Tuesday, July 26, 2011
I took my puppy, Sara for another walk this morning. We went a little further today and kept up a much brisker pace. She's getting the hang of it real quickly. She's so smart and such a good girl. She never tried to pull ahead and only required slight tug when she lingered too long to sniff a spot. If she'd start to walk a little faster than me she'd slow right down and wait for me. It's only a 6' leash so there's not much leeway for her. I want her to walk right with me. When she came across something she wasn't sure of she'd walk right up against my leg and look at me. Her tail even wagged today. Yesterday she kept it tucked mostly between her legs. Oh she was so excited to go out this morning that she pushed the screen door open herself lol. We walked for about 25 minutes, possibly longer. I didn't look at the time until we were already down the street.
I also did a 1 mile walk with Leslie using hand weights. I was sweating and my arms were tired, but I really think I could have done more. Tomorrow I will try the 2 mile brisk walk, worst case I stop after 20 minutes if I can't make it to the end, but I definitely feel like I need to do more than the 1 mile. YAY!
I'm already up to a little over 6,000 steps for the day and it's only 3pm so I know I will pass my goal again of 7,000 steps per day. That gives me a FULL week of 7k+ steps!
Just a small note. I haven't had any more weight come off yet, only 1 lbs, however, when I flex my leg muscles... I CAN SEE THEM! Instead of it just being all flabby and fat I can see some muscle definition and it feels rock hard. Woot!