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To Live a Longer Life

I am doing this to live a longer life and to enjoy the people and loved ones I am surrounded with. That is a huge motivator for me.

I have decided to eat with the goal of eating healthy all the time, for long term benefits. There are so many diet plans available it is hard to choose the righ...

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50 miles to 50 km on 50th birthday

When I was approach my 50th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I read about this person that celebrate his birthday each year by running one mile for each year and he had his kids help him by running with him part of the way. So, I decided that I would c...

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The Right Daily Rituals

For a long time, to me weight loss was all about what I was doing without. I focused so much on what I couldn't do that it literally became all I could think about. The key for me was learning to replace "red lights" with "green lights." Instead of "don't eat the donut", it became "do drink the wa...

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Why oh why can't I

If happy little bluebirds fly beyond the rainbow, why oh why can't I?

Oh my, Toto, we're not in Kansas anymore, we have gone to the world of making your dreams come true.

Another Monday, and no flying monkeys or wicked witches are coming your way.

This is a great day to make a c...

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Defeat Negative Thinking

We all have negative thinking at times. I call them grumble bunnies -- or more precisely the negative energy caused by churning negative thoughts, I call grumble bunnies.

Do you know people who walk around with a cloud of negativity around them. Unfortunately, negative energy, sustained by ...

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40 km to 40 miles on 40th birthday

When I was approach my 40th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I had a friend of mine that celebrated his birthday each year with a marathon run with his friends. So, I decided why not celebrate my 40th with a 40 mile to 40 km run. And since my birthday...

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50 miles to 50 km on 50th birthday

When I was approach my 50th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I read about this person that celebrate his birthday each year by running one mile for each year and he had his kids help him by running with him part of the way. So, I decided that I would c...

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Starting to Running

When I started to run, I wanted to set up a goal to help me to run. So, I set a goal to be able to run around the major road in my community on my birthday. My birthday was approximately two and one half months away. When I started, I established a plan that would help me to reach this goal in th...

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30 miles to 30 km on 30th birthday

When I was approach my 30th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I had a friend of mine that celebrated his birthday each year with a marathon run with his friends. So, I decided why not celebrate my 30th with a 30 mile to 30 km run. And since my birthday...

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Log Every Silly Thing !

I log every silly little thing, every snack, every meal, every drink, every bit of walking and every bit of exercise. I blog now and then, check in on message boards and "like" other members achievements a bit here and there,,,,,,

But it's the logging of everything that has made me succes...

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