Somehow I manage to get really behind on sharing about my day to day life. I blame it on Instagram. I love instagram, but it can make me a really lazy blogger. If you follow me on instagram
you have seen what I have been up to the last few months, but for those of you who don't here is a little flash back…
I added a bunch more fabric to my Pile O' Fabric, surprise, surprise :)
I added some notions too!
I got an AMAZING new addition to my sewing room, but more on that later!
I participate in the Vitamin D Bee which is a local quilting bee part of the PHXMQG
. I finished an improv Wonky Star block for Alissa, and a EPP Hexagon flower for Nancy. Both blocks were really fun to make.
I participate in the do.Good Stitches
online charity bee. For the month of June I was the "quilter" so I got to choose the block and will be responsible for putting the quilt together. I chose the Bijoux Block
, all of the ladies blocks turned out so good. I was able to get the quilt top together and will be quilting it soon. I also finished my July Churn Dash blocks which were chosen by Salty Oat
I am finishing quilting a quilt for a new Aria Lane Pattern
which should be out soon.
I have been sucking up every moment I can with my loves. Gwenyth just celebrated her 4th birthday and Everett is 1 year old. Im looking forward to doing a little "pre-school" (basically more structured play) with Gwenyth this year preparing for homeschooling next year.
A while back I shared
with you all that I have a lot of health problems that can sometimes drain the life out of me. I kind of go through ups and downs some months I feel much better, and some months (more recently) I feel miserable. A month ago I decided to go on a strict Gluten Free diet in hopes to help some of my symptoms. After further research I came across the Candida Diet
. Candida is an internal yeast overgrowth and most main stream doctors don't recognize it as a legitimate illness. However every single one of my symptoms fit right in line with a Candida overgrowth. The only cure for this is an extreme change in my eating lifestyle, no Gluten, Dairy, Sugar (including fruits), Corn, and the list goes on. Let me tell you this is going to be the hardest thing I have ever done, haha. It is day two of cutting the foods out of my diet and I am not the happiest person to be around :). Those of you who know me well, know I am a serious sweet tooth so you can only imagine. Ultimately I am desperate to feel even just a little better than I have and will do anything. Yes, even avoid my addiction to Red Vines and Sour Patch Kids. So for those of you who follow me on Pinterest
and wonder why in the world I went from pinning a ton of beautiful quilts to a ton of Candida Free dinner ideas thats my reason. Have any of you tried to cut Candida out of your diet?
I hope that you all are having a fantastic Summer, here is to happy quilting and better health!