365

TESTING 1…2…365: TV Watching does NOT a Gymnast make

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Virgin365: day two hundred and ninety-nine…Sunglasses to Watch TV


Virgin365: day two hundred and ninety-six…Fake Fireplace


Virgin365: day two hundred and five…Mosquito Circus Tent


Virgin365: day one hundred and thirty-four…Marshmallow Cigarette


365 ONE: day 262…Sex Talk

Day 262: September 26th, 2012 = COMPLETE!!!!!

Cardio was = Walking

Dance of the Day was = “Hot Stuff” by DJ Liakos feat. Craig David

Improvised Acting Video I uploaded to my other blog was = “Hooded Towel”

Anything to Note =

Its the 26th and the little monkey is still holding on! Four days late now!

My mum read the leaflet they gave us at the hospital yesterday about induction and the processes and everything and now it’s funny as she has flipped to the other side!

She is now encouraging me to do all kinds of things that she has been telling me off for or saying I have to be careful with…her new list of “must do’s” or “can do’s” are now…

– “go ahead and jump around as much as you can with your 365 dance”

– “do as much 365 as you want really!”

– “bounce up and down!”

– “yes, go, walk around, walk, walk, walk”

– “when you come home have a quickie” = now that was a good one!!

Sex seems to be the hot topic with her really in general as a means to start labor! Just now she called down on the internal phone line and asked what I was doing and then said:

“Finish your blog and start bonging!!” HAHAHA!!! (I did love the word bonging!! Haha!!)

I mean, all day she has been talking about it!! It didn’t help that my older brother called to check up and said that for all three pregnancies he would have an 8am quickie towards the end and avoided the induction date!!! That’s just great!

Sex is the stereotype to encouraging labor…I mean it is everywhere, but it is funny as my mum I think thought it was just a joke like what they say in the movies…but now she knows its real and
apparently effective she won’t stop!

And it IS everywhere – it’s mentioned all the time…on TV, movies…and it seemed to be mentioned on the exact programs she was watching today coincidentally!!!

I got an earful of info from Keeping up with the Kardashians show she watched…which mentioned how foreplay and making out stimulated labor….so then my mum started asking me about what gets me excited and all the different types of foreplay…and stimulation of the breasts…

HILARIOUS!!!

We don’t speak about that!!! And there’s a reason for that!!!!

Too much! Too much!

I quickly left to come down and finish my blog!!

I understand she wants me to avoid anything that’s not going to naturally encourage labor as that is ideal but what a day of sex talk!!

Ah, mum!

Never thought I would see the day when my mum would be telling me to have sex!!

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365 ONE: day 252…Burgess Reunion!

Day 252: September 16th, 2012 = COMPLETE!!!!!!

Cardio was = Walking

Dance of the Day was = “Sha Na Na” from Grease Soundtrack

Improvised Acting Video I uploaded to my other blog was = “Chasing POOKIE”

Anything to Note =

Stuart arrived this morning 🙂

It was so nice to see him after almost two months….which is crazy!! I can’t believe it has been so long since I have seen him! It’s funny as I was a little scared about seeing him as I am a whale!!! But also as it means we are getting close to the end with less than a week to go until the official due date, but really it can happen anytime!

But it was so lovely to see him as I had missed him so much regardless of my scary feelings under it all too.

I still don’t believe it’s real, that he is here. I also haven’t had any time to just be me and him yet as today we had the Burgess family over too (sadly I could not arrange for all members to be present for Stuart but managed to get two siblings, their families and his mum), so that was wonderful, and Tony, Stuart’s wonderful friend who I love, and who took our beautiful NYC wedding photos (if anyone needs a fantastic photographer let me know as Tony is your guy!!! Seriously!!)

Thank you to Tony, Alice, Ollie, Neil, Haylie, and their little ones Charlie, Lily, Grace for trekking to London to come see us!

It was so nice to have everyone all together for when Stuart arrived – even though, poor thing, Stuart must have been exhausted as he did not sleep on the plane (both he and I can’t sleep on planes) so he had to stay awake for a super long day. I just allowed him to go to bed now haha! I told him he had to make it to at least 9pm so that he falls into the UK time zone and beats the jet lag.

So I guess we will “see” each other and be with each other tomorrow as today was a whirlwind!

But it’s good to have the little schmonkie’s daddy around!!!! Ahhhhh…so weird to say!!

It’s funny as Paloma, my friend in NYC made a comment on Whatsapp messenger while we were chatting that every sentence she says seems to start with “I can’t believe….” and it’s so true as I feel exactly the same! I can’t believe anything!! And I always want to start with that beginning to every sentence!

Well, there’s no other way to say it but – I can’t believe Stuart is here!

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Side note: am here typing the blog upstairs near the Internet while hopefully Stuart is sleeping downstairs, but what’s funny is that my parents are watching Downton Abbey behind me in the kitchen while I type and my mum is hilarious!! She is literally talking to the TV! To the characters haha! Commenting along with things like “No, don’t tell her!” and making grunts and emotional noises! I wish I had captured that on video…may have to try at some point!


365 ONE: day 212…Mosquito Nightmare!

Day 212: August 7th, 2012 = COMPLETE!!!!!

Cardio was = Walking

Dance of the Day was = “Mamacita Buena” by Claydee

Improvised Acting Video I uploaded to my other blog was = “Mosquito Battle”

Anything to Note =

I had a fight with a mosquito at 2am this morning for over half an hour.

