy Journey!

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Day 1! This was my post work out picture from Monday.  I have lost 10 lbs the last few months, but keep rollercoastering up and down in my weight. I lost most of my weight just by eating healthier. The things I struggle with the most dieting is eating food off the kids plates, eating snacks the hubby brings into the house and eating out.

Now that I have lost a few lbs we have joined the gym as a family and I plan to really hit the gym a lot for the next 30 days. Then try to build a manageable schedule after that.

I have a Mom Bod. Strong arms and legs from carrying around my kids, but a weak core. I have a belly, love handles and decent size derriere. If I wear tight fitting clothes, people ask me when my baby is due. I am not pregnant and had my last baby a little over two years ago. Luckily the Free Spirit Tank from Patterns for Pirates helps hide my belly. It is currently my go to work out tank. My capris are also from Patterns for Pirates; I used the FREE Peg Legs Pattern. I took a few inches out of the pattern piece since I’m only 5’0″ tall.

I am hoping to lose enough weight to feel confident enough to wear their Essential Tank to the gym. Who thinks I can get there??

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Hi I'm Lo and I love to sew and I also love to play with my two children! I am a work at home Mom of two toddlers.  I never planned on staying home with the kids, however when I was 8 and 1/2 months pregnant with my first child, Little Dude, I was unexpectedly let go from my corporate job.  With a newborn and a tough job market, I decided to buy a Brother Sewing/Embroidery Machine and taught myself to sew. I would like to thank the many bloggers, youtube videos I have watched and PDF pattern designers for all their help. With a degree in International Business from Blaise-Pascal University in France I decided to open my own business, an Etsy shop.  I started making baby leg warmers and then added embroidered bodysuits.  I was so busy I couldn't keep up and had to seek out third party help. After my second child, Baby Girl, life became super busy.  There is something about little girls clothes that makes them so much fun to create.  I started venturing out to more articles of clothing.  It has been a fun adventure. I am learning as I go.  I sometimes skip steps or take short cuts, sometimes I take a long road to get where I need to go.  I don't think sewing needs to be perfect, I think it should be fun!!


  1. You go girl! I have the mom bod too. My baby will be one on Wednesday and I too am starting to focus on getting healthy! Best of luck to yOu

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