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DorothyMH

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Is it possible he is having problems with vision or vertigo/loss of balance? Trudy definitely does not want to move around in the dark anymore. For a while she was spending part of the night on my bed and part on the floor. When she decided she wanted to get up onto the bed in the middle of the night, she would bark. I'd wake up, turn on the bedside lamp, and she would climb into the bed and settle right down to sleep. She would not climb up in the dark though!
Oh yes, he’s definitely got vision and hearing loss. Can’t see shit. And, his guard dawg days are long gone. Our upstairs hallway and bedroom door have curtains up for bthe summer for cool air containment, and he won’t go thru them at night. I need to remember to leave openings in the sides, because when I do, he has been able to maneuver through. And, at the top of the stairs, the kitchen light *sees* him, then his way is lit. Thanks for the reminder🥴👍🏼
 

DorothyMH

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Sun, Oct 16, 2022

AM- was awakened by a fussy Boo at 12:45am. I took them both outside to do their things. We went right back to bed and to sleep. I woke up again at 5:30am to one of them pawing at their bed in their sleep. I’m a light sleeper, so anything wakes me up. I made myself stay in bed, and slept another hour until my white noise stopped, which always wakes me up.😂
  • Doggo walk: <2 miles✅
  • Reading: 15 pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 1, by John Toland✅
Noonish-
  • Quilting: x4 hours✅
  • FB Pilates, Day 7: REST DAY✅
PM-
  • Doggo walk: x1 mile
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
 

DorothyMH

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Mon, Oct 17, 2022

AM-awakened by Boo at 3:45am for an escort to the water bucket downstairs, then outside for all the things. Canoe came also but didn’t need to do any of the things. We all went back to bed, and after a while, I finally slept some more. Didn’t wake up until nearly 7am (PDT.)
  • Yard clean up/Canoe ball throwing: x20 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: x1+ mile✅
  • Golf ball rolling on hands/forearms✅
  • Wrist extension/flexion✅
  • LaCrosse ball roll UpperBody✅
  • Shoulder mobility w/pvc pipe✅
  • Fighting Cancer: 100 punches✅
  • ❌Warm Up: Universal Warm Up
  • Spartan Trials, Day 17: With Shield or on a Shield, level 1✅ ***restarting this where I left off in Sept with the finger chopping. My finger can tolerate floor work now, so I’ll finish this up.😎
  • ❌Cool down: Care Package
  • BaoDing balls: 20 reps both directions both hands x3 sets✅
  • Foam-rolling back/lower body✅
Noonish-
  • Reading: 15 pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 1, by John Toland✅
  • FB Pilates, Day 8: Pilates Core & Lower Body Combo, 40 mins✅
PM-
  • Quilting: x3 hours✅
  • Doggo walk: x1+ mile✅
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
 

DorothyMH

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Tues, Oct 18, 2022

AM-doggos let me sleep all night🥳. I heard Boo rustling around, and then leave the room, saw the kitchen light come on for him, then heard him make his way back upstairs where he threw himself onto the floor on husb’s side of the bed. Canoe slithered up onto the bed at some point. I woke up for the day when my white noise stopped, then got up at 6:15am.
  • Yard clean up/Canoe ball throwing: x20 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: x1+ mile✅
  • Golf ball rolling on hands/forearms✅
  • Wrist extension/flexion✅
  • LaCrosse ball roll UpperBody✅
  • Shoulder mobility w/pvc pipe✅
  • Fighting Cancer: 100 front kicks ✅
  • BaoDing balls: 20 reps both directions both hands x3 sets✅
  • ❌Warm Up: Universal Warm Up
  • Spartan Trials, Day18: Body Armor, Level 1✅
  • ❌Cool down: Care Package
  • Foam-rolling back/lower body✅
Noonish-
  • FB Pilates, Day 9: a.) Butt & Thigh Pilates Burnout to Strengthen the Hips & Core, 15 mins✅; b.) Non-Impact Core with Active Recovery Cardio Circuits, 30 mins✅
PM-
  • ❌Reading: X pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 1, by John Toland
  • Quilting: x2 hours✅
  • Doggo walk: x1+ mile✅
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
 

