Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Last weekend there was a charity event that involved climbing to the top of one of the downtown skyscrapers. It was 48 flights of stairs! There were adverts for it throughout the skyway system.
I knew I wasn't quite ready for that big of a challenge- just yet. I've been taking stairs daily and it has gotten much easier. I no longer worry abut calling 911 in the stairwell.
I have access to 16 floors within my stairwell. There are 19 floors all together but the layout gives me access to 16. 16 x 3=48. That's 3 laps, if you think of it like that. I can do one without dying. I want to build my strength so that I can do 48 flights of stairs without risk of cardiac arrest.
I just want to shout out some love and thanks to my spark friends! I don't always have time to catch up on everyone's blogs but I genuinely care about each and every one of you. Your kind and uplifting comments mean a great deal to me. Thank you.
Update: I did all 16 flights with 2 shorts rests on floor 7 and 12, did a set of 12 push ups on the stairs and then did 60 minutes on the elliptical. I feel amazing! If I can do it so can you. For those of you who don't know I had to learn to walk again 6 months ago.