That Dreaded Word...EXERCISE!
Here I Go...
Ready, Set, Exercise!
Ok, we've all looked in the mirror at one time or another and said with a sigh, "I feel out of shape". My awaking came as I was trying on Clothes at one of my favorite stores. There I stood in my underpants and lacy undershirt,(I HATE BRAS) surveying my Body Image, and NOT liking what I saw. Oh in Clothes everyone goes, "you look so good!" Well I'm here to say, "I'm a GREAT Illusionist...Hell, most times I even fool myself". You Girlfriends know what I'm talking about... We look in our full length mirror and think, Hey, You look HOT today, or if we're going out that night, we think we look pretty Cool. But really, deep down, where it counts how many times do we feel that way?
Now Lover Man will tell me the truth, by saying, "Well, you've gained a little, your "Boobs" have filled out nicely, he'll say smiling, because HE takes credit for how they look... Then he goes on, "but you don't look bad, as he diplomatically adds, WE could cut out desserts"..."NEVER, I say, I will exercise more!"
And so last week, I went to Walmart's and bought a "Mini Stepper" with an Electronic Monitor. It gives you the steps you've climbed, the time you've used, and the Calories you've burned. Pretty neat. I also bought a "Rubber Exercise Belt" for the waist as well as "Short Resistance Tubes" for exercising the arms/legs. And I topped it off with 2 Arm/Leg 2 lb. weights.
Am I getting results? Well, the first day, I did 16 min. 53 sec. and 476 steps, and forgot to count the calories, and I didn't wear my weights, but I did wear the belt. Wow, does that thing make you SWEATY/WET across your middle. I've decided to do the complete workout every other day. So today, I remembered to put my weights on and I did 20 min. 626 steps and I burned 87 Calories.
Look it's a start...Lover Man tried the "Mini Stepper" and only lasted a few minutes, before declaring, NOT for him! He wants to start swimming again...And we can, and we will...Remember, we are living in Florida Land. The ONLY state without Snow!
Then he says eyeing me, "You're looking pretty good". "Sure I do, I reply as the sweat drips off my rubbered middle section, and the arm weights are starting to make me sweat as well... and I'm so in need of a Shower... "But I'll tell you something, I say, as I carefully remove my equipment... All this new exercise better NOT make these Boobs of mine grow any Bigger"! Lover Man just smiles, as he says, "would that be so terrible"? and he pulls me close, SWEAT and all, and gives me a big kiss.