I planned an entirely different post for today, but something wonderful just happened and I have to share it!
For the past few years I’ve scoured Craigslist, eBay, garage sales, and thrift shops, but I’ve never found a BOSU.
While perusing the Goodwill store offerings, I noticed a big black disk on the floor and thought that it looked like the platform of a BOSU, only without the ball part. I passed it by because, really, what good is a flat black disk on the floor?
Abut halfway across the store, I got to wondering what if?, as in what if it really WAS a BOSU and the ball part was just out of air? I made a u-turn and scurried back over. It WAS a BOSU and it was priced at $7.99! I almost passed out.
I couldn’t see any damage, but I had no idea if it would hold air. Since I can’t afford to throw away $8 these days, and because Goodwill has an absolutely-no-returns-ever policy, I zipped home, grabbed my pump, and zipped back to test it out.
It worked! Well, it worked as long as the pump nozzle was in the slot. The plug is missing. Not to worry, though, because a quick in-store Google (conducted while I balanced on the BOSU) informed me that a new plug can be obtained for $2.81. But first I’m going to try duct tape.
You can see why I’m on cloud nine. I am now the giddy owner of a slightly used, plug-missing, $7.99 BOSU ball. I’ll be happily skipping my gym workout tomorrow in favor of long-missed BOSU squats and BOSU push-ups!
This has to be one of my best health/fitness find ever! Behind my $20 Kitchen-Aid Mixer, of course.
What an awesome way to start the weekend! Anything had you feeling giddy lately? Let me know in the comments, and I’ll share the giddy with you!
Now, for a little teaser: Come back this weekend for a recipe you probably NEVER thought you’d see here!