Beautiful, if chilly, weekend here in Memphis. Fall is finally here, I think. We’re just starting to see a bit of color:
This is the park where I took my morning walk. I confessed a few weeks ago that I am a wimp when it comes to exercising outdoors in cooler weather. Yesterday I figured out that it’s not so much the temps as it is the wind, and in particular, the wind whistling through my mesh-covered Asics. My upper body was quite sweaty, thanks to base layers and thick fleece, but my toes were freezing! I stuck it out for 3.5 miles, and then I hauled my sweaty/frozen self inside for some cooling/thawing.
As I was walking, I was thinking about people who live in really cold areas and still manage to exercise outdoors without having toesicles. How do y’all do it? Do you switch to a different shoe for winter? Are you doing as I read on a couple of websites and pulling on a second pair of socks? I really would appreciate some advice. I enjoy the sunshine benefit of being outdoors, but I don’t like chilled feet! (Thank you in advance.)
The cooler weather didn’t stop me from taking advantage of the anniversary celebration at Sweet CeCe’s today. It would take a lot more than frozen toes to keep me away from a 50% off fro-yo sale. I was disappointed that they didn’t have peanut butter yogurt, but the omission lead me to create my new favorite combo: strawberry fro-yo combined with a smidge of cheesecake yogurt and topped with a 1-inch square of real cheesecake and a teensy squidge of Ghiardelli hot fudge. DiVINE. And all for $1.84! Seriously, if I hadn’t been concerned about being viewed as a glutton by that woman in the mirror, I would have gone back for more. Why must she be so harsh?!
With that, it’s time to begin my day. I hope you had a marvelous weekend, without frozen toes. (Oh, and I really do appreciate any tips you might have to deal with that.)
Happy Monday everyone!