Better health is a personal goal and challenge. Encouraging others to strive for the same is also a goal and a challenge.
Why fuss over trying to help others?
Help thy brother’s boat across, and lo! Thine own has
reached the shore. – Hindu Proverb
Some things are so obvious, we no longer see them.
Can the smallest change make the biggest difference?
Walking just 50 steps can change our outlook.
Two months is a long time to not exercise.
And in the waiting, something magical amidst the doubt and worry.
The years of constant tending.
The years of finding a way.
The years of not quitting.
The years of overcoming.
The years of changing.
The years of feeling great.
Then the two months of long, long days. Roller coaster days. Questioning days.
A glorious return.
Exercise, rest, and nutrition are always the big three. When tired and at the end of a long trip, common sense becomes more challenging.
Two food options.
Starbucks had 15 people in line.
A breakfast place next door with no line. Zero people.
We ate on the plane.
All that seemed edible was the eggs and potatoes .
Classic case of do the best you can with what you’re given.
Sure, we had power bars as backup.
Final walk and maybe the last ever?
Walking through Seattle, The Palouse, and Glacier National Park was great exercise.
Was this the last time we’ll visit those places?
Odds are high.
Been 20 years since the last time. And 30+ for visiting Pike Place Market.