DorothyMH

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Wed, Oct 19, 2022

AM- After the third awakening of the night, at 5:45am, I gave up and got up😵‍💫Once for me, once for Canoe, who didn’t really want anything, but you never know, it may be an urgent call for outside. Turned out, he wanted…up on the bed? Or just, idk, a pet? The third time was Boo, since he couldn’t possibly have gotten up when I took Canoe out😤
  • Yard clean up/Canoe ball throwing: x30 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: x1+ mile✅
  • Golf ball rolling on hands/forearms✅
  • Wrist extension/flexion✅
  • LaCrosse ball roll UpperBody✅
  • Shoulder mobility w/pvc pipe✅
  • Fighting Cancer: 100 jab/cross ✅
  • BaoDing balls: 20 reps both directions both hands x3 sets✅
  • ❌Warm Up: Universal Warm Up
  • Spartan Trials, Day 19: Come and Take ‘em (UpperBody strength)✅
  • ❌Cool down: Care Package
  • Foam-rolling back/lower body
  • Reading: 15 pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 1, by John Toland✅
Noonish-
  • FB Pilates, Day 10: Restorative Pilates—Exercises and Stretches for Strength & Relaxation✅
  • Quilting: x2 hours✅
PM-
  • Doggo walk: x1+ mile✅
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
 

DorothyMH

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Excited Golden Retriever GIF by MOODMAN

Just experimenting here. Except for both eyes being brown, this cutie looks like my Boo😍
 

DorothyMH

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Thurs, Oct 20, 2022

AM- awake at 5:30am when my Canoe dawg slithered up onto the bed to “cuddle.”😤😂This big black critter’s version of cuddling/spooning leaves something to be desired, but, as long as he isn’t stabbing my neck or my wounded finger with his claws, I’m okay🥴🥰
  • Yard clean up/Canoe ball throwing: x20 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: x1 mile✅
  • Golf ball rolling on hands/forearms✅
  • Wrist extension/flexion✅
  • LaCrosse ball roll UpperBody✅
  • Shoulder mobility w/pvc pipe✅
  • Fighting Cancer: 100 side to side kicks✅
  • BaoDing balls: 20 reps both directions both hands x3 sets✅
  • ❌Warm Up: Universal Warm Up
  • Spartan Trials, Day 20: Balance & Coordination, level 1✅
  • ❌Cool down: Care Package
  • Foam-rolling back/lower body✅
  • Reading: 15 pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 1, by John Toland✅
Noonish-
  • Quilting: x3 hours
PM-
  • FB Pilates, Day 11: Physioball Pilates with Teaser Finisher, 34 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: x1+ miles✅
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
 

DorothyMH

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Fri, Oct 21, 2022

AM- dawg-monsters let me sleep straight through the night. Boo woke me up about 5:45am then Canoe slithered up and put his cold wet nose in my armpit😂😵‍💫THEN I was awake!!😜
  • Yard clean up/Canoe ball throwing: x30 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: x1+ mile✅
  • Golf ball rolling on hands/forearms✅
  • Wrist extension/flexion✅
  • LaCrosse ball roll UpperBody✅
  • Shoulder mobility w/pvc pipe✅
  • Fighting Cancer: 100 back kicks ✅
  • BaoDing balls: Uncounted reps both directions both hands✅
  • ❌Warm Up: Universal Warm Up
  • Spartan Trials, Day 21: A Beautiful Death, 3 sets✅
  • Cool down: Care Package❌
  • Foam-rolling back/lower body✅
Noonish-
  • Reading: 10 pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 1, by John Toland✅
  • Quilting: x2 hours✅
PM-
  • FB Pilates, Day 12: Pilates for the Arms & Abs—Build Foundational Strength & Stability, 47 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: x1+ mile✅
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
 

