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2500 mile goal
Saturday, May 19, 2018      3 comments

Hot, hot day. Need some of the rain from February and March. Got two walks in today and an exbike ride along with yard work. Had to break out the 15 gallon sprayer today and spray my walking trail for ticks, also hit garden trail and yard. M... Read more
2500 mile goal
Friday, May 18, 2018      1 comments

Just finished my 1st exbike ride of the day. Getting a very late start to daily exercise. Had to go 25 mile to get roofing supplies and chicken supplies. Watered garden and planted new tomato plants where 4 plants died. Planning to walk in a ... Read more
2500 mile goal
Wednesday, May 16, 2018      2 comments

Still in a recovery phase from working on new roof. Climbing, kneeling, stooping, carrying, a lot of stressing about falling, with even more sweating. Started walking and exbike riding again today. Will start exercising during midday to bea... Read more
2500 mile goal
Wednesday, May 16, 2018      0 comments

Still in a recovery phase from working on new roof. Climbing, kneeling, stooping, carrying, a lot of stressing about falling, with even more sweating. Started walking and exbike riding again today. Will start exercising during midday to bea... Read more
2500 mile goal
Monday, May 14, 2018      1 comments

Another extremely hot day on the roof. We have one 15 foot gable, a valley and another 15 foot section to complete. The old roofing and purlins have to be removed. First I have to get more materials. I do need a rest day for sure.... Read more
2500 mile goal
Monday, May 14, 2018      2 comments

Started the back roof on my parents house. Removed old metal roof in sections and the put new metal roof on. Can work from 600 in morning until 1000 the its is in the 90s on the ground and over 100 on the roof so we stop. Then about 530 we ca... Read more
2500 mile goal
Thursday, May 10, 2018      0 comments

Weather to be clear for next four days so decided to start removing old metal roof on my parents house. Replaced the front roof last fall. Went on roof about 10.00 am for about 30 - 45 minutes got so hot my feet felt like they were in boiling wa... Read more
2500 mile goal
Wednesday, May 09, 2018      2 comments

2hours 59 minutes (let's call it 3hours) gardening this morning after my walk. Planted all started potted plants. Crazy spring weather put my garden behind about 45 days. Exhausted from getting up and down. Came in had tuna salad lunch, took... Read more
2500 mile goal
Tuesday, May 08, 2018      2 comments

Work outside today very warm. Burned a lot of calories again so skipped some of workout routine. But tomorrow I have to get back on track. Ate more because I burned more. Not really intentional just happened. Tomorrow we expect some rain so ... Read more
2500 mile goal
Monday, May 07, 2018      2 comments

200 mile down on my new quest of 2500 miles. Better yet dropped down to 189 - that is 21 pounds. I left the air force in early 1990s and went from 160s to 210s over the 20 + years that passed. So I am very happy with spark program and the pro... Read more
2500 mile goal
Saturday, May 05, 2018      1 comments

Great day. Got up later than usual slept soundly. Got my reading, walks, exbike rides and yard work in today. Even took a me break and had an hour long nap. Was opening pool and leaned over the edge "Just right" and pulled a muscle in my up... Read more
2500 mile goal
Friday, May 04, 2018      0 comments

Two walks, two exbike rides and total gym workout today. Feeling effects of this weeks yard work. Upper back issues, sitting, leaning back on a heating pad. On a lighter note pain in my foot is greatly diminished and I am thankful for that. R... Read more
2500 mile goal
Thursday, May 03, 2018      4 comments

1 mile walk, 30 minute exbike ride, 35 minute ab workout on total gym and 12 minute resistance band arm workout by 10 am today. Just finished 30 minute exbike ride. Did not get any afternoon walk due rain. Rain expected through tomorrow midd... Read more
2500 mile goal
Wednesday, May 02, 2018      1 comments

Got the morning walk in this early but skipped everything else. Worked outside all day, picked up two loads of dead wood and ran it thru my chipper. Took the chips to the garden and tiller it into the soil. Major back pain thereafter. Have ... Read more
2500 mile goal
Tuesday, May 01, 2018      1 comments

Another great day. Finally able to hit the garden with a tiller. Worked 45 minutes. My back is feeling every minute. Had to be done I normally have plants in the ground by now but nothing yet. Got morning walk in early along with exbike ride... Read more

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