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Down Down Duvet

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Well, I had great intentions of going to the 6:00 PM Step class tonight, but decided that, after my overly ambitious day yesterday, I should probably spare my knees, so I didn't go.

That decision was helped by the fact that I came up with a great innovation to my laundry routine today. I put my headphones on, kept my iPhone in my back pocket, and played my workout playlist while I was walking around loading the washer, unloading the dryer, folding and putting clothes away. I was not so much walking around as dancing, taking two to three steps for every one I actually needed to to get where I was going.

I was sweating by the end of it, so I must have been burning some extra calories there. (Not sure what to log it as, if anything. It must have been equivalent to about an hour of dancing at a club -- not that I've done that in over 20 years, but if memory serves.)

Anyway, this innovation was borne of desperation. I was feeling a bit mopey and hopeless, and the laundry needed to be done but I just didn't FEEL like it.

So I found a way to make it fun!

I even changed the bedsheets and switched the summer (silk) duvet for the winter (down) one. We've a long way to go yet before it truly gets winter-cold, but in the meantime the down duvet will be nice and cozy.
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    You are always thinkin. I love it. I need to do that today, all the way through the house . BTW, fibre fair. I am so there. With me it is crochet. You are the greatest! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2733 days ago
    Excellent idea! I'll try that next time I don't feel like doing something.
    2733 days ago
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    Dance dance baby!!

    I think you should indeed log it as dance.

    2734 days ago
    2734 days ago
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