guess who’s back, back again.

Well.  A lot has happened since my last post.  I officially packed up all my stuff and moved out of my old, little apartment and in to a beautiful 150 year old farmhouse in the middle of a nature preserve.  The preserve is all grasslands and is surrounded by about 3 miles of walking trail which is perfect for Boo.  I was a little hesitant about moving here initially because I have never lived in such an isolated location, but it seemed silly to pass up this once in a lifetime opportunity.

By far and away my favorite part so far about the farmhouse is the amount of activities we can do outside now.  I bought boo a tether and she is loving the new freedom.  We spent a good portion of th e weekend with her leashed up and my doing yoga or lying on my mat.  She loves to just sit and bask in the sun and I can’t blame her.  The views just make you want to sit outside forever and just stare.

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My favorite form of exercise is the spontaneous kind.  The kind that isn’t planned and just appears organically and feels so good.  Enter saturday morning.  It was my rest day, but I wanted to go for a walk around the preserve because I was still up early.  I started walking, but then my legs and body were just aching for a run and I took off.  I ran about a mile and a half completely care and time free and it was amazing.  It felt incredible to not be bound to anything; my watch, the road, a machine.  I plan on doing this more often, just going.  I love working out, don’t get me wrong, but some days it can feel like a chore.  I’m glad this move has helped to reinvigorate me and I’m excited to take on other new adventures fitness or otherwise.

-sj

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