OMG, how do you have the time to walk 10 miles?!! That's amazing. I walk 3 miles currently. I used to hate walking, but I am now starting to enjoy it. Two weeks ago my best friend passed away suddenly. I felt like all I wanted to do was walk. Walk to escape. Walk to de-stress. Although there were some days over the last couple weeks that I was crying and walking at the same time. But for the most part, it gave me peace and gave me a chance to recall found memories of my friend. Which are plenty since we've been friends since we were little. The walking did me good.
I love walking! I always wonder why I stop when I get going again. I go every morning after I drop the kids off at school and walk on the Rails to Trails. Everyone is so nice. I sometimes feel self conscious because I'm a 350lbs woman walking slower than many people but I manage about 5k in an hour, which is pretty good IMO! Better than going home and crawling back into bed.
I go a little further every day, even just a few steps if I'm not feeling it, and it has brought me a long way. When I started, it took me nearly half an hour to walk one kilometer :)
Amazing! I love walking--so nonthreatening but so powerful.
2/12/2014 7:24:01 AM
What an inspiration you are. Getting your walk in so early in the day starts you off with a really good attitude and sense of accomplishment. I think you are doing a wonderful thing for your body and just keep it up. I have a lot of admiration for you!
Great article. My husband and I often walk in the evenings. In addition to it being great exercise, it is also good for our marriage as we are able to communicate without other distractions. Something about walking makes me feel more connected to nature,our neighborhood and my family ;)
I too am a walker, another thing is my gazelle edge I love this machine. I can't run, so I decided to walk. Have not been on SP, long but already feeling better. I have walked 3 hours so far, I start out early in the morning and continue on. I was a guest at the YMCA with my sister today, enjoyed the machines, tracked walking 2.5 miles in an hour, most important was that I sweated of so calories on the treadmill. I am going to purchase one for my home next. You are awesome!!
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