Happy May and a little challenge...

by Christina

Happy May Day! Here are some flowers for you to celebrate the beginning of this wonderful month. As a child, my brother and I would make May Day baskets and leave them on our neighbor's doorstep. We would sneak up to the house, leave the basket, ring the door bell and run for the hills.  So, now I leave them for you on your "doorstep". May they brighten your day.

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Today while walking I decided to create a challenge for myself.  I'm inviting you to partake in any version of this challenge that you can imagine. I've decided that for the month of May, I'm going to do something active every day...yup, that's right 30 days of something.

I have a plan. All decent goals need a plan. Bottom line, I decided that I needed to create a baseline level of activity for myself. The amount of activity that I know I can find time to complete regardless of what life throws at me. For me, this is a 30-minute walk.  I know that with some focus, I can get that amount done. My more detailed plan includes some running, biking, and walking. I have a set amount each day. I won't bore you with my details because each of us is unique.

After I made this decision, I received an email from MapMyRun with a "30 miles. 30 days." challenge; one mile every day whether you walk, run, bike, just get 1 mile done every day. This illustrates another example of how you can define your May challenge.

So, if you want to join me, please do so. Just in case you didn't get out there today, start tomorrow and go through June 1, whatever works for you.

If you are the type that wants a little accountability...just a little, then email me at thehealthyknitter@gmail.com to let me know that you are joining me on this journey. I'll give you a high five via email. Sometimes it helps to let others know the goal, so if you want me to know, I'd love it.

Happy May and enjoy the flowers!

Knit one, Walk lots!