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2/22/17 9:58 P

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February 22, 2017 (5.1 miles)

Home. It was a struggle to do these steps today. I been holding back a secret.. I have some kind of bladder infection.. had to go to a walkin clinic on the road trip. I am on antibiotics and back on the medication that made me dizzy and sick before.. one of the reason why I cut short the road trip..
I have to see a cancer doctor early April for a biopsy and then in May to get results.. I have concern now after this issue hit me hard. Quite painful and limiting to what I can do..




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2/22/17 6:55 P

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2/21/17 11:46 P

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February 21, 2017 (4.8 miles) 10,375 steps

Well our Road Trip is over and we are back home..

started the day a little frosty

last beach walk









stopped for a break and exchanged sand for snow








I'm going to miss this



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2/21/17 9:04 P

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Boot camps are fun!

Lovely lighthouse hiking, Marty!

Love hitting those high points, RunWithDeer! I've hit a few out here, I don't think any in the East!

Woke up to snow this morning, we had a few inches on our deck...but it was mostly a slushy rain/snow mix down at work. And some local flooding, so the commute was different with the street I usually take being flooded...but I still made it in OK. But no trail commute for me!

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2/21/17 3:51 P

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Luv the lighthouse MARTY

A few pics from Mount Mitchell, in the Black Mountain Range of the Appalachians in North Carolina. Mount Mitchell boasts the highest point east of the Mississippi.






Happy trails sparkers!

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2/20/17 11:53 P

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February 20, 2017 (7.2 miles) 15542 steps



Today in real life I hiked the Lighthouse Loop trail in Ucluelet BC ..2.6 km trail...























Hungry so I cooked lunch






Supper was the hotel restaurant





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2/20/17 10:20 P

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I've been doing a bootcamp class during the week, was dying to get outside and smell some fresh air. Hopefully you guys will get a break in the rain soon!

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2/20/17 9:06 P

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We've had rain emoticon pretty much all day, so I stayed mostly inside. I did get to CrossFit, which was good fun, lots of us made it to the early class...

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2/20/17 11:44 A

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Hiked a fire road that leads up the mountain behind my house. Some pretty views Saturday morning with the storm coming back later in the day.



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2/19/17 9:05 P

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February 19, 2017 (7.8 miles) 16,819 steps

Today I hiked Radar Hill, Schooner Trail, half of Rainforest Trail and a beach walk Long Lake Beach

















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2/19/17 8:07 P

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we has sun today, so I actually made it to the trails...they are a little muddy, and I had to move a board to make a bridge to get across the seasonal creek, but it was pretty nice out, if cold!

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2/18/17 11:59 P

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February 18, 2017 (10.7 miles) 23,058 steps





















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2/18/17 10:42 A

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Hope you get your break in the weather to get outside, Elizabeth!

Marty, looks like a nice trip for you all so far!

We're amidst the storms here, seems to be a break this morning...we got really wet snow almost all day yesterday, I ended up taking a shorter walk around the neighborhood just to get more steps in. Thanks goodness for my parka!

We'll see what today brings...

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2/18/17 8:21 A

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The Dalhousie who is from News Brunswick- Atlantic Ocean (east coast) goes all the way west to the edge of Canada to the Pacific Ocean.

Coast to coast



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2/18/17 7:21 A

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February 17, 2017 (8.9 miles) 19,068 steps

Road trip to Tofino









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2/17/17 4:42 P

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Slow moving storm coming into So Cal right now... Supposed to have lots of rain over the next 24 hours and possibly through Sunday... Really hoping I can get a hike in. Going to watch the radar hoping for a break in weather or light enough I can put on a poncho. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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2/17/17 10:36 A

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Mostly sunshine yesterday, and lots of wind...I was expecting rain from the forecast,which is predicted for the next week or so! Still dry so far this morning. I'll probably stick to walking around the neighborhood again, just to keep my fitbit happy!

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2/16/17 10:45 P

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Take some good ones MARTY, I think I'm heading to Mount Mitchell in North Carolina. Highest point east of the Mississippi, if they are open, they've had a lot of snow lately. Lol Snow, Its supposed to be 70 here in Nashville!! Whoo Hooo Hikers!

