A Mile A Day: Day 8

If you are wondering how I could possibly say anything new about  walking nearly the same mile for 30 days, I assure you, you're not alone. I'm actually wondering that myself. The frost was still on the grass this morning so that's something. There was slightly more traffic. There were certainly more stubborn stops by my territory-marking … Continue reading A Mile A Day: Day 8

A Mile A Day: Day 6

The weekend should be the easiest time to get in some exercise but what I'm learning about myself is that I do better with setting my priorities during the week. I know that healthy eating can be more difficult during the weekend (hanging out by the fridge isn't good for anyone), but I'm a little … Continue reading A Mile A Day: Day 6

A Mile A Day: Day 4

I loved today's walk. Loved. it. You know those Fall days when your body is warm and your nose never gets cold but your cheeks feel like perfectly frozen muscles on your face? They're cool to the touch long after you come inside but the chill never permeates anything else? That was today's Spring weather. … Continue reading A Mile A Day: Day 4

A Mile A Day: Day 3

Definitely overdid it yesterday. My knees are whimpering! Note to reader: I thought about using the word "screaming" right there but I feel like it gives my knees too much credit. They're weak. Instead of punishing myself, I took mile 3 at a quick but non-punishing pace with my trusty Boxer mutt Winston. There was a lot … Continue reading A Mile A Day: Day 3

Borrowed Thoughts: Fitness

Guilty pleasure of mine: Any time I go grocery shopping, I buy either a) a smut magazine (Star, Life & Style, etc.) or b) a fitness magazine. This week I chose the fitness magazine aptly named Fitness. I had to laugh when I read it. You see, life is like an intricate pattern and at particular points … Continue reading Borrowed Thoughts: Fitness