I have no idea whether it's Day 2 of Whole30 or the mom who came in behind me this week at daycare simultaneously dripping and sniffing snot, but I am feeling whooped today. The weather isn't helping matters either. "Unseasonably warm" would not paint a clear enough picture for you. It's HOT. We're desperately running … Continue reading A Mile A Day: Day 17
A family walk complete with carried tricycle. I carried. And Day 1 of Whole30. A success.
I'm doing it, ya'll! I am halfway to my goal today and already plotting ways to keep up some sort of daily routine. It's life giving. Breathing fresh air. Soaking up the sun. Feeling the stretch of muscles and ligaments. Today's walk was sloooooow. I doubled back for a short bit after I realized a … Continue reading A Mile A Day: Day 15
Don't think that just because it's Cinco de Mayo I neglected my mile. Was it more of a meander? Yes. Was it followed by tacos? Yes. Margaritas? Perhaps. Nachos? Who is counting?! Seriously. Get off my back. I got my mile.
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
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
Here's an exercise in trust: Go for a walk. Have one of you close your eyes. Walk. Switch partners. Walk. It's fun. And it's easier than you'd think.