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Old 04-02-2010, 09:14 PM   #1
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I was at work today and heard a voice that sounded familiar. It was a man I met years ago (like 20 or more years ago) through work. I said, 'hi Richard, how are you?' He said 'hi' back, but I could tell he couldn't place me. After a couple minutes, he remembered who I was...and came up close (but not in a creepy way ) and said, 'what is your secret? You...look...fantastic!'
I laughed and said, 'motorcycles and lots of makeup!'

and he said, 'no, really, you look younger than when I first met you'.

I was probably the same weight back then, but I never ever exercised. I have now been exercising regularly for 8 years now (even though I don't watch closely enough what goes in my mouth!) But I know it's the exercising that has shaped what I have.

So that comment really, really made my day!! because I was wearing my first t-shirt of the season and was really, really self-conscious of my upper arms (big upper arms! but I'm workin on it )
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Old 04-02-2010, 09:27 PM   #2
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Yaaay! That sounds like a great compliment...and I know it has to reinforce all of your hard work!

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Old 04-03-2010, 03:12 PM   #3
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That is awesome!
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Old 04-04-2010, 12:37 PM   #4
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