9/12/15

Daily Goal: Get back on track with the food. Try to take a long walk this afternoon before the rain comes.

Calories – 1442

Steps – 15,735

Progress on the Road from Rauros to Mt Doom (I’m going with Frodo and Sam after the breaking of the fellowship) – 327.12 of 470 miles. Day 21. Climb to the valley floor. Hear orc scouts. Hide behind bush. Learn news of Gollum. Light fades.

Calories burned – 2672, including gardening

Total grams – carbohydrate – 133

Total grams – fat – 59

Total grams – protein – 80

Total weight loss – 74 lbs

9/11/15

Daily Goal: Annual Wellness Walk today at Franke Tobey Jones. Then many opportunities to overeat at Chef’s Table tonight.

Calories – 1249

Steps – 20,193

Progress on the Road from Rauros to Mt Doom (I’m going with Frodo and Sam after the breaking of the fellowship) – 350.74 of 470 miles. Day 21. Climb to a ridge. Ridge stands 1500 feet above the plain. Plain is crawling with enemies. See Mount Doom 40 miles away.

Calories burned – 3261, including Tai Chi and gardening

Total grams – carbohydrate – 124

Total grams – fat – 45

Total grams – protein – 78

Total weight loss – 74 lbs

9/10/15

Daily Goal: Early walk with church group. Tai Chi at lunch time. Stick with the program!

Calories – 1209

Steps – 13,732

Progress on the Road from Rauros to Mt Doom (I’m going with Frodo and Sam after the breaking of the fellowship) – 312.45 of 470 miles. Day 20. Struggle downhill, trying to escape the Nazgul. Several pass overhead, but they remain hidden.

Calories burned – 2251

Total grams – carbohydrate – 72

Total grams – fat – 53

Total grams – protein – 39

Total weight loss – 74 lbs

9/9/15

Daily Goal: Lunch out today. Stay with good food, simply prepared.

Calories – 1270

Steps – 16.645

Progress on the Road from Rauros to Mt Doom (I’m going with Frodo and Sam after the breaking of the fellowship) – 306.81 of 470 miles. Day 17. Frodo is attacked by Shelob. Day 18. Sam searches for Frodo Day 19. He finds Frodo and frees him. Day 20. Sam and Frodo escape from the Dark Tower and begin their trek across Mordor.

Calories burned – 2827, including Tai Chi

Total grams – carbohydrate – 154

Total grams – fat – 44

Total grams – protein – 52

Total weight loss – 74 lbs

9/8/15

Daily Goal: Tai Chi today. Stay with the program in regards to food.

Calories – 1304

Steps – 18,065

Progress on the Road from Rauros to Mt Doom (I’m going with Frodo and Sam after the breaking of the fellowship) – 299.97 of 470 miles. Day 17. Frodo and Sam’s senses become numb, but feel things hanging down. Gollum has disappeared.

Calories burned – 2502

Total grams – carbohydrate – 142

Total grams – fat – 45

Total grams – protein – 60

Total weight loss – 74 lbs

9/7/15

Daily Goal: Cloudy today. Do some gardening.

Calories – 1223

Steps – 18,142

Progress on the Road from Rauros to Mt Doom (I’m going with Frodo and Sam after the breaking of the fellowship) – 292.5 of 470 miles. Day 15. Climb the Straight Stair. Climb the Winding Stair. See the top of the Morgol Tower. Sleep a little while. Day 16. Sleep and rest all day. Day 17. Wake and climb to enter Shelob’s Lair.

Calories burned – 2410

Total grams – carbohydrate – 141

Total grams – fat – 39

Total grams – protein – 53

Total weight loss – 74 lbs

9/6/15

Daily Goal: Rainy today. Need to walk whenever possible, and hit the wellness center.

Calories – 1259

Steps – 19,094

Progress on the Road from Rauros to Mt Doom (I’m going with Frodo and Sam after the breaking of the fellowship) – 285 of 470 miles. Day 15. No dawn. Day grows even darker as time passes. Gollum wakes them. Pass east out of the trees, following the Morgul-road. Come to the white bridge. The road crosses it and winds up to the city gates. All is rotten, cold.

Calories burned – 2815

Total grams – carbohydrate – 118

Total grams – fat – 60

Total grams – protein – 73

Total weight loss – 74 lbs