Back in January I did a post on things I was planning to do this year. At the top of my list was going to Antique Week in Texas and shopping all of the shows and flea markets in and around the town of Roundtop. Well, we leave this week! I am so excited about this trip, my niece Shelly is going with me and she is more like the Sister I always wanted. Shelly is about 5 years younger then I and we have been close our entire lives. My cowboy brother Mike who passed away in October was her dad, so this is a much needed comfort trip for us. To top it off, my sweet gal pal Heather is going with us!!!! Needless to say, we are going to be doing some marathon shopping. Because of the ton of walking and me turning the big 50 in October, I decided I was going to get myself in better shape. So for the last 8 weeks I have been doing a daily 1-2 miles or about 40 minutes on my treadmill in anticipation for this fun trip. I have always been active my whole life but because of family obligations, I had let exercise slide. The first day I stepped on the treadmill I thought you have got to be kidding, I could only walk about 1/2 mile at a slow pace without getting out of breath. To top it off, I was holding on for dear life thinking I was going to fall on my face. Slowly but surely, I increased the speed and figured out I could walk without the death grip on the handles. This Texas trip has been the best motivation ever!
This is a picture of the 1800's style Log Cabin we will be staying at. I will post more details about the trip in a couple of days!