Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Raise your glass...for Health!

When your Mom told you "if all your friends jump off a bridge, would you jump too?"

Well, I was the one always jumping off the bridge, or the roof.

All I want to do is have some fun

I wanted to have fun. So if you follow, that's your choice, but you're probably going to have a good time.

They took the leap

So what's up with the Couch to 5k thing? (or c25k) I think it comes down to, I don't want to die alone. No, I am trying to use my powers for good not evil.

Like "Hey! Let's knit some Kidney Kozies!" Has randomly turned into "Let's make our asses look good and keep our hearts healthy!"

The app I downloaded for my ipod sounded cool "listen to your tunes, then a voice will tell you when to run and when to walk." Awesome!

I tested this out last week before the Official ZPDK start date. I did the nice voice said "begin warm up now" so I walked the road for 5 minutes.

Then an air raid siren went off and a voice yelled RUN, RUN NOW! I of course ran like it was a zombie invasion, promptly stepped into a decomposing raccoon, and fell down into the ditch.

Did I cry? NO!! Because by they time I stopped laughing, it was time to "begin walking now."

As a side note, when a guy is harvesting his corn field, he will not "give you a lift home" on his giant farm equipment. But he will laugh, in a nice way if you ask.

I have started going to the local gym to do my running. No, I don't go to the pretty girl treadmill room. I'm a singer, a grunter and a laugher when I "run."

So, remember, I may lead you down a bad path, but you know it's going to be a fun ride, or in this case a healthy one.

(If you need an inspirational run mix, I will be posting one soon. Sure to make you laugh while you run too.)


Linda said...

*pant, pant, PANT* Right behind ya, Holly! That C25K download sounds hysterical! Might have to down load it too.

Kate said...

I've been thinking about the C25K thing too... Was also thinking about downloading the iPod timing helper thing, too. I've never run 5K in my life - sort of scary!

Holly Bee said...

The iPod app really is good! I was just so in the zone with walking I did not expect the RUN NOW thing. It's actually really cool! I love that you can listen to your own tunes and have the app tell you when to run or walk.

You can do it!!!

simply patti said...

I just have a lame mp3... can i download c25k on that?

Ter - N. MI said...

OMG, I am laughing so hard I can hardly type! Decomposing Raccoon? Seriously? Out here we have those also, but I've never had the honor of stepping in one, although I have seen some ditch time myself. I do the c25k thing too, went to itunes and downloaded it onto an sd card and put it on my phone. It may have been hubby on the corn harvester. Too funny!

Holly Bee said...

Ter-N. MI! Ah, yes, I'm always up to no good, or my ankles in carcasses!

Patti-there are all sorts of c25k things to download, I'll look around if you haven't found one yet.