News in Brief

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I'm doing my best to carry on despite the heaviness in my heart following the untimely death of my beloved Basil the iPhone (some twerp put him in the washing machine). Sniff sniff 😛

So, apologies for the slackarse bullet points today!

Amazon.com is back in stock, woohoo!

– The Dietgirl Reader Gallery has two new masterpieces. Germany and Switzerland represent! Thank you Julia and Bianca.

– The Virtual Book Tour is rolling on through Week Two. You can check out all the stops here!

Capessa chats with Dietgirl (and I sound half asleep)

– I'm going to New York tomorrow (!!!) then will be on The Early Show on CBS this Friday 16th January (!!!2). I'll be yapping about blogging and how it helped me bust the lard. Hopefully I won't spew from nervousness!

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22 thoughts on “News in Brief

  1. That is soooo cool. I never watch The Early Show but I’m going to record this one. You’re so famuous now.

  2. Our deepest sympathy for your loss. My unnamed iPhone and I will be observing a moment of vibe mode/silence in memory of Basil.

  3. Where would I be without you Laura? Thanks for pointing that out 🙂

    Thanks guys… he was a good wee phone. Never harmed nobody.

  4. Have a blast in the Big Apple!!!

    Poor Basil… hopefully you have a good send off… perhaps down the toilet!

  5. Let us know how your new year’s “resoutions” do on the road. That always a challenge! For me, it requires flexibility (meaning sometimes they don’t get done but I don’t beat myself up about it). Congrats on the big time tv!!

  6. Can’t wait to see you on the early show! I’m going to tape it.

    Are you coming home right after, or do you have a few days in the city?

  7. I’m so sorry to hear Basil’s rice therapy did not work. 🙁 RIP Basil.

    I hope you packed your cold weather gear ’cause it is going to be frigid here this weekend. Be sure to keep every bit of yourself covered up. I’m sure you feel colder now that you don’t have any insulating fat to keep you warm.

    You should hop on the shuttle to Boston after your Early Show visit and take the trip to Vermont to go snowmobiling with us.

    I can’t wait to see you on the Early Show. Break a leg.

  8. OMG, I haven’t heard anyone say spew for ages! So you made this Kiwi laugh today lol! Have a great time in NY and good luck on the show 🙂

  9. Shauna, saw you on Anne Diamond’s War on Fat – I haven’t stopped telling people that the real Dietgirl was on TV! Sounding like a silly schoolgirl now but was not expecting anything much from the programme…..and then there was you!!! You looked great btw!

  10. Having submerged my mobile phone in a toilet…!! accidentally of course! I asked loads of folks for advice on getting it working again (not that I felt like putting it to my ear after that happened, but all my contacts were stored in there!) Anyway, the consensus seemed to be: DON’T TURN IT ON until you’ve dried it out as thouroughly as possible eg: hair dryer, 24 hrs in rice… Apparently you’ll circuit it if it gets turned on while the electronics are still wet, and that’s what’ll ruin it. So resist the temptation to “just see if its working”!
    Have fun in NY – you’re a champion!!

  11. Omigoodness, I have to remember to DVR the Early Show tomorrow morning. Or, perhaps I’ll just be late for work and watch it in person – huzzah! Picture me watching from the couch with Mimosa in one hand and cats perched like vultures all around me.