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A POEM FOR ALL THE DIETERS...

Discussion in 'Cambridge Diet Returners' started by Hedgemag, 5 January 2008 Social URL.

  1. Hedgemag

    Hedgemag Cambridge Diet Counsellor

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    After Christmas
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    'Twas 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 store (less a walk than a lumber).

    I'd remember the marvelous meals I'd prepared;
    The gravies and sauces and beef nicely rared,

    The wine and the rum balls, the bread and the cheese
    And the way I'd 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 I only can
    "You can't spend a winter disguised as a man!"

    So away with the last of the sour cream dip,
    Get rid of the fruit cake, 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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  3. Barb

    Barb Gold Member

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    Is that your own work? It's brilliant. Absolutely loved it! Too bloomin' true though!
     
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  4. mustdoit

    mustdoit susan

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    thats very good and ........................................true !!!!!
     
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  5. Hedgemag

    Hedgemag Cambridge Diet Counsellor

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    Think it rings true for a lot of us
     
  6. debz32

    debz32 Gold Member

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    love it - have seen something like it before....so so true for a lot of us !!
     
  7. Flabbyfay

    Flabbyfay Silver Member

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    That's fab :giggle:
     
  8. Sambucca

    Sambucca Gold Member

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    brilliant Maggie.
     
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