Like Gazelles: Health-mas Carols

I am in love with wordplay. Puns make me giddy with joy, for example. And I still swear they should be called “POWs” instead of “puns” (you know, since they’re plays on words. I feel like that’s the obvious choice for a name for them, yet at the same time I feel like a genius for thinking of it).

Anyway, a lot of times when Adam and I are driving places, I’ll start rhyming with some random phrase one of us said, which will get the gears turning in my head. The next thing you know, I’m making up a song about whatever we’re doing or the scenery around us or how amazingly in love we are. Thankfully he finds it adorable. I personally get a kick out of it and am quite pleased by my pseudo-skillz.

Soooo I thought it would be fun to rewrite a couple Christmas carols to be health themed. Bear with me as I continue to amuse myself…

Like Gazelles

Dashing through the snow
Not exercise; it’s play
Down the road she goes
She must be so cray cray

With music she does sing
Until she does take flight
She must have tripped on her shoe string
‘Cause she fell in the white

Oh!

Like gazelles
Like gazelles
This girl likes to run
Doesn’t matter day or night
She finds it so much fun

Oh!

Like gazelles
Like gazelles
This girl likes to run
Doesn’t matter day or night
She finds it so much fun!

Up on the Scaletop

Up on the scaletop I do climb
I am so nervous big time
Why is this number so important?
Why can’t I just be more content?

Ho, ho, ho! It’s such a blow
Ho, ho, ho! I’d like to glow…oh!
Up on the scaletop, it’s time to weigh
Whatever it says, I’ll be okay

That number can’t tell me who I am
Although it’s not true I don’t give a damn
I now know what matters, yes I do
It just took some changes to my worldview

Ho, ho, ho! It’s such a blow
Ho, ho, ho! I’d like to glow…oh!
Up on the scaletop, it’s time to weigh
Whatever it says, I’ll be okay

There you have it! Thank you for indulging me as I amused myself. It’s greatly appreciated. :-)

Join the conversation in the comments section below!

Do you like wordplay? Can you tolerate songs (or poems) that don’t rhyme? (I can’t!) Can you create your own healthy lyrics to Christmas tunes and share them with me? Pretty please?!?!?

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