I did my cardio on my freshly fixed elliptical. WOO HOO!!
For those who don't know, I have an elliptical with an adjustable stride length. It had been stuck on the 13" stride length which works your quads more. But tonight... tonight, I got to use the 18" stride length. Oh! It felt so good. Kind of. Except that the muscles in my legs weren't happy. I think the conversation went something like this:
Legs: Oh. Wait a minute. Ow. OW. OW!!!! What the hell?
Me: It's called the elliptical. It's good for you. Trust me.
Legs: Trust you my a$$. Literally.
Me: No really. You'll thank me for it someday.
Legs: Did your parents say that to you? Did you believe them when they said it?
Me: Hmmmm. You have a point.
Legs: Damn straight! Now get off this damn thing!
Me: Nope. See, I'm doing this challenge.
Legs: Challenge? What the hell kind of challenge? And why did you involve me??
Me: First of all, do you really have to curse? Second, the challenge requires me to exercise. So you'll just have to suck it up.
Legs: First, hell yes I have to curse! Wait!!! Don't turn up the resistance! Are you trying to kill me?? And second, who's idea was it to do the challenge?
Me: Hey - if you want to blame someone, blame Lisa and Christine. They started it!
Legs: As soon as we can walk without feeling like Jello, we will! You can bet on it!
And then, I went on to do about 40 minutes of cardio. My legs still hate me. I think I'll just have to apologize in the morning when they are speaking to me again.
Wait. Am I really talking about talking to my legs? I need some sleep.
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