I've enjoyed my morning walks because it gives me a sense of accomplishment first thing in the morning for having dragged myself out for the walk before 8am, a sense of strength that comes from completing a physical challenge (drive up my hill, you'll see what I mean!) and it feels good to know that for 38 mintues in the morning, I get to take care of me, before meeting the
But when the temperature drops, it was not as enjoyable. And by "temperature drop" I mean the nostril-freezing, crunchy coat cold. I often opted out of the cold morning walks mostly because I didn't have good cold weather gear. That changed this week. A friend gifted me an REI gift card that was converted into thick fleece running pants and SmartWool socks.
This morning I walked. My face was cold, but the rest of me was warm and I'll have a better day for it.