FB8 – Week 35

After the disappointment of last week, a late surge helped put me back above 30,000 steps for the week.  Things got off to a slow start on Sunday, where I finished with 3800 steps.  Monday fell off quite a bit, dropping to 2800 steps.  Tuesday saw a very slight increase as I ended the day 4 steps away from 2900.  Wednesday was the week’s low point, finishing with only 2200 steps.  Things started to improve on Thursday, where an after-work trip to the local grocery store helped push me over 5600 steps.  A trip to Guaranteed Rate Field on Friday left me with 5200 steps.  My best day of the week came on Saturday thanks to a trip down to West Lafayette for Homecoming, which left me with 9400 steps.

Total steps: 32.078

Daily average: 4582.6

FB8 – Week 34

After a week off of work, it was back to the grindstone for a horrible, horrible week.  Things got off to a decent enough start on Sunday, where I finished just 37 steps shy of 4500 thanks to some chores around the house.  Things began to go off the rails on Monday, as I missed 2800 steps by a single step.  Tuesday was somehow worse, finishing with just 2300 steps.  Wednesday saw a very slight improvement, rising up to 2400 steps.  Thursday saw another slight increase, finishing with 2500 steps.  Friday was the low point in a week full of low points, falling 32 steps shy of 2000.  The week wrapped up on Saturday with 4100 steps.

Total steps: 20,617

Daily average: 2945.3

FB8 – Week 33

Another mildly successful week kept me above 30,000 for the second week in a row.  Things got off to a slow start on Sunday, where I finished with 2500 steps while dealing with sore feet and an afternoon spent at a family BBQ.  Monday saw a slight increase, coming 21 steps shy of 3200.  Another nice jump on Tuesday put me up over 4300 steps.  Wednesday was even better, rising up to 5400 steps.  Things fell off a bit on Thursday, finishing with 4200 steps.  A couple of laps around Armour Square Park on Friday left me with 6900 steps, my best day of the week.  The week wrapped up on Saturday with 4100 steps.

Total steps: 30,805

Daily average: 4400.7

FB8 – Week 32

A trip down to some old haunts helped put me will over 30,000 for the week.  Things got off to a slow start on Sunday, where I finished with 3400 steps.  A slight increase on Monday saw a jump up to 4300 steps.  Tuesday was the low point of the week, falling down to 2900 steps.  Wednesday rebounded a but, rising back up to 3600 steps.  A trip down to West Lafayette for a Thursday night football game helped me surpass my daily goal, finishing with 8600 steps.  Breakfast with Danny combined with a Purdue volleyball game on Friday, not to mention the end of the previous night’s football game, left me with 6600 steps.  A thrilling White Sox game on Saturday left me 24 steps shy of 5700.

Total steps: 35,188

Daily average: 5026.9

FB8 – Week 31

Another couple of bad days sabotaged the entire week and pushed me back under 30,000 steps by mere feet.  Things got off to a pretty decent start on Sunday thanks to a trip to multiple grocery stores, which gave me 5500 steps.  Monday saw a bit of a drop off, falling down to 4200 steps.  Tuesday fell even more, dropping to 3900 steps.  Another drop on Wednesday saw me fall down to 3200 steps.  Things improved somewhat on Thursday as I climbed back up to 3700 steps.  Friday was the low point of the week, finishing 26 steps away from 3000.  A disappointing White Sox game on Saturday led to the best day of the week with over 6200 steps.

Total steps: 29,987

Daily average: 4283.9

FB8 – Week 30

A couple of bad days sabotaged the entire week and pushed me back under 30,000 steps.  Things got off to a slow start on Sunday, as I finished with 3500 steps after returning home from Indianapolis.  Monday saw a nice increase, jumping up to 4500 steps.  A trip to Guaranteed Rate Field on Tuesday left me a scant 8 steps shy of 4900.  Another game on Wednesday saw another increase, jumping up over 6000 steps.  Things cratered on Thursday as I barely managed to complete 2100 steps.  Friday saw a nice bounce back, finishing 14 steps away from 4500.  Another down day on Saturday left me 27 steps short of 2600.

Total steps: 28,112

Daily average: 4016

FB8 – Week 29

A busy weekend helps rescue the week somewhat, pushing me back over 30,000 steps.  Things got off to a bad start on Sunday, as I finished 16 steps away from 2900.  Monday was even worse, dropping down to 2500.  Tuesday started a rising trend, jumping up to 3300.  Wednesday jumped up again, going up to 4200 steps.  A road trip to Indy to see Danny at the DCI Championships on Thursday came 24 steps shy of 5700.  A return to Lucas Oil Stadium on Friday for semis rose again, going up to 6800 steps.  An unexpected appearance in the Finals on Saturday led to another night in Indiana and 7300 steps.

Total steps: 32,835

Daily average: 4690.7

FB8 – Week 28

Another bad week, falling back below 30,000 steps.  Things got off to a bad start on Sunday, as I finished with only 3400 steps.  Monday saw that number nosedive, coming 8 steps away from 2700.  A baseball game on Tuesday night led to the highest total of the week, finishing with exactly 6200 steps.  Wednesday fell off again, jumping back down to 3300 steps.  Thursday saw a slight improvement, going up to 4600 thanks to a night out with Val.  Friday was another bum day, dropping down to 3000 steps.  Saturday saw a decent enough improvement, going up to 4300 steps.

Total steps: 27,731

Daily average: 3961.6

FB8 – Week 27

We start the second half of the year with a nice bounce back week, thanks to a midweek trip to Denver.  Things got off to a pretty decent start on Sunday, as I finished 12 steps below 5700 thanks to an afternoon at Guaranteed Rate Field.  Monday fell off quite a bit, dropping down to 2600 steps.  Tuesday was the high point of the week, thanks to a trip to the airport and then a White Sox/Rockies game at Coors Field, leaving me with 8700 steps, the best day of the week.  Another afternoon in Denver and at Coors Field on finished at 8200 steps, my second straight day over goal.  Thanks in part to an early morning arrival at O’Hare on Thursday, I was able to come 16 steps away from 4500.  Friday was another disappointing day, coming in 7 steps shy of 2900.  Another White Sox game on Saturday pushed me back up over 5800 steps.

Total steps: 38,522

Daily average: 5503.1

FB8 – Week 26

An even worse week than last week, with very little to redeem it.  Things got off to a bad start on Sunday, as I finished 15 steps below 3000.  Monday improved somewhat, jumping all the way up to 4000 steps.  Tuesday fell off the proverbial cliff, as I barely managed to surpass 2000 steps, by far the worst day of the week.  Wednesday saw a slight improvement, jumping back up to 3300 steps.  Thursday saw a very slight drop-off, just missing 3300 steps.  A White Sox game on Friday helped me gain nearly 5400 steps, my highest total of the week.  Saturday fell back down to 4100 steps.

Total steps: 25,193

Daily average: 3599