The main reason for my feeling pooped was Saturday's busyness, singing as part of Bristol's Jazz Choir which meant getting to the Colston Hall before 10.00am. We rehearsed, had a short break for lunch then - showtime!! The concert went amazingly quickly, and ended with us singing 'Everybody wants to be a cat' while dancing in the aisles along with the band! I only remembered to take a couple of not-very-good photos during rehearsals.
The mix of choir members was really wide, from little primary school children to us middle aged ladies and beyond. Most people threw themselves into it, but some of the teenagers were a bit too-cool-for-school. Wouldn't we all love to be able to time-travel and tell our teenage selves not to care so much about what other people think? To ditch the self consciousness and be more exuberant?
The other thing I did on Saturday was - gulp! - take a couple of selfies. I'm not of the selfie generation, and anyway since I've put on around a stone in weight I'm in no hurry to look at those extra pounds. The selfie is one I'm not prepared to share, but that saggy chinline is shaming. Now I've got to cut back on the snacking. Going sugar free for Lent hasn't been that difficult in terms of not eating chocolate or biscuits, but I've realised how much I like to snack. At first it was crisps, so I stopped that, but now I find I'm reaching for handfuls of dried fruit or am making flapjacks. Of course dried fruit and nuts are good for you, but they're also calorific. Clementines are an alternative, but I'm not much of an apple eater and carrot sticks aren't that appealing. Any ideas for low calorie, inexpensive snacks?