Note: During August I am giving myself permission to be a little less strict with the calories, and exercise. It’s my birthday present to myself for the month.

Daily Goal: Try out the new barbecue with steak and corn.

Calories – 1552

Steps – 10,749

Progress on the Road from Rauros to Mt Doom (I’m going with Frodo and Sam after the breaking of the fellowship) – 106.66 of 470 miles. Day 5. Gollum’s path winds through the mists, turning to find the way between “pools, and soft mires.” No birds.

Calories burned – 2357

Total grams – carbohydrate – 85

Total grams – fat – 84

Total grams – protein – 105

Total weight loss – 74 lbs