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January 2020 Challenges

I’ve earned the January Challenges for Apple Watch.

I’ve messed up my Achilles tendon several time over the last several months and all I’ve been doing was sitting around, watching TV, making poor food choices and late night snacking. The new clothes I purchased after the weight loss in 2018 and 2019 no longer fit. I had a complete lack of energy with everything, and it was getting me down.

So I’m making a commitment to eating right and exercise. In 12 days I’ve noticed my blood-pressure is lower and I have more energy. Today I went on a 2.25 mile outdoor walk and enjoyed the 68 degree day.

Tonight I have a craving for a late night snack and to watch TV. They say it takes 21 days to develop a new habit, I think it will take me longer. So I have a couple of goals that I want to make this year:

  • Score a perfect month in February on my Apple Watch for Move, Exercise, and Stand
  • Lose 10 pounds by my next doctor visit
  • Daily bicycle rides on my trainer
  • Walk everyday during lunch
  • In the Spring, weekly bike rides at the C&D Canal

My goal for this summer is to go on the 185 mile bike ride with my Boy Scout Troop on the C&O Canal. The scouts had a great time a few years ago on that trip and I think that would be a fantastic week.

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