Lulu: My first week on Strictly…


Lulu Welcome to my Strictly Come Dancing blog… I am so excited to be a part of the show and I want to take all of you along for the ride!

My first dance is behind me – and although the Cha Cha didn't go quite according to plan, it was a really good learning experience. I missed a step and didn’t recover for what seemed like the longest time! I was gutted that I let Brendan and all my supporters down.

Hopefully, I can redeem myself this week… if I don't, it certainly won't be for lack of trying!!!

So, this week is all about getting the steps drilled into my head and my body, my very being! Major boot camp! Onwards and upwards! Fingers crossed!

While I didn't get top scores for my dancing, my hair seemed to go over a lot better thanks to my Operation Glam Larger than Life Shampoo and Glammunition Thickening Elixir which my hair extra volume. My saving grace was the Strike a Pose Modeling Hairspray, which kept my style in shape through all the head tossing and spins!

When I agreed to appear on Strictly I knew it would be a challenge… and it is!!! I would like nothing more than to 'represent' for all of us "pensioners" (haha) whose minds are far younger than their bodies!!!!

Until next week,

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  1. kate stevenson October 4, 2011 at 2:13 pm -  Reply

    Well I think you were fabulous, graceful, very snazzy and the only way is up. You have an honestly that really comes through the screen. I know you must be scared to death for next week, but hey, that wont put off a little ‘tiger’ like you. really hope you do well and if not, you are still the best looking, best groomed lady in the room. i’ll be crossing everything i have two of. best of luck, kate x

  2. Anita Anderson October 4, 2011 at 5:02 pm -  Reply

    Well done Lulu, you are an inspiration!

  3. Sue October 4, 2011 at 6:14 pm -  Reply

    You are a fab representative for all of us ladies of a certain age and you were great so don’t beat yourself up about a mistake. We are all allowed to make mistakes and you are doing great so don’t be disheartened – you have no cause to be. You will do it as you are determined and strong and won’t let it beat you and we are all with you – so go for it girl!!!!!!! You looked terrific.

  4. Kate Collins October 4, 2011 at 9:14 pm -  Reply

    First week nerves! You’ll remember all of your steps this week. You still looked fabulous anyway!! Good luck for the series xxx

  5. sylvia October 5, 2011 at 12:31 am -  Reply

    well done it was only the first week u will do well u can do it good luck lulu xxx

  6. Ally October 5, 2011 at 7:22 am -  Reply

    I thought you looked fabulous and carried it off really well, despite the minor slip-up. You’re still the most glamorous contestant on the show and I’ll be rooting for you every week. You’re an inspiration to all of us ladies ‘of a certain age’ and I’m loving your skin-care products. Good luck for the weekend! Ally x

  7. Audrey Elizabeth Fulton October 5, 2011 at 12:23 pm -  Reply

    You are an inspiration Lulu, I know how difficult it is trying to remember dance steps. Take your time and you will be fine. Enjoy the strictly experience, we are all behind you no matter what. Go Girl!
    Audrey X

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