I texted Dwayne to let him know what I was doing. I told him if he didn't hear back from me by dark to send out the troops. He's had a bad cold for over a week and didn't have a very good Christmas, so he hasn't seen Scarlette in nearly 2 weeks. I guess he didn't like the thoughts of me hiking such a long trail alone, so he called me and said he was going to meet us there.
I took my camera with me, and managed to get a couple of pics at the start of the trail, but then my camera died. I was so disappointed. There's some lovely views along this trail...open fields, tree canopies, creeks...but I didn't get to capture them. Dwayne still wasn't up to par and not totally over his cold, so we only walked a total of 3 miles today. I didn't want to push him since he was kind enough to tag along with us to ensure our safety. He felt really bad that my camera died (he's the one that gave it to me), so as soon as we left the trail, he drove us to a store to buy me another one. Yay! Now I'm back in business with my picture taking.
I took the memory card out of the broken camera and put it in my new one, so I'm going to see if I can download them to this post.
I'm so sore tonight. I think it's more from being on that dang elliptical 2 days before the hike. I like the soreness though. It's been quite a while since my workouts have left me sore the next day. It excites me. It means I'm doing something right. I'll be back in the gym tomorrow night with Billie and we'll both be back on the beast. I'm determined to work up to a decent workout level on that thing. And then what?? The Stairmaster (my worst nightmare...climbing stairs indefinitely)??? Well, let's not get too far ahead of ourselves. :)