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Splish Splash

There's a golf resort nearby with a big pool, and I had been wanting to get a pool pass...but some mental resistance was stopping me from even going and looking at the pool, let alone getting a day pass and doing a trial swim. Then I heard my old water aerobics class from a couple of years ago would now be meeting at that pool! What a great way for me to get over my anxiety. It'll be like having a bunch of old friends holding my hand.

They had been trying to sort out the insurance and I just got a call that the class is a go, starting next Tuesday.

So not only is it dirt cheap to go through my class as opposed to buying a pool pass, only $25/mo, but I now have two weekly times I'm scheduled to be there so I won't blow it off, and I know my friends will be there too. Talk about a win/win/win.

And I suppose if I love it enough to go more than two days per week, I can get a pool pass too.


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Nov. 23rd, 2010 02:27 pm (UTC)
Ooh. I used to do water aerobics! That's fun. And $25 is dirt cheap lucky you!
Nov. 23rd, 2010 02:48 pm (UTC)
The rec department classes are dirt cheap in general; they're sort of a municipal service. I wish they did more for adults. They have tons of stuff for kids.
Nov. 23rd, 2010 02:53 pm (UTC)
Here too. For adults we seem to have lots of quit smoking and lose weight through hypnosis... I should check it out again, though maybe there's something new...
Nov. 23rd, 2010 03:19 pm (UTC)
Lose weight through hypnosis sounds like a fun one! I would probably go to that.

I offered some writing workshops through ours a few years ago but I didn't get enough signups to run the class.
Nov. 23rd, 2010 02:36 pm (UTC)
It's always nice to have some motivation to push. It's too easyto get "busy" and let it go. Have fun.
Nov. 23rd, 2010 02:50 pm (UTC)
No kidding, knowing everyone's going to say, "Where were you?" if you miss a day makes a big difference.

It used to be held next door to my day job, and it was a really amazing way to say, "No, I can't work late. I have an obligation," back when I had a supervisor who liked to mess with me.

Funny how things change. Now it's my ticket out of the house, so I don't start speaking in crazy cat lady language.
Nov. 23rd, 2010 07:49 pm (UTC)
So is this an indoor pool? It's nice to have people to meet up with -- it's a good motivation.
Nov. 23rd, 2010 08:48 pm (UTC)
Yeah, the only time to swim outdoors in Wisconsin is July and August. Maybe June if you're really antsy but it's usually not too pleasant and involves a good deal of shrieking! :-0

I think it'll do me good to talk to some human beings (verbally, in person) a couple times a week!
Nov. 24th, 2010 07:26 pm (UTC)
I saw that it started the next Tuesday, and I couldn't picture it being in an outdoor pool. Brrr.

Socializing is important. It's good to have people to chat with and good to get different perspectives.
Nov. 24th, 2010 12:38 am (UTC)
That worked out well!
Nov. 24th, 2010 01:30 pm (UTC)
It slipped into place a bit too easily, so I'm somewhat leery.
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