Since getting home last week, I have been on a few short runs, and I can't believe how tough it has been to re-climatize to the heat and humidity. I was spoiled by the moderate temps in MN, and to return to the extreme heat has been a bit of a shocker.
Yesterday morning, I took Norah for the first Bob run in more than 3 weeks, and it was awful. Just awful. For one thing, I shouldn't have gone out so late in the morning (it was 8 am before we got out there), and I didn't check the temp before we left, but when we got back, I wasn't surprised to see that it was 86 with a "feels like" temp of 95 (71% humidity; 75 dewpoint -- it's like the threshold of hell here). I was a river of sweat and even poor little Norah was a bit sweaty from sitting in the stroller. She didn't complain, but I felt bad about having her out in that heat. I may have to either do very early mornings for awhile or evenings because I think our previous 7:30/8 am runs are just too hot this time of year. We'll see.
But, on a completely unrelated note, I just have to post these messy baby pics (sorry for the redundancy for those who may have already seen these on FB).
Here's Norah enjoying her spaghetti: And here she is doing some finger painting (I learned my lesson from the spaghetti mess and stripped her before we started our "art"): I'm not sure about her posturing here. Is she pretending that's war paint?