Day Sixteen: Muffled Footfalls

Curses and double curses, I forgot to take a picture of my weight change since last time. The balance board never forgets, but she never lets you go back and fix your mistakes either. You have to live with what you’ve done – forever. So I’ll need to use the graph to illustrate that I’ve gained .2 pounds since yesterday. Crumbs.

Wii Fit Weight - October 22, 2009

My Wii Fit Age remains unmoving as the Sphinx, and just as inscrutable.

Wii Fit Age - October 22nd, 2009

The eighth day of the EA Sports Active 30-Day Challenge was focused on the upper body. But I’m finding the flimsy membrane of a resistance band to be less and less convincing with each workout. It tries to offer some tension, but really, who are we trying to kid here?

EA Sports Active 30-Day Challenge - October 22nd, 2009

I got a late start tonight, so I didn’t want to disturb the downstairs neighbors. This presented a challenge since EA Sports Active often asks me to leap through the air and remain hanging there for several seconds before crashing back to Earth. I didn’t want to skip to the workout and incur the wrath of the overly enthusiastic trainer, but I didn’t want to incur the wrath of an overly cranky neighbor either.

Fortunately I have a Dragonball Z Tapestry.

Dragonball Z Tapestry

Which I folded up, thusly.

DBZ Tapestry Folded

And so I was able to cheat gravity by introducing this puffy arbiter between my falling girth and the ceiling plaster below. Or so I thought. The thing kept getting tangled around my feet, sort of like the really scary Charlie Brown cartoon where Lucy is attacked by Linus’ blanket.

I intentionally went easy on the kick ups, jogging, and jumps to keep from smashing around too much. This annoyed the trainer and probably cheated me out of some precious calories. To make up for it, I did some hula hooping afterwards.

A lot of hula hooping.

Spinderella, a hula hoop fantasia