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Cold thank goodness for the treadmill

Thursday, February 11, 2016      1 comments

The wind is howling and the temps are in the teens. I am glad for a treadmill to keep my walking up. Been doing about 35 miles per week including my weekend outdoor hikes. I am down 9 lbs even though I have a long way to go it is nice to see som... Read more

7.5 mile trail

Friday, January 29, 2016      1 comments

I am very happy with my progress. No trouble doing this hike with pack in 3 hours. With 3 years left to train I feel I am getting there 1 step at a time.... Read more

Training for the Appalachian Trail in 2020

Monday, January 04, 2016      2 comments

I do best when I have a goal. My long term goal is to walk the Appalachian Trail when I retire in 2020. Short term I am hiking every trail in the forest one by one. I joined the local hike club to get me motivated. Starting slow and working up t... Read more

Hard to start over

Thursday, April 24, 2014      1 comments

Shortly after my last blog entry in August of 2013 I got an upper respiratory infection that lasted two months. This set back along with getting a very sedentary job has put all the weight back on I worked so hard to lose. So I am again starting... Read more

I Made it up the mountain!

Wednesday, August 07, 2013      2 comments

I ran 4 miles today. Two miles where a 7% grade a 1000 foot climb in the 2 miles. Granted I wasn't going fast, but I still count it as running. LOL. Running down was like resting. So I should have any trouble with a flat 4 miler race in October.... Read more

Running 2 miles

Tuesday, July 23, 2013      2 comments

I can't believe I am actually able to run two miles at a nice clip. I did 1 mile in 8 min 15 sec and was quite proud of myself. Never thought I would be able to run again after breaking my back five years ago. I seem to be a bit stuck on my wei... Read more

Lightly jogging for the first time in 5 years

Friday, May 03, 2013      2 comments

I have jogged 2 miles in the last two days sprinting the last 100 yards. I didn't think I would ever be able to jog again after breaking my back, but the combination of consistent walking and Tae Chi has made me light enough and strong enough to... Read more

Spring has sprung as the weight is dropping

Saturday, April 27, 2013      3 comments

It seems I have broken my plateaus and got moving again. I will meet my first goal of 162 by my birthday in July if I can maintain my current weight loss rate. It seems bumping my calories up to about 1600 has got me moving. My previous calorie ... Read more

Plateaus Suck

Sunday, February 17, 2013      0 comments

I have been frozen at 184 for the last month and it is very discouraging. Doing a cleanse today to reset my body. No exercise today as well to rest. I have been staying with... Read more

Blog problems (video blog)

Saturday, February 09, 2013      1 comments

For some reason I can only upload videos and not do regular blogs/ Does anyone else have this problem?... Read more

Time to rest (video blog)

Sunday, February 03, 2013      2 comments

A day to recover Sometimes you just need a chance to chill out.... Read more

Ice watching (video blog)

Saturday, February 02, 2013      0 comments

During my walk today. I got to enjoy the art work of our stream.... Read more

12 mile walk (video blog)

Sunday, January 27, 2013      4 comments

Creek sounds just a mile and a half to go. This walk through unplowed roads for 12 miles was a challenge for me. I have to say the last 2 miles were very difficult. Glad I did it because it shows me how far I have come. Setting difficult goals m... Read more

1 month Victory

Thursday, January 24, 2013      2 comments

Today it is my 1 month anniversary without any kind of soda!!! I am drinking more water and exercising more. I have lost 10lbs, which is giving me the motivation I need to lose the other 40lbs. Tomorrow I am rewarding my self with a hike around ... Read more

Weight Training added to my walking

Thursday, January 17, 2013      1 comments

Les Mils pump and burn I need to make sure and start to rebuild my muscle as well as losing weight.... Read more


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