Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Time to Get a Grip

I woke this morning late. I had a good reason; it was my second waking. I had been up between 3:45 and 4:30 to snowblow the driveway. Sis is on duty today at the maternity ward and there's no telling babies to wait for a more convenient day. Four o'clock found us bent to the task of shoving over 14 inches of snow somewhere else. Exhausting! I think I heard a collective neighborhood hallejulah when I shut the snowblower down thirty minutes later.

So back to bed I went and off to work she went. As I lay there in my cozy bed, I felt as if it could be one of those days. A day to spend entirely abed in truly hedonistic fashion, but, as you can see, I resisted the urge.

I marched right down those stairs and straight to the shower. I even remembered to moisturize and then I attempted to get dressed. Wait a minute, wait a minute, I seem to have gained twenty-five pounds since last I wore these pants! And these are my fat pants!! Oh-oh...this means war. I am so not eating those last three peanut M & M's.


13 comments:

  1. Vee,
    Thanks for the lovely snow pictures! I'm feeling a bit gulity about the rasberry filled donut sitting here with me right now - I think the donut has the stronger grip today!

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  2. Hehhhhhhhhhhh... There seems to be a lot of that "going around." Noting a larger number on the scale. Or a tightness of some waist lines. Etc.
    -sigh-

    Time to get serious! Etc. Etc. Etc.

    And then ~~ There is this cute entry! -giggles-

    Nahhh, I didn't really send you there! Nope, not me! I'm not the culprit! -evil giggles-

    Mari-Nanci

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  3. Mmm-is that contagious, because I think we caught it! But those m&ms still do look good! Here's to New Year's resolutions!!
    Wanted to wish you a wonderful, prosperous, safe and healthy New Year! Here is to a fabulous 2008!

    blessings,
    kari & kijsa

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  4. Leaving those 3 M&M's right there is a good start!!

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  5. I don't even WANT to get on the scale after this past Holiday Season......jeez!!
    Hugs,
    Robin

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  6. Those m&m's won't be tasting so good next year...just get it over with and eat them! (I think I just need company since I'm still working on the candy bowl that's sitting on the table.) Actually, you deserve much more than 3 teeny m&m's for clearing the driveway at 4 in the morning!
    By the way...I love your snow pic's. The new camera seems to be working just fine!

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  7. I've been doing the snowblower thing too but certainly not at 4 in the morning. Gosh woman, you deserve those M & M's. I've heard that operating a snowblower burns 1,500 calories and hour. Ok, I'm just making that up but eat them!!!

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  8. just discovered your blog and wanted to wish you a beautiful 2008! karri : )

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  9. You are not fat...you are a Titian Beauty as are we all!!! Happy New Year, and merry snow blowing!
    hugs
    Sandi

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  10. Awwww, go ahead, eat those last 3 M&M's. They're just little fellas who won't hurt a thing! After you eat them, however, no more until next year! *lol* That's what I tell myself anyway!
    Oh, I remember the days of digging out at 4:00 a.m....hence the move to Arizona!
    Have a lovely day!

    Jan

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  11. Nice to find you all here as always!

    Thank you, Sandi, if I had a million dollars to spare I'd send you a check today! ;>

    Thanks, Judy and Zanne, for permission to eat those little buggers. I ate them and chased them down with some chocolate kisses. I'll get to the end of this holiday food some fine day.

    Hi there, Karri, thanks for stopping by!

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  12. My friends and I always say, "break your yummies (or whatever your weakness is) in half, that way all the calories fall out." No guilt! Best wishes for a wonderful 2008! Vickie

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