Last Saturday I got a little frustrated that I wasn't really increasing my time/distance than when I started. (Still 2 miles in 30 minutes). Geoff suggested that I start over, and pace myself enough to go the full 3.2 miles, then increase it by like .2 mph each time after that. Over the course of a month, I should be able to increase it quite a bit, hopefully. So I did that today. I walked 3.2 miles at 3.8 mph in 51 minutes. It is as fast as I can walk without having to jog. So, next time I increase, it will be at jogging speed. I'm not sure though because even though it's a small increase in speed, it's the difference between low and high impact. I might do half at walking and half at jogging tomorrow, then see if I can jog the whole thing without stopping after that. Then I can start increasing the speed while jogging the whole way. Today I also did abs and calves. I love coming home and drinking the protein shake (with skim milk), it's actually kind of good. Even though, I think it gives me gas (TMI? Sorry.).
On the radar for today: take Gwennie to the vet for vaccine updates, post ads for the furniture in storage, and start cleaning out the outside storage closet, if I can do it without getting soaked (as I type this it's starting to pour. I don't remember a spring with so much rain, though I suppose it's a good thing- I imagine this is what Scotland is like most often). Yay for having the time to do all of this!