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The Belly Laugh Gym

Updated on April 3, 2012

Hey My Day is Going Pretty Well

The Belly Gets All the Good Stuff And Everybody Knows It

In the virtual world if you download more than your system can handle you just erase it or add more memory and your computer looks exactly the same. In your regular life that never happens. Whenever we stray into the dessert section of the buffet or have that extra helping of mashed potatoes and gravy and add that dollop of butter just because it tastes so good, guess what? Your body makes a record of that little indiscretion and instead of hiding it in some obscure cache somewhere, it flaunts the record right out in front for everyone to see. We call it the belly, breadbasket, gut, pot-belly, pot, paunch, corporation, bay window, tummy, bread basket, spare tire, pooch, or muffin top.

So we begin to try to erase the evidence of our indiscretions with the basic two: diet and exercise. If you want to have a best seller, just come up with an oddball diet or exercise that no one has thought of yet and the ever hopeful of us will either order or sign up once again. Mark Twain said the only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not--but we don't do that because as Virginia Woolf said, one cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. Unfortunately, dining well often means you might as well keep a roll of duct tape handy so you can just tape the piece of pie or pizza to your stomach to save time.

Or you can try out my brand new soon to be best selling weight loss method--The Belly Laugh Weight Reduction Kit. I know you are probably saying the belly laugh is not new. Everyone has experienced this--it's late or maybe you've had a few drinks and something someone is saying just strikes you as hilarious and after you cry out: "Stop, stop, you're killing me!" and roll around on the floor holding your stomach, you realize you hurt because it is a really good exercise for your belly.

1. Think about it, is there any exercise you have ever done that targets that specific area as well as the belly laugh? The traditional ones: running, biking, lifting weights, broom twists, side bends and oblique crunches just make us tired but if we had a good old fashioned belly laugh we would be holding that spare tire and rolling around hurting so good in just the right places.

2. Secondly, for all of us fed up with boring exercise routines this is one made in Heaven. Who wouldn't want to laugh yourself skinny.

3. Thirdly, there is all of those other benefits attributed to laughter--Laughter doeth good like a medicine etc. that you get as a bonus absolutely free.

Join me, your personal fitness instructor, as we move into the first stage--a laughing fit, then transition to a giggle and guffaw spasm and finally moving into side splitting chortles and howls which, everyone knows, is the precursor to the genuine Winsome Belly Laugh Weight Reduction Paroxysm.

Some of you may need to start easy from a titter or a giggle to a snigger or snicker and then work your way up to the actual guffaw or two before you enter the chortle and howl stage. I will have to issue a warning at this point to pregnant women and those of you who might suffer from heart disease or high blood pressure. Gales of laughter just might bring on those contractions before you want them and you more fragile, stricken folk run the risk of dying laughing. While it is probably the most enjoyable way to go, you might want to wait till you've set your affairs in order before you begin the following.

Do Not Skip This--It's the Main Event!

To begin our belly laugh preparations, we could put on a good recording like the Car Talk guys Click and Clack laugh audio or turn on a laughing false teeth toy but I think after that eclair you just had, we will start by clicking the youtube arrow on this wonderful eyewitness account of an accident involving my kind of little old ladies. This guy is stuck in traffic, bored and is leaving a voicemail for one of his buddies. Feel free to scroll down to the great photos below while you listen.

Laughter is the sense of feeling good all over and showing it in one place.~ Josh Billings

Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.~ Victor Borge

For me a hearty belly laugh is one of the beautiful sounds in the world. ~ Bennett Cerf

January 24 - is Belly Laugh Day, check for yourself online at bellylaughday.com.

The brainchild of Elaine Helle, a self-described "laughter yoga teacher" from Lake Oswego, Ore. In a 2007 interview with the Portland (Ore.) Tribune, Helle touted these benefits from a blue-ribbon belly laugh:

"All your muscles are incredibly relaxed. It relieves tensions, boosts the immune system, oxygenates the brain. It's great for the cardiovascular system. Research shows people who laugh tend to recover faster from cardiac surgery."

