Because It Wouldn’t Get Out of My Brain…

8 12 2010

I give you:


I was going to draw little cloven hooves, and even include a poor, hapless elf being dragged along in the hand not holding the pitchfork, but I ran out of space in my tiny little sketch pad (5″X7″).

I know.  I’m a total whack job.

Merry Christmas, everyone 😉

Like the cartoon?  Oddly, I have several ideas for humorous, quilting oriented cartoons… I’m thinking I might add them to the weekly roster when the holidays are over.  Not now..  Egads, not now.  I headed into work at 7 in the morning, just like I did yesterd…  as I will probably be doing every day until the 25th if things keep up the way they are now (*sob*).  My paychecks are great, but I’m not having much of a life.  In fact, I can kiss days off goodbye the last two weeks before Christmas.  Stitch N’ Bitch is sort of my last hurrah for the holiday season.  (So I’m making dessert, dammit!!)

On the upside, this is forcing me to diet…  I estimate that my daily caloric intake has dropped to 1000 calories per day.  I tend to skip breakfast, have a single microwave meal touting itself as ‘lean’ for lunch, and then one serving of whatever I make for dinner, and that portion is generally split between myself and Zebediah because he likes to steal from my plate eat with me.  I then have a bowl of cereal as a snack between dinner and bedtime.  Too bad I don’t have this ‘discipline’ throughout the rest of the year.

Have I lost any weight?  Not a clue.  I don’t own a scale!  However, my pants are significantly bigger and I have a waist again! Okay, let me rephrase that… There is once again a difference between my hips and lovehandles! Heehee \o/

In other news, I have completed Block 20 of the Christmas Cactus Quilt-Along.  I WILL have that top done in time for Show and Tell at Stitch and Bitch.  Between work, the kiddo and the sewing machine, I’m not seeing much of the outside world.

At least I’m sewing.  Thank goodness.  I think it’s keeping my sanity together!




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