16.6.12Posted by Jeanne
See that beautifully stacked woodpile? I'm feeling rather pleased with myself tonight because I did that! I even lugged the wood all the way from the big higgledy piggledy pile in the middle of the driveway where it had been dumped yesterday afternoon.
I might live in the country, but I must admit that I am not really a country girl. It felt really good to be doing some manual labour though, whilst at the same time doing an 'Act of Service' for my Beloved. (That's his love language, you see, and it's not really mine, so I always feel pleased with myself when I think of something I can do for him.)
Anyhow, as I say I was feeling pleased with myself, but I'm feeling even happier now because I've just discovered that it burns 180 Calories every thirty minutes stacking wood, and it took me twice as long as that. Woo Hoo - how much chocolate can I eat for 360 Calories?
Apparently carrying and stacking wood uses nearly all the muscles in your body. Whodathunkit?Well, actually I'll probably know all about that tomorrow. I think I'd better enjoy being pleased with myself today before the sore muscles appear overnight.