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New Commitment


Wednesday, May 01, 2013

I used to walk a lot with my husband, but had to give that up several years ago due to problems with my right ankle. My ankle is so much better now though, and I have decided now is the time to get back to my love of walking.

So my new commitment is to walk around the perimeter of our small town by the end of summer, maybe sooner. :) That isn't a huge walk, maybe 2 1/2 to 3 miles, but would be huge to me. I started yesterday by walking from my home up to the main street through town and the plan is to increase that distance by a few blocks as I can. Wish me luck and good walking weather! :)
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STRONGCOURAGE 5/4/2013 4:15PM

    yah! what a nice goal! so glad you can walk again! how is the walking going??? It'll be sooo worth every effort to be able to walk w/ your husband those 2-3 miles! How sweet! :) emoticon

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KINGHAKA 5/3/2013 5:00PM

    /smiles. Very good that's great to hear. Keep us posted, as i'm sure you will. Your mind will be flooded with beautiful memories as you hit the path. Remembering what is was like before to just walk and enjoy gods great earth. Very heartwarming indeed. God bless you, kia kaha.

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TEALHAWK 5/1/2013 11:29PM

  You Can do this!

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CIROHIO 5/1/2013 10:07PM

    Sounds like a terrific goal. I truly enjoy going for my walks. I use that time as my chat time with God. Knowing he is walking right beside me makes me feel wonderful. Wishing you success I know you can do it...one step at a time. emoticon

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BEAUTYSBLUSH 5/1/2013 6:08PM

    I think your goal is a great one! I wish you all the best. I know you can do it!
God bless you and enable you!
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SUNSHINEGB 5/1/2013 3:47PM

    That's a great goal Gloria and I'm wishing you good luck, I have a feeling you're going to be walking further than that by the end of summer!
Making a commitment makes it happen!
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OWL_20 5/1/2013 1:52PM

    Godspeed and good weather! I think that's a great goal, with an added bonus of being outside. Good luck!

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GRACEGIRL84 5/1/2013 12:44PM

    Sounds like a wonderful goal!! I will be wishing you good luck and good weather. I hope you will keep us posted on your progress! Enjoy the fresh air.
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THIN133 5/1/2013 12:04PM

    That's wonderful that your ankle is better that you can try your hand at walking again ! YOu can do it ! Take it at your own pace. Good for you. Waking is good for your mind too ! It's refreshing ! Enjoy ! emoticon emoticon

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TUTUNAN 5/1/2013 11:57AM

    You can do it. Good thinking.

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HALFMYSIZE71 5/1/2013 11:55AM

    Congrats and good luck! Woooohooooo!

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PEPPYPATTI 5/1/2013 11:34AM

    Way to go on making a new commitment to yourself! I myself just love to walk!
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ISLANDNESTER 5/1/2013 11:03AM

  Sounds like a lovely walk! I will be waiting to hear what you see on this new journey. emoticon We use to always find coins scattered in the grass along our walk to the beach,it became a real live treasure hunt to my children! Walking alone one day I meant this sweet older woman who told me that she began doing it years ago to just have the fun of imagining the children's delight! emoticon emoticon

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