Monday, April 20, 2009
It turned out to be a nice day. A little hazy but nice. I really enjoy these walks. I actually made it all the way. I was about to turn back with some of our group when I realized my daughter and her friend wanted to keep going. I know Morgan said she didn't care one way or the other but I could tell she wanted to go on, so I decided at the last minute to continue. We were just going to go about another mile and turn around, but the next thing I knew we caught up to the group that had left a little while earlier. They were taking a short cut and it looked like fun so we joined them. I thought if those strollers could make it we could. I did get my new shoes a little dirty though. LOL I didn't mind a bit. Now they look like I actually walk in them and not just to the mall.
The walk ended up being longer than we originally thought even with cutting out about a mile with the short cut Lisa took us on. I think it was 7 3/4 mile. If anyone got a different number please let me know. I could have sworn that's what my pedometer said when we last checked it, but when I got home and looked at it again, it was cleared. I was so mad at myself for not writing the numbers down. I know we started at 9:30 am and we finished at 1:00 pm. We went to the Tulip Festival in Mt. Vernon after the walk. I was glad we had to wait in traffic when we first arrived so my feet could rest. Then we ended up walking another 2 miles or so at the festival.
My girls and I were so tired by the time we got home. I had to take a nap. Not for long though, Morgan woke me up asking for a ride to a friends house. I couldn't believe she still had the energy to go hang out with her friends. I wish I had her energy. I think the walk was really good for my daughter and I. She said she liked the way she felt afterward. I hope she goes with us next month. We are going to San Diego the first of May for the Spark convention. It should be good for us. I'll let you all know how it goes.