Helle has even decreed the exact moment when people all over the world should belly laugh their way to distraction. It's 1:24 p.m., local time. ( 1/24, as in Jan. 24 - get it?)

You may have seen these twenty things to do if you get bored, but they are excellent for putting you into the silly frame of mind that fuels a good belly laugh.

"Bueller, Bueller, Bueller...shnnnkmmsnnnmkhgmmm
"Bueller, Bueller, Bueller...shnnnkmmsnnnmkhgmmm

Try to Imagine Yourself Doing These Pranks and Feel the Humor Generated

  1. At Lunch Time, Sit In Your Parked Car With Sunglasses on and point a Hair Dryer At Passing Cars. See If They Slow Down.
  2. Page Yourself Over The Intercom. Don’t Disguise Your Voice.
  3. Every Time Someone Asks You To Do Something, Ask If They Want Fries with that.
  4. Put Your Garbage Can On Your Desk And Label It “In-Box.”
  5. Put Decaf In The Coffee Maker For 3 Weeks. Once Everyone has Gotten Over Their Caffeine Addictions, Switch to Espresso.
  6. In The Memo Field Of All Your Checks, Write “For Smuggling Diamonds.”
  7. Finish All Your sentences with “In Accordance With The Prophecy.”
  8. Dont use any punctuation
  9. As Often As Possible, Skip Rather Than Walk.
  10. Order a Diet Water whenever you go out to eat, with a serious face.
  11. Specify That Your Drive-through Order Is “To Go.”
  12. Sing Along At The Opera.
  13. Go To A Poetry Recital And Ask Why The Poems Don’t Rhyme.
  14. Put Mosquito Netting Around Your Work Area And Play tropical Sounds All Day.
  15. Pop some popcorn without putting on the lid.

  16. Have Your Co-workers Address You By Your Wrestling Name, Rock Bottom.
  17. When The Money Comes Out The ATM, Scream “I Won!, I Won!”
  18. When Leaving The Zoo, Start Running Towards The Parking lot,Yelling “Run For Your Lives, They’re Loose!!”
  19. Tell Your Children Over Dinner. “Due To The Economy, We Are Going To Have To Let One Of You Go.”
  20. Start conversations with the words, "Did you ever wonder why..."

Well now you've reached the end of the hub and our first session. This was just a teaser for the Winsome Belly Laugh Weight Reduction Bootcamp in which I expect all of you to enroll. Our Drill Sargent will tolerate no seriousness and will have you shaking when you laugh like a bowl full of jelly. He can take constructive criticism so bring your umbrellas and a hefty Bible to thump him with.

I fully expect that those of you who have made it this far will have lost a little girth and more than a little of your dignity. Remember, the "battle of the bulge" is not for the faint of heart but definitely is a laughing matter.



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      Tony Mead 5 years ago from Yorkshire

      Winsome

      I've added Aroma patches to my recipe hubs, perhaps you could have a shower and cold dip patch on here.

      Tony

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      Winsome 5 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Hi Tony, thanks for the kind words. What a way to let off steam--stand up comedy must be a blast if the audience is with you.

      I'm glad you enjoyed your workout. I'll be installing showers soon. =:)

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      Tony Mead 5 years ago from Yorkshire

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      Great fun hub, there are too many people about here take life far too seriously. I was a stand up comic for some time, I never lost any weight, but I had a really good time.

      good fun, good hub, I'll be following you.

      cheers

      Tony

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      Winsome 5 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Ha ha, well just keep laughing. What a pleasant way to lose, just laugh it right off. Thanks for the visit. =:)

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      myawn 5 years ago from Florida

      I have been consuming lots of fruit but this is nice change of pace Laughting with this I lost 1/2 " alrighty

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      Winsome 5 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Hi TT, I'm so glad you were able to attend the BLWR Course. With all the weight you lost surely you can eat that ice cream sundae now. Thank you for sharing, laughter is always best shared. Happy to be with you in the journey. =:)

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      Judy Specht 5 years ago from California

      You had me at the first picture. Thoroughly enjoyed my visit. Going to FB share. This is priceless.

