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When Carmen is old...

Monday, September 23, 2013

...she is fat. At least if you look at this picture:

We did a dress rehearsal for our new fireshow "Carmen" where yours truly gets to play the old Carmen, looking back at her life. I am in the middle, the young Carmen is played by the girl to the right of me.

As usual I am needed because I can speak... my function is to explain what is happening, we do what you might call a very, very readers digest of Carmen, we execute the entire Bizet opera in twenty minutes...

It is a fire show, I get to dance a little in my entrée´and the others does different kind of fire acts - don Jose´and Camillo is dueling with burning swords, very impressive!

We are not singing, just acting to chosen parts of the music, I think it will be great and I "just" have to choreograph my dance (only one and a half minute) to go well with the music... not easy as it is very "marchy" music and I should do some sort of sliding flamenco... two weeks left to practise.

It is horrible to see how fat I am but I just have to live with it and keep on working with changing that image!
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  • 1SALMON1
    This will be one of your 'before' pictures someday. The show sounds like fun - good for you!
    1614 days ago
    You'll get where you want to be. The show sounds emoticon Bring the house down!
    1614 days ago
  • FIT4MEIN2013
    I was almost 300# (and over 300# at one time). The motivation and drive often comes from pictures that we hate. This sounds like a wonderful time. Enjoy it!
    1615 days ago
    Cecelia, I understand how you feel; but, that is a GREAT picture! I so admire how you do get out and do these things and stay active! You are working on yourself in a healthy way, patience. Stay well, the show will be wonderful! emoticon
    1615 days ago
  • OOLALA53
    You ARE doing what you can now, and living a full and interesting life. Hold your head high!

    1615 days ago
    Have a great time! emoticon emoticon
    1615 days ago
    Wonderful picture, love the idea of an old Carmen , do not fret about the weight, you have lost some and that is what counts, you are working hard at it .
    so a big WOOHOO to you and good luck with the show.
    1615 days ago
    I'd say: Don't dwell on it. (On the weight) You are doing the best you can to make things better and that's that. Be a wonderful Carmen!
    1615 days ago
  • GENRE009
    I am 40 pounds over weight. It was due to a car accident that left me partially crippled for a really long time-10 years. I know it was my eating. When people look at me, alot don't even think I am fat? I don't understand it? but I think they are trying to be polite. I am only in a size 12. But I do know that this isn't all about me just being fat! I have now reached a new low, of finding out that when you stay stressed for real long, it leads to disease. And now I am dealing with the result of my stress which is a heart condition. And yes I know that I stress ate. So, I do hope you stay on track before it goes into other things!
    1615 days ago
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