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Wednesday, July 05, 2006

RUN! It's a Beached Whale!

I should be extremely embarrassed for showing these chubby pictures:

Lets face it I am NOT worthy of this pattern! Actually if I was 6 sizes smaller, size 8, I may be able to pull this sucker off... If you think it looks good in the blurry photos then the camera is actually doing justice for me for ONCE! I look terrible in this and I am afraid it will be frogged; and a giant wrap shawl will be made in it's place... A shawl doesn't care how fat it's wearer is, it loves her for whats inside ;)
Pitty I have to go back to Yarntopia and buy the Oceane (french Girl) pattern now..
Needless to say I am depressed... This is why I don't shop for clothes anymore....Guess I had better take off those 30 lbs..... I lost 15 lbs. 2 or 3 months ago but put on 5.... atleast I didn't put all of it back on ;)


Blogger Jenn said...

STOP IT! You looks great.I really like that top. Don't you dare frog it!

You are beautiful just the way you are, inside and out.

12:41 PM  
Blogger Sarah said...

The sweater looks really nice.

Self portraits in the mirror are horrible for anyone!

I bet with a nice pair of pants or a less full skirt, it is fine.

1:13 PM  
Blogger Shez75 said...

Gee, I thought it looked good on you too! Don't frog it, wear it! Shoot, if we were all size 8 and 100 pounds what fun would this world be? I say wear it!
Sheri in GA

3:35 PM  
Anonymous Hazy said...

I think it looks great! No need to frog at all! But that 'oceane' looks great too.

3:45 PM  
Blogger knitting by Steph said...

you look great! don't frog!!!!

4:12 PM  
Anonymous wendy g said...

I agree it looks great so think twice before you frog it.

4:36 PM  
Blogger Heather O said...

I think you look great!!

5:24 PM  
Anonymous Dani said...

Um Cath? DO NOT, i repeat DO NOT frog that top! It looks wonderful on you, and you do not look awful AT ALL. Its very pretty and you are too!

6:39 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh stop it! The top is great, you did a fabulous job & it looks great on you! Believe me, there are size 2 women looking at themselves & thinking how terrible THEY look.

I don't think you should frog it at all. Be proud of all your hard work! It's lovely.

Also, BTW, re: your comment at my blog about Mr. Martini, LOL...yes, Jack's one of his friends, along with Tom. :-)

6:43 PM  
Blogger Bridget said...

I also think the top looks nice on you and I love the color with your hair. It just needs a different bottom, something like a denim skirt would be cute.

7:13 PM  
Blogger Wool Winder said...

I really don't see what you see. I think the top looks good, but if you don't like it, you won't wear it, so better to frog it and knit something you like better.

I'm glad to see a picture of you (without your head cropped off). You look very much like my daughter. Same color hair and everything.

6:20 AM  
Anonymous keri said...

You look great in that top, I second everyone else when I say what a great color that is on you! I would probably put a different soft of top underneath, like a white or black tank to bring out the stitch pattern.

You are gorgeous, inside and out! Rock on woman! =)

7:20 AM  
Blogger Beth C said...

Catherine, you look great. That top is just too cute on you, and the style and color are very flattering! Why-oh-why are we always our own harshest critics? Keep up the good work!

10:16 AM  
Blogger Andrea said...

You look great in that top. The color really compliments your hair. Thanks for the comment on my blog.

5:14 AM  
Anonymous Anne-Ruth said...

I think you look great! Don't frog it!!!

2:52 PM  
Blogger Vicki said...

Don't you dare frog it! It looks great on you! It's a good color for you and the pattern is terrific.

3:25 PM  
Blogger Lolly said...

You are being WAY too hard on yourself, girl! I think the top looks very cute on you!

9:43 PM  
Blogger amandamonkey said...

Well, everyone else had said what I would say. The color looks beautiful on you, and I love the shape. Please think again before frogging.

5:26 AM  
Blogger AmyArtisan said...

Don't frog it - I think it looks quite lovely & you should wear it with pride! :)

6:37 AM  
Blogger traveling knitter said...

Cathrine let's look at this rationally...if you frog you are that much farther behind in your yarn diet goals! :)

10:49 AM  
Blogger Beth said...

Hey!!!!! Let's stop the negative talking!!! You look cute as a button. I'm at the same mental point, weight / diet-wise. I know how you feel! Use your frustration as a jumping-off point, but stay positive...you're your own best cheerleader. You go, girl!!!

4:28 PM  
Blogger bethanie said...

Sweetie - you look great. Don't get so down on yourself!

8:44 PM  
Anonymous Suzanne said...

The sweater is beauiful and you look *great* in it!

12:59 PM  
Blogger Maggii said...

That top is beautiful and you look beautiful in it..I think it looks great on you....I am defiantely not seeing it the way you see it...

7:18 AM  

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