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. My diet is the biggest problem I can see. Unfortunately in my job I'm required to sample food constantly. I believe that there are no " bad" foods, nothing off limits to me. Everything in moderation. That said I am trying to limit my sugar intake. And reign in my calorie counts.
Exercise is not a problem, I love love love ST!
I have a new puppy who requires a lot of vigorous daily exercise. Our favorite is the chase game.
I've worked in professional kitchens since the early 1970's. Food is a major part of my life. Being a woman in a male dominated field was a struggle back when I started as a line cook in a high volume fine dining restaurant. Being an older woman in a physically demanding industry is a struggle too. I enjoy the struggle. I enjoy the long hours, the heat, the noise. The food.
In my early 50's my metabolism started to slow down.

Member Since: 1/7/2012

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- Stay strong
- Stay calm
- Be a safe refuge for my loved ones

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I lift heavy.
Free weights are my chosen method
I love my fluid ergometer rower!

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Three strong, kind daughters. I'm so, so proud of the way they are turning out. One granddaughter so far, going to be as fine a person as her mom and aunts.

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The year that I turned 50 I went on my first hike. My husband is a big hiker, and I wanted something else to share with him. Since then I've been hiking to celebrate all our 'milestones' - birthdays, anniversaries, holidays. Living in up state NY, we do a lot of Adirondack hikes, but we also hike in the Shawangunks and the White Mountains of NH.
Cruising through my 60's now, enjoying the strength training I do with my big guy and our current person trainer, Jordan. He challenges us. We've been sharing a trainer for twelve years now, our biggest indulgence in life.

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  • v VTORIA3
    Snow shoveling is great exercise, and like you, I'll be doing more today, to finish the rest of the driveway when my grand goes home. It's a bitter 5 degrees out there right now.

    Thanks for the encouragement on my blog friend. 2018 is the Year of Me: Goal Weight! LOL, talk is cheap. For several years now, I said that when I reach goal weight, I want to try cross country skiing -- its been on my bucket list for years. So if I don't take too long to lose the 20# it will be this winter season!

    Hope your Sunday is relaxing and peaceful. emoticon
    3 days ago
  • v MCFITZ2
    Oh thank you. I like being your friend.
    5 days ago
    I picked Cherokee out because her eyes reminded me of Henley. At that time I didn't know they were related, but I suspected at that point. The day we brought Cherokee home I asked my friend if Henley's Dad bloodline was in there, and she said yes. You can see how much Henley looks like his Dad. They have the same eyes too. Just puts a smile on my face. emoticon
    8 days ago
    Thanks for reading my blog! Hope you’re doing well! emoticon
    10 days ago
  • v TIPHI1228
    I can't agree more my friend!! You have to definitely be open :D and I am very grateful for us connecting!
    12 days ago
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