I’ve signed up to participate in National Leaving More Comments Month. Wait, that’s not what it’s called, but I made that up and can’t get it out of my head. It’s actually called National Comment Leaving Month (NaComLeavMo), and hopefully at the end of the 30 days I’ll be able to remember the correct name, as opposed to my version.
Here’s the rules:
Mark somewhere on your calendar that you are going to leave 5 comments a day and return one comment a day between May 25 and June 25. In other words, you will do your normal blog reading, but you will make sure that you leave at least 5 comments a day and regardless of how many comments you usually receive, you will return at least 1 comment by going to a commentor’s blog and leaving a comment there. If you do not have any comments that day (perhaps you didn’t write a new post or your blog falls into a strange, other-worldly commentless abyss), simply jump to the participant’s list below and pick a new blog and leave a comment.
I signed up, and I’m #174. I qualified my sign up with saying that I’m getting married June 7th, so I don’t know what I’ll do when we’re on our honeymoon (and let’s be real, hopefully on the day of the wedding I won’t even be THINKING about blogging…unless something funny happens, in which case I’ll be, Dude! I totally have to blog about this!), but after the honeymoon, I’ll totally make up for lost time. Hopefully that’s okay. In the meantime, I’m all about putting off wedding chores and leaving comments on people’s blogs. Can I get an AMEN for procrastinators?
That second part of my title? About the Wii being given away? Yeah, that’s not happening here (I barely have enough money to eat mac ‘n cheese every night, let alone buy a Wii to give away), but it is happening over at been there. Here’s what I’m supposed to do:
Tell us your “Been There” fitness journeys.
I’ll tell you about my fitness journeys AND how I recently played my friend’s Wii and if I had $200 or $300 laying around, I’d totally buy it.
I’m actually really into The Firm. LOVE IT. The TransFIRMer? LOVE IT. The videos? LOVE THEM. I was doing really good, working out 3 to 4 times a week (at home!), but then wedding things started needing to get done, and frankly, there’s so many hours in the day. It was either stop exercising or stop blogging. Which would you have picked?
After the wedding, though? I’m totally back on track. And I’m going to be taking the dogs on walks again, so that should be a little sumthin’ sumthin’ too.
I hate the gym. I don’t know why I would get in my car, drive to a place where I have to SEE OTHER PEOPLE, work out doing things I have little motivation to do, and then drive home. Instead, I stay home, get energized by an awesome video, shower when I’m done, and I’m so much more motivated. Screw the gym, man. I especially hate that they take your fees out of your bank account, and most people let that happen for months or YEARS before they cancel their membership. Eff that.
So the Wii? Yeah, I’d totally be into the Wii Fit. Privacy of my own home? Where do I sign up??!!
I played my friend’s Wii a couple of weeks ago and I was loving it. I like video games anyway, and adding the physical element just kicks up the competitiveness a notch. Video games are like crack, but the Wii is like crack and chocolate all mixed together. Tell me you’d be able to resist that.
I’ve broken one of my blogging rules about keeping a post short, so sorry. I feel like I should give out an award to anyone who reads this whole post. Here’s a gold star if you read this whole post (it’s all I could afford):
Edited to add: This post is rather disjointed, but it’s late, I didn’t get much sleep last night, so forgive me. I’ll make it up to you by agreeing to accept any Wii’s that might want to be sent my way. It’s the least I could do.