You may not think that it is a very cheapskate thing to do but for me it is. Let me explain!
I have unfortunately let myself get terrible out of shape. Sometimes motivation to get moving is hard to come by. Don't get me wrong I don't just sit on my butt all day long. I walk the kids to and from school every day unless there is lighting. I work part time 5 days a week. But its not enough to shave the pounds off. I need more. So I've joined Lucille Roberts which is an all woman's gym and at 20 dollars a month not a bad investment in myself.
What do I get for my 20 bucks? I get access to different types of aerobic activities including machines and classes and a large assortment of weight machines. The likes of which I can neither afford or find a place for in my over cluttered home.
I will also save a fortune in clothes since regular sizes cost an average of $10 bucks cheaper then Plus sizes.
Then their are the savings from being healthier. I will be less likely to have a whole assortment of diseases just by losing weight. So that equals fewer medical bills and cheaper insurance.
Plus a major motivational factor is my hubby sitting there going "Your spending 20 bucks a month you better get your moneys worth and go work out!" So wish me luck and I"ll keep you posted. I have also set some goals for myself and I'm going to share them with you so you can help keep me honest. I will post on Mondays and keep you up to date. My Long term goal: I weigh (don't look if you have a weak stomach LOL) 250 lbs Yeah ITs gotten that bad. I hope to lose 100lbs total. My short term goal is to lose 2 dress sizes by Christmas. For a little extra incentive I've joined their promotional program they are running right now. If I lose the most weight then I get the year for free. Talk about a cheapskate incentive LOL.