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Elliptical!!!!

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

So, I've been wanting to get an elliptical for awhile now, however, they are a 'BIT' pricey. At once point I was going to use our Christmas money, but alas, DH wanted a tool for his workshop.

However, I now have the funds and I ordered my elliptical last night! WooHoo! It will arrive this Sat, and then the'll come to put it together next Saturday (or sooner if I can work that out!) DH "could" put it together, but it would involve some cursing and a general foul mood afterwards, and besides, he's got alot on his plate already. So, it was worth the extra money! PLUS, when I went to order it last night, there was an extra $100 taken off the price. SWEET.

Now I can cancel my gym membership that I haven't used. Why? Because since I started working outside the home, the gym is BUSY when I get there after work. I like working out, but I'm not going to stand in line for it! I could also walk outside, however by the time I get around to it, it's dark outside and I'm just not comfortable walking around by myself at night.

So, here's to getting an elliptical and USING IT!!! I come from a line of using fitness equipment as additional clothes hangers! LOL So, you all better hold me accountable to using it!
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  • LIVESTRONG2010
    Enjoy your elliptical emoticon I don't use mine as much as I should but it keeps calling my name every time I watch TV.
    3268 days ago
  • GINCHIFER
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    Congrats! I'm sure you will enjoy many fitness hours with your new "toy". That's what I prefer to call my treadmill, as it makes it sound much more fun. I understand your reasons for purchasing your own equipment and I'm looking forward to hearing about your many adventures together.
    3272 days ago
  • no profile photo CD9255312
    Love my elliptical too - got it second hand and it's a phenomenal way to exercise! (little kitty is demonstrating in my photo) Ours is in front of the computer so I can slip a DVD in or watch something on hulu. Check out Bike-o-vision - there are some awesome places you can go to - "virtual reality". Keep up the great work! emoticon
    3272 days ago
  • CHAKA1709
    Yay congratulations! Now you have no excuse for not working out. I don't blame you on not walking alone at night, I am slightly afraid of going anywhere by myself at night.

    P.S. good idea on not letting her hubby put it together. emoticon
    3273 days ago
  • no profile photo CD9543726
    My elliptical is the first piece of equipment I didn't use as a clothes hanger, so I know you can use yours too! :D
    3273 days ago
  • TXLADY110
    I hope you love it as much as I love mine!!
    I got a used one but new is better.


    3273 days ago
  • MJ-SHE-BEAST
    Jealous!! But also very happy for you. Enjoy it! If you REALLY want to be accountable you can have hubby take a pic of you using it at least once a week and post a "dated" picture on here! LOL, I know what you mean by clothes hangers. My son had a punching bag in the garage that I used to drape wet coats over!
    3273 days ago
  • no profile photo CD10825522
    Yeah Sarah, I so want an eliptical too and i'm hoping we will have some extra money once we get our taxes done for me to get one. I have a treadmil but after a couple of good runs on it my knees can't take it. Anywho, congratulations!!!! Enjoy :)
    3273 days ago
  • CLAVINOVA
    Congrats - hope your delivery comes soon! I'm sure you will have MANY hours of fun on your new toy! I've thought about just getting a treadmill for a while but haven't yet so maybe next Christmas for me! Have a super day!
    3273 days ago
  • BRENDAF761
    Good for you! I'm jealous with envy! I would love to buy my own elliptical. That's my favorite way to workout at the gym. I find that working out first thing in the morning is best. Then it's done for the day! Good luck to you! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3273 days ago
  • ALLIEALLIE2
    emoticon emoticon !!
    3273 days ago
  • BET212
    Congrats on the elliptical! Being patient and waiting got you $100 off so WooHoo! Dropping the cost of the gym membership will also help 'pay' for the machine.

    I have that same husband and it really is better to wait than to stir up that hornet's nest. Besides, mine likes to use me as "the helper" so I get to watch the frustration up close. No thanks! I'll pay to avoid that :)

    Post here how you're doing with it. When I use the treadmill, the workout goes faster if I'm watching my favorite show, movie or listening to music.

    Have fun Sarah!
    3273 days ago

    Comment edited on: 2/7/2012 11:02:38 AM
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