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Yay! You did it, Leolady!
I went for a walk yesterday with my daughter and German pointer. Before all this “diagnosis” I was used to walking alone but it was lovely to be with her, as my responsible adult, and I enjoyed having a natter with her on our short trek. Steve (the dog) enjoyed it immensely too, but heaven only knows what he ate out there because when he was back home he threw up on my lounge carpet!!!!
I can’t seem to find the “scrubbing your carpet” excercise on my list from the physio, but it had to be done!
I hope that I can work out how to post a photo on here - of my walk, not of the carpet - lol
My husband has a day off with me today, so we’re taking a picnic to somewhere nearby and enjoying a walk in the countryside. I’ll let you know how it goes.
Wishing you all a happy Tuesday x
Go go go.
And I would like to send a personal thank you for NOT posting a pic of Steve's deposit
Sure the physio would be adding 'scrubbing carpet' if only she knew. But I would ignore that advice in my home!! Tee hee
Enjoy the day with hubby and the picnic.
Life is like a boxing match, defeat is declared not when you fall ..... But when you refuse to stand up again ....... So, I get knocked down but I get up again. x
Okay, I'm provisionally in! I have been suffering from such extreme lassitude (can't really call it fatigue), plus the weather has been pretty dreadful in Dunoon, so my main exercise regime for far too long has been reading heavy books! It's blowing a hoolie out there again, but I promise to go out for a walk at some point today, even if it's only to take our newest cat, Muppet (a three-month-old tabby who we adopted by accident) out on the lead to let him get used to the outdoors and inspect his territory. Thanks for the metaphorical kick up the bum!
"Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you the test first, and the lesson afterward."
- Oscar Wilde
Just off out for walk, it’s a bit cold!
Well done Leolady, lots of evidence that exercise is one of the best things that we can do to prevent recurrence, I saw some research that said weight is only minimal in prevention but by far the best is exercise. This is my daily walk but the sun doesn’t always shine like today!!
Keep walking ladies
Try again with picture!!
Oops, can’t do but it was pretty!!
Just done my walk around the block - only once today (half a mile) as it's cold and it made me quite breathless. No piccies as there was nothing nice to take.
I'll find a more entertaining place to walk tomorrow and see what I can do!
Lovely day despite the early frost and chill - lots of signs of spring out there!
hope you are all well. Could I please join the Walking back to Happiness. I sit at my desk all day but can try and manage the walk back to my tube station after my day is done.
It is cold out there though.
Well LL I’m in too. I do manage 10,000 steps most days around the house but haven’t been out walking for a while.
Starting tomorrow I’m going to walk up to the village shops, don’t think the cats would appreciate me dragging them up there so will just do it on my lonesome.
What a brilliant idea. especially with Spring around the corner to get us motivated if we can. If not on those 'grotto bag days ' we can look at the pics and think perhaps tomorrow or next week.
Here is a picture of my walk last week in between the rain.
Poppy and Douglas happy to rest with me whilst OH is off taking pics of some wildlife. Got home and did nothing though. 3 miles and I was pooped.
Woo hoo for all your efforts. If it is one step, one hundred steps or a thousand we are moving. Tomorrow add 1,10 or 100 more step
I left hubby climbing the ironing pile - 4 weeks old eeek - and I sailed off into the sunset.
40 mins later and soup plus recovery time. here I am. Light of heart and mind.
But my first thought is: 'This is what I used do, this is how I used to feel each day.'
PS my next venue is France and possibly will have grandson -Zippy - with me.
Lovely walk in sunshine along mudeford quay. Smell of seaweed and isle of Wight in the distance. Very good for the soul (,came home and braved the shave,)
Hugs to all
Great to get out and about today. Nearly an hour walk with my doggy companion, although only 2.3 miles covered as stopped to blether to another couple of dog walkers - which is nice in itself to get a bit of connection and adult conversation instead of staring at the 4 walls.
Patience and faith
Update: Muppet took one look at the weather and did a sharp about-turn! Sensible kitty ... So I walked down to town and picked up a book and a lovely pair of boots from the Red Cross shop - a whole 15 minutes' walk! Thanks again for the inspiration - I will try cat-walking again tomorrow!
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