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Old 10-10-2010, 04:21 AM   #1  
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Default Picking up back yard NSV! (TMI)

I think I mentioned before that one of the 'exercises' I have set on DietPower is "Shovellingsht" - cleaning up after my 4 dogs.
I used a "light gardening" template and re-titled it. However much I pick up, I call it 3 minutes' worth.

At my HW (242), 3 minutes = 23 calories.
At my Restart W (215) 3 minutes = 20 calories.
For weeks now 3 minutes = 17 calories.

With my drop this morning into terra relatively incognita, it's just dropped down to 16 calories!

I know it's a very silly NSV but it makes me smile!
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Old 10-10-2010, 08:29 AM   #2  
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I love that you have turned an awful job into such a victory! I love that you get such benefit from it every day! Talk about your positive thinking!
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Old 10-10-2010, 09:00 AM   #3  
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This made me smile on so many levels.
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Old 10-10-2010, 09:11 AM   #4  
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Never thought of it that way! Thanks.
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Old 10-10-2010, 09:33 AM   #5  
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People always speak of they're "metabolisms slowing down" when they lose weight and they want to avoid that - ummm, no. No. you. don't. Slower metabolisms is exactly what we're after - and you got it all right.
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