Hi, I started logging my steps on the Walking Challenge last year, and khrussva
suggested I keep a log of how I get my daily 10000+ steps so here goes:
First a little about me. I live in the North of England and am a retired female in my early sixties. I lost about 30 lbs a couple of years ago by Intermittent Fasting, and during this process I became a diet nerd and decided that low carb was the
way to go, so that is how I eat during my eating window these days - mostly no sugars, no starches. I am around 4 lbs heavier than the lowest weight I got to but as I don't seem to measure more I attribute most of this to leg muscle
. I did not take up walking to lose weight, I have always loved it, and I am glad I am lighter as it is kinder on ageing knees.
So, today being Monday, I drove with DH to Carlisle and left him to his tutoring job while I went off for a quick shop and then approximately 6 miles from Aldi to a park called Hammond Pond, then through housing to a footpath which led down a lane, under the railway by a small tunnel and across meadows to the river Caldew. A pleasant riverside walk through fields back to the housing area, then over the railway again by footbridge, weaved through streets to follow another railway line, crossed that by footbridge and back up to Aldi. A pleasant spring day, although the urban stretches are litter-strewn and you have to kind of edit it out. I have had so much fun in the last 18 months with my £2.50 Carlisle street map.