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Day 33 of 55 days (with pictures)


Monday, December 03, 2012

Today is Day 33 - still sick (sigh)


Recap - Day 31 & 32

Calories: 2135 and 1495. Being sick stinks. All I want to do is eat. And sleep. Repeat.

Exercise: Non-existent. I walked the parade route with my Girl Scouts on day 31. Otherwise, I was a slug - sleep, eat, repeat.

I'm not really upset - just disappointed that I don't feel better. I really want to get things moving, and this cold/bug whatever it is - it's really slowing me down.

Posting pictures of the Christmas
parade as promised (We were milk and cookies!)



The girls made their costumes themselves - and yes, I made mine too (confession - I DO NOT sew - lol, it was definitely interesting!) We had a lot of fun. You can't see the back of their cookies, but they each wrote a note to Santa. One of the girls wrote "Dear Santa - please don't eat me, I've been a good cookie this year". That cracked me up! My daughter is the one on the left. I'm the "milk".

Also, I owe you a picture from my ballroom dancing last Friday (Nov 29th). The theme was Spain - so here's my picture:



Some of you might recognize the dress from last year - It's on my main page. Funny thing though - (NSV coming - ) Even though I weigh more than I did in the picture on my front page, the dress fits looser this year. So I'm reshaping my body even if the weight isn't coming off.

Santa Day is STILL on track, in spite of being sick and not getting to do all the things I have planned.

Cool thing: On Sunday my daughter competed in another swim meet. She swam the 200 IM (that's 8 lengths of the pool) - 50 yards as butterfly, 50 yards as backstroke, 50 yards as breaststroke, and 50 yard crawl/free. She did AWESOME - and dropped 24 seconds off her best time!!! I'm so proud.

Plan for Day 33 -

Today was a workout with Trainer #8 - I am going to have to pass. I just don't have the stamina today. YES, I'M BUMMED. But I need to get better. I hope to take a light walk this afternoon.

Tonight is the Girl Scout Leaders holiday meeting - the one where I am having the "healthy" buffet. I'm really looking forward to this and hope that people enjoy it.

That's about it for today, everyone. Keep up the good work.

~Irish



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IMIN2GENES 12/4/2012 8:07PM

    Those cookies and milk.... adorable! You guys look great and what a fun costume.

You my dear look absolutely beautiful! Congrats on the NSV! Bet you smiled when you realized the dress was loose. Right?

Hope you feel better soon! Being sick stinks!
Chris


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MUSTANG_SALLY2 12/4/2012 10:02AM

    I loved your pictures. Thank you for taking the time to share them. You look beautiful in your dancing dress. (And in your milk carton! hehe)

I'm glad you're taking some down time to try to get well. I hate that you are sick.

Please congratulate your daughter. I'm so proud of her!

Hang in there.

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NIGHTSKYSTAR 12/3/2012 7:19PM

    Sounds like a lot of "wins" to me!! Dress is GORGEOUS!!! and looser!!
cookies and milk...ADORABLE!! you are agreat mom and troop leader!!!
healthy holiday get together..WIN!!!
and you are powering through the cold..feel better soon!!

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2BEABETTERME 12/3/2012 3:28PM

    Take care of yourself and get better! I LOVE the costumes, very creative & cute!

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CBAILEYC 12/3/2012 2:15PM

    Great blog all the way around, but I just gotta point out.. you're lovely. Truly lovely. As in hubba-hubba!
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CHEETARA79 12/3/2012 1:35PM

    Those costumes are too cute! And you look beautiful in that dress. NSVs all over the place!

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