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Last Blast Olympic triathlon 2014 - Finish Line





You cannot see the allergies, but this is the start of them... a selfie after the Buffalo Run 2014





A shirt to be proud of Buffalo Run 2014 - 2nd of 10 in my age group.



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A Little Old Lady in Training

11/23/2012 - Maintenance: The Final Frontier! Heck with "Space"... unless you're talking about what one fills.

For newbies to this page... I was not always like this. It has been a long road getting here, with lots of hills and valleys. The "really, really before" picture is hidden in my photo gallery. Pictures are good reality checks for me, but I ran out of room and dumped some of the "in progress" progress photos to make room for recent athletic ones. I did keep the before ...
11/23/2012 - Maintenance: The Final Frontier! Heck with "Space"... unless you're talking about what one fills.

For newbies to this page... I was not always like this. It has been a long road getting here, with lots of hills and valleys. The "really, really before" picture is hidden in my photo gallery. Pictures are good reality checks for me, but I ran out of room and dumped some of the "in progress" progress photos to make room for recent athletic ones. I did keep the before January 2010 one that marked the beginning of maintenance, and you can see that in maintenance phase I've still become fitter.

Why "A little old lady in training"? "Little" because I have become small. "Old lady" because that is my goal, to live to a ripe old age. "In training" because that's how I intend to make that goal happen: by training my mind and body.

I stopped "drifting" downwards on the scale in July or August, 2010. I have become comfortable calling the 120's "home". I had found a comfortable way of eating healthy, a comfortable calorie range, and a training goal to keep fitness level alive. This is how I want to live the rest of my life.

Update 7/1/2014 - Basic biographical: I am a 61 and a half year old empty-nester. I've lost, regained, lost, regained, lost in cycles of years, across decades. I am more confident of maintenance than ever before in my life. If it takes the rest of my life to learn how to do this, I'll take that long, but I feel I'm very close.

No name-brand program or diet is the "final answer" for me: I'm a compulsive over-eater. I might change programs to give myself a motivational shot in the arm, and as long as the program I choose to use is balanced nutrition and activity, I'm good. The end goal is to keep working at developing and maintaining healthy habits.
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My Goals:
Stay on track, live consistently, be healthy. That means a balanced diet and an active lifestyle. Nothing says you have to curl up in a ball just because you're past the half-century mark.

My Program:
The two pieces of my program:

1) Reduce my intake of saturated fats, while eating a balanced diet with my favorite fruits and veggies prominent.

2) Keep moving at the rate of 30 minutes of walking almost every day, and two strength training days a week.

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Obviously, from my groups, you might infer I'm from Nebraska. You would be right. I grew up around here, moved away while my son was young, and moved back when he was a teenager. Love it here, it's home.

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JENFROG125
9/18/2014 6:47:21 PM

Hello! Thank you for stopping by my blog and adding me as a friend ... I have added you as well and look forward to getting to know you here on SP as we journey on :)



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WATERMELLEN
9/18/2014 8:01:39 AM

The other half of saying "yes" to me is saying "no" to others as required. "No, I am not addicted to the approval of others, so sad and too bad for you!". "No, you can't use up my time and impose tasks upon me that make it impossible to get my own work done and care for myself." "No, you are confusing me with someone who has responsibility for your work and your life: and that would be you."

Heh heh heh. Hope that helps!! My stubborn personality on full unbridled display here!!!!

How about, "Yes, I'd be happy to help you and can meet with you at 2 pm. For 15 minutes."?



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9/18/2014 7:24:21 AM

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ALICIA363
9/17/2014 8:52:08 PM

emoticon keep up with me! I fully intend to have to tell you to slow down. Repeatedly. The only plan I have at the moment is to run when I feel like running, and walk when I feel like walking. It will be good to get away from the beeps. (Not having the beeps will be my reward for finishing the training plan.)
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JEREMY723
9/17/2014 7:55:27 PM

We watch Big Brother as well, though I'm a bit ashamed to admit it:) Hoping that Derrick can pull it out, he's played the smartest game of the summer for sure:)



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