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      Winsome 5 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Hi Debbie, I am tickled that you enjoyed it. I think it should definitely catch on--Belly Laugh Yoga, Belly Laugh Traffic School, Belly Laugh Mud Wrestling--the possibilities are huge! Ha ha.

      Thanks for the fun comment. =:)

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      Debbie Roberts 5 years ago from Greece

      Love the photograph of the fat lady with the small dog in an awkward place!! An added bonus to belly laughing, apart from it being a pleasurable way to stay slim, is that it must count as a cardio workout too, surely?

      A fun hub, that could catch on - anyone for a belly laugh class?

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      trish1048 6 years ago

      OMG, that's hysterical lol. If my old company was in place I'd go for it. Anytime I had to go out on disability I was paid 100 % of my salary. The new company that just took over allows only the standard 66 2/3 %. Oh well,,,it might be worth it to give myself the needed rest and the rest of the company a good belly laugh :)

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      Winsome 6 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      I think you should just go for it. Play the song "In the jungle, the quiet jungle the lion sleeps tonight...oooooo....oo..oh..oo..oh..weoh..wumaway" They may put you on sick leave for a while but they will be talking about it for the next thirty years. Thanks for the visit and fun comment. =:)

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      trish1048 6 years ago

      OMG, these were great. A co-worker of mine has the baby laugh as a ringtone on his cell phone. It cracks me up every time I hear it. It's definitely true that a belly laugh finds the muscles you don't even notice normally.

      This just gave me an idea to lessen my stress at work. #14, mosquito netting and tropical sounds lol. Problem, is I'd be carried out by the white coats :)

      Fun, fun fun!

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      Winsome 6 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Hello Michael, I see you are a prime candidate for the Belly Laugh Gym--you already have your foot out for tickling. We'd love to have you. Thanks for the Pinky up! =:)

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      michael ely 6 years ago from Scotland

      Hi Winsome, This is a good fitness regime. I may just have to join up now. Good Hub

      Michael.

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      Winsome 6 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Ha ha, glad you made it a two donut workout. I'm trying to refine it so you can make it an even dozen. Thanks for the great comment. =:)

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      Susan Mills 6 years ago from Indiana

      Thanks for taking the time to comment on my hub. I decided to check your hub out, so I grabbed a donut and settled down for some bellylaugh gym time. Before I read one word I saw the guy with his head in the urinal. I laughed hard enough to allow for a second donut!

      This was great!! Thanks for the "diet" tip!

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      Winsome 6 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Hi friend Lilly, I'm so glad you stopped by. Isn't it fun to laugh. If we played Monty Python and the Holy Grail on the front lines of the world, perhaps we would have no more war--only undulating frontline bellies laughing their mad off. "We are the Knights who say 'ni!'" =:)

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      Lori J Latimer 6 years ago from The River Valley, Arkansas

      Thank you for sharing this Funny Hub! Yes, there is laughter to be had, way to make us chuckle. THanks!

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      Winsome 6 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      So happy to have brightened your day Duchess. Being able to see ourselves as we really are is where the best humor resides. Thank you for stopping by. =:)

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      Duchess OBlunt 6 years ago

      what a wonderful way to end the day....I have to say that "lost puppy" poster did it for me!

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Hey Chris, thanks for the comment and I'm impressed that you can spell camaraderie or did you spell it incorrectly like I did and right click for the real one. Ha ha You know it's getting so we don't have to think anymore, I watched my son typing a paper and he mangled word after word saying--"Spell check will catch that." Cashiers look puzzled if you give them more to help them out because it wasn't typed in and they can't do the math in their head. I have to shake my head and laugh. If we were all stranded without electricity or computers we would wander around looking confused. =:)

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      Christopher Price 7 years ago from Vermont, USA

      Great hub.

      Just listening to someone "lose it" laughing is contagious.

      My daughter likes to remind me it's improper to laugh at your own jokes. I just tell her I can't help it..I don't know what I'm gonna say next!

      Sharing a laugh is the best kind of camaraderie.

      Thanks.

