I just didn't get it.
Jeanne, the body interprets any stress -- mental or physical -- as part of that 10% increase. So, you've got to include any work or personal stress and make adjustments.
Oh. OK, so the lead safe dropping from the window finally hit its mark.
THE SLOG has felled me again. Always does this time of year. Work stress threads its way through pores and once inside twirls into tiny knots around muscle fibers. And just as I'm nearing the tops of hills it yanks. Stings the quads deep. Over and over. Then the backslide begins.
Exhaustion. Meetings. Reports. Kids' energy. Job changes for fall that need concentration now. Educators all ramp-up this time of year, knowing the crash starts June 9th.
Years ago, another cycling, camping, hiking, teacher friend and I struck out for the north shore of Lake Superior the day school ended. We couldn't wait for a 3-day attack on the woods: a celebration! WE WERE DONE!!
Trudge to the campsite....set up tents...sleep
Build fire for breakfast eat ...nap
4 miles on the bicycle? call it good...nap
Look at hiking boots...nap
- OB countin' the days and there's 14