Sunday, October 08, 2017

Hold them...fold them..or walk away

Early this year I accepted a challenge to propel myself 2017 miles in the year 2017.  I was pushing  myself and actually was doing well...making mad miles in spring and summer.  And then well...it all went to hell in a hand basket!  I was right on target in July (ok within 25 miles of being right on target).    And that is when I fell apart!   No where close in August.  No where close in September!    But I am proud to say that while I was no where close....I wasn’t too far off either!!! 

In August I still managed to knock out 127.02 miles....  and in September I managed 124.77 miles.    Right now my yearly deficit is 117.23.     

I have toyed with throwing the folder with my stats into the garbage. 


But I hesitate because I don’t want to quit!   I am averaging about 2-3 miles a day.   I need 5-6 a day!    A nice long bike ride on the weekend helps elevate those numbers but it’s a long shot!  So for now I continue to half heartedly enter my numbers.  

We had a wonderful weekend....they are all wonderful and  the time together is so precious to me (to us)!  

We visited an old 1818 prison.....


And went to see the movie It.     And of course just spent time together.   Another fabulous weekend.

Now back to work!!!  And the count down to next weekend had begun!   

The plans for this week?  I’m going to restart the Matcha tea/ beet juice regime and see how that goes.   I’m going to walk as much as I can on my breaks and lunch (I have a rainy day plan....my building had a parking garage connected....walk through the garage to another building...up and down steps...around the garage...anything I can think of!!!  That’s the plan!!!)


6 comments:

jen said...


Every little step helps.....keep up the effort.

Sarah said...

I hope you don't throw it all away. Every step counts and I think you will catch up and meet your goal.

Jen B said...

I haven't set a particular goal, but I keep track of all my "logged miles" ... the bike does add more than the walking and other step stuff. I'm never sure whether to count the bike miles, or convert the "step count" to miles (which would only credit me about one mile when the bike says I've gone eight).

weenio said...

Love your content , i have been stuggeling with weightloss alot to, MAKE 2018 The best weight loss year ever :D

Cathy said...

I'm missing your posts! Hope you're doing okay!!

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