Okay...as you've probably seen by my status, the Nulytely and other concoctions have done their duty...kept me awake almost throughout the night...and they're STILL causing rumblings this evening! Trying to fight it off with the acidophilus in my yogurt...lol! Needless to say my gastro doc gave me an "all's clear, see you in ten years!"
With so little sleep I'm all dragged out, sneezy & drippy with my allergies kicking up a fuss due to my lowered resistance. We got out to enjoy a late buffet lunch and WOW did that Nulytely (hey, they've gotta get a new name for this stuff...there's nothing LYTE about it...lol!) continue to kick up a fuss!
Anyhow here I am tonight enjoying everyone's terrific support posting on my blog and SparkPage (thx BUNCHES everyone...our SparkFamily is the BEST!) when at last I come across an e-mail from AARP:
Congratulations! You are one of the winners of our Vitality Project Sweepstakes.
Please sign the attached affidavit, have it notarized, and return it to me by October 30.
You should receive one pair of LEKI Nordic Walking poles by December 1.
Thank you for entering our contest.
AARP the Magazine
Now how VERY COOL is THAT?!?!
I have been so CURIOUS about Nordic Walking and wanting to try it...the serendipity of this moment just blows my mind! I absolutely *NEVER* win ANYTHING! ...here I am in the doldrums and along comes this most pleasant SMACK upside the head!
OK God, Universe & all you *Forces* we cannot fathom...guess I've just gotta get my SPARK ON! :-)
Here's a link explaining the AARP Blue Zones Project:
I was drawn to this thinking, what a SPARK-like undertaking for a city! Wonder how I could make this happen here in the Binghamton area...? Along the way I entered their sweeps. Oh, and took a survey which predicts how long you'll live based on your current health condition and lifestyle...looks like I'll live to a ripe old 91 years...lol!
And one of my recent habits on my birthday is to visit:
So I can figure out how YOUNG I've grown this year:
Last year I turned 52 and scored a RealAge of 48.
The year before I turned 51 and scored a RealAge of 49.
Now THIS YEAR...drum roll....I've turned 53 and my latest RealAge score is 44.6! Woo Hoo!
Still growing younger every year! :-)
Talk about another way to measure progress outside of the SCALE...!
Keep SPARKING ON everyone and have a super weekend!