DorothyMH

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Sat, Oct 22, 2022

AM- another whole night of sleep, yay!🥳 Since it’s raining outside, dawg monsters are not that thrilled about going out. Canoe slithered up to spoon into my armpit again. Meanwhile, Boo got up and started huffing and puffing (a thing he does) and wandered out to turn the kitchen light on, then came back in to wait for me to start moving. Such a baby..
  • Yard clean up/Canoe ball throwing: x20 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: x1.5+ miles✅
  • Reading: 15 pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 1, by John Toland✅
  • Golf ball rolling on hands/forearms✅
  • Wrist extension/flexion✅
  • LaCrosse ball roll UpperBody✅
  • Shoulder mobility w/pvc pipe✅
  • Fighting Cancer: 100 punches✅
  • BaoDing balls: 20 reps both directions both hands x3 sets✅
  • ❌Warm Up: Universal Warm Up
  • EofD: 50 folded crunches✅
  • WOD: 1-Minute Plank✅
  • Spartan Trials, Day 22: Body Armor, level 1✅
  • ❌Cool down: Care Package
  • Foam-rolling back/lower body✅
Noonish-
  • Quilting: x1 hour✅
PM-
  • FB Pilates, Day 13: Full-Body Feel Good Pilates, 37 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: x1.5 miles✅
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
 

DorothyMH

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Sun, Oct 23, 2022

AM- Boo woke me up once around 1 am, and they both went outside. Then we all slept til nearly 7am, Canoe was slithering up to nestle into my armpit🥰. Then out back, I see a newly dug hole in one of the terraces. I didn’t see him do it, but there’s dirt in his nails, so😣And, while I watched, he went beyond the corner of the yard where the fence ends. Husb had put up a barrier of large landscape bricks to prevent wear down of the corner, and Canoe was beyond those. I think he’s acting out cuz husb is gone😒
  • Yard clean up/ Canoe ball throwing: x20 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: 1.5+ miles✅
  • Golf ball rolling on hands/forearms✅
  • Wrist extension/flexion✅
  • LaCrosse ball roll UpperBody✅
  • Shoulder mobility w/pvc pipe✅
  • Fighting Cancer: 100 punches✅
  • ❌Warm Up: Universal Warm Up
  • Spartan Trials, Day 23: Come and Take ‘em, level 1✅
  • ❌Cool down: Care Package
  • BaoDing balls: 20 reps both directions both hands x3sets✅
  • Foam-rolling back/lower body✅
  • FB Pilates, Day 14: REST DAY, and program is DONE🥳✅
PM-
  • Quilting: x2 hours✅
  • Doggo walk: 1.5 miles✅
  • Reading: 15 pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 1, by John Toland✅
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
 

NancyTree

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"First day of current streak: 26 Mar 2022"
Right?! Idk what got into him; he has not done it for months. And. he did not repeat the event for today, so….🤷🏼‍♀️😒. I still think it’s *acting out* like a kid does, cuz one parent is gone😵‍💫
Pico scratches things, anything except her scratching pole, when she needs stress relieve. Like when I was away all day or when the new neighborhoodcat chased her.
So I think your theory about the 'acting out' could be accurate, 'acting out' is I think also just stress relieve/coping with emotions for kids.
 

DorothyMH

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Mon, Oct 24, 2022

AM- was awakened by Canoe around 1am, then again at 5:30am. I may need a nap today😵‍💫
  • Yard clean up/Canoe ball throwing: x20 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: 1.5 mile✅
  • Quilting: x3 hours✅
PM--
  • Golf ball rolling on hands/forearms✅
  • Wrist extension/flexion✅
  • LaCrosse ball roll UpperBody✅
  • Shoulder mobility w/pvc pipe✅
  • Fighting Cancer: 100 side kicks ✅
  • BaoDing balls: 20 reps both directions both hands x3 sets✅
  • ❌Warm Up: Universal Warm Up
  • Spartan Trials, Balance & Coordination, level 1✅
  • ❌Cool down: Care Package
  • Foam-rolling back/lower body✅
  • Reading: <10 pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 1, by John Toland✅
  • Doggo walk: ~1.5 miles✅
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
****Never got a nap😒
 

