Saturday, November 29, 2008

Detox weekend?

It's coming up to that time of year where I give my liver and kidneys a severe bashing with alcohol - two Christmas parties coming up (departmental and company) and a football outing over the next few weekends.

This weekend, with not a lot planned (except Sunday), I thought I'd do a few chores, chill, relax and detox a little - even made myself some healthy salad meals.

But oops - several large gins and numerous bottles of beer later, I am relaxing, slumped in front of the telly munching cheesy puffs after a night of 'Strictly Come Dancing' and 'X-Factor' - damn Tesco for having special offers on alchohol and snacks!

I have my outfits ready for the parties - one dress I've worn before at a wedding, another is a little slinky black strapless number which I'm looking forward to wearing - tried it on today and hey, I look hot in it if I may say so myself (it's not often I do, I usually look in the mirror and go "meh!")

With what's going on at work, this could well be the last company do I attend - it wouldn't do any harm to make a good lasting impression! :-)

Looking forward to getting my dancing shoes on!

6 comments:

  1. Erm, this second dress you mention. Any chance you're wearing it to a party *after* I'm back in the UK?

    ;)

    Hey - office parties mean free booze! Need a date?

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  2. LOL - well, if you're a wine drinker, there are plenty of bottles on the table but no free bar! No dates allowed sorry!

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  3. Pah. Foiled again. If it weren't for those meddling kids...

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  4. Office parties..blech!! But do have a smashing time at yours. I'm all for free alcohol..especially wine.

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  5. I always seem to end up drinking too much at weekends too. Half the problem is that I start too early - I'd never drink from midday during the week but at weekends it feels perfectly acceptable.

    I am not much into parties at the moment and don't think I would look hot whatever I wore but I do love dancing.

    I shall enjoy party life vicariously through you. So go for it, Weenie! YOu're doing it for us both!!!!

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  6. Cheers! I do need to ensure I pace myself though, don't want to flake out too early and wine is pretty deadly for me, I always end up quaffing instead of sipping!

    RB, I'm of the opinion that with the right dress, any woman can look hot - you only have to see the guys' (and gals') eyes at company dos when they suddenly realise that quiet Lynn from reception is actually a glamour puss in an party frock!

    But sure, I'm sure I'll drink enough for the two of us, lol!

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