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My 100 Days of Why - Day 21
Monday, September 24, 2018      6 comments

I am comfortable taking off my jacket if I want to! I used to keep that jacket on to "hide" the fat rolls no matter the temperature. Sometimes now at Senior Dance, for example, the room is cool and I keep it on, but on days it is warm I'm g... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 20
Sunday, September 23, 2018      10 comments

I handle heat better when I am fit! When I step out the door and feel a blast of heat to my face I think, "oh, it's summer. It feels like the beach. Smile!" Since we keep our house at about 82 degrees in the summer and I am comfortable at ... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 19
Saturday, September 22, 2018      10 comments

I am likely to live longer when I eat right and exercise regularly! We ran 12 miles this morning and I wanted more!!... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 18
Friday, September 21, 2018      11 comments

I can get all the things I don't like to do but have to (mopping, scrubbing, dusting, vacuuming) done more efficiently. When I don't have energy it can take me all day to do what I have to do. I don't have any time for fun activities. ... Read more
Bonus: Black and White Ball
Thursday, September 20, 2018      12 comments

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My 100 Days of Why - Day 17
Thursday, September 20, 2018      12 comments

I like to "make an entrance!" It's easier to "make an entrance" when I am feeling fit and fine. It takes good clothing selection and lots of grooming to have the confidence to enter a room of a hundred or more formally dressed people withou... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 16
Wednesday, September 19, 2018      13 comments

I enjoy dancing more when I am fit! Tonight we have square dancing which is a good workout for brain and some cardio activity. Some of the participants get out of breath and/or sit out because something is hurting. Right now I have no limit... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 15
Tuesday, September 18, 2018      7 comments

I love compliments. Who doesn't? I get more compliments when I am fitter! My favorite compliment recently was at a family gathering. Natalie said I was the one present who was at the best weight. She went on to say she'd like to weigh what ... Read more
Screen Shots from Aching Quad One Mile Race
Monday, September 17, 2018      9 comments

They've posted videos of the Aching Quad races. Notice sweet Gwen in blue. I'm 4 seconds ahead of her in white. Should have waited for her, but thought she was right there. Anyway, it was good! I have almost no doubt that this will not be Gwen's... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 14
Monday, September 17, 2018      8 comments

When I eat right and exercise regularly I control my cholesterol without medication. Back in 2008 the doctor said I had high cholesterol and gave me 90 days to control it through lifestyle. And I did! My cholesterol is consistently normal a... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 13
Sunday, September 16, 2018      12 comments

I enjoy winning race bling, that is, age group awards. I know I've already written that when I manage my weight and eat smart, I run faster. And I wrote that I enjoy running more when I'm fit. Well, today, I am focusing on the race bling I... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 12
Saturday, September 15, 2018      9 comments

Health: My blood pressure has been good ever since I became a normal weight. When I was obese, my blood pressure was high. I suspect that both eating much better and running help my BP. And thinking of running, I ran my 5K, the first of 4 r... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 11
Friday, September 14, 2018      11 comments

I enjoy running more when I eat right and train well! Earlier I wrote about running faster and that's true, too, but running is absolutely more fun for me when I eat smart. I've run hungry and I've run stuffed. Neither is ideal. I feel best... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 10
Thursday, September 13, 2018      10 comments

I am more likely to retain my mobility as I age if I am a healthy weight and have strong muscles! Today, I am specifically thinking of those facing the hurricane and those evacuating. Being mobile is part of what I need to take the best car... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 9
Wednesday, September 12, 2018      7 comments

I feel best when I make good food choices and eat the right amount of food. Organizing my Whys - review so far: 1. Health - Day 1 a. I Feel Better - Day 9 b. 2. Function - Day 2 a. I Run Faster - Day ... Read more

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