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Sunday, October 11, 2009

Day 284 (day 4 / week 40)

Today was a workday, but they sent me home early *grumble* so I am posting early. I even did 56 minutes of exercise, on top of walking the stairs at work and my 8 hour workday.

I feel totally silly and kind of stupid saying this, but yesterday my hubby and I caved and got a Wii Fit (on my Fry's card--told you they were a gateway drug). I am excited about this thing for so many reasons, but the number one reason is my husband! He is exercising! Willingly! Without me having to con him into doing it! This is WONDERFUL because heart disease runs very heavily in his family (both sides) and I worry about him. Although he is tall and lanky, he doesn't exercise to be that way. At all. He eats crap all the time. Big Macs, Whoppers, and he loves his salty snack foods. You name it, he eats it (unless it's sweet). When I called him to tell him they were sending me home early, he said he had been playing with the Wii fit for an hour! Woo hoo!

So I got home, put on my HRM and created a profile. I wish I could show you guys my Mii (it's the "me" version on the Wii). She's a cutie :). I did some strength training, balancing and cardio on it (my legs are still really sore from the 30DS). My HRM said that I did this for 56 minutes, and I did actual stuff (according to the Wii Fit) for 30 minutes. Wii said I burned 147 calories, my HRM said I burned 294 calories. My HRM goes based off of my individual heart rate, and the Wii gets it's numbers based off of METs. Anyway it is lots of fun, and I'm happy that my hubby is exercising.

I am all of a sudden feeling extremely tired. Could be the lights in this kitchen (they do that to me). Hope you all have a good day! See you tomorrow after work!

I can do this. I am a star.

1 comments:

R.L.Scovens said...

I'm so glad you got the Wii Fit!!