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International NO DIET Day

06 May

Journalist Rocky the Squirrel here –

Keeping his paws on the nuts of the world –

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May 6, 2013 is International No DIEt Day – yes this is a day that I think me and the pig can definitely enjoy!  This day encourages everyone to appreciate the bodies they have and that we all come in different shapes and sizes.  There is no ‘right’ shape or size to be happy.  If you are watching what you eat, take today as a holiday and excuse for being a no diet day.  Enjoy my friends!

Did you know that International No Diet Day was created by Mary Evans Young in 1992?  She was the director of “Diet Breakers”.  She personally experienced anorexia and worked to help people appreciate themselves for what they are and to appreciate the body they have.

 
 

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34 responses to “International NO DIET Day

  1. Cupcake

    05/06/2015 at 4:41 am

    I love this holiday. Mom says I gained 2 pounds. I say, “Give me some treats!” No luck. I’m on treat restriction. …..until today!!! Yay!

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

     
    • PigLove

      05/06/2015 at 8:50 am

      No DIEt treat restriction today my friend. Nope. Not at all. DIEt’s start tomorrow! XOXO – Bacon

       
  2. easyweimaraner

    05/06/2015 at 5:21 am

    Happy no die-t day! That’s my day!!! and my mom is green with envy because she re-started her diet today with one (1) gummy bear…. hahahaha

     
    • PigLove

      05/06/2015 at 8:50 am

      Oh no brother. Even my mom said no DIEt today. But tomorrow is another day. XOXO – Bacon

       
      • easyweimaraner

        05/06/2015 at 8:57 am

        yes, that’s what Scarlett said too… and she was the one with the most famous wait… and she lived in your neighborhood :o)

         
      • PigLove

        05/06/2015 at 11:21 am

        Nods head. Yep – we all know that chick here. And Rhett too. My daddy says, “Frankly my dear I don’t give a (#$*$! ” to mom all of the time. Snorts – he says he’s just reliving the south but I know he’s serious. Snorts. XOXO – Bacon

         
      • easyweimaraner

        05/06/2015 at 11:23 am

        I loved it to watch Rhett&Scarlett with their original voices, the south is soooo great!!!!!

         
      • PigLove

        05/06/2015 at 12:31 pm

        aaaww – I’m thinking that France is pretty cool too brother. Maybe we should switch places for a while ? XOXO – Bacon

         
      • easyweimaraner

        05/06/2015 at 12:35 pm

        …ohhhhh yes!!!! I can go to that seafood palace and to this fabulous burger restaurant… while you get galettes and bouillabaisse :o)

         
      • PigLove

        05/06/2015 at 1:20 pm

        snorts! It would be fun brother. Just think of the trouble we could create. XOXO – Bacon

         
  3. Charles Huss

    05/06/2015 at 6:08 am

    Diets don’t work anyway, so why not?

     
    • PigLove

      05/06/2015 at 8:51 am

      This is true. DIEts are evil words – awful word it is. I look at it as a change in living… yeah that sounds much more pleasant. Snorts. XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. Reilly & Denny

    05/06/2015 at 7:02 am

    sounds like a great idea to us

     
    • PigLove

      05/06/2015 at 8:52 am

      Just for today – let’s indulge in our lovely treats. XOXO – Bacon

       
  5. evilsquirrel13

    05/06/2015 at 9:26 am

    To paraphrase an expression I often use for my other favorite holiday…. EVERY DAY is No Diet Day!!!

     
    • PigLove

      05/06/2015 at 11:21 am

      Amen to that my friend! I like the way you think. Can I come live with you? XOXO – Bacon

       
      • evilsquirrel13

        05/06/2015 at 11:57 am

        I’d say yes in a heartbeat, but my two purr things are both shaking their heads. They don’t want to divide the attention up anymore than it already is…

         
      • PigLove

        05/06/2015 at 1:18 pm

        aaww jam it. I was really hoping for a different view. Snorts. XOXO – Bacon

         
  6. Lowryder's Animal Tails

    05/06/2015 at 11:45 am

    I would leave a comment but I’m busy eating.
    ~Lowryder~

     
    • PigLove

      05/06/2015 at 12:31 pm

      Snorts! I’m trying to talk mommy into picking up chicken tonight – it’s one of my favorites… and hers too. XOXO – Bacon

       
      • Lowryder's Animal Tails

        05/06/2015 at 1:05 pm

        Do you think your mommy will give in?
        ~Lowryder~

         
      • PigLove

        05/06/2015 at 1:51 pm

        I’m really, REALLY hoping so. Chicken night is a win-win for ALL of us here at the Hotel Thompson. XOXO – Bacon

         
      • Lowryder's Animal Tails

        05/06/2015 at 1:58 pm

        I can’t have chicken I’m allergic but it seems to be my humans favourite.
        ~Lowryder~

         
      • PigLove

        05/06/2015 at 3:33 pm

        Oh yum – I’ll eat your share okay. I’ll pass you my brussel sprouts – snorts. Just trying to be a good friend – snorts. XOXO – Bacon

         
      • Lowryder's Animal Tails

        05/06/2015 at 3:42 pm

        I’ll eat brussel sprouts!
        ~Lowryder~

         
      • PigLove

        05/07/2015 at 10:03 am

        DEAL! XOXO – Bacon

         
  7. Lone Star Cats

    05/06/2015 at 2:10 pm

    Sounds like a day I definitely wanna celebrate!

     
    • PigLove

      05/06/2015 at 3:34 pm

      I think we are. I’ve already had my share plus some of my Animal Crackers. And that’s only because a certain – cough snort – human won’t stay out of MY Animal Crackers today. XOXO – Bacon

       
  8. franhunne4u

    05/06/2015 at 3:00 pm

    No diet day should be every day – unless you are allergic against some kind of food, than every day has to be diet day, unfortunately.

     
    • PigLove

      05/07/2015 at 10:00 am

      I agree 100% my friend. I would absolutely LOVE every day to be a no-DIEt day. My mom’s butt thinks so too – snorts and rolls with piggy laughter. Don’t tell her I said that okay. XOXO – Bacon

       
  9. gentlestitches

    05/06/2015 at 7:22 pm

    dieting is EVIL, EVIL! Love the body God gave you. AMEN!!

     
    • PigLove

      05/07/2015 at 10:11 am

      Snorts – me and mom agree 110% my friend. Love me for what I am – fat rolls and all. XOXO – Bacon

       
  10. The Island Cats

    05/06/2015 at 7:29 pm

    Oh yeah! Extra dinner for us!!

     
    • PigLove

      05/07/2015 at 10:11 am

      Snorts! My kind of thinking! XOXO – Bacon

       

This piggy would love to snort with you :)

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