I am still a part of the Faithful Finish Lines fitness program. The program is built on 4 pillars – faith, eating, exercise and mission. It emphasizes taking small steps toward your goals instead of making drastic changes at once.
We get motivational emails from Sara Borgstede, fitness plans from Jill Csillag and have online chats via Facebook. The women in this group are wonderful faith-filled, grace-filled women. This past winter took a toll on everyone in at least one of the 4 areas.
My fitness goal was the Groundhog Day Marathon that would run from 2/2 to 2/28 and take place at the mall. I was to park in the same spot, at the same time every morning, put my parka in the same locker, and walk the mall the same way every day and take a selfie in the same spot.
Well February in Northeast Ohio was what I was afraid it was going to be – crappy and not safe for driving. Also, I started back at my seasonal call center job and between those two happenings the Groundhog Day Marathon was grounded (pun intended).
Round 3 Fitness Goal
Round 2 has come and gone and no need for looking back and dwelling on what did not happen instead it is time to move forward. For round 3, my fitness goal is the Tour de Parks where I will walk one park in Northeast Ohio every weekend.
- the park,
- the day,
- the time,
- the camera settings
One of the things I found when I walked the mall for Round one’s fitness goal, I walked too fast. This time I am bringing my camera and taking pictures for a weekly blog post. Taking pictures will slow me down, help me enjoy being in the moment and let you walk beside me.
The Tour de Parks ends on April 25th.
The posts for this weekend will feature pictures from one of the parks I visited last year during my 31 Days of Autumn in Ohio series that ran on OgleOhio.com. (Today’s pictures are also part of the ones taken for the series, but were not featured on OgleOhio.)
See you Saturday for Weekend Wisdom and next Wednesday for the first installment of Tour de Parks.
The best picture from my weekly park walk will be featured on my photography blog OgleOhio.com.
18 thoughts on “The “Tour de Parks””
I’ve never heard of Faithful Finish Lines – is that something only in your area? Sounds like a wonderful group to belong to!
It is an online group. The next round starts May 1st, I believe. Check out faithfulfinishlines.com for all the details.
Oh – ok! Thanks so much. Maybe there’s a group here.
It’s just one online group of women from across the country.
Oh I see. I think I understand now. Thanks so much!!
LubbyGirl, we would love to have you join us for the next round! If you add your email to the sign up here, we’ll let you know when we start the next round: http://www.saraborgstede.com/online-faith-and-fitness-program/
Yeah! You will love this program.
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