SLENDERELLA61
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Happy Mile
Saturday, June 15, 2019      15 comments

This week's accomplishments: * average of 15,237 steps per day * 395 intense exercise minutes this week (my watch doubles the minutes when heart rate is high enough, so that is somewhat overstated) * Galloway magic mile just over 10 minute... Read more
New Realities
Friday, June 14, 2019      16 comments

My weight is once again not where I want it. I had decided I could gain a couple pounds now that I'm 70 years old, but I relaxed my eating a bit, and gained too much. That should have been predictable, but I swear I did not once eat everything I... Read more
Seasonal Challenge
Thursday, June 13, 2019      12 comments

Wow, has it been raining here! Our grass was crispy shredded-wheat like just a week or so ago, but now it is totally green and growing fast. So this ti... Read more
Hope to Run for Years to Come
Monday, June 10, 2019      16 comments

As I stated in my status today, one of the great things about running is that people of almost any age can be involved. I enjoy having contact and sharing interests with people of all ages. My friend Fritz, 82 years old, was the oldest male at o... Read more
You Asked What Song ---
Sunday, June 09, 2019      17 comments

My birthday is June 6th, hubby's is June 3rd, DD is June 8th and DSIL is June 20th, so in our household we have 2 yearly celebrations: Christmas and birthday. I already posted about our birthday celebration on the evening of the 6th, and in... Read more
Summer Sunrise Watermelon 5K #1, 2019
Saturday, June 08, 2019      15 comments

Pre-race glimpse of sunrise at Lake Hollingsworth: Sunrise and sunrise reflection through race banner: ... Read more
New Experience
Friday, June 07, 2019      27 comments

I might be 70 years old now, but I am still up for trying new things. Last Eve we went to a karaoke pizza venue and thoroughly enjoyed for many hours. ... Read more
Great Healing, Great Scenery and a Laugh
Tuesday, June 04, 2019      19 comments

We are celebrating Natalie's successes. (Natalie is my 12 year old granddaughter. I have been her child care provider for over 10 years.) The doc says she is healed! She said Natalie can play tackle football now, if she wants to!! No restriction... Read more
Glad to be Part of a Strong Running Group
Saturday, June 01, 2019      14 comments

Today was the annual kick-off of our Lakeland Galloway training program/running group. We had a speaker, Chris Twiggs, from Jeff Galloway's organiza... Read more
Early
Thursday, May 30, 2019      16 comments

Got to Senior Dance early today as hubby dropped me off on his way to take the car in for recall work and regular service. I took advantage of the time... Read more
Fort Fraser Trail History Trivia
Wednesday, May 29, 2019      9 comments

My good SparkFriend, JUNEPA, posted some trivia about our local Fort Fraser Trail, after I posted pictures of the southern part that I ran-walked yesterday : "I looked up Ft Fraser to see which Fraser it is named after. The province I live ... Read more
Last Time?
Tuesday, May 28, 2019      9 comments

Today I drove Natalie to school, a 20 mile round trip, for maybe the last time. I started driving her in August 2018. Next year her school hours will change by 15 minutes and we think it will work out for DD to take both kids to school. Perhaps ... Read more
Memorial Day
Monday, May 27, 2019      10 comments

Today we honor those who gave their lives for our country, for our freedom. We are grateful. I don't have adequate words to express the gratitude. I had a maternal uncle who did not return from WWII. He died before I was born, Raymond Arter. Won... Read more
For As Long As I Can
Sunday, May 26, 2019      10 comments

My plan is to do the most I can do for as long as I can. Now I need to change that sentiment into specific goals I can work on. I am looking for a new way to strengthen my motivation! ... Read more
Another After-Run Gathering
Saturday, May 25, 2019      12 comments

Five miles today. I ran with 10 people and then met up with more. Unfortunately, I ate more calories than I burned but I am now motivated again and back ... Read more

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