It must be aliens….

Wow, I honestly cannot believe I’m doing this.  I have been that “fat girl” all my life.  I was the last one picked to play sports in my PE class and I never played any team sports.  And all of a sudden I have a deisre to participate in a 5K on July 16th at the Bluegrass State Games!  Isn’t that crazy?  Last week as I was training to walk in that 5K, I had a desire to pick up some speed and jog a little.  It HAD to be aliens taking over my body because I literally despise running.

As most of you know, I’m a photographer and I photographed Louisville Bible College’s senior banquet and graduation this weekend.  On Friday night at the banquet, they had a fantastic seafood buffet and finished it up with a piece of chocolate meringue pie.  I had been “saving” my caloires all day so I could enjoy this meal guilt free and it was fabulous.  When I got to that pie, my mouth was watering.  It was actually frozen so I defrosted each bite in my mouth letting it slowly melt and savoring each morsel.  I have no idea what any of the speakers were saying or what was going on in that room because I was completely enjoying that piece of pie.  Now, here’s where the alien thing must have happened…. the next thing I know, I’m full and I push the last 2-3 bites of that fabulous frozen chocolate pie away from me!!  It’s chocolate pie for goodness sake!!  What in the world came over me???  Had to be aliens, just had to be….. have YOU ever seen any fat aliens??

Here are a few more instances that I am sure proves aliens are taking over my body:

I got up off the floor without getting on all fours and pushing myself up inches at a time…

I wore a pair of size 16’s and they’re about to fall off of me (I started in size 20/22)….

I went to the grocery store and bought healthy stuff…

I mowed our yard last week (hubby’s back is hurting) in 90 degree heat and I didn’t die…

I did a yoga session and could actually do most of the poses…

I played soccer with my children in the yard and actually ran faster than they did…

I ate asparagus and liked it….

I ate Doritos (my favorites) and they made me sick to my stomach…

See?  How else could you explain all this craziness???  Has to be aliens…. has to be…

I weighed in at 173.0 this week, down 1.0 from last week and a total of 31.4 pounds lost since I began this journey January 18, 2011.  Come on, join me in this journey and see if the aliens will take over your body, too!  😉  Click “Yep, I’m in!  Sign me up!” in the upper right hand side of this blog to begin the transformation!  Start watching for the space ships….  hehe…..

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3 thoughts on “It must be aliens….

  1. Tammy,

    You worte: “Had to be aliens, just had to be….. have YOU ever seen any fat aliens??” – I’ve seen one, in fact, he was staring at me in the full-body mirror just a minute ago… And I have a US gov-issued ID to prove that he/I am “resident alien.”

    So, let go of poor aliens: it’s your thin self emerging and taking over…

    And yes, you’re looking fabulous!

    Say “hi” to Tommy, and please massage that aching back of his, now that you’ve got the power.

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  2. Tammy,

    Thank you! You’re an inspiration for alien blobs like me!

    I just saw a curios article on “imaginary dieting” in the New York Times. I think I’ll be willing to try the approach, … as soon as I stop procrastinating. Here the link to it: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/18/dining/treats-without-calories-imagine-that.html?_r=1
    If NYTimes doesn’t let you read it, e-mail me and I’ll send you the text – I saved it as .doc file on my hard drive.

    Please continue to inspire us!

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