Check out the Strange Fit

>> August 24, 2009

I have been mulling this around my brain pan for a couple weeks now and I finally sat down today and set it up (much to the consternation of a certain small child).  I have started a new blog.  It is called Strange Fit.  I've been really wanting to get into shape.  Not just talk about it, not just dream about it, not just sigh longingly at clothing stores that don't carry plus sizes, but actually do it.  I've realized though that, left to myself, I run out of steam way too quickly.  I recently got the EA Sports Active for the Wii and 3 workouts shy of completing my first 30 day challenge, I ran out of steam.  I got all blah and didn't do my exercise one day.  And the next.  And the next.  And the next.  Insert depression here.  I want to get out of this rut.  Obviously the way I've been doing things results in, well, not doing things.  So it's time for a change.

I have in my mind how cool this site could be, with recipes and tips for eating right and drinking more water and all that fun stuff.  I also want to do reviews of different kinds of exercise and how easy/hard they are to incorporate into every day life.  Right now, my main source of exercise (apart from previously mentioned small child) is my Sports Active on Wii.  I know there are a few of you out there who have this program as well.  Whether you're doing the 30 day challenge or not, I'd love to get together and share tips and frustrations.  We could even share custom workouts.  Eventually I hope to be able to do some fitness related give-aways. 

So come on over.  Check it out.  Tell your friends.  I'm totally open to suggestions and guest posters and maybe even team members.

3 people had this to say:

Anonymous August 24, 2009 at 6:06 PM  

Idea if implemented always great.
Best wishes always.

Rachel Cotterill August 24, 2009 at 6:21 PM  

I've followed your new blog... I'm in a slightly different position because I'm on a physio programme at the moment to rehabilitate my knee (it's been very naughty over the last eighteen months!) and just started on something called graded exercise. I'm horribly unfit at the moment even though I look much the same as I always have. Anyway I'm happy to hold you accountable to your goals, and if you ever fancy returning the favour, just give me a shout and ask me how I'm getting on!!

Slices of Beauty... August 28, 2009 at 1:57 PM  

Loads of motivation is what you need to stay on course!
The stronger your 'why', the better.

Go on, you can do it.

p.s. will visit you in Greece and hopefuuly cook with you in that vibrant kitchen.

Happy Friday.

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I love this adventure I'm on with my Rocket Scientist. The most recent addition to our expedition has me in awe daily. I can't wait to see My Little Man as a big brother. We started off by moving from Western Canada to Chicago and now we're in the UK. Will this Strange Mamma ever not feel like a stranger in the land?

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