I’m celebrating Canada Day (a.k.a. Canada D’eh) by exercising. Of course, I’m writing this the night before which means I haven’t yet exercised. In fact, I haven’t actually exercised since people thought the iPad was a new brand of feminine hygiene product.
I’m feeling rather patriotic in this soon-to-be attempt at getting less jiggly. After all, if I succeed, I will likely cost our iconic health care system less money, even if I did go see my doctor last week because on TV they always say to “talk to your physician” before starting an exercise program. And we all know TV is truth.
It’s also patriotic because of Canada’s flag. Before I start exercising I’m white; while I’m exercising I turn red, fluorescent red. And I keep getting redder for the next hour after I stop. Most people who see me in this cool down period call 9-1-1.
So, in honour of Canada D’Eh, I’m moving my butt, and not just to the nearest chair.
Also in honour of Canada Day, I’m giving away a brand new workout DVD, in its original, impossible-to-remove plastic wrap. The good people of Gaiam Canada have sent me some awesome swag, and because I think I’d have a heart attack if I tried Jillian Michaels’ Hard Body DVD (note: this would be bad for Canadian Health Care), I’m sending it to one lucky commenter. Plus, I’m thinking of doing my own DVD called Saggy-Out-Of-Shape-And-Red-Faced Body.
Finally, Gaiam is offering Ironic Mom readers a 15% discount off anything you buy from their Gaiam.ca store as long as you use the discount code 15TalkIM and lend them your first child. (Kidding on that last point).
To enter to win the DVD, give me some workout advice, your best tips, facetious or real. Winner will be announced next week and picked my some random method that does not involve cruelty to animals. Or children.