at 50 steps: "Hmmmm, my legs are starting to burn a little."
75 steps: "How come they don't have benches to take a small rest?"
90 steps: "I should have brought some bottled water with me."
100 steps. "I can't breathe. Is this because I am totally out of shape or the fact that I am feeling quite claustrophobic in this stairwell?"
120 steps: " If I pass out, will I just fall back down. That could really hurt."
140: " I wish Ben wouldn't count each step aloud. It's making this so much worse.)150: " I should ask Melissa to carry me the last 6 steps."
156: FREEDOM! Give me your tired people wanting to get free. Yep that's me.Ellis Island! It did bring my sad plight of 156 steps into perspective. One of the tour guides mentioned that a "Christian Group" was on the second floor helping with name searches. I was surprised to see the "Christian Group" was none other than some very nice Sister missionaries. It was a great start to our day.