Monday, January 9, 2012


7....8....9.....uhhh.......10. Whew. Sorry, I was just finishing up some push-ups. This is all part of my New Year’s resolution to get in shape. Let me just take the last sip of my protein drink here and I will get started on the rest of the blog. Wow! That was good. A little almond milk, a banana, some protein powder, and a few drops of honey (organic, of course).


Ok, who am I kidding? I’ll be lucky if I make it another week. I start out every year with all of these goals, promises, desires and resolutions. A week later, I find myself sitting in front of the TV with a gallon of ice cream watching re-runs of Gilligan’s Island. Why do I do that? Do I need help?

I know exactly what I need to do to be in shape: eat right and exercise. So, why do I struggle? Last year I made it about 10 days on the exercise program. Oh! I was going to read more too. Not only did I not finish the book I started, I can’t even tell you what it was.

I thought I had it all figured out about 5 years ago. I just knew if I only had an Ab Lounge, I would be in shape. Today, I have an Ab Lounge, an Ab Crunch, an Ab Coaster, a Roman chair, a Bowflex and some free weights. I will admit (since I’m being open right now) that I also have a ThighMaster. (Stop laughing! My legs were flabby and Suzanne Summers said it would help.) Somehow, despite having all of this, I think my waist size actually increased. Then I thought, if I only had DVDs to train me! Now, I have a nice flat screen TV in the “workout” room, a DVD player, and about a dozen or so training DVDs. But wait! I need some nice workout mats. How can I get on the floor without a mat? Still, I wasn’t getting results. I know! It’s my clothes. I need actual workout clothes! (Something Emmitt Smith would wear.)

Folks, I am reaching out to all of my brothers and sisters in dentistry. What am I missing? Oh wait, I have to go. Here comes the part where Gilligan breaks the radio again.

Happy new year and have a great week.



Anonymous said...

Thigh master?

ibdrillin said... works good if you actually use it

bhikkubodhi said...

Loving it from the UK. Hesitating over P90X but decided to get off my arse and eat well do martial arts etc. i do love my gear though thank god for ebay!

very very funny.


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