How much does that rock weigh?
I've been busy babysitting for the last three weekends. Needless to say, I haven't had much time to blog about my virtual trek, but the miles have added up as I chased after my busy 2 year old grandbaby! Read more
Virtual Walk Across America - Starting Over
I had walked 65 miles over about 7 weeks when all my efforts were erased. The site I was using closed down! I was disappointed and floundering for a bit, trying to figure out what to do.
After searching the internet for a new site to chart ... Read more
Walking through a Virginia ghost town
When you think of Ghost Towns, it usually conjures up images of the Old West – abandoned buildings, dusty streets with tumbleweed bouncing along, and eerie player piano music playing on the wind. But not every ghost town is in the west. On my ... Read more
Lessons learned from the battle of Glendale
I travelled about 6 miles on the route map this week, heading toward the town of Glendale, VA. I should have called my grandson to visit with me because at 10 years old, he i... Read more
A southern tea on a Sunday afternoon...
This week I walked more, mostly because we were on vacation and the weather was absolutely wonderful for walking. As for my virtual trek across America, I am at the 51.8 mile mark on my journey which brought me to route 608 which goes to the Sh... Read more
A Civil War era B&B on this week's virtual walk
Well, due to a sore knee, and lots of rain this past week, I didn't make it as far as I wanted to on my virtual walk across America. I only logged a little over 7 miles which put me just about a mile and a half outside of Charles City, VA - rig... Read more
Heart health and history on this virtual walk!
Well, I passed the Chickahominy River and am now on my way to Charles City, VA. Since I have about 7 miles to go to get there, I figured I would read up on this interesting place. It is small - at the 2010 census, there were 133 residents in the... Read more
Another week of walking...
The weather outside is still frightful here in central PA, but this virtual walk is so delightful. LOL! This week I logged about 8.1 miles as of Saturday and the map shows me to be getting close to Chickahominy River, VA. this week. I've gone ... Read more
Week 3 of my virtual walk across America
My pedometer said I walked 9.1 miles this week. That's a little more than last week, but I'll take it! I kept my toddler granddaughter this past week for a few days and boy was she busy. That's probably why I logged a few more miles.
Anyway... Read more
The first 10 miles
Well, it took a week, but I've walked 10 miles. I'm only 3 miles from Williamsburg on the Trans American walk. While it doesn't seem like much, it is a big deal to me since I get short of breath and have angina attacks with little to no exertio... Read more
Virtual walk across America.
Thankfully the weather has broken and the long icy winter is almost history. I say almost because that old March winter lion could easily gobble up the March lamb at any time. We've even had snow for Mother's Day here.
Oh well. That won't... Read more
Crocheting off the pounds
Well - now I have proof! Crocheting can help reduce anxiety and help prevent mindless eating!
- Concentration on a repetitive task like crocheting can help prevent negative thoughts (which lead to anxiety eating)
- Repetitive motions can... Read more
Why eat when you can crochet?
Finding things to do with my hands helps keep me busy and out of the kitchen. I recently finished these two hats and some friends wanted to see them so here they are!
The case of the missing diet plan...
Over the last two years I have lost over 60 pounds by logging my food each day and making healthy choices. But my weight loss progress had stalled for several months and discouragement settled in. Because of recent arthritis flare-ups which ... Read more
Chair Exercise Team Tasmania Trek virtual postcard #5
Dear Eve, Jack, Abby, Avery, Sammy, Katie, Autumn, Noah, Lily, Emma and Gabby,
We have been traveling so much and walking so much that I have almost worn a hole in th... Read more
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