July 17

Day 109 Schaghticoke Mtn Campsite to CT 4, Cornwall Bridge, CT (14.3 miles) 1478.4 miles total

One thing I should know about this trek by now is that planning is a waste of time. Too many variables (namely weather and injury) that I have no control over.

Was hoping for a few more miles today but humidity has returned and I lost one of my water bottles somewhere.

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I’m also dealing with some kind of insect bite (I think) around my left knee. Noticed redness on Th but no pain. Redness has spread a little and now some swelling and knee is sore.

Going to take a zero today to see if that helps knee. If not, may have to try to figure out where to see a medical professional.

Happy trails!

3 thoughts on “July 17

  1. Pete, It’t Darlene’s mom Joni I’m happy that you are going to seek a professional about you’re bite Where I live they write a news letter every month @ they said there are a lot of ticks in N.J. this year. I’ll keep you in prayer. Sincerely Joni

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  2. See a dr. as soon as you can. I don’t like the redness and the swelling. If you can get to a motel you can put some hot packs on the area. I am in Aberdeen so can’t see the log book to know how close to any town you may be. Take care of yourself. Love you, MOM

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