Sunday, December 11, 2005

The Crash Course in Fitness Begins

After dealing with a back injury and pneumonia over the past 10 weeks, I've got less than five weeks to return to a semblance of fitness. Today was a good start in my crash course -- I spent about two and half hours bouncing around the forested paths of James River Park this afternoon. It was a great day for hiking, but let me tell you: I am seriously wiped out. If I'm this exhausted after a couple hours of hiking at sea level, how am I going to be able to do longer hikes three miles up on Kilimanjaro?

Looks like I've got my work cut out for me. I wonder how the other Yanks are doing...