No, but I am beginning to waver today as I have moved the couch, cleaned the blinds, taken down and washed the curtains, cleaned the baseboards, etc., and still going strong with my Independence Day cleaning - freeing the house of dust bunnies and clutter.
I still think I won't count it, though. It is activity, and I have peppy music. I'm actually enjoying doing it, also.
my house is such a mess i pay other people to clean it. if i did it myself i think it would be such intense exercise i just might count it, lol.
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I count house cleaning as an exercise because it takes a lot of effort for me to do my house work. I have difficulty staying on my feet for longer than a few minutes due to a bad back, etc. (Recovering from back surgery still) So, just the movement of walking, standing, etc. are calorie burners for me. I am able to shop with a cart for 1 hour now...that is a big improvement for me, so I count grocery shopping as an exercise in walking, too. That's an improvement over using the motorized cart like I did prior to surgery and right after. Thank you, God that I am improving slowly.
Pounds lost: 11.4
Fitness Minutes: (4,442)
1/9/15 10:13 A
"Live your truth. Express your love. Share your enthusiasm. Take action towards your dreams. Walk your talk. Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering" Steve Maraboli Bless you. GeminiChik
Sometimes. When I have been doing laundry all day and lugging baskets of clothes up and down the basement steps, along w/ cleaning up after 3 kids constantly through out the day, I do, but only count it for 15-20 mins at the most.
With my feet on the ground and my heart attuned, I will reach for the stars (Camp Motto from Camp Crestridge for Girls in NC).
The sovereign Lord is my strength. He makes my feet like the feet of the deer and enables me to go on the hike. Hab 3:19
Pounds lost: 31.8
Fitness Minutes: (140,149)
1/23/14 7:36 P
added to Favorites.. Housework sure beats sitting on your can. Add a few squats and stretches while sweeping. Do a few curls with that full laundry basket. Add a few stairstep inclined pushups before you walk up a flight to kick the teens out of bed.
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