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Sunday, February 27, 2011

I started walking yesterday for 15 minutes. Today, I was supposed to walk 1 mile. I finally got up the energy to do that. I have lived on this street for 9 years and have never walked that far. There is a little camp store at the end of the 1/2 mile mark and I always drive. It was great! The only thing is the weather was 64 degrees and damp, so the gnats got me. I live near a lake and the bugs start coming out early. By April the ticks will be out! I probably have to stop in April but I joined a gym so I can go there, which I intend to do tomorrow. Some old friends from 40 years ago found me on face book and that was so much fun. I didn't have my maiden name down but they searched and discovered me. I am having a great time with face book and spark people. I have lost 8 lbs. since January 21, when I joined spark. I was 165 and 5'3". Now I'm 157. I want to get to 135. Well, I hope you all meet your goals.
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    Good job on the weight loss and the walking :) I'm looking forward to more walks on our gravel road when the sun will shine down on me!!
    2057 days ago
    Keep on keepin on!! You are doing great!
    2060 days ago
    Congrats on the progress you are making. What do you think you are doing that is helping you drop the pounds?

    I noticed on your front page your goal is 1,000 steps a day .....did you mean 10,000 steps a day?

    There is something refreshing about walking out doors. Hope you have a good week! Polly
    2061 days ago
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    2062 days ago
    Congratulations...on your walking and on your progress! 8 pounds since 1/21 is terrific. Sounds like you'll be at your goal in no time. Keep up the great work!

    Which lake? I just wondered if we're anywhere near each other.

    Be blessed,
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    2062 days ago
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