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1,500 mile goal
Friday, April 06, 2018      6 comments

When it comes to insomnia I would rather wake early in the morning - 2, 3 or 4 in the morning instead of tossing and turning with many thoughts racing through my mind keeping me from falling to sleep. Today I woke at 430 wide awake wondering w... Read more
1,500 mile goal
Thursday, April 05, 2018      2 comments

Well the padding I taped to the bottom of my foot worked to some degree. I now need to start some anti-inflammatory med. Will continue to wear padding on foot through the weekend. If I don't get a better outcome may visit physician for profess... Read more
1,500 mile goal
Thursday, April 05, 2018      0 comments

This morning did research on sesamoid injury and ways to use tape as a foot support. Turns out that this is a common injury for runners. I was walking and my foot slipped in mud as I was pushing forward. There were a couple of methods, one wa... Read more
1,500 mile goal
Wednesday, April 04, 2018      1 comments

Passed 1100 miles a day ago on exbike. Feels go getting closer to first goal. Only walked one mile today did the walk this morning before any other activity. Pain in foot was tolerable. Worked out biggest part of day and now pain is tripled ... Read more
1,500 mile goal
Tuesday, April 03, 2018      2 comments

Stormy weather here in North central arkansas. Worked in medical administration from 1979 until December 2016. So I did some research on my bruised foot. Specifically I looked at tendons that support the big toe. My injury is common to the b... Read more
1,500 mile goal
Tuesday, April 03, 2018      4 comments

Well it was another early start to the day. Was laying in bed listening to passing traffic for what seemed to be an hour or more thinking the cars passing by must be the six o'clock traffic. So I tossed and turned and after anticipating that t... Read more
1,500 mile goal
Monday, April 02, 2018      0 comments

Bruised my foot at the joint near the front part on the arch and my big toe. This is the pivot point from which strength is generated when stepping forward. Make walking painfully difficult so I only had one walk today and I wore two pairs of ... Read more
1,500 mile goal
Sunday, April 01, 2018      2 comments

Decided to take a break today and do absolutely no exercise. Have worked out, completed increased exbike rides, used stretch tubes, and started a walking program that has me walking one mile three times per day. Have worked out every day sinc... Read more
1,500 mile goal
Saturday, March 31, 2018      0 comments

Woke at 305 am this morning. Should have gotten up but instead I tried to sleep big mistake. So I turned from side to side. Then there was the intermittent snoring by my wife. Then I tried to sleep with my knees up but my feet kept sliding d... Read more
1,500 mile goal
Friday, March 30, 2018      0 comments

Day two for completing three one mile walks. Had both knees wrapped all day. Saw the first snake of the year - a two foot long garter snake. Was walking looking down and recognized it was a snake but my feet were slow to react and almost step... Read more
1,500 mile goal
Thursday, March 29, 2018      3 comments

Nice weather break at 5 pm so I decided to take a third walk. As son as I started I got a pain in my right knee cap. I decided to press on and completed one mile. Guess I "walked off" because after a few minutes pain was gone. I have decided ... Read more
1,500 mile goal
Thursday, March 29, 2018      1 comments

Beat the rain on my morning walk then moved my late afternoon walk to lunch and beat the rain again. After the second walk my legs and knees were weak. Guess I will have to do what I can to beat the weather. Feel much better now after my hot ... Read more
1,500 mile goal
Wednesday, March 28, 2018      1 comments

Yeeeehaaaaaw. Hit 1000 miles on exbike. Two thirds of the way on my 1st goal of 1500 miles. I have to - as Eddie Kendricks said - keep on truckin baby.... Read more
1,500 mile goal
Tuesday, March 27, 2018      0 comments

The rain has returned in buckets dousing my afternoon walk. My legs needed a rest. Went to my son`s house to repair a septic line. Glad that is over. Put a smile on his face when we finished. Rain is forecast thru Saturday. I may have to doub... Read more
1,500 mile goal
Monday, March 26, 2018      0 comments

Lite sprinkles this morning and overcast warmth rest of the day. Spent all midday working outside. Chicks look like they doubled in size. Put up a ceiling in future hen house. luckily I chose a 3/4 inch foam material 4 feet x 8 feet and i was... Read more

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