So, while I was in Houston for the America the Beautiful 2 Premiere I got to do many cool things.
If you’ve been around the blog much you’ve probably seen comments from Karen R. She is a prolific commenter (she even comments when she’s sick and on Vicodin). My favorite comment of hers is “That, my dear, is the sound of a paradigm shifting without a clutch.” Then, one fateful day, after reading one of my posts about our ridiculousness with kids and weight, Karen asked me to “marry her” and she became my blog wife. It’s been a running joke ever since. She drove down for the premiere and we finally got to meet in real life where she is even more awesome as she is online:
I also got to see my friend Heather who just moved back to Houston from El Paso. We realized that we have known each other a looooooong time! Heather is a super cool woman who was brave enough to take a hoop dancing class with me (more on that in a minute)
Karen wasn’t able to come in until the premiere but we did a fatty and friends meet-up lunch during with the lovely and amazing Rowan (of Punk Rock Hoops) agreed to do a hoop dancing lesson for Heather and I. It was so much fun! We got to work in the beautiful Nia Moves Studio.
It turns out that I’m not a hoop prodigy, my record for waist hooping was six times before it dropped, but I did have fun trying this rollover. For the record, this is in no way an instructional video, this is not how the move should look, I don’t care because it was super fun.
Rowan agreed to do a quick demo so that you could see how it’s really done. She is a beautiful dancer, and a fantastic teacher. If you ever have a chance to take class with her definitely do it!
You can’t stop me from posing though!
So, that’s enough of me, but what about you? I’m always inspired when I see other fatties out there doing cool stuff. So if you feel like it leave a comment of something awesome that you have done. Write about it, link to a video or picture, whatever!
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