5.06.2011

Hooping it Up


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My mom has a gigantic, 5 foot, weighted hula hoop that she uses to workout. She claims that if she does this 20 minutes everyday, she’ll lose 2 inches off her waist within a month.  I was instantly sold!! But as I told my mom, I planned to take it one step farther. Instead of hula hooping 20 minutes everyday, I would hula hoop “just all day Thursday” and see where that got me.
My plan started off beautifully. 20 minutes in I still rockin. 40 minutes I was pretty sure I was already seeing hints of a six pack. An hour in I was hot, tired, and hungry which is precisely why I quit. If my mom was telling this story, she’d tell you that I yelled out “FUCK THIS” in frustration and threw the hoop down dramatically. (She's lying.)
I then spent the rest of my morning trying to teach my dog how to jump through the hoop. So I don’t have a six pack but I do have a circus dog – which I find equally fantastic!
Happy Friday ya’ll!

3 comments:

  1. That sounds EXHAUSTING. This is why I just stick with anorexia.

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  2. Just found your blog (through the Bloggess, one of the finest Texans around)! Welcome to Texas, Megan. Just one thing that'll make your time here even better: it's spelled "y'all" . . . a contraction of "you" and "all." :) We're glad to have ya!

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  3. My mother has that exact same thing laying around and she got it from her hair dresser. I tried it and it feels like it's bruising your insides. But if that's the only way to six pack abs, so be it.

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