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What do you mean wine isn't part of fasting? Duh...it's GRAPE!

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

So yeah, I broke down and had a glass of wine on Day 2 of my newly begun juice fast and I'll tell ya why.


cuz I can?


Guess What? Hubby had his surgery. It's true. I know. I can hardly believe it myself it's been so long. His surgery started late. Like, we arrived at noon and waited until after 3:30 for him to go back. Crazy times I tell ya! I kept waiting for something to happen. The military changed their minds again or whoops they lost more paperwork.....Then I did homework in the cafeteria (as algeblah waits for no one) and even after 5 hours of waiting on juice and coffee was I waiting. The docs never came out until they were done.

He did it!

And he took his first "walk" today. You know what? he didn't LIMP!! The man did not have a limp, it was so beautiful. sighs (that's a happy sigh)

I took my girls to see him today. They bought him ice cream in all his poofy doped up glory. Then we came home as my youngest is trying out for cheer at the high school.

BUT....I didn't forget why I'm here. I ran out of apples already for my juicing and juicing base seems to always have apples and carrots in them. I bought apples and spotted a bottle of wine.....I don't know how it got in the cart.
emoticon but I'm having a glass as I type this. And I justify it with grapes. (tee hee)

My middle one after enjoying MY strawberries LOL says to me "let's go for a run"

***and the angels came down from the sky and sang in choral bliss****

so we both downloaded C25 app (new phone) and we ran....and walked....and ran some more. And you know what? We're gonna do it again!!

My $20 shoes surprisingly did well!! (that's why we did week 1 again as well as cuz we downloaded the app and figured 'hey, why not/') But yeah, no shin splints, no arch pains. I did at the last 60 second run feel a slight ache in my GOOD ankle but I'm not counting that. My lungs man...I thought it was a good thing I was starting over. But MAN it felt .....GOOOOOD!!

Now, for that Hip Hop Abs....(rolling up sleeves) I've been avoiding it because a) I feel silly and b) really, I just feel silly becuz I don't know how to do this. Shaun T looking at me all cute like, showing me his abs just like so and I'm all blobby, jiggling all over, staring at the tele saying "STOP FOR ONE MINUTE WOULD YA?"

BUT, I'm doing it!!

Tomorrow begins day 3 of my juicing. I hope I don't get those crazy panic attacks I had on day 3 and 4 last time.


that's what I got the wine for.
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Member Comments About This Blog Post
    SO GLAD to hear hubby is doing well!!!

    WTG with your run! And soo funny ... I can likely recite that hip hop abs video by heart. I used to do the quickest one and can tell you every corny joke, every comment, every song...lol.

    ENJOY that glass of wine!

    I know I've said it before - but I love your posts. You crack me up! When are we getting together for the cup of coffee? (Or a glass of wine!)
    1844 days ago
    Bahahahaha! I get the jiggles too! Then, I get the giggles and it's all down hill from there! I'm so happy for all of the things that have been going right in your life right now--soak them up and put yourself back in this place when you have a slump! I love your blogs, they always make me smile! :)
    1844 days ago
    Glad your hubby is doing so well and you are running. Life is good. You are doing great! emoticon
    1845 days ago
    I juice with mostly vegetables ... like spinach, celery, kale swiss chard, zucchini, green and orange pumpkins, yellow squash any thing green..
    I try not to mix green with reds it turns into a brown goo
    1846 days ago
    You mean wine isn't juice?? Maybe that's where I've been going wrong! emoticon
    1846 days ago
    What a great blog. Sounds like you are making some healthy habits and still enjoying life :). Glad to hear you have a hubby on the mend and a very supportive family!
    1847 days ago
  • BAKER1009
    Cori, you're so cute, don't ever change a thing about yourself, please!
    1847 days ago
    That is amazing that he is walking already and without a limp!
    Ok.. now you almost made me pee myself with your wine comment LOL Listen, it's liquid, its fruity and it's yummy. So if you felt you deserved it, more power to you!
    Just push some waters because it could dehydrate you.
    Keep on Juicing!
    emoticon emoticon
    1847 days ago
  • LYNSEY723
    I just love your blogs - you always make me laugh! I'm happy to hear about the hubs!!

    And great job with the C25k!
    1847 days ago
    Wine is special grape juice and I count you as a special person! emoticon

    I'm so happy for hubby! That is wonderful! emoticon
    1847 days ago
    I am glad he no longer limps and the surgery worked so well. LOL on the wine. I juice grapes all the time. Try doing the dark purple ones if you want it to taste like wine. They say the grapes help fight cancer and inflammation. emoticon
    1847 days ago
    That is great that your husbands surgery went well. That is a good reason to have a glass of wine. (If you decide you need an excuse to have one in the next week, or month, or year!) LOL!
    1847 days ago
    I started laughing when I read Algeblah, that was so FUNNY and its going straight into my vocabulary!!
    1847 days ago
  • TANYA602
    Sounds like wine was most definitely a good call! I was laughing for a minute because I thought you were going to add it to your juice! I'm so glad the surgery went well and that things are looking up!
    1847 days ago
  • CDCSMITH2013
    Glad the surgery went well. When my husband had surgery, it was on he vertebrae in his neck (C4 and C5). I didn't eat in the morning because I Felt badly that he couldn't. Bad mistake. I wore a heavy wool sweater which was perfect for the drive and the wait, but surgery went much longer than expected. I started to stress out more intensely. Finally, they brought me to see him in recovery where it was 150 degrees. And I promptly passed out. Quite embarrassing really. Had to go to the ER to be cleared. Glad you fared better. While I'm not a wine drinker, I think that it fits in well with a juice fast. ;)
    1847 days ago
    Glad that the surgery happened and went well! Good for you, too for taking care of business! emoticon
    1847 days ago
  • ARW715
    How long are you juicing for?

    Congrats on getting out for the run! I am getting new shoes this week and can't wait to break them in!
    1847 days ago
    Yay for your husband! I'm so glad he finally got his surgery

    As for the wine....pfftttt...a mini celebration is deserved...husband fixed, cheap shoes that work, a daughter to run with, a hunky guy to ogle on the DVD...life is good!
    1847 days ago
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