Monday, May 3, 2010

Monday Monday

We'll be back to our regularly scheduled programming on my randomness shortly. lol. I've always wanted to say that.
I loved participating in the A to Z blog challenge. It was so much fun, I met tons of new friends (yes, everyone is a friend that I come into contact with) Found lots of new followers, that I hope will stick around for some more fun, and just had a blast. It was challenging to come up with topics every day, but when you're random, like me, it's easy to do.  Wow. That totally made no sense.

I finally got a membership to my local Rec center, so the kidlets can swim and mommy can exercise. We went. I tried the spinning bike first. First of all, let me tell you...these machines are awesome! Users can hook up ipods, mp3 players, etc to the machines and sync to them. Pretty neato!
 I spinned for 15 minutes before my ass was screaming for me to get off the blasted bike seat! yeah..I need padded shorts.
Then I wandered over to this elliptical, stepper, something or other machine. It was sweet once I figured out how to work it. It had different stride lengths depending on how fast or slow you wanted to go.. I lasted 20 minutes.
I found the regular elliptical and lasted 30 minutes on this. Much easier, and still sweat inducing :)
Finally I ended up on the treadmill.. this I can do. Turned up the ipod-a-reno and walked for 30 more minutes before my back, sides, boobs and legs were all preparing for a strike.
I'm loving this new place, other than the 20 something, blonde, 50 pound, barbie dolls walking beside me.
Eh well.. At least I'm tryin.
The great part about this place, is, I can see my kiddos swimming from the machines. That is a great help to mommy's nerves. And they can see me of course, giggles and waves every few minutes, made me feel better about abandoning them to the fun.
I'm thinkin three times a week, at the least. Then I may be brave enough to try some classes.

Now I've got my slim-fast shakes, healthy snacks and sore muscles to keep me going this week. Let's see how much damage I can do.

10 comments:

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

The A-Z Challenge was great!

And you can do it.

Candi said...

haha. don't damage the boobs, sis!!! Love you, keep it up. i am so proud of you

Watery Tart said...

FABULOUS first line there! *snort*

And hang in there on the exercise--Barbie dolls aside, you are there for YOU and you just need to keep track of yourself. Keep track of your own progress and feel proud of yourself, because you're DOING IT! (also snorted at the padded shorts comment--I HATE bikes of all sorts for exactly that reason... you'd think I have enough padding of my own, but apparently it ain't so)

Sugar said...

thanks Alex, it was fun and I will do it!
Love you too sister. Good thing we're stubborn huh?
Tartyness..Thanks. I forget about that, not competing with the skinny chicks. lol. I am doing it for myself after all. :)

*The_Fisher_Family* said...
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*The_Fisher_Family* said...

Sorry about deleting my last comment I made an error and I couldnt edit.
So I will be getting back on the band wagon to lose weight cause I am going to Moab for the first time in June and would like to wear shorts thats only a month and 11 days away so I got to get movin!

Sugar said...

Oooh good luck Megs..

WELCOME TO MY WORLD OF POETRY: said...

A lovely blog to read, thanks for sharing.

Yvonne,

Wanda said...

Congratulations on completing the challenge. Although I didn't find you until after it was completed. Enjoyed the posts I read through while visit.

Slushpile Slut said...

That's awesome you're going to the gym!! And congrats on completing the A to Z Challenge!