1. Finally, I _splurged and bought a new outfit for work _.
2. _The new diet_ sure takes some getting used to!
3. Dad said: _”Be yourself” but I don’t think he really knew what “being myself” meant to me_.
4. _”Di” _ is my favorite nick name for _me_.
5. It took a long time, but _I’m finally there_.
6. _Thank you for the “back handed” compliment_ though I wouldn't have it any other way.
7. And as for the weekend, tonight I'm looking forward to _reading in front of the fire_, tomorrow my plans include _a business meeting_ and Sunday, I