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Posts Tagged ‘REI’

Socks, feet and toes

With an REI gift card I recently purchased a yoga mat bag, a special yoga/sweat towel and some new socks. After all of these years of exercising and spinning and I hadn’t given much thought to the socks I wore. I have fun little shorty socks. But they don’t give much cushion, support or protection. […]


Picking out a good pair of athletic shoes

Years ago I went to a store that specifically sold athletic shoes. The woman who helped me measured my foot and asked me what I mostly needed them for. Was I a walker, runner, what kind of exercise did I do? From what I told her she came up with an athletic shoe that was […]


It’s feet week

The theme for this week … is feet! I personally think feet are one of the ugliest parts of our bodies. I would say I have a foot unfettish. My feet are super ticklish. So I hate having them touched. Probably about six years ago I decided to treat myself to a mani/pedi. I had […]


Health and wellness birthday gifts

For my birthday my in-laws gave me an REI gift card. I plan to use it toward a new yoga mat.I think Curt and I are going to go shopping this weekend. I also got some cash from Grandma so that will go toward the yoga mat or a yoga block/brick. (Before each yoga class […]


It’s my birthday … not really … party anyway

Years ago I was doing a puzzle with my youngest nephew. He was and is awesome at puzzles especially at the age he was, which I think was 4 or 5. He got a difficult piece in an adult puzzle and I kinda sang, Go, Jackson. It’s your birthday. He looked at me and said, […]


Schmorgasbourg (sp?)

Once again at 3 & 3: 3 yoga, 3 spin classes with a dash of abs/core and body conditioning. My cycling shoes got more compliments today. Man! Who knew a pair of not that attractive shoes would be so popular? One guy in class asked me where I got my shoes, he was from out […]