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A Tough Hike


Saturday, December 22, 2012

A week of crappy eating and a still 'troubled' left ankle/foot made for a tough 14 miles today.

Hiked the local mountains with one of my favorite hiking groups. Beautiful and tranquil views and a crisp 39 degrees when we started. It did warm up nicely though as the morning progressed.


Energy was a bit low, which I attribute to a week of eating more cookies and chocolate than I've probably eaten all year...
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About halfway in the still injured foot went on strike. It's been about 6 weeks and there should be some improvement by now. Guess I'll have to make that doctor visit after all - after the holidays.

Happy Christmas to all.
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BOVEY63 12/26/2012 3:54PM

    Hope you had a wonderful Christmas!

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LYNDALOVES2HIKE 12/24/2012 10:06PM

    Too bad you felt sluggish but glad you got ou anyway! Hope the foot/ankle feels better soon - have a great holiday!

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TEDYBEAR2838 12/24/2012 7:54PM

    SUre hope that foot gets feeling better real soon!

Is it ok to hike on it?

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FRAN0426 12/23/2012 11:14PM

    The cookies and candy are a weakness of mine, especially homemade. Thats why I limit a lot of baking during much of the year. Yup it sounds like getting your injury checked out is a good idea. Let us know what you find out.

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KNITTABLES 12/23/2012 11:08PM

    Merry Christmas and please see your doctor about your ankle. Take care.

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MJ7DM33 12/23/2012 10:02PM

  Take care! Great pic!

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CARTOONB 12/23/2012 12:35PM

    Sorry to hear that your ankle is on strike. Take care of that! And stay away from the junk! LOL! Easier said than done. emoticon

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MARLINDA5 12/23/2012 9:05AM

    Nice picture - good idea going to the doctor and hope you feel better soon. emoticon

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MALEXANDER4 12/23/2012 8:11AM

    You know i've finally got my mind in the game. Then the holiday is upon me...cookies at work, can't resist baked goods....chocolates in my bag from a friend...just all the things on my naughty list coming to me at a single moment and me giving in. Your not alone but you know what? we have today. I sure hope your foot is better and you didn't crack it. Have a Merry Christmas my friend.

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PIXIE-LICIOUS 12/23/2012 7:59AM

    I hope your ankle is better soon!

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DEBRA0818 12/23/2012 5:22AM

    I don't know what it is about this time of the year but every evening I groaningly get into bed thinking about how sorry I am over something I ate and every day I do it again because candy and cookies are my weakness and, even more, I'm not a perfect person (dang it all).

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ANDYLIN90 12/23/2012 2:29AM

    Love the picture. Hope your ankle is better soon.

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DAYSPRING-STAR 12/23/2012 12:46AM

    Kudos to you for hiking with your injury. Hope your Dr visit brings you some relief.

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