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Hiking is So Dangerous

Thursday, February 21, 2013

I had 3 fun filled days of snow hiking, but now I am on the heating pad emoticon

Saturday I joined Sangeetha for some Palm Springs Aerial Tram fun to San Jacinto Peak.


Sunday I joined the Best Hikes of So Cal on a fun snow hike up Mount Baldy.


My friend Kimla generously joined me at the peak


I had a fun time with Sangeetha and Panny who joined me for dinner after the hike. We sure were hungry.





On Monday I went with some of the High School girlfriends back up the Palm Springs Aerial Tram for snow shoe fun. After the hike, We relaxed in the Look Out Lounge with a nice glass of wine and appetizers from the Pines cafe. We ended our fun day with dinner on the Palm Springs Strip at Las Casuelas.

It was so much fun hiking in the snow for 3 days in a row, a big treat for me with bonus time laughing with friends.

On Tuesday I took my mom to the doctor and sat on the doctor's stool. The stool went flying and so did I. Yes sir, hiking sure is dangerous emoticon

I have been resting for a few days, no calorie burning, no fitness minutes and no fun. I am feeling a bit better today but not terribly happy. I am looking forward to getting up around tomorrow though.

I went over to my sisters this morning to make her some of my green smoothies. She has lost over 60 pounds and loving her new lifestyle change.
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INBRAZILFORNOW 2/25/2013 5:57AM

    Wow! Your hikes sound amazing! Love your story...life is funny, isn't it? Thanks for posting the pics too!

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HICKOK-HALEY 2/24/2013 9:45PM

    I haven't been down that way for ages. Your pictures are pretty. I was just reading about groups climbing Mount Baldy, and I thought of you. I'm glad you went with your friends. Sorry you fell off the stool. Hope you feel better soon.
Congrats to your Sister! emoticon

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TWEETYKC00 2/24/2013 10:38AM

    looks like a a great trip. I hope you heal up fast.

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CARLANNIE 2/24/2013 8:11AM

    Looks like you need to watch out for those pesky doctor's stools, lol! Are you healing up now? Congrats to your sis for losing 60+ pounds. What is your green smoothie? I have been reading up about juicing lately, but need to get a juicer. Kind of expensive if I don't keep up with it.

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AWESOMECHELZ 2/24/2013 6:57AM

    I hope you feel better soon and thanks for sharing the beautiful photos. emoticon Chelsea

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1BEACHWALKER 2/24/2013 1:50AM

    My goodness-isn't that something how you can do all that hiking and end up getting hurt falling off a stool! So sorry! I'm glad you are feeling better! Take care and watch out for those stools next time!! Dangerous!
Love the photos of you out there and glad you enjoyed the hiking! Gorgeous area!
Happy to hear your sister is still sticking with it and enjoying the new healthy lifestyle!! I know how it feels to lose over 60 pounds!! emoticon emoticon

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ESMERELDA1220 2/23/2013 6:22PM

    That was a dangerous hike!
It always happens when you don't expect it...when you aren't taking any precautions because...well...because there are no precautions to take...it just happens!
I sure hope you feel better...I know exactly what you are going through!
Ezz

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WINE4GIRL 2/22/2013 7:50PM

    The part about hiking and helping your sister - emoticon

the part about falling off the stool - emoticon (that would be me)

Beautiful pics.... so glad you enjoyed the snow hikes!

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TIME2BLOOM4ME 2/22/2013 2:41PM

    emoticon

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BUTEAFULL 2/22/2013 12:13PM

    that's too much snow for me (I hate getting cold) I love Las Casuelas though have a margarita for me next time you go

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PAMBWS 2/22/2013 12:10PM

    Incredible & beautiful pictures. But boy, stools sure are dangerous! They jump out from under you with no warning! Take care & hope you are back to 'normal' soon.

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TIPPY211 2/22/2013 9:01AM

    Great pictures. Sounds like you had a good time

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LAURELSPARK 2/22/2013 8:48AM

    Busy, busy, busy!! Sounds like fun (except the fight with the stool)!

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DEBBIELCG 2/22/2013 6:20AM

    awesome pictures, thank you for sharing. feel better soon

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JSTETSER 2/22/2013 5:40AM

    Great hikes!
Read my blog about rescues on the Mountain!http://www.monadnockfilm.c
om/2013/02/01/rescues-on-mt-mon
adnock-in-2012-by-jackie-stetser/

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SUGARBABY60 2/22/2013 12:55AM

    Lovely photos, congrats to your sis.hope you are feeling better soon, hey at least you weren't in stirrups in dr office and fell off! emoticon

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TIME4COFFEE 2/22/2013 12:51AM

    You survived the wilds only to be taken down by an urban stool...how terribly wrong is that? I hope you feel much better in the morning...both body and dignity! Give your sis a big congrats on her weight loss!

By the way, your pictures are beautiful.

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CHERIRIDDELL 2/22/2013 12:41AM

    The indignity of it you survived the mountains only to be attacked by a wheelie stool.I thought I was the only one who did things like that !! Victoria stay safe !

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KRICKET4 2/21/2013 10:41PM

    Haha :)
Sorry you flew off the doctor's stool.
Keep to the trails...

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IUHRYTR 2/21/2013 10:39PM

    Glad you didn't lose your sense of humor, Victoria. Heal quickly. emoticon -- Lou

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LESSOFMOORE 2/21/2013 9:58PM

    Wishing you a speedy recovery! emoticon emoticon

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PHEBESS 2/21/2013 7:58PM

    LOL - you've gotta watch out for sitting still!!!

Hope you feel better soon!

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MJ7DM33 2/21/2013 6:17PM

  WTG on the hikng! Great pics! emoticon about the accident with the stool! Take care!

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KLAD_COCKERS 2/21/2013 4:50PM

    Yikes! Those wheely stools CAN be dangerous . . especially if you're just slightly off-balance when sitting down.

I'm glad you had fun hiking, though!

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RODGRODMEDFLOD 2/21/2013 4:34PM

    What a great adventure, too bad it ended on a stool.
Thanks for the beautiful photos!


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DTSOBEL 2/21/2013 4:25PM

    Sorry to hear that you went flying. That can really hurt. I love hiking up in Mt Baldy. All the hikes sound amazing. Does Sangeetha work for LAUSD? My co instructor has the same name otherwise.

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LODESTONE 2/21/2013 4:22PM

    Was wondering where you've been. the photos are great, but agree- You really need to watch out for rogue stools! hey can be hazardous to your health. Hope you get to feeling less injured, and back to

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GRACEISENUF 2/21/2013 4:20PM

    Oowie! You make me laugh even though I know you must be hurting, hope you feel 100% real soon.

God bless you for helping your Sis out..tell her way to go for me okay?

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great pics

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SASSI_SPRING 2/21/2013 4:18PM

    Those stools are dangerous! Hiking doesn't appear to be as dangerous as that stool. Thank-you for sharing your photos and stories. The hiking areas look amazing and I'm so impressed where you go, up in those mountains. Very awesome. :)

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