My folks gave us a Wii set for Christmas and Bernie and I are having a blast playing all the fitness games together.
There are games to build balance.
I like the one where you shift your balance to move a penguin across an iceberg in order to catch fish.
Then there is the one where you lean to steer a bubble down a river without snagging it and making it pop. (I am really terrible at this game for some reason...)
Then there are sports. I'm doing pretty well at bowling, hitting about 160 pt. per game. It feels real, and I threw myself so much into the game one day that I sprained my fanny. The technical name for that is "bowler's butt".
Bernie smokes me in every game. Tennis, running, baseball (someday maybe I'll actually hit the dang ball...) yoga, you name it, his score is always higher than mine.Until last night.
Last night I decided to play a game called "Zen".
I had to sit cross legged on the Wii board, focus on the candle that was slowly burning on screen, and remain absolutely still while sounds of hoof beats, steps, creaks and such were all around me.
I aced the game. I got a perfect score!!!!! Hallelullah!
I have at long last found my sports event: Sitting on my butt perfectly still, staring straight ahead and thinking about absolutely nothing until a candle burns down.
Think the sport will ever be considered for an Olympic event?
If it is, I will definitely be a contender on Team USA.
Anyone out there want to be on the team with me?
Come on...you know you could do it. You know you could!