MARYANNGI
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GOT IN AN EXTRA 10 MINUTES OF EXERCISE!

Thursday, April 16, 2015

On Tuesday, I dared my Spririted Underdawgs team to do an extra 5 minutes of exercise a day. I am proud to say that today I got in an extra 10!!

That may not seem like a lot, but due to an upcoming surgery and chronic pain, any exercise done is a great day. My current short-team goal is to be able to to walk 1-1.5 miles by May 30th, the end of the Spring 5% Challenge. I am proud to say that today, I walked .7 miles. It may not be what I used to do, but it felt awesome. I have a buddy I walk with daily and she keeps me motivated.

Tracking food, daily walks and starting strength training and my next short & long-term goals.

Will get to my healthy lifestyle change, it may take longer than I hoped, but I will get there.
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  • DBEAU57
    You are such an inspiration! I am glad you have someone to walk with. I used to walk with a friend, but then she started working crazy hours, so now it's just me and my MP3.
    1985 days ago
  • DIANEDOESSMILES
    Ahh this answers the email I just sent Toni, to see how use r progressing on ur team goal of walking 1-1.5 by the end of the challenge.

    Wooohoo u CAN DO THIS!!!!

    Hugs!!!! Great job!!!
    1985 days ago
  • SWATISRIVASTAV
    emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1986 days ago
  • CHERIRIDDELL
    That is awesome !
    1986 days ago
  • LONGLEANNLANKY
    Wow MaryAnn, this is really awesome. Quite the accomplishment for someone in pain. You inspire me. I am so glad ou have a buddy to walk with . Mine moved away, 3 years ago. It was such a pleasure to walk out the door with a friend, and we didn't have to think, just phone and walk. We had a good 15 years of that, including working around our different work hours. So happy for you
    The weather helps too!! Enjoy your Spring walks my Friend.
    1986 days ago
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