Wednesday, January 21, 2015

44 LAPS

For some time now I’ve been doing laps in my apartment most every morning. One such lap consists of walking from my bedroom, through the hall, living room and porch to the outside porch door and back. While it may sound boring to some, to my mind walking inside my apartment beats walking outside because I don’t have to push my portable oxygen alongside me while I walk.

At first I was only doing 10 such laps every morning. Then 10 laps became 15 and, not long thereafter, 15 laps became 20. But after being content with 20 laps a day for a while, I decided to challenge myself even more. As a result, 20 laps became 30 and there I stayed for the last couple of months.

Yesterday, however, I got to 30 laps and suddenly decided to try to go further. Then, after doing 35 laps I said to myself, “What the heck, might as well do 40”, and I did. Today I did 40 laps again and then I decided to try and figure out how far I had actually walked.

First I carefully counted how many steps it took me to walk from the bedroom to the outside porch door and back. Then I had someone else measure how far I walked in one step. Using that information I was able to calculate how far I’d walked in one lap and then in 40 laps. Amazingly, I found out that if I had walked only 4 more laps I would have walked a mile! 

So that’s my new goal – 44 laps or one mile a day. Do you have an exercise goal?

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  4. This is what I do too. I dislike walking outside anymore. The last few times I did it, I walked far and enjoyed it, but ended up in a neighborhood with nosy people who maybe wondered why I was there (or didn't like my looks) and everyone made a point of stopping me to talk. It was some passive aggressive thing, I'm sure. People don't stop runners or bikers every few minutes. It's rude to stop people who are exercising.

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      EAR INFECTIONS
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