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Driving I-5, Sightseeing in Lake Tahoe, Day 33 Tracking

Saturday, April 20, 2013

We are in Grants Pass, OR tonight. Tomorrow we are going to Reno/Lake Tahoe for a quick look around before going on to Las Vegas. We need to stay well rested because when we arrive on LV we are - the nurse, chef, maid, chaffeur, gardener, shopper, etc. while our daughter recovers from spinal surgery.

I ordered hubby a Fitbit One and he just got it. He has to set up his account. He does daily morning walks and weekly 10K's. When we were in Mexico, we started doing 6 AM walks on the beach (8 AM our time). I suggested that when we got home we continue doing early morning walks before getting ready for the day. We did one together, and on Day 2 I came down with croup - but he has continued with the early morning walks and I am so proud of him! I think some days with walking and other things he does 17,000 steps, but now he will know for sure.

I packed my scale so I can continue weighing in daily. Tomorrow I am starting my daily walking streak.

Have fun this weekend!

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    Hope you are enjoying the trip..I know your daughter is grateful to have you there for the post-surgery care. Take care and keep walking! emoticon
    1854 days ago
    I LOVE my fitbit...I call her Fiona...she is my new best friend and I've worn her faithfully since I got her 11/24/12. She really spurs me on to get in my steps and I usually hit 10,000-15,000 daily. I also get about 10 flights of steps in due to the fact that we have a huge set of steps up to our balcony area at our consignment gallery. I'm bounding up and down daily for customer questions etc. Sometimes I go up and down just for the exercise.

    I also have the aria scale that wirelessly hooks up with the fitbit...love it too! Everything posts to my spark account automatically...love THAT!

    Take care and I'm sending love and light to your daughter during her surgery and her recovery. She is lucky to have such devoted parents! emoticon emoticon
    1855 days ago
    I would love to take the drive you are taking and go to Lake Tahoe/Reno.

    I am considering a Fitbit. Everyone seems to really get a lot out of them.
    1855 days ago
    Sounds like you are a great team!!!! Your daughter will be forever grateful you were able to come assist her!!!! Enjoy the sightseeing!
    1856 days ago
  • TANYA602
    I hope you've had wonderful travels so far and that everything in Vegas is smooth for all of you these next few weeks!
    You and Hubby should check out everymove.org and earn rewards for your steps and workouts!
    Hugs, love and support
    1856 days ago
  • LYNCHD05
    You guys have it so together. WTG!!!!
    Wishing your daughter a speedy recovery.
    1856 days ago
    Congrats on so many things that are working for you. I love to do some exercise in the morning (usually do yoga sun salutations) so I always have 30 minutes of something everyday right off the bat. For some reason, it's easier to work in my walks, etc as an addition rather than the start. I don't claim to understand it, that's how it works for me. I wonder if your morning walks do the same for you.
    Best wishes for a successful surgery for your daughter and a speedy recovery for her. Safe travels.
    1856 days ago
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  • FIT4MEIN2013
    You're in my area! I am in Roseburg, 1 hour north of Grants Pass. Wave as you go by!
    1856 days ago
    Wishing your daughter a speedy recovery, You will love the fitbit & it will help push a little to the mile stones.
    1856 days ago
  • HOLLYM48
    Glad to hear you and your hubby are getting in lot's of steps! Wishes for a successful surgery for your daughter and a speedy recovery. What wonderful parents to travel to take care of her while she recovers. That is awesome!

    1856 days ago
    Have fun, becareful and enjoy your walks. Glad hubby got fitbit and that you will be continuing your walks.
    1856 days ago
    Wishing your daughter a speedy recovery!
    1856 days ago
    Keep your daughter in my thoughts & prayers. Hope her surgery goes well.
    Don't forget to take care of yourself as well as her. Take care
    1857 days ago
    I hope your daughter's surgery and recovery go well. Enjoy the early morning walks.
    1857 days ago
    WTG! So glad you're planning on caring for you while you care for your daughter.
    1857 days ago
    emoticon Have a great time...take care of dear daughter.come back well rested.
    1857 days ago
  • MJ7DM33
    Enjoy! WTG to you and your hubby! emoticon
    1857 days ago
    It is so funny, when you are in Tahoe, I am in Las Vegas. When you are coming to Las Vegas, I am going to Tahoe. Have a wonderful time in both places! They are quite different for sure!
    1857 days ago
    hope your daughter's surgery goes well and she can soon join you on those walks.
    1857 days ago
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