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I've lost a kayak!! Ha ha ha ha ha!!

Saturday, June 01, 2013

Soooooo today I was roaming around an outdoors/camping store. One entire floor of this shop is devoted to boating/fishing. They have a dozen or so assorted kayaks laying around all over the place.

I noticed this little cutie:


Manitou Sportâ„¢
Length: 10' 11" / 3.3 m
Width: 26.5" / 67.3 cm
Weight: 44 lbs / 19.9 kg

I picked it up - while it was manageable and "light for a kayak" - it was still pretty darned heavy.... and.... then it dawned on me. 44 pounds of kayak. I've lost 43 pounds.

I've lost weight equivalent to an 11-foot plastic kayak!

Once I stop laughing at this revelation, I think I'll feel rather pleased with myself :)

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  • CHEEKYGEEK
    Hmmmmm, I think those are grounds for actually buying the kayak. You can say you found the weight you lost in a more appropriate and fun outlet. emoticon And lugging that sucker around from the car to the water will surely count as some strength training, right? Let's not forget the actual paddling.

    Kudos to you!
    2535 days ago
  • HOLLYM48
    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2535 days ago
  • no profile photo CD12869499
    emoticon I love that!! Congratulations.
    2535 days ago
  • ITCANBEDONE2013
    How funny, how incredible! I really admire the way you visualise your success, it's awesome and inspiring. I just read your latest blog with the pic of the scale and it is also so effective and what a way to motivate yourself!

    emoticon emoticon
    2536 days ago
  • CLARK971
    Awesome!

    Love your positive attitude!
    2550 days ago
  • SWEET_CAROLYN
    How awesome is that!!! Congrats, girl - you are doing an AMAZING job!!
    2551 days ago
  • PRETTYPITHY
    This is awesome! You should buy yourself a reward kayak and then use it to shed more pounds, chuckling to yourself every time you take it out on the water!
    2551 days ago
  • no profile photo CD13838073
    You go Girl!! That's quite an accomplishment!! :-) lolololol

    love,
    stephi
    2552 days ago
  • no profile photo CD13748875
    HAHAHAH that is hilarious!! Good analogy!

    WAY TO GO!
    2554 days ago
  • ICEDEMETER
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    Alright, you win the interwebs!

    When they said to visualize how much weight you've lost, I'm sure you're the only one who has ever come up with a kayak!

    You do realize, of course, that I've just spent the last few minutes trying to figure out where the heck I managed to fit a kayak in to my clothes with me... emoticon
    2554 days ago
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