Why don’t he write?

“I’ll bet someone back east is going, ‘Now why don’t he write?'”

(Bonus points if you can name the character.)

It has been a while. The trail has led astray. I have been to the gym a few times since my last post. But I have had a couple of weeks of eating pretty much everything in sight and going to find things when nothing was left. Lost pounds have been regained and must be lost again.

Today was designated as a day for a new beginning – a return to the trail – recognizing that we fall down, in part, to learn how to pick ourselves up – and doing the picking again.

So far it has worked. I made it to the gym – 2.16 miles on the treadmill. I have eaten within the limits that I have set to lose weight. And I have made 10,007 steps.

One strategic change on this return. The movie at the gym today was Troy. Tomorrow it will be Last of the Mohicans. I decided to use the treadmill in the cardio-theater and was pleased at how engaging the movie was – how easy it was to walk while viewing. So, when the movie is one I want to watch I will do that and earn the right to listen to audio books through the walking.

I am in The Fellowship of the Ring. Frodo and his friends are in Buckland, aware and frightened of the black riders and preparing for a quick escape.

The journey continues.

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One response to “Why don’t he write?

  1. Hey, Mark!I'm missing your blog posts. I hope that all is well with you.BG

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