Today is the first day I get back to the gym for the New Year - Like many of you I have set some resolutions for the New Year and today marks the first step for those goals.
At the gym tonight I am going to walk 3 miles, Saturday is 3 miles and Sunday is 8 miles (at the park) Mom said she would like to tag a long for the walk on Sunday so that will be nice. My friend Dee has been sick since the Monday before Christmas and has not been to the gym or walking since so she is on the road to recovery but still weak and is just not ready to jump back into her routines this week. I am hoping she will be able to walk with me next week when I work on 9 miles (yeah) she did remind me yesterday that it is only 80 days until the half marathon - WOW I am so excited and I am so going to be ready. After last weeks walk (7 miles) I have been so tired and I was beginning to worry that I would not be able to even do 8 this week but I have a new "fire" in my belly that says YES YOU CAN! So I am heading into the New Year with knowing that deep inside I will be able to accomplish my many goals I have set for myself.
My resolutions are more personal ones - more family and friend time and I am going to start volunteering with teen girls in the area (I enjoyed helping with Meals on Wheels over the Holidays that I also would like to give some more of time to that as well). I really think it is important to share your life experiences and also help influence the further leaders of our country.
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