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Wellness Wednesday – Hikes of 2021, #9-16

Overall, I’ve hiked a lot less in February than I did in January, due to some foot/hip injuries. This post includes the last few from January and all those up til now in Feb, which will likely be all but … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Winter Wonderland, or Snowpocalypse

I’ve lived in San Antonio for over half of my life. I’ve experienced snow here several times, and ice storm or two, and some hard-freezes where temps got into the low-20s. But I’ve never experienced anything (here) like what San … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Enjoyment vs Necessity

They say the key to sustainability with any fitness plan is enjoyment. And for years, I’ve stuck with this motto. I’m fortunate enough to enjoy many types of exercise, and after forcing myself to do HIIT (I despise HIIT) for … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Hiking Bingo

Hey look! I updated my Wellness Wednesday button for the first time in nearly six years, haha! ***** Back in early 2020, I put together a Running Bingo for myself, based on official running events. (Of course, I had no … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Missed Opportunity. Or Not.

On my first roundup of 2021 hikes, I mentioned seeing a family hiking at Lockhart State Park. To recap, the family consisted of a man, woman, and two children aged roughly 1 and 3 years old. The younger was in … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Hikes of 2021, #1-8

Toward the end of 2020, I started cataloguing the group hikes I’d taken over the year. Because of covid, I was only able to participate in group hikes for 5.5 months of the year, but still managed far more than … Continue reading

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Race Report: ASPCA Virtual 5K

Last fall, I signed up for my last virtual 5K of 2020, to benefit the ASPCA. The 5K was meant to be done any time before December 31st. But as you might remember, I had some kind of injury in … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – 52 Hike Challenge 2021

A couple members of my hiking group posted about this yearlong challenge at the end of December. I waffled on it. I wanted to sign up, but I didn’t want to spend the money on a challenge I could do … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – YWA Breath

Some years, I do more yoga than others. This is one of my more off years. My fitness-time has been rather preoccupied with other things: running and hiking, specifically. The only time I was practicing yoga consistently was when I … Continue reading

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At the Top of a Mountain

Do you remember where you were on 9/11? Where you were when President Obama made history as the first Black president of our country? How about now – will you remember where you were when Kamala Harris became our first … Continue reading

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