Wow Susan you're doing fantastic, keep up the good work.
Julie (Ontario,Canada) ----------------------- Dum spiro, spero, "While I breath, I hope". Latin Proverb ----------------------- Lord Help me to remember that nothing is going to happen to me today that You and I together can't handle. ----------------------------
You're doing great! I'll bet you feel great, knowing your health is helped by these walks. And then you'll feel so much better, in time. I sure do.
About 5 years ago I bought myself a pedometer at Walmart and started walking, shooting for 5,000 steps per day (about 1.5 mi). It is great motivation, trying to beat the latest number of steps, to get to a new level. I have done 10,000 a few times but mostly, with my other responsibilities, 5,000 to 7,000 is my general best to beat.
Keep up the good work! It's not really work when you consider the benefits, though -- right?
I'm so grateful for God's grace in giving me the desire for my walk in spite of the heat/humidity--wrapped a wet towel around my neck to help counter the heat! I was even able to cut 1 minute off my mile so I did 3 miles in 48 minutes. Only 1 more minute to cut off my mile before I go to a 4 mile walk.
Praising God for His grace!
Susan--wife to Dennis and mom to 8 super blessings.
"You either sacrifice today to reach tomorrow's goals, or you give up your dreams in favor of the fleeting comfort that's distracting you." Dave Griffin
"I'm a simple Jesus girl on a journey to finding deeper motivation than just a number on my scale for getting and staying healthy." Lysa Terkeurst
487 Days since: Refined Sugar, flour, pasta and rice
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