Archive for August 30th, 2019

Some consequences of walking, part 1

August 30, 2019

By Matthew E. Milliken
Aug. 30, 2019

Author’s note: This post concerns a very mild health situation and may not be appropriate for younger or sensitive readers. MEM

My Aug. 23 walk had some lasting consequences.

I woke up the following morning with a rash high on the inside of my legs. Nevertheless, I was determined to get in some exercise, in part because I was hoping my Fitbit app would record more weekly steps than my Parental Unit — this in spite of having flushed away my Fitbit.

I can be a stubborn beast when the mood seizes me.

My upper thighs bothered me throughout my hike beside the Eno River; regardless, I proceeded. However, I knew that I’d have to have a look at the area once I got home. I think I may even have recognized that I was probably going to have to take a few days off from walking.

Little did I know…

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