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Fwd: FW: New Years Diet


 



>           >>>> '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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