|Getting diaper changed and play cloths on||10 minutes|
|Eating mid-morning yogurt snack and cleanup||15 minutes|
|Getting into snow suit, boots, hat and mittens||20 minutes|
|Convincing toddler that his favored stuffed animal won't survive the snow||05 minutes|
|Getting squirming & crying toddler and sled out the door||02 minutes|
|Getting no longer squirming & crying toddler into sled||01 minute|
|Pulling toddler in sled through 2' of snow while breaking trail for what feels like 6 hours||15 minutes|
|Time it takes for toddler to start crying when he realizes that daddy is 'out of steam'||30 seconds|
All I can say is thank all the gods for Veggie Tales because by the time I got us back in the house, I was in no condition to do anything other than hit "play" on the dvd player.
Lessons learned here: Until he is old enough to climb a hill with a sled and then ride it down by himself, sledding is a two adult job. Also, if this is how outdoor excursions are going to be for the conceivable future, then I need to start doing more cardio, because daaaayum.