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Kate and the 5K-Updated With Photos!

It is Friday night–I completed the 5K, and was TIRED!! It was fairly hilly and some dirt roads and some blacktop. I will post more on Saturday, but I wanted you to know I survived. I did NOT quit. I … Continue reading

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How Life’s Speed Bumps Broke My Heart, But Now I Can Rise Up

Friday November 16, 2012. After months of my eating healthy and walking for fitness, I am participating in a 5K today. I register at 3 and walk and run at 5-ish. Although it is called a run, I will no … Continue reading

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You Can’t Start the Next Chapter

That is certainly the truth, isn’t it? This summer I have focused on making some major changes. As I expected, making changes in my approach to my own health has removed some clutter from my mind at the same time. … Continue reading

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Two weeks to form a new habit?

I have often heard it takes two weeks to form a new habit. It takes me longer than that to change my mindset. I have been on my lifestyle change in eating and exercising for 18 whole days. I have … Continue reading

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I Have Indeed Begun My Journey to Wellness

Ok—last week I posted about a watershed or re-directing moment. So I began. I sat down with one of those composition books that kids use in school. You know the type–some of that have a marbled black and white appearance, … Continue reading

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What is your favorite way to get exercise? Topic # 221

What is your favorite way to get exercise?. Least favorite? Kind you have always wanted to try? My favorite kind of exercise is aerobic exercise. More specifically, using an elliptical machine. It gives me more bang for the buck without … Continue reading

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It’s Hot Out—So i took a Walk in the House

It is so hot out! That isn’t surprising, I do live in the Phoenix area. It has been averaging between 108 and 118 for a week or two already. That will continue for weeks. This year, for a change, I … Continue reading

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Postaday topic #167: pushups

Stand up now, or die!? (get out of your chair) Oh boy—as far as things like weight bearing exercise, situps, pushups, squats and lunges, I am woefully out of shape! Now I have paid attention to my cardio, so I … Continue reading

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What have you lost recently? Topic # 161

What have you lost recently?. Well—thanks to my generally healthy eating and exercising, I have lost about 15 pounds in the last year. Granted that is just a beginning—but it is a beginning. It encourages me to try to keep … Continue reading

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What non-exercise activity do you wish would keep you fit? – post # 80

What non-exercise activity do you wish would keep you fit?. people who know me well will not be surprised by my choices here: talking, reading, and writing. Yes, I know, technically you burn calories doing these things….but REALLY they are … Continue reading

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