Responsibility 199, what is it?

Responsibility 199 is a belief; I believe that to be healthy and to increase my longevity I need to weigh 199 pounds or less...
Responsibility 199 is a need; I need to reduce my weight, reduce my percentage of body fat, and the elevated threat of disease my present condition presents...
Responsibility 199 is a mission; I recognize that achieving 199 will be a challenge, perhaps the hardest I have ever undertaken...
Responsibility 199 is a commitment; I acknowledge that I must commit to action, commit to change, commit to myself and those I love to achieve this mission, to increase my longevity...
Responsibility 199 is ME.

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Day 385 - Prom for Squishy


There you see Ashley taking a moment to take a picture with me last night before she heads off to a friends house and then on to Senior Prom. It has been nearly a decade since I nicknamed her "Squishy". Since then she has dared to grow up, along the way I've always called her Squishy. Once upon a time she used to look like this...

Now, in the final days of her senior year of High School, she is just a a trio of months away from moving about 4 hours south to attend college. I'm trying to convince her to go back to kindergarten instead, but she isn't having any of that. She is all about moving ahead and making something out of herself from all the options she's worked to line up. Yeah grow up she has, but not so much to out grow being called Squishy.

Have a Great Weekend!


Responsibility 199 - Gotta Do It!!

15 comments:

  1. What an adorable picture. She looks so pretty! You have a good weekend too.

    Sarah
    notaneffingdiet.blogspot.com

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  2. Squishy! Funny what names we come up with for our kids and how they let us call them that. I call my senior "my sweet little apple dumpling." No idea where that came from!

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  3. What a beautiful daughter! Thanks for sharing pictures of your Squishy!

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  4. Beautiful dress! Beautiful daughter! Happy daddy! I love it! :-)

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  5. She's lovely, Patrick. I hope she enjoys her prom. :)

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  6. They grow up so fast. Hope she had a good time. She's lovely...looks just like you.

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  7. She's a beauty, Patrick. But I think you should ground her to stay at home for the next 10 years.

    (why do they have to leave?)

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  8. Aww, she looks gorgeous. I love that dress too, such a pretty color and it looks lovely on her!

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  9. Great picture of you both.

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  10. LOVE! You & your wife set the example for her to have these options! Well done & so cute!

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  11. have a great weekend Patrick. sorry she had to grow up on you. hope she has a great time at the prom. No matter where she goes, she will always be your little girl Squishy. Happy Mothers Day to your wife. take care.

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  12. Great picture of you both! :)

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  13. Very touching post, Patrick. And I like how you couldn't help flexing a little for the camera.

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  14. as mine readies for kindergarten----I loved this.

    Carla

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