Sunday, August 02, 2015

#FitReaders: Weekly Check-in July 31

 
So, this week got off to a great start with 2 good training walks, but then between the heat and a crazy work schedule it all came apart. Work has been incredibly busy and with me going on vacation next week I feel more under the gun to get a lot done before I leave. On top of that, the heat really seemed to get to me these past few days, so I decided to not push myself - the last thing I want is to end up sick right before vacation! I still have 2 dogs that require a few walks throughout the day, so it's not like I'm not getting any exercise in - I'm just slowing things down for the time being. We'll see how next week plays out.
   
Here's how my week went:  

Jul 25:  13,319 steps
Jul 26:  8,859 steps
Jul 27: 
6 mile fitness walk (1 hr 25 min), 18,455 steps 
Jul 28:  4 mile fitness walk (59 min), 14,787 steps
Jul 29:  2-15 minute fitness walks with dogs, 9,188 steps

Jul 30:  2-15 minute fitness walks with dogs, 8,650 steps
Jul 31:  2-15 minute fitness walks with dogs, 8,257 steps
 
Audiobooks listened to this week :

  • Finished The Summer Wind by Mary Alice Monroe, narrated by Mary Alice Monroe 
  • Finished Thrill Me by Susan Mallery, narrated by Tanya Eby 
  • Started The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson, narrated by Simon Vance (reread)
 
How did your week go? You can find this week's link-up here.


2 comments:

  1. Wow, your step totals are great! Don't push the exercise with extreme heat. Just not worth it. Wasn't Thrill Me fun? I love Tanya Eby's narration of the Fool's Gold series.

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  2. They are still great figures! And you did right not to push yourself in the heat, it's just so counter productive when you end up sick. I had to make the same decision last night, it was pouring rain and I would have been stuck in wet clothes for a while afterwards so I decided to just leave it and I'm so glad I did.

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