Uncle Davey’s Big Marathon Failure
Posted by David J. James
Original YT playout date: 4 October 2008
This was quite a milestone ack then in 2008, just over eleven years ago. I got down to my lowest weight, 116 Kgs, and was able to get 8 kms into the Waraw Marathon before being carted off.
This year, 2019, I discovered keto and got for the first time since then down to less than 116 – in fact before the christmas Break I reached 113.6 kg, but without attemts to run. Nevertheless, I did follow the Warsaw marathon course this year for much longer, without runnung and starting one hour early. I made it to a personal record of walking, but of course I will not be happy until I have actually managed to walk in a day 42,5 km, and hopefully I will get there in 2020… and maybe even 50km in 2021, God willing. Watch this space.
Quote of the clip: You can’t get any worse than last place in the marathon, it can only get better!
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Location: Marathon course, Warsaw
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Genre: Marathon attempt
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Languages used: English
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About David J. James56 year old UK origin Chartered Accountant and business consultant who loves languages, literature, history, religion, politics, internet, vlogging and blogging and lively written or spoken discussion, plays backgammon and a few other board games. Walks and listens to Audible for hours a day usually, and avoids use of the car. Conservative Christian, married to an angel with advanced Multiple Sclerosis. We have three kids, two of them autistic, and we live in Warsaw, Poland. On the board of the main British-Polish charity Fundacja Sue Ryder in Poland, and involved in the Vocational Autistic School of "Nie Z Tej Bajki" in Warsaw. Member of Gideons International. Serves on two committees of the Chamber of Auditors in Poland, and on several Boards and Supervisory Boards. Has own consultancy called Quoracy.com delivering business governance and audit/valuation solutions as well as mentoring. Author of the GoldList Method for systematic optimal use of the long-term memory in learning.
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