Daughter rang me yesterday to ask if I could pick her kid up from school. I have done this a few times and unthinkingly just jump in the car and drive up. Yesterday I thought I'd ride in to her joint and walk up the hill from there. Because I then had to continue on back out to here I needed to take the stroller as it's much further for little legs.
How was I going to get the stroller in there? I could walk and carry it and that would add another 20min to the walk...and maybe make me think it was not fun. I could try and carry the stroller while riding the bike...it is one of those fold up umbrella type things so maybe doable...
Anyway while I was outside Umming and ahhing the son rocks up...so yeah, I *cheated* and got a lift in to the daughters house. Left the stroller there and headed on up the hill. Saved myself a wobbly 10ish minute ride or an awkward 20ishmin walk
Before leaving home I remembered that yesterday these shoes were rubbing and leaving a blister so this time I put a bandaid on and took some extras. By the time I was up the hill I needed another bandaid. I was also early again so walked around the block then back to the school. Still early and my heel was sore so I sat down and put yet another bandaid on. I think the trouble was that I was not getting them in the right spot and the shoe was still rubbing. Halfway down the hill my heel was sore, I figured out why so sat down and removed the inserts that I had added the day before and all was right.
Grandaughter got into the stroller at her house and I pushed her back to mine. I was so glad to get inside and sit down. So glad!
All up I was gone from here for more than an hour and a half but 10mins of that was standing waiting and a few minutes sitting down putting on bandaids.
I was thinking all the time that there is NO WAY! that I could even get down the trail to the base of my hill as I am much more unfitter than I was 10 years ago. However if I picked the kid up every Thursday this would be a weekly thing to do. And there would be a purpose. I could do it for a few weeks anyway and see how I go...Will think on it.