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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.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MZKYNDLY 6/26/2013 5:43PM

    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

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SENTERSTOCK 6/20/2013 7:16AM

    Love it! I have done this! And have Aussie to boot! - Well Done!

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SILVERWITCH59 6/19/2013 4:42PM

    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 :)

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SUZLOOZ 6/19/2013 2:49PM

    So pretty, the geese. Do they have housework or yard work on the tracker? You definitely need a little customization there.

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DOVESEYES 6/19/2013 7:00AM

    What about Farm Work: General --- that is on the tracker?

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HAPPY_HEN 6/18/2013 11:12PM

    Yepper - We need more options on the fitness tracker, as well as some country emoticons!!! Get r Done!!! Blessings, Hen

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NASFKAB 6/18/2013 7:45PM

  but you could put it with walking

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GINA180847 6/18/2013 12:08PM

    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.

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DOVESEYES 6/18/2013 11:05AM

    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.

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