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T�was the week after Christmas

Posted by minnie_tx (My Page) on
Sat, Dec 31, 11 at 21:26

T�was the week after Christmas and all through the house
Nothing would fit me, not even a blouse.
The cookies I�d nibbled, the eggnog I�d taste
At the holiday parties had gone to my waist.
When I got on the scales there arose such a number!
When I walked to the stores (less a walk more a lumber).
I remembered the marvellous meals I�d prepared;
The gravies and sauces and beef nicely rared.
The wine and rum balls, the bread and the cheese.
And the way I never said, "No thank you, please".
As I dressed myself in my husband�s old shirt
And prepared once again to do battle with dirt.
I said to myself, as only I can
"You can�t spend the winter disguised as a man"!
So�away with the last of the sour cream dip,
Get rid of the fruitcake every cracker and chip.
Every last bit of food that I like must be banished
Till all the additional ounces have vanished.
I won�t have a cookie, not even a lick.
I�ll want only to chew on a long celery stick.
I won�t have hot biscuits or corn bread or pie,
I�ll munch on a carrot and quietly cry.
I�m hungry, I�m lonesome and life is a bore.
But isn�t that what January is for?
Unable to giggle
No longer a riot
Happy New Year to all
And to all a good diet!!


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RE: T�was the week after Christmas

Too funny, but so true!


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RE: T�was the week after Christmas

You said it much better than I could and the hard part is doing it.


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