Today is April 15– spring should be well on its way, even to the more northern climes.
You would think we’d be in a position to do this by now:
Well, think again. Up in Ontario, where several of our bloggers reside, they’re getting this message:
Here in Boston, it’s currently snowing/sleeting/freezing rain. Love this trifecta. However, the bigger issue is tomorrow, which is
Patriot’s Day Marathon Monday. Schools and government offices are closed, and lots of people (myself included) take the opportunity to head outside to enjoy running or watching the Boston marathon, or just frolicking in the spring weather. So many times I’ve cycled with friends, enjoying the last break before the end of semester crunch hits. But not this year. Here’s what they’re predicting:
Not looking good at all. At least we’re not having the full-blown ice storm that’s hitting southern Ontario, which is something to be thankful for.
So, what’s a fitness-interested feminist to do while waiting out this yucky weather?
- Set up the trainer again? NONONONONONONONONONO.
- Go to yoga classes? Yes.
- Break out the Pilates and other fitness-y DVDs and have at it in my living room? If I must.
- Give in and watch all of the Oscar-nominated films on iTunes? Now, we’re getting somewhere. ..
- All of the above? Yes, I guess so.
Into every life some crappy weather must fall. We in the colder regions will all get through it. And yes, southern-region friends– you now have my total permission to complain about heat this summer all you like.
I leave you with words of wisdom and an image we can all take as the best advice for dealing with cold weather: