Monday, December 1, 2008

Meet the Enemy



Meet the enemy. My enemy.

It's our newly installed chin-up bar over the shop door in our basement.

I was so excited for Peanut Head to install this thing because all my life I've wanted to be able to do a chin-up.

Except all my life I never wanted anyone watch me attempt to do a chin-up.

So now I can do that chin-up in the privacy of my own home. Alone. By myself.

It's a good thing I was so cautious, because I can't do a chin-up to save my life.

Not even one inch.

Or one millimeter.

It's so sad.

The thing is, I am going to do a chin-up.

I will not be beat by the chin-up bar. I won't. I just won't.

It might kill me, but I'm going to do at least one chin-up dang it. Or maybe even 10.

So, right here, right now, I'm exclaiming to all the world (or at least the 17 people who read this blog) that I am going to conquer that chin-up bar in 2009.

I am going to haul my roundish carcass up and over that bar and let out a rebel yell.

Watch out Billy Idol, I might flatten you on my way down.

12 comments:

  1. Hmmm, brings new meaning to the term, Chin up!!......and by the way, YOU CAN DO IT!!!

    Suzanne

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  2. She cried "More, More, More"!!!

    Now, I am going to have that song in my head all day:-)

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  3. Say it, woman! Or rather, yell it. I believe in you too!

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  4. Good luck! Love the new blog header looks great!

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  5. More power to ya. I 'll cheer you on just don't ask me to do it...Mattie

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  6. Good luck! I'll praying and thinking of you from my sofa...

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  7. I'm so excited for you!!! Whenever it seems like you can't do just say (or scream, whatever you prefer) "I AM WOMAN HEAR ME ROAR!!!" LOL! ;)
    ~Reneca

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  8. Oh is that the Mattie that I know? I love the Mattie that I kind of know. HA!

    Oh Jill, good luck to ya! I am rooting from afar.

    I have a chin up bar too. I ignore it.

    Completely!

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