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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Hibernator Hikes the Appalacian (in her mind)


I've always wanted to hike the Appalachian Trail. Big dreams - out of shape woman. (In my defense, I used to be in much better shape, but those days are gone.) So instead I'm going to hike it in my mind, as I try to lose weight for my upcoming wedding. Unfortunately, as well as being out of shape, I'm recovering from leftover breathing problems from the flu, so it may take some effort to start really moving.

Daily goals: get up to 1 hour exercise bike, either lift weights or do an ab workout, 88 oz water, 

Weekly goals: 11,500 calories, <6 Diet Mountain Dews

Longer term goal: get to 140lbs by the end of December

Starting weight: 172lbs




What I will do is keep track of how many "miles" I travel on my exercise bike, and log it as if I were hiking the Appalachian Trail. I will start on Springer Mountain in Chattahoochee National Forest (Georgia). I'm at altitude 3771 feet. 

9 comments:

  1. I am happy to see you blogging again Rachel. Congratulations on your engagement! Good luck on your fitness quest. About 10 years ago I started eating better and exercising regularly. I lost over 100 pounds. I have kept most of it off but it is still a struggle. The Virtual Appalachian trail idea is neat.

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    1. Thanks Brian! Good job losing all that weight, that's something to be proud of. Actually, I decided last night to move to WordPress, since I like some of their options better. So this blog will not be getting any more posts, but I'll let you know when I get it up and running.

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  2. I agree that it is nice to see you blogging again. I like the idea of a virtual hike of the Appalachian trail. My daughter and I are trying to walk more. I might suggest it to her. Also, congratulations on your engagement.

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    1. That would be a great idea Jennifer. Feel free to steal the idea, which was stolen from elsewhere, anyway. (Not specifically the Appalachian trail, but other hikes...)

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  3. Congratulations on getting engaged! These sounds like good goals, and very doable. You can do it!

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  4. Good luck with your weight loss goal! Don't worry if you don't make your goal by the wedding though, you'll look beautiful no matter what you weigh. :)

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