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Friday, June 27, 2008

Got up and hitting ye olde Evil E first thing yesterday morning before heading out to my son's surgical residency completion ceremony where I got to hear all the accolades pouring...(proud papa takes a bow! lol) and turned down the dessert (either creme brulee or tiramisu...yummy, so I hear...but "nothing tastes as good as being healthy feels!") .

While I wasn't really planning to "show off" my new improved self, it was a very special occasion in which MANY members of my extended family were present to offer my son support and praise. Even my younger sister, whom I haven't seen since she got married and moved off to the California Coast 22 years ago!Suffice it to say I "wowed" 'em all! :-) Hoping some pics come around that I can share...we'll see.

Part II of the celebrations continues tomorrow at my aunt's place near Kalamazoo...beautiful place on a lake...nice and casual, as opposed to last night which was at a snazzy country club.

Will keep posting away my jam-packed to the fitness center for more of that "evil E!"


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ZELLAZM 6/29/2008 7:35AM

    Great to hear that you're "wowing" the relatives - that must feel good. WTG on keeping up on the exercise and on taking it easy! I assume you've found a gym where you can visit as a guest - that was such a blessing when I was last in FL. Happy vacation, Michelle

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TRAINOF4 6/27/2008 11:36PM

    Yahooo for you - and you're a stronger person than I for skipping the creme brulee. OMG I love that stuff!!!

Congrats to your son - that's a long, hard road he's traveled.

Oh yeah ... Is he single?! LOL emoticon

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MORGIEMOO 6/27/2008 11:28PM

  Proud papa indeed!!!!

It is great to be surrounded but so many wonderful people who are making this tremendous choice to change their lifestyles and choose a life of health. It makes my days so much easier to know it is possible and to gain inspiration, ideas and motivation.

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    You keep wowing them!

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