Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Operation Bridesmaid: Zip the Dress Day 8

Success. Sweet success. As of Monday afternoon the dress was on and zipped.  Fit like OJ Simpson’s glove…

I cannot tell a lie, however, and must confess. I took the dress in to a Miracle Worker who looked it over and told me, with little hope in her voice, “I can let it out. Maybe an inch.” I said, “Do it. Whatever it takes.” 

Even though I knew it was going to be altered I also knew it was going to be close, tight. I spent the last 8 days being very aware of my food choices, other than Monday night’s sushi date with J-Ninja. With just 8 days of cutting sugar and eating more veggies, and added workouts, I was able to drop 3 pounds, which I believe is a healthy amount of weight loss for 8 days. In the end, the lesson learned here is that I need to make better choices, not just two weeks before putting on a fancy dress, but always. Every day. Making the right food choices is hard, but worth it. I am finding that intrinsic desire to be healthy holistically. In other words, I am finding the motivation within myself-not from outside sources, to be healthy mentally, physically, and emotionally. 

Today LB and I hopped a jet outa the South and into the Pacific Northwest for my Official Race Crew's wedding. We arrived just a little bit I'm going to cut this one short and call it a night. 

I've missed this girl......


  1. YAY! hope you have fun at the wedding!!

  2. Hooray! Have an amazing time!!!!

  3. I AM IMPRESSED!! That's great!

  4. Congratulations to the bride! (And to you for getting in the dress!)

  5. Hey!! Give an inch, take an inch! I'd say you met that dress more than halfway, well done!! Have fun!

  6. Nice work!! Have a kick ass time!!

  7. Yeah!!! Enjoy your trip and have a blast at the wedding!

  8. Wow that is so great that you reached your goal. Have a great time.


You're pretty much awesome!!


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