Thursday, July 15, 2010

Attention Everyone...Attention!

I have an announcement to make: I'm wearing a skirt.

Ok, I know, that may have been the lamest announcement of all time, but perhaps if I give some background, it will make more sense. I have a small crush on my legs. They may not be the epitome of hot legs, but for whatever reason, I love mine. I love how defined my quadriceps are, and how strong my calves are. My whole life growing up as an overweight kid/pre-teen/teen/adult, I was so ashamed of my belly, and never wore tank tops because of my fat upper arms. But shorts? You bet. My legs were my saving grace. I could wear shorts and feel good about them. I could wear shorts and feel like I wasn't missing out on yet another thing my slender friends were doing.

Until one day I did not. I reached a point in my life somewhere in the past 4 years where I no longer felt good about my legs. I looked down and saw unrecognizable white blobs. Shapeless, dimpled, humongous. Where were my slender(ish) ankles? Where were my defined calves? My knees? Ack! Sadly, this was not a turning point for me. I just wore jeans and sweats and capri's. My office is incredibly casual. In fact, I'm pretty sure one of my co-workers routinely comes in wearing the clothes she slept in, and maybe some flip-flops for good measure. I wish I was kidding.

The past few weeks, and specifically the past 2 weeks, my body has undergone amazing changes. I realized my legs were making a come back. MY LEGS. This makes me happy beyond how good I feel from eating a Paleo diet. This makes me happy beyond the blue skies and sunshine outside. This makes me happy beyond all the comments and support I receive from this blog.

I realized today, that it is my 3 year anniversary at my present job. Never, ever in my 3 years here have I worn a skirt. Until today. Pajama co-worker hasn't even noticed yet. I'm sure when she does, she will get all freaked out and think I have an interview for another job or something. Ah, the dysfunction in this office is asinine. That is a post for another day though. Here are some pics of my hot gams...soon to be even hotter:


  1. Damn lady, those are some sexy legs :) You're doing such a great job!

  2. I see you dressed up the skirt w/your camo flops - lol! Pajama co-worker snarfl.

  3. Just found your blog, fellow Seattlelite, very cool! I believe in Paleo and mostly eat that way, though I'm not a purist, yet. You're living proof of the benefits!

    I don't know if you do these things, but if you do, I left something for you on my blog. If you don't please feel free to ignore. Best!