Hard Work Pays Off

Just 8 weeks after my annual physical, I have managed to bring my weight and cholesterol down by leaps and bounds. I'm not usually one for sharing exact numbers, but my doctor and I are both so impressed by the results I've achieved, that for once I am going to do just that: 1/7/213/5/21NormalHDL777145-65LDL193.6174.20-130Triglycerides1878440-150Total Cholesterol308262135-200… Continue reading Hard Work Pays Off

Hiking Mt. Tecumseh in the White Mountains

Why not start yet another hiking challenge, while I'm still working on at least 5 others (Adirondack 46, Adirondack Fire Towers, Adirondack 29, Lake Placid 9, Saranac Lake 6)?! So on Sunday, I headed up to New Hampshire to hike my first 4,000-footer in the Granite State, effectively beginning my NH 48 journey. I didn't… Continue reading Hiking Mt. Tecumseh in the White Mountains

Hiking the Santanoni Range – Santanoni, Couchsachraga, and Panther Peaks

If you are reading this, then you know I survived Saturday's hike of the Santanoni Range. I had joked that I may not, and there were times throughout the hike that I thought finishing might not happen, but thankfully it did. I hydrated like an absolute fish on Thursday and Friday. I drank so much… Continue reading Hiking the Santanoni Range – Santanoni, Couchsachraga, and Panther Peaks