Wednesday, April 14, 2010

One way to cure fat talk

 
 

Sent to you by Heather via Google Reader:

 
 

via Low-Fat Kat by Kat on 4/13/10

I've got a couple of events coming up that I need to look cute for, and even though I have a closetful of clothes, I'm plagued with the classic "nothing to wear" syndrome. I got 3 dresses on Friday night (all on clearance – I refuse to pay full price for anything!) and promptly modeled them for Jenny (thanks for the feedback, babe!!).

 

I'm planning on wearing this one this weekend to a friend's wedding; it's not my favorite, but it fit well and actually cinches my waist a bit. I'll show off the others later.

New dress

I was just looking through the photos when the fat talk started…

"you can't even tell I have a waist"

"I look so square and squatty"

"my arms are ginormous; I'll have to keep my cardigan on all night"

"chipmunk cheeks"

 

I was feeling so depressed looking at these pictures because, save for the hundred gallons of beer I drank on Saturday, I've been doing really well lately with my eating and exercise.  It was then that I decided to whip out an external hard drive and look at photos from a wedding I attended last July.

That totally nipped the fat talk in the bud.

July 2009 July 2009

Then the depressing "how did I let myself go so far?" thoughts set in, the ones that do me no good because I can't change the past. I remember feeling like I looked good at that wedding. At least in comparing these pictures, I know I'm doing good for myself now and that by continuing to make better choices, it'll only get better from here.

How do you snap yourself out of negative self-talk?


 
 

Things you can do from here:

 
 

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Update

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Monday, December 28, 2009

Friday, December 25, 2009

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Thursday, December 24, 2009

Holidays on Ice

Merry Christmas Eve, my friends.

Just wanted to stop in quickly to say hello, and tell you that all those posts I promised are well on there way.


A quick synopsis of my lovely day:

I went on a good 35 minute interval workout in the parents (and kels') neighborhood today (only got slightly lost) - followed by an hour of balance work, gift wrapping, and a delicious sushi lunch with the siblings. (well, sister and I had sushi- my brother voted for a pepperoni pizza lunchable.) Followed up by a little rock band and now watching "Holidays on Ice" on the Hallmark channel- hosted by REO Speedwagon. Doesn't get much better than that. With a glass of wine and a fire in the fireplace, it really is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Especially if you factor in that we are getting A LOT of snow at the moment. Apparently I brought it with me from New York. (and to think I was hoping for 75 degrees and sunny all weekend!)

We are just about to sit down to a very yummy turkey dinner with all the fixings (and my 2nd glass of red, of course!) and although my "christmas eve to do list" is getting fuller by the minute- you can rest assured that spending time updating THS is high on the priority list :)

So, in order to not be a complete tease-blogger, I will give you a little "something" to hold you over- a sneak peek of a little bit of what is to come:








I know you are just sitting on the edge of your seat, right? Don't fret my friends- as the Govenator would say, "I'll be back!" ;)
(perhaps wine has already started the tipsy blogging? Drogging to come? aren't you lucky!!)
What are you up to this wonderful Christmas eve??

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

4:23 AM

Dear Albany International Airport Starbucks,

Please tell me that you open at 4:30 AM. I need a container of 'perfect oatmeal' and an awake tea latte. Stat. And if you do open at 5 AM, please excuse my haziness while I approach.

xoxo-
Faithful Patron


Dear Blackberry,

Thank you for getting your act together this morning on our drive to the airport. I was REALLY starting to freak out about your lack of internet connection last night and this morning. I can't imagine a day of 8 hours of travel without twitter. I'm guessing you just needed a nap or something. I hope you are well rested, because I have a feeling you may be composing some blogs throughout the day- isn't that exciting?

xoxo - H


Dear Division Manager at my office,

Thanks for teaching me about the park and fly hidden past Airport Rd. I am looking forward to my car being snow-free and heated for me when I arrive at Midnight-Thirty Monday morning. Best. Idea. Ever.

Best,
Your favorite office cookie all star


Dear alleged sleep "issue"-

I'm getting really sick of all the waking up in the middle of (and beginning of and end of) the night.
Contrary to your supposed belief, when I went to bed at 7:00 last night, I was hoping to sleep until 2:40 AM. Was waking up at 7:30, 7:47, 8:19, 10:47, 12:03, and finally, 1:12 really necessary? You may have thought you won as I did get out of bed at 1:17 to start my day over an hour earlier than the already ridiculously early scheduled time- but don't get too excited. I will conquer you and all the falseness that you think you are soon.

Be afraid. Be v. afraid,
Heather


Dear man that just asked the barista when they open,

Thank you. I now have 17 minutes until heaven.

And you look nice in a sweater.

I'm just saying,
Girl smiling at you in corner


Dear ubertwitter,

Thank you for the function "everyone near you.". My goal is now find someone else in airport tweeting before 5:00 AM.

Forever fan,
@thenheathersaid


Dear family -
I get to see you super soon! HOORAY!!!
xoxoxoxoxox- heath



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