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Catching up

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

So my goal to blog daily so far is not quite there! lol! It didn't help that we went to Georgetown to our son's on Saturday so that we could attend and cheer him on in his first triathlon of the season in Milton on Sunday. He had his best time yet for the distances he was doing.

As for me, there was no time to walk, exercise or blog on Saturday before we left BUT I did get in at least 30 minutes of walking on Sunday since it was a LONG trek to the race area from the far end of the parking lot where we were parked. I should have turned my heart monitor on sooner when we were walking to the race area since I only tracked about 65% of the distance in. Later when I had my watch in my pocket, it got bumped and I discovered that I burned a LOT of calories mainly standing around and walking just a short distance! When I tried to track the walk back to the car which had a gentle slope upwards, I discovered that my monitor wasn't tracking properly. For some reason it wanted to record that I had burned ONLY ONE calorie in the 17 minute trek back to the car!! Needless to say, my recording on the exercise tracker of calories burned was a bit of a "guesstimate"!

Hot muggy conditions and an afternoon of running errands after a meeting and trying to dodge raindrops left me too tired (my favorite excuse!) for a proper walk or other exercise (should have done some strength training) last night. I did get some exercise going from errand to errand but I didn't track it.

Today I was going to walk to an appointment but heavy rain and storms again threatened and my husband wanted me to drive so he wouldn't have to pick me up if it was raining when my appointment was over! (it wasn't). However the air had cooled so I did get out for a nice brisk (like the wind) walk for about 20 minutes after supper.

I'm going to TRY to blog daily for the rest of the week but after Saturday, posts will likely be few and far between if I get here at all. We will be travelling to Western Canada and then to the States to visit family for the rest of the month.
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    Even if your heart monitor did not catch the exercise, your body did! Have a great trip out west.
    1360 days ago
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