Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Day 216, Tuesday September 30

Rode the stationary bike, to stay off the legs a little 5.25 miles. Walked in the evening, in the rain might add 1.5 (with Bonnie).

Total: 6.75
AT: 1,125.75

day 215, Monday 29 September

What did everybody do yesterday?

Monday, September 29, 2008

Day 212 Sunday September 28

Today Brody got his morning walk, and in the afternoon the three of us went for a long walk and I took more photos and put them up on FaceBook (yes, more photos added today!) Lots of tall grass and cat-tails and fun times that wore out the puppy--and me. Lots of steps, too, enough to make 6.08 miles!

AT: 767.28
YTD: 864.38

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Day 211, Saturday Sept 27

I took Brody on our usual morning walk, but Jim came home from work early and we drove to the end of our road and then walked out to the river and down along it for awhile. It was a gorgeously sunny and warm fall day--perfect. 5.44 miles for the day.

AT: 761.2
YTD: 858.3

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Day 210, Friday September 26

Wet and rainy, went to the gym and road an easy 5.5 in 20 minutes, knee is still hurting. In the evening walked 1.5 with Bonnie. Was supposed to referee on Saturday, but the rain seems to have knocked that out.

Total: 7
AT: 1,106.5

Friday, September 26, 2008

Day 209 Thursday September 25

Or whatever day it is--look at the timestamp and back up one! I've been having a rough time this week keeping track for some reason, but tomorrow better be Friday. I'm counting on it.

Yesterday I got a morning and evening walk as my noon hour was taken up with a hair appointment. Today was beautiful at noon and I got a good walk, turned out to be a good thing, as the weather turned ugly and our evening puppy walk got cut short. Poor Brody has been ricocheting off the walls inside this evening--he really needed a longer run!

Wednesday: 3.66 miles
Thursday: 4.96 miles
AT: 753.15
YTD: 850.25

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Day 208, Wednesday September 24

Easy day, rode the stationary bike 20 minutes, 5 miles. Walked 1 mile in the evening with Bonnie.

Total: 6
AT: 1,094.5

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Day 207, Tuesday September 23

Fairly normal day, ran 3 miles at noon, and walked 1.5 in the evening with Bonnie. We sealed the driveway, but I don't think there was much mileage there :)

Total: 4.5
AT: 1,088.5

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Day 206, Monday September 22

Not a lot to report, had really sore knees after weekend refereeing, but jogged an easy 3 miles yesterday and walked 1.5 with Bonnie in the evening. Steven has his wisdom teeth out today, so we will be taking care of him, hopefully it will go smoothly.

Total: 4.5
AT: 1,084

Monday, September 22, 2008

Day 205 Sunday September 21

Busy day yesterday prepping for the anniversary party. Today was church and a visit from my sis, a lot of rain, a few walks, and some canning. Going to go back to work Monday to relax...

Saturday, 3.55 miles.
Sunday, 3.47 miles.
AT: 735.36
YTD: 832.46

Hey, EJ, good to see you! :)

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Day 203 Friday September 19

Well, tomorrow is the Big Day here: Jim's folks 50th. I only got a morning walk today. Good thing Brody could play outside while Jim was working this afternoon. I spent hours'n'hours finishing the powerpoint build--still have to put music to it, but I'll have time in the morning. Today's steps: 6198/2.55 miles.

AT: 728.35
YTD: 825.45

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Day 202, Thursday Sept 18

A t ruely beautiful late early fall day, down in the 40's over night! Ran 3.5 at noon and walked 1.5 in the evening with Bonnie.

Total: 5
AT: 1,064.5

Day 201, Wednesday Sept 17

Too many meetings, managed a 1 mile walk a noon and 1.5 mile walk in the evening with Bonnie.

Total: 2.5
AT: 1,059.5

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Day 200!!!!!! Tuesday Sept 16

The weather here is gorgeous--sunny and warm. And no direct sunlight already in the morning, no matter how I put off the walk till a bit later.

So these two days, morning walk, noon hour walk, evening walk. Brody only gets two of those!

Monday, 5.38 miles. Tuesday, 4.82 miles.

AT: 717.81 miles
YTD: 814.91 miles

Look at us; we've been on the trail two hundred days now. I should feel more trail hardened and less saggy, methinks.

Day 199, Monday 15 September

Monday as usual: half a mile of errands and running around, a mile and a half walk in the evening -- broken into two chunks because the cat followed us again and had to be taken back to the house before we could finish. Gonna get that beast a leash, I swear...

September: 32.6
AT: 430.6
Year: 484.8

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Day 198 Sunday September 14

Today Brody got his morning walk--and so did I! In the afternoon Jim and I and Brody went geocaching, and Brody had his first swim in the lake. Jim's going to post up photos, but he hasn't yet. And after supper we took pup out again on our road. All that helped my steps to add up to 3.69 miles.

It was a sunny summery day and nice to get outside.

AT: 707.61
YTD: 804.71

Day 197, Saturday September 13

A morning walk with Brody, a bunch of baking and canning, and an evening walk with Jim and Brody net me 3.25 miles.

AT: 703.92
YTD: 801.02

Friday, September 12, 2008

Day 196, Friday September 12

I tried walking a little later this morning with Brody in order to catch more sunshine on our road, but then there was more traffic. Last week the highways department spent four days working on our road, adding a lot of dirt and gravel and packing it down. It is now extremely dusty (but not full of pot-holes--yay!) My MIL phoned to see what they were going to do about it! And they'll be spray-sealing it in a few weeks. Meanwhile, every vehicle that goes by raised a huge cloud of dust. Lots of fun for walking.

