I’m Sitting Here Drinking Coffee…

And contemplating life. Yes, I know, it sounds like a very deep subject, but in reality, it’s not.

Actually, I’m contemplating my next life.

I’ve decided I want to return as a chihuahua. A pampered and spoiled chihuahua. Much like the one I have sitting on my lap as I drink my morning coffee and contemplate my next life.

I don’t want to return as simply a pampered pet, I want only to be a chihuahua. Why you ask?

There are lots of lap dogs and pampered pooches out there. You can see them just about everywhere you look. But, there is no other breed of dog that is useful only as a lap dog. Every other breed is expected to do something. Not so with chihuahua’s. All anyone expects of them is sleeping, cuddling and love. And they’re really good at it too.

Yup. A chihuahua. No more working life for me! I’m ready to lead a pampered life, sleeping on my human’s lap, eating the choicest pieces of meat, soft pillows to lay on, never having to walk anywhere.

It’s going to be great!

(psst! If you have a pooch you’d like to spoil, check out Poocheze! The best dog treats anywhere!)


Exercising with Chihuahua’s. It’s Tougher Than It Sounds

One of my resolutions this year is to lose that last 15lbs of baby fat I’ve been carrying around for the last 10 years since the birth of my son. I know, it’s something a lot of people say they’re going to do, and I’ll admit, I’ve said it before. But this time I mean it, I really do! More than any other time. Of course, I’ve said that before too. 😉

But, that’s besides the point, right?

I’ve been working out every day using the Wii Fit that hubby and I bought just before Christmas. It’s a lot of fun and it’s been working a bit, I’m actually down 1kg! We put the Wii system in our bedroom so I can exercise when I want, and in peace when the kids and hubby were home for the holidays.

Now that the holidays are over, though, he’s back to shift work, which means that there are times when he works midnights and I can’t use the bedroom. Not a big deal, I have yoga dvd’s downstairs that I can use. And I do thouroughly enjoy yoga.

Today was the first day I pulled out the yoga mat while hubby is blissfully snoring away upstairs.

I didn’t take into account the two very young, very energetic and very loving chihuahua puppies I aquired over the summer.

Have you ever tried to do downward facing dog with two tiny little dogs licking your face? It’s not easy, I have to tell you. Never mind meditating after your workout!

I’m definitely going to have to figure something out, though. It’s very hard to find inner peace with a chihuaha dancing around your feet while in tree pose.