Well, I went snowshoeing with my parents Saturday for about an hour and a half (they were able to go longer than I'd anticipated!). Was my first time using my poles and they turned out to be a great help keeping balanced! I'm actually not sore though. I wasn't pushing myself hard because I was trying to keep an eye on my mom since it was her first time and she is just getting started fitness-wise. But it was still a lot of fun and we are talking about doing it some more, working up to being able to do it in the mountains.
The new treadmill is doing great as well. Did a half-hour Saturday (before the snowshoeing) and an hour on Sunday. So far I've only been doing 3 mph, which with my stubby, chubby legs from Texas (I have a theory that people from Southern states tend to walk more slowly because it's hard to walk fast in the heat; whereas people from the North tend to walk quickly because they need to keep warm) is pretty fast, but I'm already seeing a decrease in my heartrate (the treadmill has a pulse monitor), so I'm probably ready to push myself to go faster now. Then when I get the speed up to 4 mph (or during, I'm not sure about my strategy on this yet), I'll add in some incline. Anybody got any ideas on which is best, adding speed or incline first?