Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2012’

Day 10: All Uphill

  My kids are trying to kill me. I am sure of it. Yesterday my son took me out on the trail walk for a gazillion miles and then today Haley takes me on every possible mountain hill in the area. Is it possible for 6.75 miles to be ALL UPHILL?! Ya know what? I can’t begin to thank them …

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Day 9: Getting Stronger

  I enjoyed an incredible trail walk with my son, Michael Sundvall today through Salado Creek Greenway North. It was DEFINITELY a workout for my legs! It was so nice to be able to enjoy nature for my walk! Thank you Michael! I also found some new muscles (from the little hills) that had somehow escaped the pain before now! …

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Day 8: Whoah Grandma!

“Whoah Grandma! You walked how far? Without help? Dang!” If we could see life through the eyes of a child, I think we would learn just about everything we need to know. Have you ever watched a small child on a mission to accomplish something? Absolutely nothing will deter them. If my grandson sees my cell phone, he is going …

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Day 7: Lessons Learned

  Don’t face the free weights area when the body builders are working out while you are on the treadmill. Yeah, I know they are hot but the distraction isn’t worth it and you will just trip and drool all over the equipment. Don’t face the mirrors either. It will scare the living daylights out of you when you realize …

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Day 6: Courage

  Before my eyes were all the way open this morning I was battling that inner voice offering me every possible excuse for why I really shouldn’t push myself today. Between triple digit temps and a blister the size of Texas (okay, not quite that big) on my toe my thoughts were definitely not on getting my lazy butt out …

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