Why is it that whenever I watch an episode of The Biggest Loser, I end up craving chocolate cake? Don and I watch for inspiration and motivation. He wants to be more active, and I have a few pounds to lose. But I just can’t get my mind off of having a nice large slice of fudgey goodness.
Don had to have knee surgery a little over a year ago, and he is now unable to do high impact exercises, such as running. At the time, he was running regularly, so it was a blow to his routine. We went out and bought a stationary bike as an alternative. I was excited, because we set up the bike right in front of the TV. Now I had no excuses- I could watch TV and exercise at the same time! I love multi-tasking!
This lasted all of a month. Next thing you know I was pregnant with Baby Blake, and I considered just getting off the couch to be my exercise for the day. And now, well, I have no excuse other than being a slacker.
I’m fairly certain that Bob, Jillian, and Dolvett would all kick my ass in the gym for saying their health and fitness show makes me crave chocolate cake. I don’t think that’s what they are going for. And if The Biggest Loser doesn’t get me going, what on earth will?
We were supposed to get our own version of the show going at my part time job, but somehow that fell through. I was ready to rock and roll, especially since the plan was for each of us to throw in 10 bucks and winner would take all. I’m way too competitive to let that slip easy! I guess the constant temptations of boneless buffalo wings and french fries were just too much for some of my coworkers to avoid, because the contest never even got started. And with the lack of competition, I lost my motivation.
So maybe I should pull out a swimsuit or some skinny jeans and make note of how they don’t fit. And maybe while I am at the grocery store, I should keep walking past the salt and vinegar potato chips I love so much. Maybe I could make use of Bob’s deck of cards workout that he used on this past week’s episode. It looked easily doable on your own at home!
And then I will reward myself with that chocolate cake I can’t stop thinking about. What, you didn’t actually think I would forget about it that quick, did you?