Tuesday, January 18, 2011

A fatty adjusts to altitude.....slowly

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate.

After living in the desert and the rockies you would think that I would understand the importance of staying hydrated but this move has been rough. I went for my first run since moving here the other day and I thought I was going to die, just a few hundred feet and I was huffing more air than a hoover vacuum.

I am looking forward to adjusting to altitude and running along the rim of the canyon, especially at night. The stars are brilliant here and the high desert night sky never fails to take my breath away. Or maybe it's just the altitude.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

A Fatty moves to the rim

I know it's been awhile since the last update and I'm sorry for that. On January 3rd I moved to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon! I took a job as a recreation manager there and it's been a crazy two weeks since then. Life is amazing here and I can't wait for the snow to melt a bit so I can start running along the rim everyday. The elevation has taken my breath away a bit but once I get used to it, I will be able to exercise even harder when I visit Phoenix.

I now have a full fitness center that I have keys too and it has everything I could ever need to work out. I am really liking having the gym at my place of work, now I just have to continue to make the time to use it!

So just a quick update!