It was me versus this annoying effing mozzy.

I was watching TV and saw it fly past the TV light and I was like UGH!!

Then I got itchy as it had already bitten me in several places the mongoid!!!

So then it was on!! It was a battle to the death!!

Lights went on. I was focused on all the lights in the room, ready with my hands out to clap it to death!

I kept missing it though!! It was on the door at one point and I realized it was huge!! I wish I could have taken a photo of it as it was really big but weird looking, with an almost bright orange/yellow tinge to it – with long long legs! I picked up the iPad to take a photo but it had already left. It kept disappearing and then would be on me trying to bite me again! It flew into my face at one point!

That really pissed me off! I mean, I was seriously getting irritated.

I finally cornered it in the bathroom. I saw it fly in there so ran in and shut the door behind me. It’s a brighter and smaller space to deal with but it kept coming to attack me – like straight for me! It was insane! And so difficult to keep track of!

Finally I clapped out in front randomly as I saw it coming and got the mofo!!

I had blood all over my hands as it was obviously full of MY blood!!

But how satisfying to kill it! I even made a noise when I got it – probably inspired by all the Olympics I’ve been watching haha!! I let out a loud groan of success when I got it!! You know, like they do when they throw the shot put or discus or hammer throw haha!! 🙂

It’s 43 degrees here in Athens, which is ridiculous, like over 108 degrees Fahrenheit or something (don’t quote me on that as have no idea!!) – but no wonder there are so many mofo mozzies flying about. They are everywhere in this heat and so lethal!!

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365 ONE: day 69…creepy gym guy

Day 69: March 17th, 2012 = COMPLETE!!!!!

Cardio was = Hotel Elliptical

Dance of the Day was = “Holiday” by Dizzee Rascal Feat. Chrome

Improvised Acting Video I uploaded to my other blog was = “Hotel Sex”

Anything to Note =

Late with the blog as had a looooong day. Up in MD for my film shoot. Wanted to get up early, before the free breakfast that comes with the room of course, and go to the hotel gym or do my 365 before my on set call time, but that alarm went off and I was not a happy bunny. I had a crappo sleep even though was in a King Size bed – kept waking up thinking I would miss my alarm for the film shoot!! So, it was even more disruptive than my usual disruptive sleep 😦

So had to get all my 365 done after the shoot had ended as there was just no time or place to do so on set, especially since I was playing  a dying mother, so crammed it all in after. Good thing the hotel gym is 24 hours 🙂

A funny thing happened at the gym though…

Was on the elliptical machine, which may I add was broken, as kept turning up the resistance until it reached the max 20 and nothing changed! There was no way I was a bionic woman doing level 20!! HAHA!!

So there I was on the elliptical and this guy comes in and gets on the treadmill about half way through my 30 mins. I kept catching him looking at me or checking on me through the glass in the front reflection, so I assumed he was perhaps waiting for me to be done to get on the elliptical as there was only one machine in the mini hotel gym. But I couldn’t do anything about it. I also saw him mouthing to himself and saying some things out loud through my headphones, so I assumed he was watching sports or something on the TV in front of his treadmill. I was watching Alvin and The Chipmunks!!! It was the only thing on!!!!!! AHHHHHH!!!

So, once I was done I still had to do my push-ups and other fitness 365 to do so grabbed some water and started on the floor behind the machines.

Suddenly I hear “C’mon!” and “Monty!” shouted out by the guy, so when I get a chance I look up to see which game he’s watching and….the TV is NOT ON!!!

So….his name is Monty? And he is yelling at himself? He keeps checking me out in the reflection, so is he trying to impress me?

CREEPY!!


365 ONE: day 5 and still alive!!

Day 5: January 13th, 2012 = COMPLETE!!!!!!!!!!

Cardio was = Speed Walking/Loom Exercises

Dance of the Day was = “Alors on Danse” by Stromae

Improvised Acting Video I uploaded to my other blog was something I like to refer to as = “Bathroom Joke”

Anything to Note =

This non-sleeping thing is just worse than my normal non-sleeping problem I have. So any worse is just like NO SLEEP! It’s really starting to get me down with such early mornings and such long days….and FRUIT and VEG still. Well, I am hoping to be done with the fruit and veg sunday as that will be a whole week of detox, and I need to really adhere to my “Eat Healthy” criteria as I know this is not healthy. But do you really want to know the truth? I could probably go on and on and on and on with fruit and veg. Those that know me know I could. I really believe that…but NO! I. Will. Stop. That is why its a criteria to Eat Healthy as it’s a challenge for me. Backwards, I know!

🙂

Inserting these criteria in my day is just funny really! It would make for a good reality tv series! Not to say that my life is just so tv-worthy!! No, what I mean is from the outside eye some of my daily moments I think would make some good crap tv!

Speaking of that, I would love a videographer or camera-man/woman to help with my acting improvs I’m filming. I decided on the bathroom this time for my upload and was almost caught! I just feel a little limited…but I will persevere – forgot to ask at the Apple store when I was there today about that, I just realized! Boo! I was going to ask them about an ipod touch remote and didn’t. Ugh. Will have to go back.

Was late home tonight so had the dance to still do – picked one so that my cousin visiting from Australia and my hus*and (still have a hard time saying that out loud!!) could perhaps join along with me as I danced in the living room…but nope! They both sat and played on their computers/phones!! I saw a few finger motions – what a bunch of Lazy Susans!!!!