Friday, August 06, 2010

30 days of yoga: Day 27 - Hulk hands

One of the biggest changes I've noticed in my body during the 30 day challenge has been my arms. I've got more definition in my shoulders, a bit more of a bulgy bicep (on both arms, mind; one would just be weird), and some protruding veins.

I'm curiously fascinated by the whole veins thing, although admittedly in a 'poke it and squeal a bit' way because it looks a bit like a worm stuck under the skin. They're a bit more visible in my forearms, and on the biceps just above the elbow, which is exciting; there's also one on my left arm that runs slightly horizontal and looks a bit like a smiley face. I tried taking a picture immediately after coming out of class but they don't really show that well (thanks iPhone!) and I just ended up looking like a bit of a tit taking a photo of his arm in Chiswick.

Apparently girls find veiny arms sexy because it shows you're fit and take care of yourself. That's all very well, but I just have to make sure I don't go too far with it and end up looking like Sylvester Stallone or - *shudder* - Madonna, who quite frankly looks like she's had the arms of a 110 year-old corpse transplanted onto her body.


CyberPete said...

Nice shoes!

Apparently Madonnas trainer blames the gross look on yoga. I hope you won't take it that far.

Tara said...

CyberPete beat me to it, but yeah, nice shoes! I do see a vein in your arm....Maybe two.

I found a vein on the top of my foot tonight. I thought at first I had blood poisoning because it hurt. Turns out I'm just a freak and now I'm fine. :) Welcome to the mind of an acutely self-aware hypochondriac.

Inexplicable DeVice said...

Girls aren't the only ones to find veins sexy!

I'm glad to see a photo at last. I expect you'll be teasing us with other photos for the final 3 days? Just don't leave it up to my imagination as you know what Witchface and the SubCs can imagine...

Tim said...

Cyberpete - Really? They're really old and on the verge of being chucked. The shoes, I mean, not Madonna.

Tara - Bless you!! Don't fear your veins!!

Inexplicable Device - I could just take lots of photos and then let you build some sort of weird patchwork image like a giant freakish jigsaw puzzle.