Monthly Archives: July 2010

Hot tonight!

Did just 3 miles tonight at Griggs Reservoir with Elaine and Deb. According to my car thermometer, the temperature was around 92 degrees. The humidity was very high! It felt as if we were walking through soup. I had forgotten … Continue reading

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Are You Using Unsafe Plastics?

In a recent Jillian Michaels newsletter, she addresses safe and unsafe plastics. I decided to skim the article until I realized that a lot of the foods my family eats either come in or are stored in unsafe containers! Maybe … Continue reading

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Just Exercise More — Duh

Saturday morning I brought home a delicious-looking homemade pecan roll. I’m assuming it actually was delicious because everyone raved about them. (It really looked great.) I did not eat it, but gave it to my son. He loved the roll … Continue reading

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6 Miles Saturday Morning

Saturday morning a group of the Buckeye Striders arranged to do 6 miles at Sharon Woods Park instead of the regular weekly 4. Even starting as early as 7:30, it was humid! The first 2 miles we took at a … Continue reading

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A Stress Walk

It’s been a rough week requiring long hours and a little too much stress. After working late enough to be the last person in the office building, I stopped at Griggs Reservoir on my way home to get in a … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Early Walk

We were back at Franklin Park for yesterday’s Buckeye Strider weekly walk. A couple of us started at 7:30 with the rest joining us between 7:30 and 8. Even though it was early, it was humid and hot and we … Continue reading

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It’s Toasty Out There!

It was 92 degrees and I believe the humidity was about 110% when I went to Griggs Reservoir to walk after work today. (Don’t you hate it when people say things like “110%”?) My original plan was to walk 4 … Continue reading

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Meeting Doloris

“Hi! My name is Doloris,” said the 5-foot tall, 70-year-old woman. I met her Friday morning on the sidewalk on a busy Branson, MO street. We were both walking for exercise and I had just caught up with her. After … Continue reading

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Walking with my Sis-in-law

We get together with my husband’s brothers and their families at least once a year. We usually alternate a full family reunion one year with just the three families the following year. This year we went to Branson, Missouri to … Continue reading

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Walking in Monday’s Heat

After a weekend of overindulging (food and drink), I decided I needed more than just a 30-min walk. My plan was to walk for an hour in our neighborhood hitting every single cul-de-sac and at the same time try not … Continue reading

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