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Blog Challenge- Day 12

Monday, November 11, 2013

12. True or false: I like to be pushed. Elaborate.

Yes and no... I don't like other people telling me what to do, but I like to improve my time, weights, stamina and endurance. So, I don't like being pushed by someone else, but I like to push myself. This has worked pretty well for me so far. My race times improved this summer, and before I stopped going to the gym I was lifting more weight. I have also reached my goal weight and maintained that since May. Sometimes I wonder if I would be even stronger or even faster if I consulted an expert and let them push me, but I haven't messed with what has been working.

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My arthritis is acting up today, so the pain combined with cold rain (36 degrees and pouring), made me decide to skip my run today. For some reason I am not feeling guilty about that. LOL! I took Cooper for a good walk this morning before the rain started, but this afternoon we have only been doing .5 mile walks. This is definitely his absolute least favorite weather. He spent a good part of the afternoon sitting in my lap. I left mom and dad the leftover stuffed squash I made on Saturday, plus the extra stuffing I didn't use. They ate the last of the squash last night, and mom repurposed the stuffing into a stew for lunch today. I like to make plenty of whatever I make them for lunch on Saturday so that they have leftovers. They both like it that way as well. There is a possibility of snow tonight and tomorrow. In fact I wish it would get cold enough to turn this cold rain into snow as Cooper will walk when it is snowing.
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MRSKATEDUVALL 11/12/2013 4:54PM

    Cooper is a smart dog. BLEH on the rainy cold weather.

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_LINDA 11/12/2013 12:27AM

    I hope you feel better soon! Cool, damp weather sure doesn't do us any good!!
Its especially important having arthritis to keep up the ST. Any particular reason you stopped going to the gym?

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CHERIRIDDELL 11/12/2013 12:04AM

    I don't like anyone else pushing me but will push myself too !

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COCK-ROBIN 11/11/2013 9:43PM

    I hope you get to feeling better.

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CINDHOLM 11/11/2013 9:28PM

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DOGLADY13 11/11/2013 9:26PM

    We might get a little snow overnight and possible a little more for the morning commute. I have mixed feelings. I like snow, but a half inch only makes a mess. Hardly seems worth the trouble.

I wouldn't have gone out with weather like you had either!

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DIANEDOESSMILES 11/11/2013 8:01PM

    Cooper and I THINK A LIKE on these days !!!! It was 38 today, normally 50,,, so BOOOOO ON THIS !!!!

Nice you fix ur rents some food, with extra on Sats. I wish I lived much closer to my Dads,,, but, his neighbors are making him foods. So that's good.

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GOING-STRONG 11/11/2013 7:21PM

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