Here are a few confessions I feel the need to get off my chest . . . please don't judge me
#1 - I love The Bachelor and The Biggest Loser. I love them. I could go without television every other moment of the week, but do not take these from me. The Bachelor is like watching a train wreck in slow motion. I am fairly certain that Brad will choose someone this season because he enjoys breathing. I am equally certain that they will never spend a single Christmas together. I would love to chalk it up to the interpersonal scholar in me . . . like somehow my post-graduate studies in Interpersonal Communication excuses my moral obligation to turn that junk off, but the truth is, it's just really good bad television.
As for The Biggest Loser . . . I am inspired and touched every week. AND thanks to the trainer's tips, I have discovered that I love sugar free Jello and Extra Bubblegum. Seriously, though, the transformations inside and out of the contestants is unbelievable. (And it's nice to see the soft side of Sammy Brady; after years of manipulating and scheming, Allie Sweeney has to enjoy being the nice one.)
#2 - Sometimes after I get home from working out in the morning, I wake Caroline up for her shower and then go back to bed for 20 minutes. I choose not to take advantage of the fact that I am awake . . . wide awake . . . and I lay back down. (Fact: It is always harder to get up the SECOND time, but I can't stop myself.)
#3 - My 2 and 4 year old love Diet Coke and have been known to utter the phrase, "Mommy, I NEED a Diet Coke." Am I proud? Am I worried? A little of both.
#4 - I spray tan as often as my budget allows. My friend, Mandy, has a set up under her house and I now believe and preach the theory that everything looks better tan.
#5 - I can leave my children at my house with babysitters or my parents or Josh and give them almost no thought or worry at all, but once they leave our property, I obsess over their safety, well being, health, and happiness. Apparently I believe that I have built a fortress at home where they are untouchable. I wonder if I have control issues? Hmm.....
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