Girlfriends Day at the Beach DAILY Friday - 3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community


South Beach Diet Fat Chicks on the Beach!

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-26-2003, 05:06 AM   #1  
Mous
Thread Starter
 
LADY WINDSONG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Colorful Colorado
Posts: 848

Talking Girlfriends Day at the Beach DAILY Friday


This is such an endaring statement. Life IS sweeter with all of you in it.
I look forward to hearing about your day, struggles and accomplishments.
You add joy to my life, all of you.
Marcie
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

I recieved this in my e-mail from a new friend.

Thank you Ann.

She really wanted for all her friends here at the Beach to read it and enjoy it too.

To all of you from Ann.

THIS ONE'S FOR GIRLFRIENDS

I have a new delightful friend,
I am most in awe of her.
When we first met I was impressed,
By her bizarre behavior.

That day I had a date with friends,
We met to have some lunch.
Mae had come along with them,
All in all . . . a pleasant bunch.

When the menus were presented,
We ordered salads, sandwiches, and soups.
Except for Mae who circumvented,
And said, Ice Cream, please: two scoops.

I was not sure my ears heard right,
And the others were aghast.
Along with heated apple pie,
Mae added, completely unabashed....

We tried to act quite nonchalant,
As if people did this all the time.
But when our orders were brought out,
I did not enjoy mine.

I could not take my eyes off Mae,
As her pie a-la-mode went down....
The other ladies showed dismay,
They ate their lunches silently, and frowned.

Well, the next time I went out to eat,
I called and invited Mae.
My lunch contained white tuna meat,
She ordered a parfait.

I smiled when her dish I viewed,
And she asked if she amused me.
I answered, Yes, you do,
But also you confuse me..

How come you order rich desserts,
When I feel I must be sensible?
She laughed and said, with wanton mirth,
I am tasting all that's possible.

I try to eat the food I need,
And do the things I should.
But life's so short, my friend, indeed,
I hate missing out on something good.

This year I realized how old I was,
She grinned, I've not been this old before.
So, before I die, I've got to try,
Those things for years I had ignored.

I've not smelled all the flowers yet,
There's too many books I have not read.
There's more fudge sundaes to wolf down
And kites to be flown overhead.

There are many malls I have not shopped,
I've not laughed at all the jokes.
I've missed a lot of Broadway Hits,
And potato chips and cokes.

I want to wade again in water,
And feel ocean spray upon my face.
Sit in a country church once more,
And thank God for It's grace.

I want peanut butter every day,
Spread on my morning toast.
I want un-timed long-distance calls,
To the folks I love the most.

I've not cried at all the movies yet,
Nor walked in the morning rain.
I need to feel wind in my hair,
I want to fall in love again..

So, if I choose to have dessert,
Instead of having dinner.
Then should I die before night fall,
I'd say I died a winner.

Because I missed out on nothing,
I filled my heart's desire.
I had that final chocolate mousse,
Before my life expired.

With that, I called the waitress over,
I've changed my mind, it seems.
I said, I want what she is having,
Only add some more whipped-cream!


HAPPY GIRLFRIEND'S DAY at the Beach
LADY WINDSONG is offline  
Old 09-26-2003, 06:43 AM   #2  
Captain of MY Destiny!
 
frannymae's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Ohio
Posts: 551

Default

Oh, Grandma Marcie! That is WONDERFUL! What a joyful reminder to not let life pass us by without enjoying everything it has to offer! I think that we sometimes "should" and "shouldn't" all the joy our of our lives! So, this weekend I am going to do something I wouldn't ordinarily do...something that brings a smile to my face and a song to my heart! I'm not sure exactly what that will be...but I'll let you all know when I figure it out!

Cold cold cold here in Ohio this morning...brrrrrrrrrrrr! Autumn is certainly here, and not in name only. DH wants to plan a camping trip for October! Actually, I love camping that time of year...the fall leaves, the crisp air, a roaring campfire...just gotta love it!

I hope all my sisters (and other relatives! ) here on the beach have a wonderful day! Don't let an opportunity to experience something slip by! Grab onto life with both hands and don't you dare let go!
frannymae is offline  
Old 09-26-2003, 07:57 AM   #3  
Senior Member
 
ellis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Canada
Posts: 15,006

Height: 5'-2"

Default

Happy Girlfriend's Day to you, too, Marcie. Thanks for the "poem".

It's chilly here, too, Franny. I'm afraid to start up the furnace. I think the vents are full of drywall dust from the renovations this summer.

On my way to the gym... have a wonderful day, girls!
ellis is offline  
Old 09-26-2003, 08:06 AM   #4  
Come on Spring!
 