      CP

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      OK I promise. Ha ha rolling around in your chair I can see it now and it's cracking me up too. It's really funny when you try some of those as well--you might have a friend or two think you're strange but which of our friends don't think that already. Thanks for coming and for the great comment. =:)

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      RunAbstract 7 years ago from USA

      I can't stop giggling! The dog in the lady's rump will HAVE to become a classic! And when I read... Finish All Your sentences with “In Accordance With The Prophecy.”... I was rolling around laughing myself silly! (No really. My chair has wheels.)

      This is wonderful, and a great reflection of your "Hub" name! Please never stop!

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Ha ha what a nice comment Micky, thank you from the Rock Bottom of my heart. =:)

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      Micky Dee 7 years ago

      Man! This hub makes me want to take up another avatar just to come back and vote this useful, beautiful, funny, awesome, and AWESOME FUNNY! I'm taking these “To Go." Take care, Rock Bottom

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      You're welcome Meg, how dare he suggest such a demeaning exercise--you were right to come here and laughout some calories. I say if you don't have anything funny to say at least mime something. What good is all that education and residency if you can't learn to choose stand up over sit ups. Thank you for stopping by and for your fun comment. =:)

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      mega1 7 years ago

      I asked my doctor what I could do about my belly fat hoping he would suggest liposuction - but no, he said "sit ups" man of few words. I waited too long and now I don't think I could do even one sit up. Meanwhile, are Fritos fattening? I hope not. thanks for the great weight loss ideas!

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Thank you Katie, not that you needed it but you do look marvelous now and that afterlaugh glow--what can I say, it's better than a spa. Ha ha Nice to see you. =:)

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      katiem2 7 years ago from I'm outta here

      Oh this is wonderful, I did my share of belly laugh weight reduction... Thanks for the great laughs and the belly reduction. The one with the old ladies the pepper spray and beating that guy, is hillarios. I love it!

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Camelia, you are such a good sport but I think you need to go to my "I'm Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas" hub and fatten up a little before attempting our BLWRK laughout. Thank you so much for stopping by. =:)

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      cameciob 7 years ago

      Winsome, I laughed so hard that I almost made myself dissapered (as I'm skinny already) and probably lost two punds on laughing tears. Thank you.

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Ha ha wellll you narrowly missed trimming down to nothing. The Belly Laugh WRK is so effective several hubbers laughed themselves too skinny and had to spend some time in the forums getting depressed so they would have to binge on Ben and Jerry's again. =:)

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      Hillary 7 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      Hey, I need to gain some weight so I better not read your whole hub :)!

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Ha ha, you go girl! =:)

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      Whikat 7 years ago

      Hey Winsome,

      The heck with the resume. I figure if I read it twice a day, once in the morning, once in the evening. I will be in that teeny, weeny, polka-dot bikini in a flash :)

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Whikat if it cleared your sinuses that qualifies as weight loss--disgusting weight loss but counts just the same. Now that they are clear try the session again, if you graduate with a bellyache, our BLWRK newbie certificate will look great on your resume. =:)

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Hey Coffee Snob glad you could make it for the laughout. Feel free to make it a part of your coffee club get togethers. There's nothing funnier than watching a belly laugher caught in a howl spew coffee out of their nose. =:)

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Doc I'm happy to know you're making friends. I will be happy to send over my hub on "How to Play" if you get bored. =:)

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Yes Ana you can bring your husband unless he is one of those high metabolism guys who is skinny as a bean pole. You need a real belly for the bootcamp. =:)

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      Whikat 7 years ago

      This was awesome! I am not sure if I lost any weight, but I think the laughter cleared up my sinus a little from my cold. Thanks :)

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      coffeesnob 7 years ago

      Thanks

      this was absolutely great! I love to laugh

      CS

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      drbj and sherry 7 years ago from south Florida

      I would be happy to join the merry souls at the BLWRK camp if I'm released in time. But I am managing to keep very active since I'm in a holding cell with 10 other brutish, boorish inmates who want to play "Red Rover, Red Rover, send bj over."

      But I will survive since I have an aqua belt in JuJubes and a roll of quarters concealed in my fist.

