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Medifast Day 86 -- A Crazy Idea

Friday, October 04, 2013

I've been thinking about this since yesterday afternoon and after watching The Little Mermaid again I've reached a decision. As you might already know, I'm a Russian citizen. emoticon Earlier this year I had to renew my passport which required me to go to the closest Russian consulate to me in Texas. Well, now they want my family to journey back there again to pick them up. No, of course they can't mail them. That would be easy. Anyways, as you might also know, the Texas Renaissance Festival begins soon.

I had originally planned not to go this year because of all the drinking and food. But then I got to thinking. Once I reach my goal in December, I will not get the chance to visit the festival until NEXT fall. That seems like an awful long time to wait for something this awesome and I have no patience.

I have decided to go. I already requested the Friday before off work and I have the following Monday as a paid holiday. So for the weekend of November 9-10 I will be enjoying the festival in Texas. But here's my challenge to myself. I would like to fit into my specially made gown by the time I go. From what I remember, it has a 27-28 inch waist. I'm currently hovering around 31 now. CAN I DO IT?!?!! AHHHH!! My boss's idea "why can't you just take it to a tailor and made bigger?". Are you serious? That is so not the point you are now on a different planet.

My dress:


I expect to go OFF plan on those two days. emoticon

My plan of action is to start doing planks, continue with C25K, and increase my indoor cycling by another 10 minutes. I know you can't spot train and I have to lose overall body fat in order to make my waist smaller. I guess we'll see in about 5 weeks!



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FISHER011 10/5/2013 9:16PM

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WHYTEBROWN 10/5/2013 4:15PM

    LOL about your boss. I think you can TOTALLY fit into that dress and I think that you should still TOTALLY go!!!

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XIAOLINMEI 10/5/2013 12:25PM

    That is a nice goal to work towards to! I agree that you shouldn't miss this year's festival and even if you go off plan, you'll get back on it the next day. You'll be fine emoticon Planks are my favorite! And love the dress!!! emoticon

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MISHAMW 10/4/2013 6:15PM

    Love the dress. Love the Ren Faire! I am assuming it's the one in Plantersville (or down by Houston). Believe it or not there is are two large ones here in Texas, one near Houston and one near Dallas/Ft. Worth. I have only been to the one near Houston.

Oh, and FYI they are open from October through the first week of December, and again in the March-May time (at least the one near Dallas is).

Good luck with everything! And that dress is awesome!

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FERRETGIRL28 10/4/2013 5:42PM

    Very pretty.....you'll look stunning in that dress! And I'm sure you'll have a great time at the festival. Going off your plan will feel very naughty, but 2 days isn't long so enjoy yourself! And I hope you'll post pics of you in the dress when the time comes

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ADARKARA 10/4/2013 4:10PM

    Have a great time! You're going to look beautiful!

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WHITNEYLD 10/4/2013 4:02PM

    Gorgeous dress! How exciting. Enjoy! You got this! emoticon

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DIETROCKSTAR 10/4/2013 2:47PM

    You can do it!! You have some time and seriously, as someone who has worn clothes that are geared for the smaller waist, get a corset. It can easily take 4 inches off your waist.
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NIMIRRA137 10/4/2013 1:54PM

    Love the dress! I think it may be possible if you keep at it!

I also think that it's okay to indulge a little bit at the festival while you're there. Don't go overboard and get every single deliciously bad for you food but find your favorite and have it one day.

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EG8383 10/4/2013 1:23PM

  What a beautiful dress! I believe that you will make your goal and enjoy the festival in that dress! I live in Houston and I really look forward to going to the Ren Fest this year! I had never been til my hubby and I got married in 2007. He introduced me to it and we have gone every year together since then! We usually go opening weekend and the past few years have been rainy so it's been a muddy mess but it's so much fun!! You have a great plan in place, you can do it!

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