7.24.2012

my thoughts on skydiving


Keep smiling. Whatever you do, just keep smiling.
If she can do it ... I can do it.
(the lady with the arrow above her head just recently had her 70th birthday)
Speaking of old.
Stay strong little plane. Stay strong.
Now I am going to pretend like I'm scared for a good picture.
One, two, three, four, five, six, seven. Hmmm.
Why are there seven boys in this plane? Where are all the girls?
Just keep smiling.
Hello God. Nice to see you today.
Goggles on. Large man hooked to my back.
I'm ready.
14,000 feet huh? 
I can't even tell.
(they tell you to cross your arms like that ... I promise)
Ahhhhhhhhhhhh.
It was a good day.
A good day indeed.

And I only swallowed 97 bugs.

80 comments:

  1. i got butterflies just watching... i'm not so sure i'll EVER be that BRAVE!!! kudos to you, my dear!

    cheers! (ha, to surviving??)

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  2. These pictures are amazing!! How did you get such good ones?? Looks like a BLAST!

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  3. Oh it looks AMAZING!!!! I have got to jump out of a perfectly good plane...maybe one day when I grow up and have gorgeous legs like you do!!!!

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  4. Oh wow! Good for you! The only sky diving place in my state has been down the road from me ever since I was three.... I'm just terrified. You looked to happy in those pics!

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  5. Love these pictures! I want to do this so bad.

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  6. It scares me so much but it looks so awesome all at the same time!

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  7. Ooohhh, looks so fun! I don't know if I'd be able to do it seeing as how I got so nervous just ziplining recently. But I'll look at your pictures all day long!

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  8. AHHHHH I LOVE THIS!!! Kudos to you, my friend!! I don't know if I could ever actually go through with sky diving but I love the idea of it!

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  9. My thoughts on skydiving are this: NOOOOOOoooooooo!!!! But that's just me. :) It looks like you had an amazing time! I admire your courage!

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  10. These pictures about want to give me a heart attack! You go girl, I don't know if I'd ever have the guts to do it!

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  11. So brave! You couldn't pay me to jump out of a plane!

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  12. Those pictures are awesome! I don't think I could ever make myself do that!

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  13. Kudos for doing that! I haven't quite worked up my guts to sky dive yet. Did you ever worry your shoes were going to fall off? I know, I'm weird, I worry about shoes falling off! Ha! One can only think about the strange things gravity does to people.

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  14. Ahggg very cool. Maybe one day I'll be brave :)

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  15. My friend jumps out of airplanes in bikinis. She's seriously insane. Glad that you survived this trip to 14,000 feet and back, and that Dan did too! Oh, and I hope that the 70 year old lady had a blast =)

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  16. These are awesome pics! But my question is... who was taking them?? I think I need a photographer to follow me around and document things for my blog or else I forget!! I love that while you were jumping out of a plane you thought to take pics for your blog!

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  17. YOU ARE CRAZY!!!!!!! lol xoxo A-

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  18. These pictures are amazing, now I'm definitely jealous!
    How fun!!
    And 97 bugs? Good protein!

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  19. that was AWESOME!!!!!

    I mean you are AWESOME!

    I think i just pretended like I was with you, thats how great those pictures were! and it was AWESOME!

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  20. WOW!

    I cant wait to go skydiving looks like a blast! You got some awesome pics!

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  21. Let's talk about pooping our pants, okay?

    Because that's exactly what I would have done if I were you.

    Amazing pictures!

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  22. LOVE all the pictures you got of your experience. I totally do NOT have the guts to do it I don't think. One of my BFFs did this for her 18th bday and in her plane was a sweet old man who just turned 80!! So crazy, I'm a wimp! LOL

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  23. Love this post. This might be my favorite besides Sherm eating your couch. I just had to remind you about that huh? Oh and your hair looked great. and i'm not lying.

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  24. Haha, I love your commentary! I would have thrown up in the plane somewhere before this all began..

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  25. looks so fun! i love your 'just keep smiling' motto! those bugs prob never even saw you coming ;)

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  26. you're so brave! I would have peed my pants!

    xo Jessica
    www.newlyloved.com

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  27. Hahaha. You are adorable!

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  28. Very cool, I just don't know if I would ever want to do it. Not sure why... Maybe one day my husband will convice me.

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  29. OoOOOOOOOooooh I wanna do it i wanna do it i wanna do it.

    Who took these pictures?

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  30. yeah i don't think i could do that lol :)

    love the photos!!

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  31. Amazing! Totally amazing. And I'm jealous. And a little terrified.

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  32. GO YOU!!! I want to go Sky Diving SOOOO bad. My entire family went when I had just found out I was pregnant. At least I missed it for a good reason! I'll just have to come with next time you go ; )

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  33. Terrifying! I cannot even believe it, but what great photos!

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  34. Ah! That looks so scary! It's pretty awesome that you did that!

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  35. HOLY CRAP> holy crap. I couldn't do it, not without messing my pants. But good for you for being so amazingly ballsy. We won't judge on the fact that you swallowed bugs. Its bound to happen when you are barreling towards the earth at a high speed....jesus.
    xx
    justyn

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  36. SO fun!!!! What a fun experience!

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  37. I wish you would stop showing this so I can stop crapping my pants every time I see it. Lol! Like u said yesterday you are the hero! I support you 100 percent on the ground.