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      Ana Louis 7 years ago

      OH MY GOD! Are you serious? I never win anything. Thank you thank you thank you. What time do I show up...what should I wear...should I bring my husband?

      What a funny day. Thank you.

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Ana I am so glad you had a good morning laugh. You of course qualify for the Golden Belly Button award and automatic enrollment in the Belly Laugh Bootcamp which includes jazz and jambalaya in your area. =:)

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Shona that is hilarious. When I was looking for a new copier a full-of-herself type blonde was pushing this big monster and after hearing her memorized spiel I looked concerned and asked with a straight face "Yes but do you have trouble with digital drift?" She looked blank for a second and then asked the engineer next to us: "What about digital drift Hal?" He looked at her like she was from outer space and started making something up. I finally broke down and started laughing letting them know I made it up. We all had a good laugh.

      Happy to meet you Shona, thanks for coming by. =:)

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      Ana Louis 7 years ago

      i cnt see to type, ters runnin downmy face mascaraa in myeyes, sorry. Loved this. Great jub!

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      Shona Venter 7 years ago from South Africa

      Nothing like a few giggleworthy stunts to make a persons day. Hubby and I are always on the lookout to see where we can gain a giggle or two during the day, especially when out shopping.

      A few weeks back, we were in the local bicycle shop, where I spotted a mountain bike that hadn't yet been fully assembled, so I called a salesperson over and asked them if the seat and handlebars were now coming in as optional extras.

      Needless to say, the real guffawing laugh came in when he looked over at us with a totally straight face and told us, "Uh, I'm not sure about that. Hold on and I'll go find out for you."

      Wonder why he never came back on to the sales floor after that...

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      How funny, you were here commenting while I was at your "atheist" one reading all the comments and writing my own. We were playing in each other's back yards thinking no one was home. ha ha I loved Date Night--I've got to watch it again, the really great humor movies like chili get better after the first serving. Thanks for visiting and of course I'll read your condom hub, I could use a refresher on how to put those on properly. =:)

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      Lizett 7 years ago from The Great Northwest

      I laughed at the way the guy was laughing on the you tube video. That was hilarious. The last awesome laugh I got was a dvd I rented, "Date Night". Oh I busted something on that one. Great hub. I always enjoy them! You gotta read my recent condom hub. You might get a laugh on that one.

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Hey KKG, I'm so glad you laughed all the way through--you have the spirit of a true Belly Laugh Academy veteran and deserve the Gold Belly...you guessed it...Button award. Just fill in the form and specify "inny" or "outy." =:)

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      M'Lady I am delighted you decided to sign up and as I shared with Doc the first session is 10.10.10. No real reason for that date I just thought lined up that way it just looks like three skinny 1's with three big bellys.

      Anyway I'm trying to get Jeff Foxworthy to change his monologue to "You Might Need a Belly Laugh If..." just for the occasion. Thank you for the warm endorsement. =:)

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Hey Doc, I should have warned you, the official uniform of an officer in your state is dark sunglasses with holstered or unholstered hair dryer. They have followed the lead of the Brits and restrict their policemen to the friendlier but in their case still deadly 8500 watt stylist widowmaker. I do feel somewhat responsible here so I will spring for cable in your cell with internet capability if they don't have it yet.

      Thank you for working--I mean laughing out with us here at BLWRK Headquarters. If you are released in time the first session of BLWRK Bootcamp starts in October. 10/10/10 to be exact and on hand will be Rin 10/10's great great great grandson to bite the ribbon. Please hurry and get your reservation in because the bellies are bulging in. =:)

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      Susan Haze 7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      I love your belly laughtn weight loss program. The whole hub is priceless. The pictures are terrific and the pranks are just too funny. I laughted all the way through. Thanks.

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      mysterylady 89 7 years ago from Florida

      I can hardly wait to sign up for your bootcamp. We all could use more laughter and less belly.

      This is a fun hub!

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      drbj and sherry 7 years ago from south Florida

      I loved your suggestions, Winsome, so I parked by the side of the road, put on my dark sunglasses and pointed a hair dryer at the first car going by. You're right. He slowed down!

