November 2015 archive

Weekly Fitness Update – 20151124

Stats are a bit down last week from the week before but still ahead of my weight loss goal of one pound a week. Steps and total distance down since we had to take Sarge der Wunderlab in for surgery last Thursday and since he can not walk for a while we have not been …

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20151123 – Fastest Lunchtime Walk

I really kicked it into high gear during my lunchtime Nordic walk today. I Nordic walked 4.5 miles with an average pace of 15:13. Miles two and three came in right under 15 minutes. I am very happy about this progress since when I started walking back in September I was lucky to do a …

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German Fines for Insulting People

If you visit Germany make sure you don’t go around insulting people or it could end up costing you quite a bit of money. Besides these below if you call a German Policeman (Polizei) “Du” instead of “Sie” you can be fined up to 600 Euro!! Du is the informal word for “You”. Sie is …

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20151121 – Longest Bike Ride So Far

Jumped on my bicycle today and decided to ride at least 20 miles to see if I could make. Felt very good but I should have worn full finger gloves instead of half finger since it was about 50 degrees outside and my hands got pretty cold. Also need to find some different shoes to …

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84.4 Pounds

This morning’s weigh in made me very happy! I weighed in at 184.4 pounds which is the lowest I have weighed since leaving the Army in 1998.   This means I have lost just over 25 pounds since I began my weight loss program in late September 2015. My BMI or Body Mass Index is …

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Hungry Sarge!

Today Sarge der Wunderlab had TTP surgery on his right knee today and he was not allowed to eat or drink anything in the morning since he require general anesthesia. This is how he begs for something to eat. Such a baby! Sure felt bad for him but it was necessary.  

Lunchtime Walk – New Route – 20151117

Well yesterday it was quite wet outside at the time I started my daily Nordic Walk and I decided to try out a new route.  I had not planned on the route being 4.5 miles long but that’s what it turns out to be. I thought I was gonna be able to cut back west …

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Lest We Forget

Weekly Fitness Update – 20151117

   Did pretty good fitness wise last week and as you can see I lost a bit over five pounds. Sabine is kicking my butt in weekly steps which does not bother me at all. I am glad that she is supporting me in my fitness efforts and is also active. Right behind me is …

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Lunchtime Ride for 20151116

My lunchtime ride for today was much less eventful than my morning ride to work. No wipe outs! I stopped at Penny Markt to pick up three garden salads to go but on my way to the check out register I realized I did not bring any money with me. This kinda irked me because …

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