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Whole lotta walkin' going on...

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

I walked 15.4 miles today. Cooper walked 11.8 miles of that with me. He is such a buff little dog. I don't have to worry about HIM getting fat if we keep this up! That mileage was over four walks... three with the dog, one with a human companion. I did most of the longer route I was thinking of yesterday with Cooper in tow. He doesn't even seem especially tired, though he has taken himself off to bed already. I was thinking of doing ST today, but I think I will do it tomorrow, since 1. I did some yesterday, and 2. I won't have as much time to walk tomorrow. I have company coming over tomorrow, which will cut into our morning walk time. The dog probably won't mind. lol I AM thinking though of taking him with me for the longest route I have planned. He kept up really well today. I think I would take him for very short walks the day after that. He is game, but he is only 12 pounds. I think I will be getting the doggy pedometer sometime soon. I just want to know how many more steps than me he takes. It must be a ton!

I was on track with my nutrition today. I haven't checked the final analysis yet, but I haven't had my evening snack yet, and I have quite a few calories left to play with. I like to have a snack in the late evening so that I don't go to bed hungry, because if I do I get up in the middle of the night and eat anything and everything! I don't make the best food choices when I am half asleep.

I have increased my water intake this month and I am finding my skin is happier with me than it was before. I have been drinking a gallon+ on a daily basis. Means I have to pee a lot, but I can deal with that. I just wait until after our long morning walk before I start guzzling down the water. That could be bad otherwise.
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    Great mileage totals. You make my 1.4 mile walk look like a stroll in the park.
    1929 days ago
    That IS a whole lotta walkin. How many pairs of sneakers or walking shoes do you go through in a year?

    1929 days ago
    You did awesome with the walking and the eating!

    1930 days ago
    Yes, please take water with you on your walk, but hold off on the full gallon until you are home! I can just see you and Cooper squattingin the bushes having a ptotty break together! Hilarious!!!

    You are taking the steps one by one and by God you are getting there, aren't you? I hope to soon be able to walk anywhere I want. After next Thursday I am going to walk the neighborhood - what we have of one - the cemetary, the dirt roads. Everywhere as I won't have to worry about anyone looking over my shoulder or trying to find me doing something I shouldn't be doing.

    I can't wait for my freedom!
    1930 days ago
    You are really doing well! And so is Cooper! That is one lil fit doggie! :) And thx for the comment on my last vlog. I haven't been here since that night so I have to get caught up w/ everyone. :)
    1930 days ago
    Well done you!!!
    1930 days ago
    wow! that is a lot of miles! and canine company is great on long walks, yay cooper!
    1930 days ago
    Cooper sounds like such a little trooper! You must really enjoy him! Both of you are doing great!
    1930 days ago
    You are just awesome! I'm so proud of you.
    1930 days ago
    Girl...I finally catch up to you and you go for 15. Woo Hoo!!!! I'm right behind you. I think Copper deserves a treat and a belly rub.


    Go Cooper Go!!! emoticon
    1930 days ago
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