      Unfortunately it happened to be a plain clothes police officer driving that car. Now I'm in jail for impersonating an officer. Help! :)

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      You are most welcome Lorlie. Sometimes I turn on Car Talk just to hear those guys tease the callers while they laugh themselves silly just to brighten my day. Now we have a whole virtual laughout program to not only lift our day but our sagging parts as well. So glad you had a good session and thanks for being a charter member. Belly Laughers Rule! =:)

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Hey SFB, you are so right--I love seeing people enjoy themselves laughing and it makes me want to join in. The visual images in our minds just make it that much funnier. I see you have this Belly Laugh Exercise in perspective--when losing weight is this much fun why not have a twinkie or two. We always stock them along with Ho Ho's at the bootcamp. Thanks for coming by. =:)

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      LT see what did I tell you--laughing really takes it off and the Granny Beat Down...why not. Thank you for enjoying our introductory session...repeat as necessary. =:)

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      Laurel Rogers 7 years ago from Bishop, Ca

      Thank You, Thank You, THANK you, Winsome!!! I thought those were the car guys-I listen to them every Sunday on NPR-right before The Prairie Home Companion. Love this hub, you've made my day!

      I'm going out now for some diet water...

      Ooh, I almost forgot-LOVED the guy stuck in traffic and the lost puppy pic!!!

      I've seen another video that always cracks me up-"Baby Ethan Laughing" on YouTube-check it out!

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      sunflowerbucky 7 years ago from Small Town, USA

      Sign me up! I LOVE the play by play from the accident witness. I couldn't even understand half of it, but sometimes, watching someone else laugh is funnier than anything! I have a friend who told me once, "You know what I love even more than the fact that you're funny?" I said, "No, what?" She said, "The fact that sometimes, you crack yourself up more than you crack anyone else up!" That may not have been a compliment, but I'm too busy laughing to care! Thanks for the belly laugh. I have to go eat a twinkie now.

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      ltfawkes 7 years ago from NE Ohio

      The guy giving the play-by-play of the traffic altercation musta lost 20 lbs right then and there. Hey - that gives me an idea: "Introducing the LT Fawkes Granny Beat-Down Weight Reduction Video. Just $9.95 plus S and H. Act now and get a second one free . . . "

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Hey Audrey, thanks for coming over. We encourage couples to use the BLWRK because as you know humor does wonders for your love life--I quote one of our HP finest: "The sexiest thing I found in Bob from the beginning was his sense of humor." =:)

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      Hello, hello, 7 years ago from London, UK

      Thank you for a good timely laugh. I am sure O lost one pound in weight.

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Pamela so glad you made it and may I say you are looking quite svelte after the laughout. Send all your friends over for the most fun belly reduction program since Chubby Checker and The Twist. =:)

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Yep APG you can kiss those crunches and knee bends (maybe some knee slapping) goodbye with the BLWRK. You don't even need a gym just an aisle or two for rolling. =:)

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      SpecialK I agree that a good cereal like your pen name and a hearty belly laugh is a great way to start the day. Thank you for stopping by. Maybe you can work the program into your home schooling. You know the saying--the family that belly laughs together stays together. =:)

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      Winsome 7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      LOLROFHB-laugh out loud roll on floor holding belly-FP you crack me up. Thanks for attending the teaser, I'll look for your name on the Bootcamp roster. =:)

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      Audrey Kirchner 7 years ago from Central Oregon

      Oh good lord - if that 'lost puppy' pic doesn't do it, nothing will. Lordie lordie! Great piece.

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      Pamela Oglesby 7 years ago from United States

      This is the best program I have come across to lose that belly fat. I love it!

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      David Guion 7 years ago from North Carolina

      More fun than crunches for sure!

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      Karen Metz 7 years ago from Michigan

      What a good way to start out my day! Thanks I needed that laugh!

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      Feline Prophet 7 years ago

      Hahahaha...I'm only going to stop laughing long enough to say thanks for the tip! Oh look....I lost an inch...in accordance with the prophecy! :D