#MummyTummy July! Let's Firm Up Together!

No, that is not my pretty tummy on the right. I wish.

Ok, so, I don't know what's gotten into me except I got this idea in my head a few weeks ago and have been brooding on it and started thinking that if I actually DO IT I'll be forced to stick to it and maybe get some good results. I'm about 10 pounds away from my ideal weight but I'm also flabbbby and unhappy with my flabbbbbbiness and most often totally unmotivated to actually kick my own ass (pardon) in gear and actually do something about it. Let me just put it in the grossest, ugliest terms possible, terms that when I hear other people use them it makes me cringe: 

I have a muffin top. Oh my god I said it.

I have a spare tire! It's true, it's true. 

Can I get a "love handles"? Yes you can! 

Wow, that actually feels kinda better. I think I just interventioned myself.   

Yeah, Yeah - So What's #MummyTummy?

Beginning June 28 and ending July 31 I'll be tweeting the hashtag #MummyTummy throughout the day and would love for my Twitter friends to join the party! Please comment below with your Twitter moniker (e.g., I'm @OttosMomBlogs) and I'll send you dedicated tweets 4 times per day with the #MummyTummy reminder. Here's how I picture this working:

- Randomly 4x per day you'll get a tweet directly from me with the #MummyTummy hashtag
- When you see that tweet then the next time you are able, you plop yourself down on the ground and do 20 crunches, situps, or whatever ab workout you are comfortable with
- If you're on Twitter and you spot a #MummyTummy hashtag and it's not for you, that's worth 10 more crunches/situps/whatever
- After you do the deed, tweet me back with the #MummyTummy hashtag

I'm going to San Diego in 2 weeks and I'd love to be just a bit more confident in my skivvies on the beach. I thought by doing this together we could motivate and encourage each other.

And please don't get me wrong, I truly believe that every female body is gorgeous and that anything that your body is doing as a result of having a baby, growing older and wiser, or simply living your life is perfectly beautiful and perfectly natural. I've always been one of those people who judges themself much more harshly than I judge anyone else. That being said, and without taking this too seriously, I'd love to tone up and engage my abs and lose my (shhhh) muffin top. 

Who's in? I think this could be fun!



Sippy Cup Mom said...

This sounds like SO much fun! I love it! And I can set Twitter on my phone to send me a text when you tweet at me! ;-)

I'm totally in! @SippyCupMom

OT and ET said...

Hey Sippy :) I just did my first "20" and tweeted ya!

Unknown said...

That does sound like a fun thing to do. Thanks!

Caroline @ SmartyPantsMama.com said...

I sooooo need this!

I'm ready! My abs are ready! Bring it on!

Heather Moses (@MommyKnowsMess) said...

Such a wonderful idea ! Thanks for giving me a kick in the butt too without even meaning to ! I need this so much so I'm in !! I can't wait to start. I need to tone up and loose my muffin top....and what better way to do so than with other Twitter moms!? So excited !

The Frugal Free Gal said...

Just added your entry at http://frugalfreegal.blogspot.com
Thanks for entering and Good luck!

Mommafo said...

I'll try it out! @mommafo
Good luck everybody!

OT and ET said...

commenting on behalf of @enamonkey so I remember to tweet her!

luv2beanana said...

Tweet me, Tweet me. I'm in. @devilmomma

Jenn said...



OT and ET said...

commenting on behalf of @4everafterblog

Anonymous said...

If this weren't my 9th month of pregnancy, I'd join you! Can't wait to get my tum back!

Emerald Gingell said...

Late to the party, I'm in! @totteefers

Nikki said...

Tarty to the party...but can I join? @NCW11

MojoMama said...

I'm a bit tardy too, but I want in! @MojoMamaBlog

Tasha said...

There is still time.. send me some #mummytummy! to @tashabouvier

AV Flox said...

I know it's late, but I want in! @avflox

kathy said...

Yes I need this! Thank You! @sweetpoisonivy

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