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Wellness Wednesday – Hikes of 2021, #24-29

Lots of state parks this time around! I’ve been doing a bit less over this period as I’m trying to protect my foot, still waiting for my MRI and to find out if it’s broken or has soft tissue damage … Continue reading

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Becoming Odyssa, by Jennifer Pharr Davis

Subtitled: Epic Adventures on the Appalachian Trail. In 2005, Pharr Davis was just out of college and not sure what to do with her life. All she knew was that she wanted to hike the entire Appalachian Trail, solo, and … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Enchanted Rock

Last Thursday, a few members of my hiking group leadership team and I went out to Enchanted Rock State Park. It was Jennine’s birthday, and she wanted to conquer this rock for her special day. When she mentioned her plan, … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Hikes of 2021, #17-23

Time for another round of hike-logs! 17. Both times that I’ve been out to this park now, it’s been solid fog! Today, we had rain in addition to fog, and tons of mud. Only one trail was open, and it … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Miscellany

It’s been one of those weeks where so many health/fitness things happened, none of them worth their own post, and I don’t really have much else to say, so here’s a bunch of mini-things. Endocrinologist: I finally had my specialist … Continue reading

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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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