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Bloody YOUNG people!

Saturday, February 25, 2012

You know - those late teens and twenties who have unlined skin and perfect bodies and whiter than white teeth that swagger down the street with their Ipods pumping out Pitbull (my favourite at the moment but probably not that young lol) and more likely pumping Miss PJ and Dum Diddy.

How DARE they take their perfectly shaped butts and lithe lean bodies for granted - grrrr!

Yes I am grieving in a pouty lipped way (grumpy 50 year old way not sexy Abecrombie & Fitch sexy male model way :D) about not being 21 and gorgeous - I am sure we all go through it.


I arrived at the place I did the 21 day water fast at 12 or so years ago yesterday. As I walked in both me and my inner (that guy who has been protecting me so much he protected me into being 140 kilos - long story) both went "Ohhh - this is feeling like Great Aunt Matilda's Lounge Room"

A place like this and water fasting means you spend a lot of time away from people - they have GREAT organic vegetarian meals and meal times are where you meet people....but I wasn't eating food so it meant 21 days of solace in great aunts house.

After spending 2 weeks with family and friends I realised that I had been ACHINGLY missing human contact after 9 months of being alone and the thought of just sitting for 21 days waiting for the cleanse to do its thing felt too static, too inactive, almost like I was just handing over the reins to my body and turning into a vegetable. And the rooms are bland white walled no artwork bland - why would I pay for THAT?

Within hours of checking in I started to research alternatives and found what is almost a Biggest Loser thing. 4 weeks (or longer) of great food, lots of exercise and a group personal trainer.


Let me say I KNOW I am very lucky to be able to just go and do this - so many people struggle to just live and feed and educate their kids and battle their weight so I KNOW I am fortunate to be able to finally (after 35 years) make some major changes... I feel very lucky...


After I lose 60 kilos I will be investing in plastic surgery to make me look creepily 21 so I can swagger down the street with my Ipod and cleverly concealed walker lol.

Well maybe not - but I plan to feel SEXY at the end of this!

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    Enjoy your time, so nice that you have such a wonderful opportunity, make the most of it. Keep on SPARKING, can't wait to hear how all this turns out. emoticon
    2033 days ago
  • ANAIS57
    i hear you. i turn 55 tomorrow and i have never had the body i have dreamed of. i watch my children eat such unhealthy things and yet they are svelte and muscular. seems so unfair doesn't it? when puberty hit me.. so did the weight and it has been a battle ever since. now as my body shifts and weight leaves, the body is sagging... just so sad.

    NuYu looks so wonderful. I try to create retreats like that in my home, but sometimes it is not quite the same when you have to clean house and collect the garbage on garbage day emoticon Enjoy your time.... you so deserve it!
    2035 days ago
  • AMYB1985
    Holy...wow! Um, that place looks great, but I'm thinking that isn't ever going to be in my budget. emoticon emoticon I'm glad you can do something like this, though. Hell, you earned the money and so you get to spend it however you want! I chose my four kids and a lower-enlisted military life; you chose a much more lucrative career and living vicariously through friends and family instead of having rug-rats of your own. Nothing wrong with either course of action.

    I am frustrated by those dang young people too! emoticon I'm only 26, but I have never had the youthful body you describe. But by the time I'm 30 I plan to have an inkling of what it's like.

    You're going to be sexy as hell, my friend!
    2035 days ago
    you will look very sexy!
    2035 days ago
    looks great David, just checked it out. Probably healthier at our age not to go so long on just water. When do you start this? Good luck, you have come a long way since I became your friend on Sparks
    2035 days ago
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