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2/16/17 10:37 P

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February 16, 2017 (4.8 miles) 10,334 steps



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2/16/17 1:42 P

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Have fun Marty, sounds like a great trip coming!

I just walked around the neighborhood, 2 miles or so says my fitbit! I live in a hilly area, so lots of up and down too! Had to get out before the rain hits... emoticon emoticon

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2/15/17 11:05 P

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Tofino here I come......

February 15, 2017 (3.3 miles) 7179 steps

What a wet and miserable rainy day it was

Road trip is planned to Vancouver Island to Tofino-- leaving Friday morning 6:30
Can barely retain myself thinking about all the pictures I'm going to take.....



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Happy Valentine's day! emoticon

hit the trails to and from work today, it's been a while since they were in such good shape, relatively speaking! Not too muddy...still quite a few washouts, but nothing I couldn't work my way over or around!

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2/14/17 6:32 P

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February 14, 2017 (4.7 miles) 10,225 steps

Hurray I am over 200 miles in now...

Today I'm a little sore from yesterday's excursion however I still went out the door.
But first enjoying time with my Valentine ...







More pictures from yesterday






















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2/14/17 6:55 A

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I love the pictures Marty! Trains, yeah, heck yeah. Love the mountain in the background. What a view!


Above is the view from Charlie's Bunion in the Great Smoky Mountains on the Appalachian Trail

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February 13, 2017 (10.3 miles) 22,461 steps

Today the sun was shining and temperatures were about 10c --- this made for a fantastic opportunity to go for a long walk. And walk we did.

























waiting for the train to pass again





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February 12, 2017 (9.4 miles) 20267 steps


















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Our local river (the Truckee) is pretty full from all the recent storms...and our ski area has some issues too, a few of the bridges are down, and they closed one trail because of avalanche, still we managed almost 9 miles on a beautiful day!

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2/11/17 8:21 P

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February 11, 2017 (9.6 miles)
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Walk number two today
I'm about to go up this steep logging road























Came home and ate some leftovers




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I said I'm going for a walk

The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has gone,
And I must follow, if I can,
Pursuing it with eager feet,
Until it joins some larger way,
Where many paths and errands meet.

This is walk number one, I still need to go the door again this day..



















It's not snowing....
It's not raining ...
The sun is trying to burst forth ...



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I think we're looking to ski tomorrow, the better day of the weekend, and it should give them time to get some more trails groomed!

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2/10/17 9:31 P

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So today I took my Mom out to dinner at Boston Piza. She was extremely happy to spend time with us. She arrived by handicapped bus and Noni and I walked over in the rain.
The Snow has stopped, but the pouring rain has made everywhere so slushy. We had to wade through puddles that were almost as high as our hiking boots. I'm sure glad I water proofed then just a little while ago. Well we ate our lunch brought home extra for our supper at home. Yes we walked home too in the rain.
I won't be going out for any more hikes today.. once more low step count for the day. Just over 6000 steps...



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. chocolate cake with cream cheese and buttercream icing.

I have been real good... yes I have ... I have had only one small piece and refused to bring extra home..




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loving the pics everyone, glad you are getting out!

I had to adjust my schedule this week since Sunday my foot hurt during my ski, I figured out its a tendinitis in my ankle, and the boot doesn't help at all! So I skipped my run in to work on tuesday, and just rested it. It's actually feeling better now, hope that did the trick and I can get back to my regular schedule!

Marty, it's tough to create a calorie deficit with all the entertaining....good luck!

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Yum MKMMARTY!! Everything looks and sounds wonderful! With all that wonderful food it's good you are keeping up on your walks.

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Fear of the scale is beginning to arise once more ... But I'm hopefully that scale cooperates. I went out to a farewell party last night that served chocolate cake ( my favourite) and home made ice cream.

