The Pure Barre Experiment


I guess this was inevitable. My last 5-6 lbs of baby weight will not just magically disappear -as my delusional mind previously thought.

I still have:

* THUNDER thighs.

* A lot of JUNK in my trunk.

* A little SMUSH in my stomach.

* Bat wings that a goose would be jealous of.

SO…after hearing a lot about the program from locals AND a friend of mine raved about the program…I SIGNED UP!

You heard it right. Signed up for a series of workout classes. I never thought I would say that in my life.

It’s hard. The first day I was the only new girl in class. I was late. Everyone stared at me as I nervously rushed in and tried to figure out where I needed to stand in the room full of mirrors and perfectly fit girls. We started to work on our arms with a series of up and down movements…THEN add some leg movements that are supposed to synchronize with the arm movements TO A BEAT.
I looked like the cheerleader in a competition that is on a completely different routine than the rest of her fellow cheer girls! The whole class went down, I WENT UP. They went right, I WENT LEFT. And everyone could see because we are facing giant windows! Argh. Next we started working on our “seat”. Have you ever seen a newborn deer getting up to walk? This was me during most of the class. Knees knocking and legs shaking like sweet little Bambi. NOW, picture Bambi sliding around on a icy pond. This was me on our floor exercises. Nobody sent me the memo that I would need skid proof socks to maintain my bearings and not skid across the whole room. Next comes these crazy sit ups. I am the only girl in class that can’t get up! I look like a flounder flopping around on the floor.

Class ended, and as I walked to my car, all I could think of was Bill Cosby’s jello giggler commercials. Luckily I parked close, so my jello jiggler legs got me to my destination.

The classes get easier and easier, proving to me I am making progress. I measured myself the first week I started going, and I plan to re measure in 2 more weeks to see any real progress. I’ll try to keep everyone updated on here about my THUNDER, JUNK, SMUSH, AND BATWING situation.

If you liked this blog, please click the “top baby blogs” link on the right side to vote for me on the national baby blog registry! Once you click, a second screen will pop up – just click the owl on the left to confirm your vote for my blog! THANK YOU!

-Bell

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