Spent the afternoon getting groceries and cleaning the house, and then it got really windy. Brody needs walks anyway. Jim decided we'd walk down the neighbor's fenceline in the fields instead of along the (dusty) road, so that was something new and a bit of an adventure. Brody loved it. He loves everything, lol.

Today: 11574 steps/ 4.76 miles
AT: 700.68 (only 1468 to go, lol)
YTD: 797.78

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Day 195, Thursday, September 11

I spent time driving today but managed to get some walking in as well. 7372 steps for 3.95 miles.

AT miles: 631.51
YTD miles: 728.34

Congrats to Neil on hitting the 1000 mile mark!

Tomorrow, we drive to Dallas and walk the Arlington swap meet. We meet the kids for dinner, and on Saturday, we walk the swap meet again (most likely in the rain) and plan to go to Grapefest in Grapevine with the kids in the afternoon -- assuming Ike will permit such activity. Sunday, we drive back to New Braunfels for hubby's rehearsal.

Day 194, Wednesday September 10

Ran 3.5 at lunch, then went to the Red Sox game with Bonnie. We were volunteers picking up recycling, but also got to watch a very exciting game, and collect 5 bags of cups and bottles. 2 mile walk to and from the ball park, and another 2 miles (estimate) walking around.

Total: 7.5
AT: 1,021.5

Now in Maryland!

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Day 193 Tuesday, September 9

Strange day, a storm was moving in, so I went to work out early, took my umbrellaand walked to the gym to ride the stationary bike rather than going running. Of course it didn't rain till long after I made it back to my building. Rode for 9.43 miles. Then stacked wood for an hour and a half. Assume around 1.5 miles of walking. Only about 1/4 of a cord left to stack!

Total: 11
AT: 1,014

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Monday, September 8

Today was a real recovery day, 1 mile walk at noon and then 1.5 in the evening with Bonnie. They have delivered 2 cords of wood in our driveway. Not sure how much walking it will be to get it stacked, but certainly going to be a lot of lifting.

Total: 2.5
AT: 1,003

Sunday, September 7, 2008

Day 191 Sunday September 7

Kind of over-did the canning Saturday and I'm sore all over from that. Got 2.84 miles for the day which isn't a lot, I suppose, but I was on my feet for hours.

Sunday afternoon we took Brody on his first geocache hike. (Jim has the report on his blog), and I'm not doing so great here. Think we're going out for a short walk here in a minute--thought I was reporting the whole day's steps and then Jim says, time to walk Brody. What, again????? Sigh. I'll report back in.

Okay, puppy walk is over. Today's miles: 4.31, most of them pretty slow.

AT: 682.17
YTD: 779.27

Saturday, September 6, 2008

Day 189 Friday, September 5

I was having a decently moderate walking day of nearly four miles when the cows got out. Yeah, that puts me at 5.32 miles and exhausted. Think a couple pain killers before bed might be in order.

AT: 675.03
YTD: 772.13

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Day 188, Thursday, September 4

Wow. Where did these steps come from today? 13072 steps for 7.01 miles. I worked around the house and the yard today at racked up that many steps without noticing? Maybe my pedometer is broken?

Oh, well. Replaced the two top steps to the front porch -- they were rotten, and we didn't want the mailman to get injured. Before replacing them, I painted them. I'll put another coat on tomorrow. We hauled a trailer load of stuff to our new storage property -- including some lawn furniture we're not using here at the moment, so we now have a comfy place to sit while we're working at the storage building (a three bay garage with two offices). We got another two dump truck loads of gravel delivered today, but we're going to be out of town for nearly two months before we'll be able to spread it on the driveway. Looking forward to that, but, seriously, that's what hubby does for exercise.

AT miles: 603.65

YTD miles: 701.48

Day 187, Wednesday September 3

A mile of lawn mowing, but I felt better than I expected to, so that was good. Hopefully I'll be able to go longer today, because I have to walk three miles up hill into the mountains on Friday...

September: 4.5
AT: 402.5
Year: 446.7

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Day 186, Tuesday September 2

Ran 3.5 over lunch and walked 1.5 in the evening. Bonnie mowed the lawn so walked by myself.

Total: 5
AT: 977

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Day 185, Monday, September 1

Still tired and sore from moving the kids Saturday. You'd think someone who walked an average of 3.5 miles per day would be in better shape than I am.

I walked Brody Sunday morning. Later in the day Jim and I drove to Sandpoint (Idaho) for our anniversary dinner (28 years on Saturday, but we were busy!) After dinner we walked around the lakefront park. It had poured rain while we were having dinner and there was a gorgeous double rainbow hanging over the lake--we could see the cottages on the other side THROUGH the rainbow. Very nice! Total miles for the day: 2.88

Today we walked Brody together in the morning, also one of Jim's mom's little dogs, who went crazy at the cows down along the next property so we came back early. Brody is used to the cows and listens well, but he's had more experience! :D

Late this afternoon we went for a walk again, the three of us, and when we got to the end of our road we just kept going across the neighbor's field to the river. Definitely the longest walk Brody's been on yet (almost four miles total). Day total: 5 miles.

AT: 657.4
YTD: 754.5