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1-1-2014 - I can't decide if I want to track my progress in this introduction or on a series of blogs. Today I'm opting for the blog.

7-24-13 - We took a little trip over the weekend and we went swimming one evening, some just floating and playing around, but some swimming laps, too. Then the next day we walked a couple of nature trails, 2.5 miles total. This morning I went walking with a neighbor, 1.8 miles. So I'm up and moving again for right now.

7-17-2013 - ...
1-1-2014 - I can't decide if I want to track my progress in this introduction or on a series of blogs. Today I'm opting for the blog.

7-24-13 - We took a little trip over the weekend and we went swimming one evening, some just floating and playing around, but some swimming laps, too. Then the next day we walked a couple of nature trails, 2.5 miles total. This morning I went walking with a neighbor, 1.8 miles. So I'm up and moving again for right now.

7-17-2013 - I'm thinking about Newton's law of physics and the commercial for whatever it is that uses the phrase about "a body at rest tends to stay at rest and a body in motion tends to stay in motionĒ unless acted upon by an outside force. Well I need an outside force to give me a swift kick in the seat of the pants!

In the past two weeks or so, I received a Nook as a gift, so of course I had to download and read books on it. I spent most of four days in a row in the car. I spent a large part of three days cleaning our church, with a little help, and was then too exhausted to wiggle. And my left foot was so sore I could hardly walk on it. It felt like something was dis-located. Anyway, it's been real easy to sit and very difficult to get up and walk.

I had committed to do a virtual 5K this week, and I had planned to do it on Friday morning. But now that isnít going to work out, so I did it this afternoon. Iím up and moving again.

6-19-2013 - I weighed this morning and I am less today than I have been in two months. I am walking at least three times a week, have signed up for water aerobics three times a week (if we don't have storms because the pool is outside), I've done more yard work already this summer than I probably did all of last summer together.

I am feeling good about my work load at the office and at home, though there's still some stuff to get caught up. And I am sleeping good. I am drinking a lot of water but lately I haven't been getting up in the night to go to the bathroom. Don't know if the walking would have anything to do with that or not.

6-13-2013 - I'm copying this format from Maggierosebowl. If you aren't familiar with her story check it out. She's amazing!

Yesterday I had a cardiac stress test. It turned out fine, which is a good thing! But I was so scared about doing it (I imagined myself being rushed immediately to the hospital for surgery), and the fact that my husband insisted on going along with me, and the fact that afterward he thanked the Lord for the good results indicated he was scared, too. Knowing that there isn't, yet, any irreversible damage, being scared that there was, means it's time to get serious with fitness.

So I am training for a virtual 5K the week ending July 20.
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Member Since: 9/30/2008

SparkPoints: 20,255

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My Goals:
My primary goal is to be more fit and healthy. This requires losing 100 pounds.

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I am not following a specific "diet" plan. I am trying to eat less and move more. I am tracking my food on the nutrition tracker and trying to follow the exercise plan recommended by SP.

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I am married for 47 years and live in rural Kansas.

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"It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities."
---Josiah Charles Stamp, 1st Baron Stamp (1880-1941), British civil servant, economist, and statistician



"To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals."
Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack, 1737


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DIVA711
6/17/2013 12:52:24 PM

Hi Aunty,

I wanted to know as well? Are we signing up for the virtual 5K race?



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CANINE_MAMA
6/13/2013 9:39:03 PM

Where and when are you doing the 5K?



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ALL-IS-AMAZING
4/13/2013 10:01:31 AM

BEAUTIFUL WOMAN AWARD

Hi! Just a shout out to congratulate you!

You are the recipient of the Beautiful Woman Award!!

"Once you've been given this award, you have to paste it on the page of 8 women who deserve it. If you receive more than 3, you know you're really beautiful! If you break the chain, nothing will happen, but it's always good to know someone thinks you're beautiful inside and out!"

Again, Congratulations Beautiful! emoticon

Thanks for spreading a little beauty, love, friendship, and support into my life!

And enjoy your weekend! Your emoticon



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ALL-IS-AMAZING
3/22/2013 8:52:04 AM

emoticon Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. ~Henry David Thoreau~ emoticon



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CANINE_MAMA
3/7/2013 6:50:14 PM

I hope the "personal trainer" you sent me is male, really cute, rugged, mid to late 50s, a Christian and of course single!!!!!

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