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Guess who's going to Italy???


Tuesday, October 18, 2011

ME!!!!!!!!!!

I am going at the end for February for about a week! I cannot wait! I am going to meet up with my brother and his family for the week. It's about halfway between India and the States.

I have been to Italy before, about 5 years ago, but this time will be different. I'll be sharing this experience with my family. Plus the last time I was there, I didn't get to see half the stuff in Rome that I wanted to.

Best of all? We are going to try and do a day trip and visit the town where my grandma grew up! How cool would that be?? I still have family there, and it would be incredible to meet them.

Second best of all? (not sure if I can have two best of alls... lol) The shopping!!! I will actually be able to buy clothes in Italy!! Last time I could only buy scarves and accessories. By the time I go in February, I can fit into some awesome designer clothes.

So new goal. Get to a size 10 by February and buy something luxurious. I am so excited!!!
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MEWHENRYSMAMA 10/20/2011 10:48PM

    Yes, you can have two best of alls, and with this kind of thing, heck, you could have three!! I am so happy for you and know you will have a great time!! We will be waiting to hear all about your trip with pictures, please!!! You really have some major motivation for that size 10 now...go girl go!!! emoticon
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BEACHGIRL76 10/19/2011 6:39PM

    That's so cool! Have fun:) I have to be honest, I'd be all "Eat, Pray, Love" there and be enjoying the Italian food! lol I hope you get to see your family and have a nice homemade Italian meal:)

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SHAYLA24S 10/19/2011 12:04PM

    So cool!!! Maybe if I lose enough weight by then I can fit in your suitcase! HAHA! You are going to have a blast!

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EILI359 10/18/2011 1:35PM

    I hope you have a fantastic time - it's a beautiful place. We have been to Italy a couple of times and will definitely go back. Our closest friends were married in Sorrento in the most beautiful courtyard with a gorgeous view of the Amalfi Coast. We loved Rome too and did all the typical touristy things - hmmmm I so want to go back.
This trip will be a fabulous incentive for you between now and Feb - just think of all the lovely shopping and fab clothes!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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VICKLET31 10/18/2011 1:10PM

    That sounds like so much fun! You will have such a great time shopping! Enjoy!!!

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SLEEPYDEAN 10/18/2011 11:42AM

    Sounds like an awesome event to look forward to. I would love to go to Italy as my family orginates from there too.

Happy planning/preparing!

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MICHELLESMILES_ 10/18/2011 11:26AM

    Awesome!!

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TARAFROMTX1 10/18/2011 11:09AM

    That is Awesome!! Im excited for you!!!! That will be so much fun! Luckie girl!! emoticon

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MISSBEX24 10/18/2011 11:09AM

    Oohhhh I love, love, love Italy!! Of the few countries I've been to, it's my favorite. I always thought France would hold that top place in my heart, but Italy wins!

I hope you get to meet your family!!!

Great motivation!! Now that you mentioned that, I want to go back! The two times I was there I couldn't buy anything but accessories (scarves, some boots, and some jewelry). I can imagine how exciting it is to know that you're going to go back and enjoy the shopping! It probably sounds silly but the one thing I couldn't get that I wanted was one of those Ciao Bella t-shirts that are done in the same lettering as the Coca Cola logo. Of all things - I was bummed about missing out on a t-shirt from the market!

It sounds like you're going to work hard to make sure you reach your goal... So when you're there, enjoy a little gelato, a slice of goooooood pizza, some good pasta, and some wine! I'm sure you will have earned it!!!

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AMANDASHRINKING 10/18/2011 11:05AM

    wow thats awesome what a kool place to get to visit and we all know you can hit your goal there is such a big prize for ya!

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ADVENTURESEEKER 10/18/2011 11:03AM

    Awesome! That will be a blast!

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TREP13 10/18/2011 10:59AM

    That is some amazing motivation!!! Looking forward to hearing all about your trip when you get back.

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*~*MICHELLE*~* 10/18/2011 10:58AM

    Awesome! That will be tons of fun!!!

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