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Starting weight:  212
Current weight: 199
Total loss: 13 pounds

I have gained a few pounds, but I am not surprised. I took the past week off from cardio and the past few days off from walking. I just got too busy and haven’t felt like it. I needed the rest, anyway. I will make up for it, starting today.

This week’s workouts:

Saturday: 2 hrs. of yard work/ 275 steps
Sunday: 2 hrs. yard work/ 210 steps
Monday: 623 steps
Tuesday: 60 steps
Wednesday: rest
Thursday: rest
Friday: TBA

As you can see I was a lazy bones this week. I had a visit from my father, and I got into the beer, and ate too much food. I am still recovering from just one night of drinking too much beer. Sadly, I can not drink alcohol.

I am sure that most of you have heard about Matt, the man who quit his job to go “walkabout” across the US from New York to Oregon, but just in case you’ve just come out from under your rock:

http://www.imjustwalkin.com

Most people only dream of doing something like what Matt is doing. I am one of them. I think his journey is amazing, and I only wish I had the ability to do the same. The sites he has seen, and the people he has encountered, are incredible. I’m just blown away by the whole thing. If I had the resources, I would travel to him and walk beside him as long as I could.

So, after staying up until the wee hours of the morning reading every post and looking at every picture Matt has posted along his journey so far, I am now filled with wanderlust. The best I can do to cure it is walk in my home and add to my step count, then maybe hit the park later for some much-needed cardio.

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