DorothyMH

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Tues, Oct 25, 2022

AM- Dawg monsters let me sleep all night, Yay🥳Canoe slithered up into my armpit just before 6am😂So I was up😜
  • Yard clean up/ Canoe ball throwing: x20 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: 1.5 miles✅
  • Golf ball rolling on hands/forearms✅
  • Wrist extension/flexion✅
  • LaCrosse ball roll UpperBody✅
  • Shoulder mobility w/pvc pipe✅
  • Fighting Cancer: EotD— 2 mins squat hold punches✅
  • BaoDing balls: 20 reps both directions both hands x3 sets✅
  • WOD: Standing Mobility✅
  • ❌Warm Up: Universal Warm Up
  • Spartan Trials, Day 25: Hidden Strength, level 1✅…. 10 knee push ups for the 3 sets, and 30, 45, 60 sec wall sits
  • ❌Cool down: Care Package
  • Foam-rolling back/lower body✅
Stepson here to mow, trim, fertilize and visit me

Noonish-
  • Reading: <10 pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 1, by John Toland✅
  • Quilting: x2 hours✅
PM-
  • Doggo walk: 1.5 miles✅
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
 

DorothyMH

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Wed, Oct 26, 2022

AM- managed to sleep all night again, yay!🥳 This morning, however, Canoe went after Boo for no known reason like the intent was to “kill the old one”: no playing, just mad/viscous face/teeth and lunging. I had to administer the serious consequences, there. Thankfully, there was no actual contact. But, now, everyone is in their separate corners: Boo is mad/scared of Canoe. And, Canoe is pouting, cuz I had to freak out all over him. Boo growls if he even SEES Canoe. Canoe is slinking around staying the hell away from Boo. Sigh😤 Dawg politics is so fun in the morning😓.
  • Yard clean up/Canoe ball throwing: x20 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: x1.5 miles✅
  • Golf ball rolling on hands/forearms✅
  • Wrist extension/flexion
  • LaCrosse ball roll UpperBody✅
  • Shoulder mobility w/pvc pipe✅
  • Fighting Cancer: 100 jab/cross ✅ + 80 sit up punches and 80 sitting punches from Day 26 of Spartan Trials
  • BaoDing balls: 20 reps both directions both hands x3 sets✅
Noonish-
  • ❌Warm Up: Universal Warm Up
  • Spartan Trials, Day 26: Body Armor, level 1✅
  • ❌Cool down: Care Package
  • Foam-rolling back/lower body✅
PM-
  • Quilting: x2 hours✅
  • ❌Reading: X pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 1, by John Toland
  • Doggo walk: x1.5 mile✅
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
 
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DorothyMH

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Thurs, Oct 27, 2022

AM- was able to sleep all night, yay🥳dreamt that my two deceased older brothers and I were all in a car, in the woods, on a non-road trying to turn around. They both each suicided long before they got to be my age. I am missing them a lot, apparently😫Just need my parents and stepdad to show up in a dream to make the deceased party complete😵‍💫
  • Yard clean up/Canoe ball throwing: x30 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: x1.5 miles✅
  • Reading: 15 pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 1, by John Toland✅….and, at last, I am finished with this book. In case anyone wonders why on earth I would read such a thing? It is because I had read Exodus recently, and wanted to get a better feel for wtf was in this man’s head. As I hear the news every day about the Russian invasion of Ukraine, it sounds remarkably similar. All the far right sentiment in this country sounds similar, as well. Which is scary, indeed. I wanted to reread how it all started, the 2nd world war….unfortunately, this volume ends with an averted start of war with Czechoslovakia. In order to get to the start of WWII, I’ll have to read Vol 2!😵‍💫
Noonish-
  • Quilting: x3 hours✅
PM-
  • Doggo walk: <1 mile✅… on the way out of the back yard Boo fell and hit his chin and chest on the concrete steps, and was tripping and stumbling more than his usual. I did not want to take him very far. At home, I’ve medicated him and will keep watch..😟
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
****This wound up being an unplanned REST DAY. I am okay with that, as I have struggled with a cramped up and sore flank area for the last couple days. Just was not feeling like working out would help it.
 

