Walking Journal 08/13/2020

Walking between the raindrops

Walking between the raindrops This morning I woke early, just after 4 AM, I am fine with that because I am generally off to bed early and I am not above taking an hour nap in the afternoon.  Me, my cup of joe, and the old dog Dusty share some morning quiet time. I have checked the weather and it seems I have a couple hour window to get my daily exercise walk in before a change in weather is coming.   I found walking has me watching the weather carefully with an eye towards determining when I can sneak that daily… Continue reading

Walking Journal 9/29/2020

Walking Journal 09/29/20

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… Continue reading

Walking Journal 08/13/2020

Walking between the raindrops

Walking between the raindrops This morning I woke early, just after 4 AM, I am fine with that because I am generally off to bed early and I am not above taking an hour nap in the afternoon.  Me, my cup of joe, and the old dog Dusty share some morning quiet time. I have checked the weather and it seems I have a couple hour window to get my daily exercise walk in before a change in weather is coming.   I found walking has me watching the weather carefully with an eye towards determining when I can sneak that daily… Continue reading

Walking Your Way to A Smaller You.

Walking Your Way to A Smaller You…

7/21/2020, I am 66 today, retired, 5’11’ tall, 225 lbs., with 2 metal knees and 25lbs to go on a 55lb pound weight loss target (goal 200lbs). It started with a doctor visit where he said my sugar level was “out of control”.  Here is a brief recap of the steps I have taken since that diagnosis: Walking Your Way to A Smaller You… Walk at least an hour each morning- if there is nasty weather get on the stationary bike in the basement.  I will watch for a ‘weather window’ and walk later in the day if the storm… Continue reading