Saturday, March 16, 2013

Thankful For Simple Joys!

Just the simple change in my exercise routine has given me a lot of joy this week.  When I first came down I had my hair cut short because I was going to spend a lot of time in the pool. heard all about our chilly, snowy winter so the idea lost much of its appeal in actuality.

Last weekend I looked at the forecast for the new week and Tah! Dah! we were in for some warm days.  So I headed for the pool...

The pool is 75' long and the local authorities say if I swam 72 lengths I would have about a mile.  So I walked/jogged/ran for all I was worth (well, maybe not that much) every day and I love it!!!

It was easy to lose count so I got a little lap counter and hit the button after every 2 lengths...then I can think 'deep thoughts' and unravel those 'deep thoughts' as I run.  No more having to remember what number I am on.

I do come into a certain amount of teasing from the locals who watch from the hot tub but it feels so good.  I used to love jogging so this gives me the same lift without the severe pressure on my right ankle.

For some reason I did think I would no longer feel pain in my ankle if I did this...not true but it isn't worse and I am getting a thorough workout!

For this I am most thankful.

What happened in your week that makes you thankful?  Something big or little?  It can be something ever so simple, right under your nose to be loved/enjoyed/treasured.

God bless you all and be well.

1 comment:

  1. Oh boy does that pool look good.

    And that's all I'm going to say about that. :(