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Margaret now moving forward

All below is so dated now. Today April 10, 2014 moving forward. Each day taking step forward towards health.

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It has been over two years since I started this last health kick. I went from being obese most of my adult life to being at the top of the normal weight scale now.

I feel healthier now than I did 10 years ago.

My walking/running has progressed from completing my first 5K in 47 minutes March 3, 2007 to finishing my first half ...
All below is so dated now. Today April 10, 2014 moving forward. Each day taking step forward towards health.

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It has been over two years since I started this last health kick. I went from being obese most of my adult life to being at the top of the normal weight scale now.

I feel healthier now than I did 10 years ago.

My walking/running has progressed from completing my first 5K in 47 minutes March 3, 2007 to finishing my first half marathon in 2 hours 47 minutes on November 3, 2007. The fact that this non runner could improve this much is a testament to how much our bodies really can adapt to new demands.

I am becoming convinced that anyone without physical injury can do this. Aerobic conditioning really benefits us all.

This is for life. I love to eat, but now that I am more physically active, there are times I really want to under eat.

Each 5 pounds extra on my body is like carry around a 5 pound bad of flour.
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Member Since: 6/27/2006

SparkPoints: 31,102

Fitness Minutes: 11,735

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Recover strength

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One day at a time.

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hobbies ... playing French horn, gardening, walking and moving.



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"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. " John Muir

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HORNOWL
7/18/2009 7:43:11 PM

Ups and downs with back issues. Getting better now as I am doing yoga and chi running.



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SHANSTORES21
7/7/2009 9:21:25 AM

Hi there - how is everything going?



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HORNOWL
4/8/2009 7:41:17 PM

Thanks Jane for the spark goodie and comment. Things are okay for now.



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JWARD199
4/8/2009 9:06:26 AM

I've missed you lately, Margaret. Hope all is going well with you. Take care!



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DBRIGGS2
3/24/2009 8:46:32 PM

HI Margaret,
I had to stop by and tell you what an inspiration you are! I saw your logged times for this last weekend's Virtual Race. I am in awe. You are truly amazing. You go, girl!
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