After retirement, my husband and I discoveredwe love to travel. We’ve even taken on activities together, likefly-fishing, cycling, and aerobics. But as much as I love workingout with him, my real passion is being with my friends in theHillside Hike Bikers, a group I started.
I got intohiking when I decided to take a trip around Alaska that wouldrequire a lot of activity. It hasn’t always been easy on mybody, which has wanted to give up at times. We hike everyTuesday and cycle every Friday. I’ve kept it up despite two kneereplacements, a spinal fusion, some arthritis, and even cancer.
I can’t imagine my life without hiking and cycling.The camaraderie and friendship with the gals is important tome, and it’s relaxing. It keeps us connected to our youth.As a bonus, my husband cleans the house for me whileI’m off in the mountains. I still cook, though!
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