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The Trouble With Kittens And Pushups

Friday, November 22, 2013

I'm doing a 30 day fitness challenge I came across on Facebook. 100 pushups a day for 30 days. At present, I'm doing 3 sets of 40 pushups per day. Except for this last Wednesday. On Tuesday, I did 4 sets of 40. Wednesday, I only did 1 set of 40. It averaged out.

I can sneak off to an isolated area at work for the occasional set of 40. At home, things get a little more difficult. I typically do my pushups in jammies that have a drawstring at the waist. The drawstring dangles down and entices my little furry bundle of evil. So...while I'm doing my pushups, the cat is underneath me swatting at the drawstrings. I know. I'm surprised that there is enough room betwixt my gelatinous gut and the ground for a sheet of paper to fit, let alone a cat. Sometimes, she "misses" the drawstring and her claws find my gut. I know she laughs then. She's a cat.

From time to time, the dog gets involved. He'll come over and start grabbing my hands and trying to start a wrasslin' match. Either that, or he's trying to get me to fall on the cat. Dog's, though, aren't that devious. I think he just wants to wrassle.
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    HA! Gizmo, my cat, has always liked to work out with me. If I'm doing yoga she likes to be under me or right beside me. If I'm doing something with weights she is right there, on the elliptical, right there. I think it's cute to have a workout buddy. Keeps you motivated to at least laugh every day.
    1062 days ago
    Cute. But way to go doing so many pushups. Those guns are gonna be rockin' when the weather warms again.
    1062 days ago
  • CIPHER1971
    I have too many cats, and they tend to walk under me then ask for kisses. Still it is encouragement not to collapse.

    Have a great day
    1063 days ago
    My kids think push ups are a great time time for daddy gym. I usually end up doing a few sets of squats, presses, or othe exercises with them.
    1063 days ago
    Ha ha! I go through this every time I practice yoga! Both cats seem intent on making me fall over in proud warrior, and heaven help you if you try to attempt a plank.
    1063 days ago
    And that is why I hate cats. Such a pain in the neck. N'ah'mean?
    1063 days ago
  • DARJR50
    aren't pets fun. They make you forget what you are doing and make it for fun
    1063 days ago
  • KARAK523
    Lol my bully sneaks kisses. Next try 30 burpees in 30 days!
    1063 days ago
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