Thursday, December 02, 2010

Does Housework Count?

George and I are getting ready for a party at our place Saturday night, so I've been getting a pretty good workout cleaning the apartment over the past few days! Last night I had a marathon session with a Hoover SteamVac (after vacuuming with a regular vacuum cleaner), and I'm feeling it today! I know that housework isn't a true replacement for cardio and strength training, but it burns off a few calories, I know! :)

In other news, I weighed in yesterday, and my goal is to lose 5 pounds this month of birthday and holiday celebrations. I'll let you know how it goes! I plan to sign up for another half marathon after Christmas, and I want to be ready. Losing weight will help, that's for sure!

1 comment:

Christina said...

December is a tough month to lose weight but you can do it. I often have good intentions and then falter. Once I falter I figure the whole day is shot and continue to make bad food choices. How do you keep yourself on track? Do you have your goal visible? Do you keep a food log?


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