Tuesday, November 24, 2009


This morning, I got up early and decided to make the most of my time by doing a yoga video at home instead of trying to get to the gym and then come home and get ready for work. I thought it would be a much better use of the time I had as I have been pretty stiff lately. My session went like this:

-Put DVD in and because it was freezing in the house, turn up the heater.
-Get started with the warm-up.
-The dog starts whimpering so I run over and let him out of his cage. Go back to warm up.
-Dog decides to help with my warm up by licking my arms while I am (ironically) in the downward dog postion. I ignore him.
-Realize that now I am moving, I am burning up and don’t need the heater on and go run and turn it down.
-Hear a giant crash in the kitchen and run in there to find the cat has knocked over the trash. Throw cat outside and resume video.
-Dog decides doing the plank is not hard enough and tries to play tug with my hair to make it more of a challenge for me.
-Finished video, guessing I actually “did” 30 out of 45 minutes.

If working out at home is this hard with pets, how on earth do you people with kids ever get anything done? I am in awe.

Turns out doing the yoga this morning was probably a very good decision as I got hit going through an intersection on the way to work. I would like to think being relaxed and loose probably helped me from getting hurt! I am ok, car will eventually be ok, and I am just thankful it was not worse….or that I was not on my bicycle!


Wes said...

Dogs, evidently, add an extra dimension to yoga! Mine would always sit on my mat for some reason and would not get off until I screamed at them! LOL...

Bad luck on the accident but tremendously pleased you are OK!

Leah said...

Oy. Yeah, a kid definitely complicates things. The other morning I woke up early to get to the pool. Walked downstairs and discovered cat had vomited at the bottom of stairs. Tossed vomit outside and dog promptly ate it (nice). Proceeded to spill cats' water bowl all over laundry room floor. Then kid needed hair done, breakfast made, socks retrieved from dresser. I never made it to the pool.

Anyway, glad you're OK!

Xavi Garcia said...

Wow....yeap, I have two kids...and at home is impossible to do any kind of sport exercise...just when they are sleeping!

I think you had what I call a "black day"...but, at least, you did not hurt yoruself in the car accident!

Take care and good luck for next "yoga session"!

"XTB" Xavi.

Charisa said...

Scary - glad the car accident did not hurt you! Happy Thanksgiving!