Is my job active/how many calories should I be eating?
Hey everyone. I work at a vet office as a groomer, kennel attendant, and vet assistant. I work full time and every day that I work I spend about 3 hours walking dogs (I walk them from their kennel run to outside, down a small path on a hill, across the length of the parking lot and back). I also do a lot of pulling/heavy lifting with restraining big dogs. I also spend a good bit of the day doing heavy scrubbing/cleaning, and get on my hands and knees a good bit, and I'm usually constantly on my feet.
How active would my job be considered? And how many calories should I be eating to lose weight?
I got this job in hope that it would help me get healthier and slimmer. I am currently 325 lbs and am eating around 1800-1900 calories a day (just total calories consumed, and I have not been adding any exercise to the calorie counter I use). I don't usually exercise on days off since I'm so worn out. I've lost about 15 lbs in the last month since I've started this job.
Thanks for reading/answering