30 June 2012

putting it in perspective

I work at a small college and part of my duties as the librarian is to proctor IT/computer certification exams. Some of the testers are students at the school while we also get a few people from the community. So it was that on Tuesday I had a woman come in to take one of these exams.

It should be noted that this woman was a petite Asian and yes this is relevant. Because, see, part of the checking in process is to take identification like, say, a driver's license. Which, as you know, has your weight on it. (Although mine, obviously, is way off these days. Really should get a new one.) Anyway, I was examining her license, making sure she was who she said she was, blah blah, when I noticed her weight. I looked at it closer, looked up at her, then looked back at that number. I stifled a small smile, finished the check-in process, and got her started on her test.

Then I went to Twitter.


True story. 

How do you put your weight loss in perspective? Also, don't forget that if there is a question you want to ask me for my 100th post Q&A you still have time! You can leave it as a comment on this post or you can send it via my contact form.

Love from the ashes,
Lady Lazarus

6 comments:

  1. this made me & my friend laugh so hard. thanks for that humor.

    i make fun of myself for my arms.. I feel like if I don't - I wont do anything about it! I read once its called U.A.D.D = under arm dingle dangle.
    I bowled a lot the other day and felt the difference in my arm. Fregin i want more of that.

    Sometimes we all do a little different mental push. But it's a push right!

    Keep on truckin Jill!

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    1. UADD, I love that and have that problem, too!

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  2. I feel that! I've lost 54 lbs in 2 years. I weighed my 6-year old son the other day- he's tipping 40. I've lost my son's weight worth of FAT and MORE! I just kept looking at him and shaking my head.. I couldn't believe it. Fabulous job on your loss!

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  3. Move to New York! Our drivers licenses do not put your weight on them!! (I realized this when you said yours does and I was like, "My drivers licenses has my weight on it??". So I went and checked. Ours do not.

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