Saturday, April 16, 2011

The 4-Hour Body SF "Par-tay"

Zowie...Mark and I are recovering from the party Tim Ferris hosted last night in San Francisco to celebrate the success of his book The 4-Hour Body! I met a ton of great and interesting people, but I didn't take many pictures, (I seem to be having a "taking pictures blockage" these days). Now that I'm practically best friends with Tim (kidding) and having my picture taken with him is, you know, just another photo (kidding again), I would have to say that the highlight was meeting and taking my picture with Nina Hartley!

If you don't know who Nina Hartley is then I'm not going to tell you, but this is how it went down. Mark and I were getting our jackets when he whispered to me "I think that's Nina Hartley". I looked over and sure enough it looked like her. Tim assistant Charlie was standing next to me and so I asked him to confirm. He did, so I walked over to her and asked for a picture. Mark took our picture and afterwards I told her briefly about my part in the book. She then started to tell me her part, "I'm in the section on orgasms". I told her that I knew that, and she didn't have to explain to me who she was. I then told her that one of these days I wouldn't have to explain to anyone who I was, and she "high fived" me! Remember, this was at the end of the least 5 glasses of wine down!

But here's the most amazing part....Nina had somehow touched my arm and told me that I had the softest skin she had ever felt! What???? She said, "You have the softest skin I have ever felt, what do you use?" Then Mark said, "What?" She repeated it to Mark and she felt my arm again. If you know who Nina Hartley is, then you must know that Nina has felt the skin of many women, lol! Anyway, I have to thank my friend Fawn, because Fawn gave me some body oil, Dr. Hauschka's Birch-Arnica Body Oil, that I use on my skin....but for the life of me who could remember a name like that? (except Fawn maybe!) Anyway.....Nina Hartley told me I had soft skin.

I rescheduled my Saturday classes for tomorrow and as I sit here in my dining room, it's kind of weird..... It's just after 12 noon, and I'll be taking a little walk in about an hour to try and erase the last remnants of a slight hangover. As much fun as it was to go to a party it was just as much fun to go to the City too. Goodness....there's a whole 'nother world out there....and in the middle of the night too, lol! I happen to like my own world plenty, and I'll get back to it first thing tomorrow morning!


mollyfn said...

My first thought was "That is way past her bedtime!" Sounds like a blast.

Diana said...

LMAO at this post, I'm thinking there was some residual wine leftover while writing this one!! Crack me up.....great pics!
Love arnica for the skin! Great for sore muscles-I've been using some made by Mission Skincare.

Kellie said...

Sounds like you had a great time Tracy and with all the hard work you do you certainly deserve it! You and Nina look awesome!

Fatguy said...

ROFL! That's awesome.

Tracy Reifkind said...


Good Lord! The late hour was really the reason why we rescheduled Saturday classes.

It's one thing to eat and drink until 6pm, dry out a bit and hit the hay at 8pm, get up and train....but quite another to drink, eat, and drink some more until 1:00am!

Personally, I'd rather party on Friday, take Sat. off, train on Sunday and hit the ground running on Monday....but that's just me.

Tracy Reifkind said...


I'll never forget the name arnica ever again! I mean, when Nina Hartley tells you you have the softest skin of any woman she's ever felt, what do you say?

I should have just said "Thanks" I guess, lol!

PS, I've got a seriously killer snatch workout I came up with this morning. When all of my Advanced class comes back from being out for one reason or another I'll take them through it and post it then. (2 weeks)

Tracy Reifkind said...


I've got to get better at not being shy and star struck! An autograph would have been great had I had a copy of the book on me....but that book is heavy!

A picture is way better anyway.

Tracy Reifkind said...


Of all the people...right?

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