Sunday, January 29, 2006

Day 192

The best laid plans of mice, men and one sorry dog trainer...
I really did intend to work on scent work today. Sadly, what I had planned to do simply did not happen, because and now come all the excuses I made to myself:
1. No matter where I looked, I couldn't find the little containers I wanted to use. I had film canisters fixed in my mind and just couldn't seem to switch to another idea.
2. Its the day I do household chores and rest and that is just the way my brain is wired.
3. I just kept on thinking I would get to it later and later never gets to me.

Then the day was done and I had managed to miss an entire training session. Tomorrow will come and when it is today I will figure out another way to do what I have in mind to do.

2 comments:

  1. Dynamo9:17 AM

    Well finally, a day I trained my dog more than you trained yours! Only kidding Margot. I aspire to be as diligent as you. I'm not. I'm pleased Bugsy is doing well in Julia's Sunday class. Funny, treating Bugsy just likd a normal dog is allowing him to train up just fine. He's no Sanity but I'm not you either!!

    Happy training.

    Marilyn Burris

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  2. Goodness, how nice to be called diligent rather than OCD or narrow-minded or some other not very nice things. All used to describe my insistance on working a dog darn near every single day.

    What I know that other don't know is that it is really hard for me to get a good habit going and easy for me to give that same habit up. So once the training train gets rolling I know I dare not stop it. So I guess you could say I am fear motivated. I fear losing my momentum and not getting any training done.

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