Been walking? Oh yeah, I sure have!
I think my treadmill belt might need replaced - it's shedding, leaving a little pile of black pixie dust on the carpet at the end of the treadmill. Anyone have any experience changing these out? I might attempt it on my own.
Let's review my walking adventures:
Goal: 40 miles
Actual: 64 miles
October goal was 90...again with the 90. 90 is actually a really great number, right?
Because 90 is the sum of its unitary divisors (excluding itself), it is a unitary perfect number, and because it is equal to the sum of a subset of its divisors, it is a semiperfect number. 90 is a pronic number. But it is also a nontotient.
It is a Perrin number, preceded in the sequence by 39, 51, 68.
90 is divisible by the sum of its base 10 digits, thus it is a Harshad number.
You already knew that though...but did you know that 90 is a huge amount of miles to walk in a month? It is. It's time-consuming. It's draining. It's a little bit boring sometimes.
But it's worth it...to have a graph that looks like this:
My goal for the month was 90.
I walked 90.11.
I actually gave up on my goal on Saturday, with just 10 miles left and was ready to log on this here blog that I had failed....but then I woke up Sunday and couldn't just not walk at all, so I walked 4.5 miles in the morning, and then it just didn't feel right to not walk at night, so I decided to just go for a short walk and continue giving the finger to my goal....but then I was soooo close and I figured it would be stupid to give in to failure at that point. So I trudged along until I made it...and then I felt good for sticking with it. YAY ME!
But I have to confess that I am more than frustrated with the weight loss of late. I have given up so many things I used to enjoy a lot, I have been so aware of my calorie intake, and I have continued with the walking, but the scale just isn't moving.
I am joining a gym with a free 3-month membership, but not until January, as December is a huge volunteering month for me and it would be a waste. Until then, I think I'm going to add in some aerobic videos (they are free on comcast!) to see if that helps.
And if not, I might have to consider meth. I hear people have great weight loss success with that.
Goal for November walking: 81 miles (a lower goal because I'm going to do other aerobic activity and I do work full-time and have a child, etc)
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