Ruthxxx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 1999
Location: Delta, Ontario, CANADA
Posts: 26,840

S/C/G: 232/170/150

Height: 5'0" on a tall day

Default

Good morning, Girlfriends. A good philosophy of life, Marcie.

Franny, camping in October? You definitely need a double sleeping bag.

Ellis, you just may have to vacuum before you start that furnace.

Grab the day - no shoulds or shouldn'ts for me today!
Ruthxxx is offline  
Old 09-26-2003, 08:06 AM   #5  
Imagine...
 
sflake's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: East Coast, USA
Posts: 1,023

Default

Girlfriends are the best! Wishing you all the best this day has to offer! :
sflake is offline  
Old 09-26-2003, 09:12 AM   #6  
Member
 
Snoozin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: NW Indiana
Posts: 70

Default

Morning All,

Just checking in to get my daily dose of inspiration and keep my resolve in check.(getting ready to leave for work. arghh!)
Marcie that picture is adorable, where do you find all of them?

Have a great day everyone, I'll check back later.
Snoozin is offline  
Old 09-26-2003, 10:45 AM   #7  
Junior Member
 
redfox1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Corvallis,Oregon
Posts: 4

Default

Hi All, That was sooo true! Thanks for a great start for the Day!
I have lost 2 lbs this week. I have started walking 3 miles a day instead of 2. I think the extra will give me an extra push on the weight loss and give me more energy! Have a great day and enjoy it to the fullest Rose
redfox1 is offline  
Old 09-26-2003, 10:53 AM   #8  
Senior Member
 
Ms24Gal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Mississippi
Posts: 133

S/C/G: 175/172/125

Height: 4'9"

Default

Happy Girlfriend's Day everyone!



I decided to take the day off and am enjoying it so far. But I really should start my cleaning. But before I do, did anybody happen to watch Maury Povich this morning. He had some guests on there that lost over 100 lbs, but all of them didn't say how they did it. Remember the twins from the Subway commercial....well they were on there and look fantastic. There was another guy on there who said he did the subway thing too. But not me...I'm stickin to SBD...it really seems to be working for me...so far :lol

Have a good day!
Ms24Gal is offline  
Old 09-26-2003, 11:26 AM   #9  
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: NJ, a suburb of NYC
Posts: 85

Default

Marcie - The poem was so touching! I cried because it was beautiful. Then I copied it and sent it to my mother and sister! Thanks so much for sharing and for being such an inspiration!!

Ladies- hope you are all having a lovely day! enjoy!!
Hugs,
Robin
J&LMOM is offline  
Old 09-26-2003, 05:21 PM   #10  
Enthusiasm is contagious
 
Deets's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Southern Indiana
Posts: 351

Default

Hi, Girlfriends!!!

Checking in later than usual today. Busy, busy Friday!

Marcie, the poem was absolutely beautiful. I am so

blessed to have so many great friends here at the Beach.

Have a fun Friday, buddies.....and share a smile or two with

someone close.

Let's all go out and enjoy every moment of this lovely

Fall evening!
~Sharon
Deets is offline  
Old 09-26-2003, 08:18 PM   #11  
Cookin' With A Vengeance!
 
dentrassi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Royal Oak, MI
Posts: 2,509

Default

HAPPY GIRLFRIEND'S DAY EVERYONE!!!!!
dentrassi is offline  
Old 09-26-2003, 09:57 PM   #12  
Member Florida Chick
 
Lizziepie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Winter Haven, FL. USA
Posts: 1,432

Default

Late again, but so glad to meet with all my 'girlfriends' on the beach.

Marcie: Love the puppy. I'm a pushover for all puppy dogs.

Frannie: You'll love Royal Carribean. They treat you royally. That was the first ship we cruised on. Grandeur of the Seas. They have beautiful ships. You'll have a great restful time, and take a few side trips in port.

Ruthie, So glad you have influential people to set up the cat scan.
Hope all goes well.

Ellis: I presume you won the battle of the slugs.

Hi to everyone.

Time to hit the sack once again Lets all have a good weekend on the beach. Lizzie
Lizziepie is offline  
Closed Thread

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
South Beach Diet - Questions & Answers from the Author SunnyD57 South Beach Diet 13 01-24-2004 01:52 PM
Feelings Friday at the Beach DAILY 8/22 LADY WINDSONG South Beach Diet 14 08-22-2003 09:16 PM
Fearsome Friday at the Beach Daily 8/15 LADY WINDSONG South Beach Diet 9 08-15-2003 08:51 PM
Fab Friday at the Beach...DAILY 8/8 LADY WINDSONG South Beach Diet 27 08-08-2003 08:37 PM
SBD, Daily, FRIDAY, July 11th operadog South Beach Diet 25 07-12-2003 08:53 AM


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:46 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.