5/30/15

Daily Goal: Take it easy on the walk this afternoon. Time to rest a little.

Calories – 1248

Steps – 22,700

Progress on the Road from Rivendell to Lorien – 387.68 of 458 miles. 23rd day out of Rivendell. Reach the 1st Deep. Fire blocks them from Orcs. Cross Bridge over Durin’s Deep. Balrog attacks. Gandalf and Balrog fall. Rest escape up flight of steps, and out East Gate. Orcs flee. (ca.1 p.m.). Then continue down rough, winding trail. Pause at the spring of the Silverlode.

Calories burned – 2964

Total grams – carbohydrate – 154

Total grams – fat – 59

Total grams – protein – 52

Total weight loss – 75 lbs

5/29/15

Daily Goal: Farmer’s Market this morning. “Senior Prom” this evening.

Calories – 2190

Steps – 20,781

Progress on the Road from Rivendell to Lorien – 378.33 of 458 miles. 22nd day out of Rivendell. Almost reach the 21st Hall of the North End where we will camp overnight.

Calories burned – 2734

Total grams – carbohydrate – 118

Total grams – fat – 57

Total grams – protein – 80

Total weight loss – 75 lbs

5/28/15

Daily Goal: On campus walk this afternoon. Bridge tonight. TRY not to go crazy with snacks at Bridge.

Calories – 1266

Steps – 21,744

Progress on the Road from Rivendell to Lorien – 369.79 of 458 miles. 22nd day out of Rivendell. Traveling through Moria. Leave Guardroom (ca. 8 a.m.). Take right hand passage. Road climbs in great mounting curves with no side passages. (Est.) lunch and rest.

Calories burned – 3173, including Tai Chi

Total grams – carbohydrate – 117

Total grams – fat – 56

Total grams – protein – 62

Total weight loss – 75 lbs

5/27/15

Daily Goal: Early morning walk on the waterfront. Keep the activity going all day.

Calories – 1215

Steps – 21,884

Progress on the Road from Rivendell to Lorien – 360.33 of 458 miles. 21st day out of Rivendell. Traveling through Moria. Reach junction of 3 passages, with Guardroom (ca. 1 a.m.). CAMP.

Calories burned – 2842

Total grams – carbohydrate – 133

Total grams – fat – 40

Total grams – protein – 61

Total weight loss – 75 lbs

5/26/15

Daily Goal: Potluck “healthy” lunch at the Wellness Center. It’s easy to eat too much, even if it’s “healthy”.

Calories – 1345

Steps – 15,398

Progress on the Road from Rivendell to Lorien – 351.82 of 458 miles. 21st day out of Rivendell. Traveling through Moria. Jump a narrow fissure.

Calories burned – 2696, including Tai Chi

Total grams – carbohydrate – 122

Total grams – fat – 64

Total grams – protein – 63

Total weight loss – 75 lbs

5/25/15

Daily Goal: Good job yesterday. Busy day today, with supper at a friend’s house. Be sensible.

Calories – 1287

Steps – 21,074

Progress on the Road from Rivendell to Lorien – 345.5 of 458 miles. 21st day out of Rivendell. Find the gates to Moria, escape the Watcher in the Water, and enter the mines. Move on after only a brief rest. Frodo begins to hear Gollum’s pattering footsteps.

Calories burned – 2800

Total grams – carbohydrate – 181

Total grams – fat – 33

Total grams – protein – 51

Total weight loss – 75 lbs

5/24/15

Daily Goal: Good job yesterday. Try for a longer walk this afternoon, maybe along the waterfront.

Calories – 1244

Steps – 15,065

Progress on the Road from Rivendell to Lorien – 336.84 of 458 miles. 21st day out of Rivendell. Path lies in a deep trough. It is a rough, winding track. Stop to EAT quickly (ca. 12:30 – 1 p.m.).

Calories burned – 2310

Total grams – carbohydrate – 124

Total grams – fat – 51

Total grams – protein – 63

Total weight loss – 75 lbs

5/23/15

Daily Goal: Good job yesterday. Mexican food for lunch today. Stay away from the chips.

Calories – 1233

Steps – 16,037

Progress on the Road from Rivendell to Lorien – 330.65 of 458 miles. 21st day out of Rivendell. Reach the Sirannon (ca. 11 a.m.). Dry. Head east on a path along stream.

Calories burned – 2661, including gardening

Total grams – carbohydrate – 112

Total grams – fat – 47

Total grams – protein – 70

Total weight loss – 75 lbs

5/22/15

Daily Goal: Chef’s table did me in. Today I will get back on track.

Calories – 1522

Steps – 16,394

Progress on the Road from Rivendell to Lorien – 324 of 458 miles. 21th day out of Rivendell. Camping at night. Hear Wargs! Climb to top of the hill above them. Enter a ring of stones with gnarled trees within. Wargs gather. Attack just before dawn. Leave ca. 8 a.m. Head south-southeast toward the Sirannon.

Calories burned – 2485

Total grams – carbohydrate – 191

Total grams – fat – 45

Total grams – protein – 82

Total weight loss – 75 lbs