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Saturday, July 28, 2012

The Low/Rock Bottom

I was just thinking about the lowest of the low - often a good place to go when you are feeling all badass - to keep oneself in check.


This is one of the defining moments that turned my life around:
We were bowling with a few other couples and the mens XL bowling shirt wouldn't button on me.
My friends husband kept calling me "Big V" - I never thought of myself as big - it crushed me and I wanted to run out of there crying but I had to keep going.  Everytime I got up to bowl he'd yell - come on Big V or Big V's up.   Yeah that hurt.  But I want to thank him - it was defantely a moment that pushed me to change my life....so thanks!  
I'm never going back to that "Big V" ! 
Oh and yes - I'm up at 5 am watching the Olympics on my birthday - getting ready to go road riding with the guys - 60 miles today!  picture montage to follow tomorrow ~ Whoop Whoop!


What I ate Friday
No work out - saving legs for saturday.
half of a blueberry shake
green juice ~ Kale, Cucumber, pear etc,,,
nuts from s'bux
iced soy coffee
half small bag of local sweet potato chips
guacamole small container - yum
chips ~ how else am I gonna eat guac?
protein shake **** I add green vibrance to my shake for extra veggie power***

10 comments:

  1. What an effing jerk. Happy birthday, Little V!

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  2. Happy birthday! I hated not fitting into anything. HATED it! Love your Roadie spirit!

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  3. Happy Happy Birthday! Can't wait to see the pics! :)

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  4. Happy Birthday, L'il V! I like this new nickname. You have certainly earned it! Great post.

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  5. Happy Birthday to you Tiny V!
    I brought hummus to work today and had no chips to go with it. How the heck am I supposed to eat hummus with no chips! A spoon? Ugh.
    Enjoy your ride.

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  6. Happy Birthday to you, BAD ASS V!!!!

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  7. Happy birthday, girl! Your 60 miles puts my lil' ol 17 km ride last week to shame!!! Keep rockin' out!

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  8. I think V stands for victory. Very inspirational.

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