Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Getting Perspective

You probably all saw my birthday cake creation from the other day.

This chocolate indulgence. 
While I was making it I did something a little odd. 

It's not unusual for me to do odd things. I personally think everyone does odd things from time to time and if I do it a little more frequently than other people then that's just one of my lovable little quirks.

I was mixing a triple batch of chocolate cake by hand. A triple batch is a pretty intense workout for anyone who's used to using an electric mixer to do the heavy stuff. I could feel the muscles really straining in my arm so I looked down to admire my awesome guns. 

And they really did look pumped from where I was standing. They looked like I actually worked out my upper body - which I pretty much don't ever. So I decided to do the odd thing. Something only the young and vain do.

I took a selfie of my bulging biceps.

And then I looked at it and almost wet myself laughing. 


I swear it looked like I had a muscle from my perspective. 

Guess I won't be entering a body-building competition any time soon.

13 comments:

  1. If you saw it I believe you :-)

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  2. Looks like muscle to me!!!
    Mostly I'm just laughing picturing you laughing at your own selfie!!!

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  3. Now you're sounding like my MIL. I'm sure from your angle it was bulging plenty.

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  4. Ooh, look at those biceps! You might place in a bodybuilding contest. For runners.

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  5. Hey they may be thin but at least there's some definition! Mine are flabby and revolting!

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  6. Well, there's no fat or other flabby stuff waving around so it can only be muscle. My wife always complains because she got her grandmother's upper arms...

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  7. LOL I guess not either :)

    By the way I love how the cake looks, I could hardly resist licking my screen

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  8. you're going to need a permit for those guns soon... ;)

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  9. Ah, you always make me smile! ha ha! Laughing to myself in my kitchen. funny!

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  10. If I had arms that thin and toned I'd be taking selfies of them every day. Jealous!

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  11. I must admit, the picture of the cake is EVEN MORE impressive than the biceps!

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  12. well it looks impressive to me. No tuckshop lady arms.

    And the cake looks awesome.

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