Monday, November 05, 2007

Calisthenics make you winded and windy.

Never underestimate the power of peer pressure.

The peers I speak of are the group of friends that I've had since high school. As we are all entering our thirties we are finding ourselves more cantankerous, and chubby, and hairier in some places and balder in others. Our slowing metabolisms and penchance for pregnancy has ruined how we once saw each other as sixteen year olds.

One of those fools had a bright idea to join up at Introplay and have a friendly work out competition.

...And I volunteered to put my body through abuse because of my damned competitive nature. You do not want to play Scrabble with me. I promise you.

It does go nicely with my first day of school resolution to perform more Yoga. I like Yoga. I like the yoga man on my yoga tapes. I've always been particularly flexible even if the positions I can get myself into look about as graceful as a skydiving giraffe.

The competition will be tough to beat too. There are twelve of us divided into three teams. Each team is hosted by a marathon runner. No, I'm not the marathon runner. I keep reading how marathon runners hurl. I dislike hurl. I won't be performing Yoga until I puke.

I may also be utilizing my "Sweatin' to the Oldies" videotape that was elephant gifted to me at a Christmas party with these same friends last year. They thought they were getting rid of junk but little did they know they were handing me their thoughtfully wrapped downfall!

Am I the only one that thinks that Richard Simmons is a teeny bit sexy? Nevermind...

I'm off to perform sit ups and jump-roping. Then I'll slam down a Gatorade and feel accomplished.

8 comments:

  1. I was getting way too excited thinking about u in some yoga positions then u wrecked it all by mentioning Richard Simmons, lol

    Nevertheless, have fun.

    Oh, u could beat me in scrabble even if u didnt have a vowel. I am really bad at that game. However, there are other games, non involving letters, that i am really good at.

    Erf

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  2. Erf, did you want me to beat you at Twister?

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  3. Happy Birthday to you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! How does it feel to be middle-aged???

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  4. Happy Birthday.

    Good to see you are still blogging, and love the colors and images here.

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  5. lol @ Twister, u got me excited again :P

    You could beat me at twister right now, since my back is a little out of commission.

    Have u every heard of a game called bridget? Its a board game it doesnt involve dolls! I think it came out in the 60s (shhhh). I have never lost playing that game.

    Erf

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  6. I've been practicing on facebook. Why don't you have a facebook account? I'm almost ready to play you in literati.

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  7. I had one, but I messed it up and deleted it. I'll try it again.

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  8. I learned all the weird words and I practice on their practice board. It rules!

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