Today I am not going outside to walk - too much snow and so far no snowploughs have cleared the walk ways nor the side streets and the day is half over. Also I'm catering a dinner party tonight... Noni is making a chocolate cake and homemade rosemary bread ... I am cooking a turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, carrots and fresh cranberries. I also might serve frozen peas too

Tomorrow I promised to take my Mom out to Boston Pizza for lunch. I'm sure there is going to be negative consequences on the scale because of all this entertaining






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2/9/17 7:10 A

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I guess a golf game is not an option. haha Happy hiking!!!

I am both uplifted and humbled through running. There is something very theraputic about the rhythm, the time reflecting, and the racing heart. It fills my life with euphoria and pain. As I run my journey, I try to embrace both.


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February 8, 2017 (4.8 miles) 10,555 steps

It was not a very bright day ... greyish once more. At lease I got my walk in.. today's walk was just around the golf course.



















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February 7, 2017 (7.1 miles) 15394 steps

So I hear rumours that tomorrow we are going to get snow, freezing rain, rain --- Bad weather.
So I got out the door for four walks today .. my knee is suffering a little and my back is hurting. My back began hurting in the swimming pool today as I did laps. I was hoping after sitting in the hot tub it would be better.. that helped somewhat but I still feel it.
I went to the doctor today.. the new medicine he had prescribed for me .. was giving me extreme dizziness and nausea. So today he changed it.. I wonder if that has anything to do with the little weight loss ...?

Of course I had my camera with me most of today.. enjoy........















Did I mention that we stopped to eat lunch?









I think the couch is calling me back!



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There is something about snow that calms me. Great pictures Marty!
ELIZABETH_78 even snow in Southern California? What? Well, we have some on the trails here on the Tennessee/North Carolina border.

Went to hike Charlie's Bunion on Saturday. Beautiful clear day about 32 degrees. Perfect for what I call aggressive hiking. lol



Happy hiking sparkers!



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February 6, 2017 (6.0 miles). 13,000 steps

Well all morning I just sat on the couch. Then just before noon I suggested to Noni that we go for a walk. We walked to Wendy's to buy a chilli and Dalhousie had a burger.
I'm surprised now that I'm home I still feel strong... that is a good thing.

Here are a few things we seen on our neighbourhood walk
putting on some spikes for traction

just like the real trail, we have bridges to cross streams



I'm a bird watcher always



















just two house that I thought were cute

Dalhousie did good today





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Great photos. Lucky that now and then you can walk with your kids and grand dogs. My children live over 3000 miles away and we haven't been together for over 8 years now.
It's a long story.. at least because of social media we can stay in touch somewhat.

Portion size .. that is a very strong weakness -- I'm always hungry

Just for fun I stepped on the scale this morning.. it has dropped .. why not yesterday morning?
Oh well I will not record it .. I'll wait till next Sunday and then it should go down a lot ..
Maybe I was retaining fluids because of that cold bug -- I feel betgter today

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Keep up the good work Marty, the scale will move in time. maybe watch your portion size a little closer. I know I have an issue estimating quantity, and gorgeous pictures!

Saturday I made it out to the desert on a hike with both my kids. Since my daughter lives on her own now and isn't too close I don't get to see her as much as I'd like. It's always a treat to hike with both of my kids and one of the grandogs! :) Took a 6.5 mile loop, found some patchy snow and were treated to awesome views!





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So this day my scale remained fast at 232 lb. not pleased.

Today my cold bug is back, throats is so sore and a headache that just won't go away. I'll not mention that my body aches all over too.
Outside is so grey.. the roads are grey, the sky is grey the mountains are whitish grey and the snow is all greyish. It feels like an Ontario November too me..

Well I went out the door to walk the Dalhousie
. Brought him inside and then Noni and I went to church.
After church I did a very quick drop in to visit my mom ( we wore masks) said hello and then left. Ate lunch at sushi
Then sat on the couch. Sat and sat... looking at my Fitbit.. I need to step 5000 more steps... I don't want to get off the couch.. I sit with this nagging disappointment of not getting 10,000 steps in.. Ok Ok ... I dress up and go outside to walk..









look the snow banks are like mountains





Dalhousie is the smart one



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it looks very cold there Marty, but pretty too. About the scale, I've had my scale hating periods, or I should say times when I let it get to my head and determine how my day was going to go, up? have a bad day, down, have a good day. I even took a scale sabbatical a few years back and put it away for a month. It made no difference, I weighed the same when I pulled it back out again as I did when I put it away! Mind you, I've been in "maintenance" for quite a number of years, so that was good for me. Now I just see it as a tool, it measures my current weight and that is all, no judgement. It's information only. Not sure if you can take a different perspective and see it that way, but that's my 2 cents!