DorothyMH

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Fri, Oct 28, 2022

AM- woke up shortly after 6am (PDT), with a black monster dawg snuggled up to my back😅They did *not* wake me up in the night, thankfully. And although he slept later than usual, Boo seems okay this morning🥳
  • Yard clean up/Canoe ball throwing: x20 mins✅… managed to land 2 balls on the roof within 5 mins, so gotta add retrieval of those onto my list today🙄
  • Doggo walk: x1.5 miles✅
  • Outside Winter prep chores: x2 hours✅
Noonish-
  • Golf ball rolling on hands/forearms✅
  • Wrist extension/flexion✅
  • LaCrosse ball roll UpperBody✅
  • Shoulder mobility w/pvc pipe✅
  • Fighting Cancer: 100 punches + 180 each of punches, overhead punches and elbow strikes from Spartan Trials Day 27✅
  • BaoDing balls: 20 reps both directions both hands x3 sets✅
  • ❌Warm Up: Universal Warm Up
  • Spartan Trials, Day 27: Come and Take ‘em, level 1✅ and then Day 28: Balance & Coordination, level 1 ✅
  • ❌Cool down: Care Package
  • Foam-rolling back/lower body✅
PM-
  • ❌Reading… gotta decide what’s next: more pre WWII with Hitler, or something less intense😓Goodreads reviews all highly recommend continuing on with Volume 2….🤨
  • Quilting: x2 hours✅
  • Doggo walk: 1.5 mile✅
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
 

DorothyMH

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Is that what life is like with doggos (and cattos)? Nighttime snuggles, waking up early, and lots of walks? If so, it sounds awfully cute!
I’m not fond of the night time awakening, but, when my husb is home, he usually gets up with them and lets me sleep. I normally do most of the daytime stuff🥴😎
 
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DorothyMH

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Sat, Oct 29, 2022

AM- got woken up at 12:30am by a fussy Boo to go outside. Back in bed and slept until after my white noise stopped at 6:15am (PDT). The temp is down to 29 (F)degrees this morning!!🥶. Huge drop, so I guess it’s winter now😵‍💫
  • Yard clean up/Canoe ball throwing: x30 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: 1.5 miles✅
  • Golf ball rolling on hands/forearms✅
  • Wrist extension/flexion✅
  • LaCrosse ball roll UpperBody✅
  • Shoulder mobility w/pvc pipe
  • Fighting Cancer & Haunted Hive: 100 kicks✅
  • BaoDing balls: 50 reps both directions both hands✅
  • ❌Warm Up: Universal Warm Up
  • Spartan Trials, Day 29: Body Armor, level 1✅
  • ❌Cool down: Care Package
  • Foam-rolling back/lower body✅
Noonish-
  • In-town errands✅
  • ❌Reading: X pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 2, by John Toland
  • Quilting: x2 hours✅
PM-
  • Doggo walk: 1.5 mile✅
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
 

DorothyMH

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Sun, Oct 30, 2022

AM- Canoe woke me up at 2:45 this morning to go outside. Thankfully, Boo went, as well. Then, we all slept until 7:30am (PDT). So, now I am quite late getting going…😵‍💫Just gonna call it a REST DAY😎
  • Yard clean up/Canoe ball throwing: x30 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: 1.5 miles✅
Noonish-
  • House prep for husb’s return tomorrow- Dust, Vacuum/mop main level & bedroom level✅
  • ❌Reading: X pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 2, by John Toland
  • Quilting: x1 hour✅
PM-
  • Doggo walk: 1.5 mile✅
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
 

DorothyMH

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Mon, Oct 31, 2022

AM-
  • Yard clean up/Canoe ball throwing: x30 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: 1.5 mile✅
  • Grocery pick up, visit with stepson to return his car✅
Noonish-
  • Golf ball rolling on hands/forearms✅
  • Wrist extension/flexion✅
  • LaCrosse ball roll UpperBody✅
  • Shoulder mobility w/pvc pipe✅
  • Fighting Cancer: 100 punches✅
  • BaoDing balls: 60 reps both directions both hands✅
  • ❌Warm Up: Universal Warm Up
  • Spartan Trials, Day 30: With Shield or on a Shield, level 1✅… and, DONE!!🥳😎
  • ❌Cool down: Care Package
  • Foam-rolling back/lower body✅
PM- husb arrived home in one piece; doggos are relieved to see he’s not dead🥴
  • Reading: <10 pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 2, by John Toland✅
  • Quilting: x1 hour✅
  • Doggo walk: 1.5 mile✅
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
 
