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Cleaning Goose Pools Isn't on the Fitness Tracker

Tuesday, June 18, 2013



I woke up this morning wanting to weigh myself. The motivation is back! I'm glad I decided that I am only going to weigh once a week. The weekly weigh-in will be the carrot dangling in front of me. Wow! I love having this attitude again! A week ago I never would have thought of weighing-in as a motivator.

The new attitude got me out for a brisk walk with the dogs this morning. My Australian Shepherd loves fast walks, but I also have a Catahoula Hound, and she thinks that walks are just to find all the great smells in the neighborhood. It is hard to keep a good pace, but at least we got out and had a good walk.

I came back home to start my chicken chores, and I realized that I spend a good hour every morning hauling water and feed, cleaning goose pools, and just walking back and forth to the pens. I couldn't find cleaning goose pools on the fitness tracker. I know the country lifestyle isn't for everyone, but I love it. Every morning I have the opportunity to get outside and interact with interesting animals, grow my own food, and while I am doing it, getting healthy.

Now I just need to figure out an equivalent activity to putting a new tarp on the chicken coop.
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  • v MZKYNDLY
    lol, I have wondered the same thing, up at 5 Am and the first hour or so of my day is spent taking care of the girls, carrying water, walking dogs , there should just be a homestead chores on the fitness log :P
    1065 days ago
  • v SENTERSTOCK
    Love it! I have done this! And have Aussie to boot! - Well Done!
    1071 days ago
  • v SILVERWITCH59
    I just settle for farm work. LOL I can never find what I do on there either but want to count it :)

    I feel blessed when I get to work with my critters too. We are such lucky girls :)
    1072 days ago
  • v SUZLOOZ
    So pretty, the geese. Do they have housework or yard work on the tracker? You definitely need a little customization there.
    1072 days ago
  • v DOVESEYES
    What about Farm Work: General --- that is on the tracker?

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    1072 days ago
  • v HAPPY_HEN
    Yepper - We need more options on the fitness tracker, as well as some country emoticons!!! Get r Done!!! Blessings, Hen

    1072 days ago
  • v NASFKAB
    but you could put it with walking
    1072 days ago
  • v GINA180847
    Cleaning goose pools may not be on the tracker but walking is and that is how I would track it. Good for you enjoying that lifestyle. Not everyone needs to be the same.
    1073 days ago
  • v DOVESEYES
    Love this blog I can see you are going to be a great blogger!!! Interesting info and fun, your geese look so happy. Sorry I can't find cleaning goose pools on the tracker either.
    1073 days ago
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