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Lots of walking/Taco night

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Cooper and I walked over 12 miles today. Actually cooper walked about 9.6 miles, and I wore him in his carrier for the rest. Toting him in his carrier is good for my posture, because I have to keep my back straight and my shoulders back to keep the straps in place. It was a beautiful day for walking... about 50 degrees and sunny. Cold wet weather is in our near future, so I am taking advantage of the nice weather while it is here. Still didn't get in the ST. I went to the library instead. (Flexed my mental muscles!)

Tonight was a family taco night, so we would have a chance to have a meal with my niece, Tigan, before she left to go to her mother's. It was a good thing I ate lighter than normal at breakfast and lunch, because I assembled and ate 3 tacos at dinner, plus a salad... and then had pie and ice cream for dessert. I am still within my calorie range for the day, but I usually stay at the low end of my range and today I am at the high end of the range. And tomorrow is Thanksgiving, so I know I will eat more than usual at dinner once again. I will eat a light breakfast and lunch again tomorrow to keep things in balance. I like to spread my calories out over the entire day more evenly, but Thanksgiving only comes once a year, and taco night is a very rare occasion, so I will survive eating half my day's calories at one meal on these two days. I will get right back to normal on Thursday. I doubt it will affect my weight loss this week.

I don't think I will get 12 miles of walking in tomorrow, but I will try. Cooper might appreciate a slightly less athletic day for a change though. I will see how he and I both feel tomorrow. My arthritis in my feet has been acting up the last few days, so I might like a slightly less athletic day tomorrow too.
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FITCOUGARMOM 11/22/2012 9:33PM

    I dont think that your dinners are going to damage you much hun!! lol Its great though that you are out and walking like you were. Have a wonderful holiday!! Give my love to Cooper!! Take it easy a rest a bit for your feet!! emoticon emoticon

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ROCHELLE62 11/22/2012 6:36PM

    The distances you walk are an inspiration. I have a new dog and I'm hoping to keep him in good shape just like you do. You are a wonderful pet owner.

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RG_DFW 11/22/2012 1:11PM

    Happy Thanksgiving!

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KATIEEMMA5 11/22/2012 1:07PM

    Happy Thanksgiving to all of your family!!!

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BIGPAWSUP 11/22/2012 11:18AM

    Sorry Arthur Itis had to drop in for thanksgiving. Otherwise it sounds like a LOVELY day and tons of fun. Congrats.

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OTCHERI 11/22/2012 12:36AM

    Sounds like a great day! Sorry to hear about Arthur coming to visit, he's never a welcome guest.

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