Wednesday, December 4, 2013
The Cat on my Lap
I'm seriously reconsidering my original plan to workout. I made the mistake of sitting down to drink some Crystal Light and eat a Honeycrisp Apple. About two seconds after sitting down, I got a cat on my lap. This puts things into an entirely different perspective. (Cat-Lovers know what I'm talking about.)
I guess I need to weigh my options; I'll list them as the pros and cons of working out.
Pro: I should workout because I'm still getting back on track from a long Thanksgiving weekend.
Pro: I'm dressed for my workout; that's usually half the work!
Con: Jinxy's purring and has that quiet, peaceful, cat-sleeping face right now.
Pro: I've got X-Files on Netflix; that could make the workout go pretty fast.
Con: It's Jinxy! He's on my lap! How can I just walk away from that?
Pro: I had my calories calculated for the day as if I DID workout; so I ate as though I 'd workout.
Con: Jinxy's so warm! He doesn't even care that I'm typing on a laptop that's resting on the arm of my chair. He's sound asleep. He has total trust and security in where he's at...I shouldn't ruin that!
I think it would be easier to have someone drive by in a large vehicle and startle Jinxy off my lap. Yes, definitely easier.
Postscript: Upon publishing this blog post, Jinxy got up off my lap and out of the chair. I shall now workout.
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