Monthly Archives: April 2008

Dispatch Article

I’ll try to post it legibly on the WALK! Magazine web site. (203)

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I’m in the Dispatch Saturday, April 26

The Columbus Dispatch did a special Healthsource section on walking, and I was included in one of the articles! I’m one of the three people interviewed for the article. The good news/bad news is they did not use the photo … Continue reading

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Things to Think about Before Doing Big Sur

- Get in as much hill training as you can. No, you cannot overdo it! – Make hotel reservations EARLY!!! – The shuttles to the starting line and back from the finish line were very good! – Be prepared for … Continue reading

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We did Big Sur!

We had a great time completing the most grueling event I have ever entered! It is also the MOST beautiful course I have ever walked! Breathtaking at times – especially with gale force winds blowing in your face. Deb and … Continue reading

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Big Sur Expo Day 2

Much busier today than yesterday! We still did not hand out 400 magazines to meet my goal of 600, but we had a good response. Lots of people confusing us with the defunct Walking Magazine. (No we aren’t the same, … Continue reading

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Big Sur Expo Day 1

The Expo went from Noon to 6 p.m. today. I like the nice short hours – I don’t have to get up too early, don’t have to stay too late. We decided to go for a walk this morning beforehand. … Continue reading

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In Monterey

Long flights – little food. My carry on luggage weighed a ton. (Too many plane transfers and I was afraid my luggage would not arrive.) After finally eating, I felt queasy the rest of the evening. Walked to the ocean … Continue reading

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Mailing Issues

I recently learned something new about how magazines mail. Before the pieces are labeled, the list is “approved” by the post office. If a mailing label does not match the address the Post Office has for a subscriber, the address … Continue reading

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8 Miles Alone

After all of these months of training with people, it felt really weird walking alone today. Because of schedules it just did not work out. I went out at 8:30 this morning (I get to sleep in when I’m not … Continue reading

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Feeling Better

Wearing flats and icing my foot has helped. We did 3 miles today, and I feel fine. My foot is slightly swollen, but feels OK. We effortlessly walked 15-min miles. Amazing how easy it is to walk fast at 5 … Continue reading

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