We are having sunshine today, at least this afternoon, really pretty out! We got out early for a ski, and now Larry is parked in front of the TV watching the superbowl, and I'm down here Sparking away!

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It's Saturday... nasty windy blowing snowing day.. not very motivational to go out the door. I have had enough of winter. However I did go out and made my steps..
Pictures I'm going to post are from yesterday from one of my three walks. Today walks were just around the block three different times - and I left the camera home being so nasty out.

Before I share some pictures.. I have a question--- do you dread the scale? This is the first time I have this dread of stepping on the scale. I'm in no contest with anyone, just myself. Yet I don't want to see the number on the scale .. I feel as if I'm loosing, my tummy is showing a softness that wasn't there before.. oh well tomorrow morning is weigh in day and what will be will be !

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2/3/17 10:30 P

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I had my doubts today if I would even get out the door. It is nasty outside. However we decided to go for a walk. I ended up going for three walks by the time supper rolled around thus I got my 17,119 steps in.
February 3, 2017 (7.9 miles)






























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You have some beautiful places to hike, Marty, thanks for sharing your pics!

We've been getting rain since yesterday, so I may not get out (hopefully skiing) until Sunday. My boyfriend went out yesterday with a friend and said more trails are open though, so it should be good when we get there!

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Spent a few hours outside
February 2, 2017 (6.2 miles)

Today I went out the door with my friend to geocache and explore





































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Thanks for the redwood pics Marty. Also, like all the bird pictures from your previous post.

Kayotic-I wish I could take a trail to work. I'm sooooo jealous. lol

I am both uplifted and humbled through running. There is something very theraputic about the rhythm, the time reflecting, and the racing heart. It fills my life with euphoria and pain. As I run my journey, I try to embrace both.


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Going out in real life and collecting miles in my virtual walk of the
Appalachian Trail
Done: 118.0 mi / 254,165 steps
To-Do: 2,084.0 mi / 4,488,944 steps

Stage 5: Winding Stair Gap
Done: 30.7 mi / 66,120 steps
To-Do: 0.6 mi / 1,300 steps

My trail name is Strider019

So I've been out walking exploring in real life.. enjoy as I show you some of Redwood Park Surrey

tall trees

covered picnic tables

found a geocache

found another geocache
( couldn't find the third one I sought)

my wife Noni among the fairy houses


the trail goes ever on and on

my wife leading the way

could be a shelter

Dalhousie and my wife











my wife Noni and I



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I made the trail trek in to work yesterday, the trails were hard frozen on the way in, but sure to be muddy by the afternoon, so I took the road home!

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One of my goals this year is to visit as many of Canada's Provincial Parks as possible.
Today I visited this one, note my tummy.... it will be smaller by year's end...





















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Took my youngest to Virgin Falls here in Tennessee, with his dog. So much fun. I'll have to write a blog about it!



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lovely pictures eveyone! It's great to see you all out enjoying the outdoors all over the place!

I took the day off, so we're planning on a ski, it's going to be cold, but should still be a good, fun workout! emoticon

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ELIZABETH_78 I too luv the snow! Look at these two crazy kids below! Ha ha, thanks for the pics MARTY! I'm still contemplating where I'll be hiking this weekend. It will be here soon hiking sparkers!


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Not many days left to do this -- spring is just around the corner



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Southern California, can you believe it?! Who knew it could get so green. Haha! It's been a while since we've had any substantial rain. This season we've had a few rainy days followed by a few sunny days - on repeat. This is really making the hills pop! And the snow in the mountains 40 min from home is nice too! I love the snow, I could live it if I had the ability to work from home and not have to drive up and down a mountain on a daily basis. This recent storm was so bad it closed the mountain roads and there are feet of snow that need to be plowed so residents can get out.

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