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DorothyMH

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Tues, Nov 1, 2022

AM- was awakened by Canoe around midnight to go outside. Then slept until around 6:30am (PDT). It’s raining this morning, yay!
  • Yard Clean up/Canoe ball throwing: x30 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: 1.5 mile✅
Mobility-
  • Golf ball rolling on hands/forearms✅
  • Wrist extension/flexion✅
  • LaCrosse ball roll UpperBody✅
  • Shoulder mobility w/pvc pipe✅
  • BaoDing balls: 60 reps both directions both hands✅
Noonish-
  • Fighting Cancer: Power Punch challenge, Day 1— 180 punches✅
  • Down Dog Yoga: 30 min Restorative practice with Quad stretches✅…lots of DOMS in my quads from yesterday’s squat-fest end of Spartan Trials😵‍💫
  • Foam-rolling back/lower body✅
  • ❌Reading: X pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 2, by John Toland
  • Quilting: x1 hour✅
PM-
  • Doggo walk: 1.5 miles
 
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DorothyMH

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Wed, Nov 2, 2022

AM- late night, but still woke up around 6am (PDT)😵‍💫Review and catch up on House of the Dragon. Got the season finale to watch tonight🥳
  • ❌Reading: X pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 2, by John Toland
  • Yard Clean up/Canoe ball throwing: x30 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: 1.5 miles✅
Mobility-
  • Golf ball rolling on hands/forearms✅
  • Wrist extension/flexion✅
  • LaCrosse ball roll UpperBody✅
  • Shoulder mobility w/pvc pipe✅
  • BaoDing balls: 60 reps both directions both hands✅
  • Fighting Cancer—Power Punch Challenge, Day 2: 2 mins punches, non-stop= 220 punches✅
  • Foam-rolling back/lower body✅ …omg, the doms in my quads is still so crazy😓
Noonish—
PM-
  • In-town errands to prep the car for winter✅
  • Doggo walk: 1.5 mile✅
  • Quilting: x20 mins✅
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
 
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DorothyMH

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Thurs, Nov 3, 2022

AM- woke just after 6am (PDT), to 20 (F)degrees, feels like 13🥶. Having a hard time wanting to clean up the yard, walk, etc. Gonna have to bundle up the Canoe dawg so he doesn’t freeze to death with his thin fur😳
  • Yard Clean up/Canoe ball throwing: x30 mins. Husb is mowing up walnut tree leaves as the tree started dumping them at 9am😵‍💫
  • Doggo walk: x~1 mile in field with walk/run intervals to keep Boo moving and Canoe running.✅ Canoe’s fleece jacket from last year won’t fit around his rib age, anymore😤
Mobility-
  • Golf ball rolling on hands/forearms✅
  • Wrist extension/flexion✅
  • LaCrosse ball roll UpperBody✅
  • Shoulder mobility w/pvc pipe✅
  • BaoDing balls: 70 reps both directions both hands✅
  • Fighting Cancer/ Power Punch challenge, Day 3: 70 punches x3 sets✅
  • Foam-rolling back/lower body✅
Noonish-
  • Down Dog Yoga: 35 min Full Practice✅…whew! Haven’t done that for a long time! Felt great, although I certainly feel less flexible than whenever I last was doing yoga consistently🥴
PM-
  • Make zucchini bread✅
  • ❌Reading: X pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 2, by John Toland
  • Doggo walk: ~1+ mile✅, again with run walk intervals to keep Boo moving and Canoe ripping around to stay warm
  • Quilting: x30 mins✅
 
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DorothyMH

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Fri, Nov 4, 2022

AM- woke up late at nearly 7:30am (PDT). Boo had a rough night, fussy and up twice, threw up, slept late, won’t eat this morning… his usual version of a bad day😞Canoe accompanied us all, but, because it was raining outside, he would not go out onto the grass to go pee.😓
  • Yard Clean up/Canoe ball throwing: x30 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: ~1 mile✅…not as cold today, but Boo being out of sorts, didn’t want to push him for distance🥴
Mobility-
  • Golf ball rolling on hands/forearms✅
  • Wrist extension/flexion✅
  • LaCrosse ball roll UpperBody✅
  • Shoulder mobility w/pvc pipe✅
  • BaoDing balls: 2 mins total both directions for each hand✅
  • Fighting Cancer—Power Punch challenge, Day 4: 2 mins punches✅
  • Foam-rolling back/lower body✅
Noonish-
PM-
  • Baking more zucchini bread✅
  • Desk work: until done✅

