Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Progress!

New trainer alert!  Thank goodness.  And yes, it's taken this long.  Good grief.

I meet with her tonight, so I'll let you know how it goes.  We spoke on the phone last night and she seemed pleasant enough, so here's hoping.

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After an unfortunate run-in with Pizza Hut (emotional eating -- I really shouldn't be shocked) and the resultant sodium bloat, I'm back down where I'm supposed to be, weight-wise.  Whew.  Dodged that bullet.  But just because I dodged it this time doesn't give me a free pass to go loony on the processed gunk, so it's back to normal eating for me.

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The belly dance group had its hafla this past Wednesday, and our beginners' class had its first public performance.  Yipes!  Fortunately it was very informal and I appear to have survived.  I even plastered a smile on my face for the entire duration of the choreography:


As I said, VERY informal!  I'm wearing yoga pants, a coin scarf, and my "Shut Up and Shimmy" tank, along with enough makeup to out-whore any whore in Whoreville.  September will bring the school's annual recital, which means not only will we be in full costume (although don't expect to see me in a bra top -- my upper arms still aren't quite ready for primetime :P ), I'm going to have to set my makeup phasers past "call girl" and well into "streetwalker" for stage-level performance.  That should be entertaining.

Sorry I'm so brief -- it's a workday and I'm taking shameless advantage of a break in production to crank this out.  More later, once I have a better bead on this trainer.

7 comments:

Jack Sh*t, Gettin' Fit said...

Okay, "out-whore any whore in Whoreville" is best phrase ever blogged. Congratulations!

Norma said...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSDSUhD4fv4

Freakin' LOVE you!

Angela Pea said...

Look at you!!! Way to Shimmy!

Leigh C. said...

You look great. Looks like a lot of fun:)

Amanda said...

LOL -- thanks Jack!

Norma, hah! I love Will Ferrell. Sadly, Choreboy does not. Fortunately he has good taste in about every other way :D

Angela and Leigh, Thanks! I had a blast :)

Jennifer Colgan said...

Awesome! You look fantastic! Can't wait to hear about the recital in September.

Lyn said...

You look so cute! And happy (even if it was just a giant fake smile). Don't ya just LOVE stage make-up? Up close you look like Bette Davis in "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?", but from the audience's perspective, the make-up just accentuates your features. Still, it's better not to look closely in the mirror. :) Keep up the shimmying!