Walking Journal 9/29/2020

When I started walking to improve my health seriously and ran into my first piece of road trash it occurred to me “that is a flat tire waiting to happen” and “why not do a little good” So I picked it up and properly tossed it into a garbage can.  Well, these last 6 months I put a lot of miles on my sneakers.  Sneakers that I can now see better because the belly that blocked the view of them has shrunk substantially.  Below is a sample of my finds – I did not want this web page to take 5 minutes to load so I gave you a sample.  My route is the same 95% of the time.  Which means new landmines are added to the road daily.

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My favorite is that monstrous saws-all blade.  Think of the damage that thing could cause if it got kicked-up by your radiator.

Tale of the scale
My weight seems to have hit a plateau at 222-225lbs, my goal is about 200lbs. I am a patient guy, so I have just stuck with it and expanded the walking to 1hour 10 minutes each morning including the dreaded “Butt Hill”.   This morning I had a nice surprise:  I stepped on my scale, I do not do this often, and I was a hair over 220lbs.  20lbs to go and I am excited to think I can do this. I believe most people can too.

The weather
Seems I am walking in between the raindrops but so far I have not walked 2 days out of 180.  That is a pretty solid effort and I am happy with myself. 

 You can see my previous journal post here: Walking Journal 08/13/2020

Memories Of The Deep Water Drifter

Raymond Mills, M.B.A., M.S. has spent over 20 years of his career as an Accountant, Investment Bank, and Credit Card Technical Auditor/ Data Analyst. His specialty was using Excel to get Big Databases including Teradata, Oracle, Sequel Server, and Sybase to give up their secrets.

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