  • ❌Reading: X pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 2, by John Toland
  • ❌Quilting
  • Doggo walk: 1.5 miles✅
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
 
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DorothyMH

Well-known member
Sat, Nov 5, 2022

AM- up at 4am with fussy Boo, then went back to bed; husb had already been up with him once, and couldn’t go back to sleep until *I* got up finally at 6:30am (PDT). Now, both doggos and husb are asleep, and the wind has been blowing a gale since we went to bed last night. It rattles the house vents so much we have to leave the bathroom fan going all night in our master suite, or no one will sleep😓
  • ❌Reading: X pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 2, by John Toland
  • Yard Clean up/Canoe ball throwing: x20 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: ~1 mile✅…super high winds, late rising doggos= shorter walk😕
Mobility-
  • Golf ball rolling on hands/forearms✅
  • Wrist extension/flexion✅
  • LaCrosse ball roll UpperBody✅
  • Shoulder mobility w/pvc pipe✅
  • Fighting Cancer: Power Punch challenge, Day 5: 80 punches x3 sets✅
  • BaoDing balls: 80 reps both directions both hands✅
Noonish-
  • WOD: Herald, level 3✅
  • EotD: 40 side bridges✅
  • Foam-rolling back/lower body✅
PM-
  • Doggo walk: 1+ mile✅
  • Quilting: x1 hour✅
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
 

Laura Rainbow Dragon

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Bard from Canada
Posts: 602
"Striving to be the change."
Congratulations on completing the FB Pilates program and Spartan Trials! Glad the finger let you get back to that one!

Sending big hugs for Boo. :hug:
(And stern finger wagging at Canoe to be nice!)


Let me know if you gain any insight from your reading. I struggle with the same questions and worries. Hearings are underway here in Canada now to review our government's invoking of the Emergencies Act last winter to end the illegal occupation of Ottawa. Convoy organizers testified this week, and their testimony revealed pretty strongly that these people are wildly out of touch with objective reality. During the occupation, they were told repeatedly that their behaviour was illegal. They were asked repeatedly by law enforcement to leave. They were served with cease and desist notices re: the honking of truck horns, which reached decibel levels consistent with torture. And this week they testified that they believed their protest was about peace and love and bouncy castles and that they didn't do anything wrong or hurt anyone. The organizers are all facing criminal charges for their involvement in the occupation. So their testimony at the inquiry was obviously going to be performance pieces designed to assist with their defense in their own criminal trials. But still... It's scary that so many people are falling prey to extremist ideologies and many are seemingly unaware of the road they are going down.
 

DorothyMH

Well-known member
Sun, Nov 6, 2022

AM- woke up at the NEW TIME of 6:15am (Pacific Standard Time). Gawds, they need to stop doing this to us😵‍💫 Outside, it’s 36 (F)degrees, feels like 22🥶Lots of northeast wind🌬💨 This is a planned REST DAY!!
  • ❌Reading: X pages of Adolf Hitler, Vol 2, by John Toland
  • ❌Quilting
  • Yard Clean up/Canoe ball throwing: x30 mins✅
  • Doggo walk: ~1+ mile✅….doing run/walk intervals to keep Boo moving and Canoodle warm🥶
Mobility-
  • Golf ball rolling on hands/forearms✅
  • Wrist extension/flexion✅
  • LaCrosse ball roll UpperBody✅
  • Shoulder mobility w/pvc pipe✅
  • Fighting Cancer: Power Punch challenge, Day 6✅
  • BaoDing balls: 2 mins both directions each hand✅
  • Foam-rolling back/lower body✅
PM-
  • ❌Doggo walk…too cold, wet, and rainy
  • Inside herding/chase game: x20 min✅
  • ❌Down Dog Yoga
 
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