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2012 Month by Month: March/April

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Walked 20/29 days in Feb, but the food recording bit the dust really fast, alas.
Walked 19 days in March plus kayaked 2 other days. And so far, 3/4 days walking in April.

This month I've started using a heart rate monitor to make sure I'm not just strolling for nothing, which will likely speed me up a bit. The friend I walk with is not so keen to work hard (has some medical problems), so we'll see how that works out, though our pace hasn't been bad--certainly we arrive home in a sweat. Today I was alone & got through my 3.52 km (2.2 miles) several minutes faster than usual. I did toss in a couple of running intervals, which I may be able to do while walking with my friend--run out ahead & then back to her or something.

Anyway, walking through way below freezing temps and snow should be behind us. It's great to see spring! I won't ruin the moment by mentioning black flies ... oops, did I say that out loud? ;-)

Best wishes to everyone for keeping on with the exercise program -- if we want our health & strength to last as long as we do, exercise is a must!

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p.s. I still have to get my free weights back in action ... will this be the month?? Stay tuned.
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ASPENHUGGER 4/21/2012 10:51PM

    Me too -- I wish I lived near you so we could be walking buddies. I could sure use somebody to help me get my butt out of this chair! emoticon

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MUMSKI 4/15/2012 10:58AM

    Wish I lived near you Abby I would love to be your walking partner. I usually go by myself most days. Keep up the good work.

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BEN1126 4/9/2012 6:19PM

    Hi Abby,
You are doing great with your exercise program!

Where do you kayak? Isn't the water too cold (brrr) if you take a spill emoticon .

Keep up the Great Work!!

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GETUP-N-GOGIRL 4/4/2012 12:06PM

    Yay, Abby! Sounds like you're rocking your exercise!!!

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PARKERB2 4/4/2012 10:27AM

    That sounds good, running ahead and then back. Good luck on getting back to the weights. Have a great day.

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