i am obsessed.

With the Olympics.  Always have been.  I think most people do get into the Olympic spirit.  How could you not?  It’s like for a brief time, we forget our struggles and unite as a country to dominate in the Olympics.  We have had the Olympics on all the time all week.  I love it!  Gymnastics and swimming are my favorites that have been on so far.  I very quickly became obsessed with the Fab 5.

Like most little girls, I dreamed of being an Olympic gymnast. Clearly I didn’t have the drive or talent these Olympians have.  These are seriously dedicated and disciplined people- I can’t even imagine.  But I did sacrifice for the sake of the Olympics.  I broke my arm for the US Gymnastics Team.  Well, really I didn’t do a thing for the team, but in my head, that’s how it played out.

What really happened is that I was doing a balance beam routine in my living room at the age of 10.  I was using the couch as the beam and all was going well until I got to my very difficult dismount.  As I did a cartwheel off the couch putting all of my body weight on my left arm, it snapped and I fell.  Obviously, I didn’t score high marks.  Arm broken, Olympic dream over.

I’ve also seen some fantastic food ideas for the Olympics.  I’m pretty excited to try some of these.

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This is so stinkin’ cute!  I’m very obsessed with this.  I love that she used whole wheat mini bagels with low-fat cream cheese and fresh fruit to make an adorable breakfast.  You’ll find me copying this for sure.

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This picture makes my mouth water.  I want to eat it all now, and I suddenly find myself cheering for Italy.

What about you?  Did you have any Olympic dreams?  Do you enjoy watching the Olympics?

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