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  38. oh my girl. that plane is NOTHING compared to the dinky toy plane i jumped from. seriously, there was room for the piolet, the big dude strapped to me, and me. no one else could have fit. the door to the plane was DUCT TAPED ON. ya, no latch no nothing. straight up duct tape. but i survived, and it was a lovely expierience.

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  39. OMG, Tiff!!! You crazy, crazy girl. I'm going to use some wise words I once heard... I so wish the "Tiff" in this situation were me, but if you know me at all, you would now it's all you! =) I'm a big super baby chicken. lol But I wish I were a cool and danger embracing chick like you!

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  40. OMG- you are amazing. My stomach was in knots looking at those pics. I am terrified of heights! You sure made it look fun though... loved the pics!

    xoxo

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  41. Holy smokes. My palms are seriously sweating just looking at these pictures. I would love to do this, but I don't know if I have the guts! It looks amazing though!

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  42. Oh my goodness!! You're nuts!! Haha, only 97 bugs? That's good.

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  43. That's awesome! I love the pictures. :)

    Question: Did you get super cold? I would have been REALLY cold.

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  44. that's awesome! Love the photos! definitely stands on my to do list

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  45. That looks so fun! And i kove thar you smiled the whole time. I cant wait to try it. But i have to ask... Who took your pics in the sky?!?

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  46. Those are great photos! I have some of my dive somewhere- I should dig those out!!! WOO!

    xo Kayla

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  47. Simply put, you are my hero.

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  48. These pictures are giving me a nervous breakdown. I'm not even going to lie. You are so awesome to do this!

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  49. you are gorgeous, even while skydiving. not too mention how brave you are, duh. hahaha. but really, you're cute.

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  50. Good for you girlfriend! This makes me want to skydive so bad!!

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  51. This is awesome!! How stinkin fun! I would never in a million years be able to do that but it looks amazing!!

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  52. bad. ass.
    my heart is in my throat just looking at these pictures!
    xx
    Here&Now

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  53. Awesome pictures, wow, but I got scared just LOOKING at them. Heights? Hellllll no.

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  54. Only 97? Well gosh, that's not so bad!!! As long as there weren't any feathers between your teeth when you landed, you should be good ;-). SO much fun girl! Leap of faith indeed!!!!

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  55. Is it bad that I'm getting anxiety just LOOKING at these photos?! Like I said yesterday.... you are the coolest. That is all.

    http://dreamingenfrancais.blogspot.com/

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  56. Oh. my. gosh.

    you made my stomach drop just by me looking at these pictures! I don't know... if I could ever do that... ever.

    You are so brave and maybe one day will give me the strength to follow in your footsteps!

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  57. Okay, seriously. This might have to be our meet-up. I want to do it, and you look so nonchalant... Yes. I think that's a plan. We will meet, enjoy each other's company for a bit, then you will see me pee myself, and hopefully no one dies. Great plan.

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  58. OH. MY. GOSH. I died looking at these pictures. I bunjee jumped one time when I was 13 at the Circus Circus in Las Vegas. I lied about my age. No one cared. I jumped off with no problem. Ummm... yea.. I will never. do. it. again. It freaked the shit out of me.

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  59. Ohhhh. em gee. I felt my heart rate rising as I saw the pictures of you in the plane. My palms started sweating and I got a little shaky. You're my hero for doing this. I would totally do it, but I would puke on everything.

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  60. This is amazing! I would never have the courage to do it myself, but it looks incredible.

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  61. I'm scared just looking at those pictures. You are brave! : )

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  62. These are AMAZING! You are so brave!!!!

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  63. Your smile is priceless in EVERY picture! Love it!
    xoxo

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  64. I need to find a plane to jump out of PRONTO!

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  65. So how bad were you shaking at the end of this? You are crazy! This made my stomach hurt just looking at these! It's rad how many pictures you got!!

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  66. Love these pics! And the large man hooked to your back - haha! Did the other guys take pics as y'all went down?? So cool.

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  67. those pictures are great!! love your expression in the free falling ones. some day I will do this too!

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  68. oh. my. gosh. how pissed was Sherman he didn't get to go?

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  69. Totally awesome! This post makes me want to do it again...almost. :)

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  70. ahhhhh! so exciting and terrifying all at the same time! so brave. xoxo

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  71. You're so brave! And, well, only 97 bugs...that's not so bad :)

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  72. AMAZING! Skydiving is on my bucket list and I better do it before I turn 70, but recently a friend did and he landed wrong?? and broke his ankle BAD. So, not only did it freak me out it freaked out my husband who will now tell me no when I tell him I want to jump. It looks like you didn't even get snot face. Lucky.

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  73. are we sure homegirl with the grey hair didn't have a heart attack?

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  74. AMAZING. I'm hoping to go sometime within the next year. LOOKS AMAZING! You are amazing. And brave. I'm impressed.

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  75. OMFG I WANNA DO THIS!

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  76. SUPER awesome, Tiff!!! :)

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  77. this is so ridiculously amazing. i just remembered today (i've been a little MIA in blogging world lately), "Hey! Tiff skydived!! I need to find that!"

    your wonderful day just made my ordinary one. crazy how that works.

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  78. Oh my gosh! I about had a heart attack just looking at these photos! This looks so insanely terrifying...and yet for some crazy reason I sort of want to do it!

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  79. My first question was about to be did the hubs take the pictures. Read my mind. And so glad you were so close to God on that day. If it were me I probably would have met him for reals.

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