Monday Minus Three

I am happy to report today that I lost another three pounds, making my total weight loss of 19 pounds since September!

I started a new exercise routine seven months ago to get into shape. I’ve had rheumatoid arthritis since I was 16 years old, so exercise has become a must. My exercise routine has developed into a habit that keeps my knees super healthy. The bonus – weight loss!

I’m also thankful today to Melissa for sponsoring the Bronte-Along. I’m so happy I finally know the story of Jane Eyre. I finished watching the movie and reading the book over the weekend – I just love this story! Inspiration for my crafty project finally struck me. At one point in the movie, Jane starts wearing a red scarf around her neck. It was so cool seeing Jane grow into an independent woman, so outspoken and bold for her day!

I thought it would be fun to make an independent woman’s scarf of my own with this pomegranate yarn I had in my stash, based on a lacy pattern in Joelle’s knitting book.

The Bronte-along group is moving on to Wuthering Heights, so it’s a good thing I’m a fast knitter. I can be a slow reader, so I might have to rent the movie for the next one to keep up with the group. All in all, a pretty good Monday!


  • Whoo Hoo!! Congrats on losing the weight. I need to start an exercise regimen, maybe folding the treadmill back down would be a good start. Looks like you’ve made good progress on your scarf. I hope you like the movie or book, I really enjoyed both. Love the old movies.

  • I can’t knit so that leaves me out. Love that red color you choose for the scarf. Congrats on the weight lose. If I could loose a little. I’m not real good at the exercise and sticking with it.
    i have got to get back to walking, that helps me alot.

  • Congratulations Terri! Now can I send 5 or so pounds your way?
    I love that book. I’ve knitted a few things in there.

  • YAY FOR YOU!! I started a weight loss challenge in February…and I’m down 6ish. NINETEEN?! You must be on cloud nine!

    As for Miss Jane-I found the story to be much more significant and touching as an adult. I can’t even imagine what it must have been like to be a strong woman in those days!

  • Congrats on your weight loss!

    The yarn is so pretty! Happy knitting!

  • Sorry! That was my daughter’s account. That comment was from Randi. 🙂

  • Hello Terri, a big congratulations on loosing three pounds. I remember reading Wuthering Heights in High School. Loved it. Good luck with the reading. Happy days to you.

  • Congratulations on the weight loss! You have inspired me to get to bed now so that I can get up early to exercise. I just started my morning exercise regimen again last week. Starting is always the hardest part!

  • Congratulations on the weight loss! Nice scarf, too:)

  • Congrats on the weight loss, T! I hit 42 pounds lost this week (almost to goal!) LOVE THAT RED SCARF!

  • Wow!! Way to go! Good for you for sticking to it! (love those jeans, by the way). Love your red scarf too. Makes me wish (once again) that I knew how to knit. Someday… Have a good day! Paula

  • Yipeeee Congrats on losing the weight!! It’s wonderful to know how you turn your exercise routine into habit! Wonderful! Oh your knitting projec looks wonderful..loving that gorgeous color! Have a lovely merry happy day and love to yoU!

  • Well done Terri – You are an inspiration! Love the colour of the scarf – it is going to look fabulous.

  • Congratulations on the weight loss! I need to get on board ;0

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