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Sunday, March 26, 2023

Maybe Too Soon - Day 387

It was a beautiful winter day. That certainly can't be denied. The temperature rose to almost 40 and the skies were blue.

A lady named Sue hiked with us today.
winter hiker

The natural feature of interest was the Carp River.
Carp river winter

However, the big news is that I hate to say it, but I may have come back to the trail too soon. I was impossibly slow and my legs are weak and so painful that even ibuprofen isn't helping much. I am beyond disappointed, but I don't want to do some kind of long-term damage, either. I barely managed the short miles today.

Tomorrow we are going to walk the few miles in town in St. Ignace. I also have to go the the Secretary of State office and get a replacement trailer plate. Mine apparently fell off on the drive up here. I haven't had any luck dealing with this on line, so we will try to get in the door without an appointment.

I'll decide tomorrow if I need to go home and take more time to rest. In addition to my physical conditions, we again have the problem that plagued things in December- the access roads are not driveable.

Miles today 5.6. Total miles so far 4387.2.

See A Cascade of Errors


Ann said...

It may be disappointing but better to wait than to injure yourself.

Bob Court said...

I was in a chair for three months before I could exercise again. The first few times were very hard. Muscle memory will kick in. Work up to it.
Chip off the miles you can while you can. Enjoy the spring thaw.

Sharkbytes said...

Ann and Bob- Thanks!

The Oceanside Animals said...

Lulu: "We're sorry to hear it has been so rough! It does look very wintry up there. We hope you can get hiking again soon. I would lend you my furs if I could!"