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Eating more, weighing less!
I kept seeing the red letters on my fitness page, but ignored them for a very long time. Finally I realized I needed to update my info because I was able to be much more active the past four months. Interestingly, I've been pretty stuck on the... Read more
She set the record, but we got the prize!
Our daughter (38) set a half marathon course record this weekend losing only to a 21-year-old male competitor. It wasn't huge, about 400 competitors. It was fun for her to be interviewed after for local media. But, I feel like we got the priz... Read more
My feet hurt!
It has been a joy and a challenge to walk more and more steps on average since I was suddenly able to walk 10,000 steps consistently nearly four months ago. I thought that would never happen due to restrictions of ms and the fact that both feet... Read more
Back in the real world
After vacation with granddaughters, I'm still recovering from the many different activities. I'm discovering that this real world is pretty wonderful, too! I am so grateful that my body allows me to do so many kinds of things each and every da... Read more
Home recovering from so much fun!
I had such an amazing time with our son's family the last 9 days. It was an extremely active time - lots of play, hiking, walking, dancing, jogging, etc., inspired mostly by our almost 5-year-old and 7-year-old granddaughters. I love Skype, bu... Read more
Elementary, my dear!
I got to go to the elementary school program (band, beginning and intermediate strings, play, k-3, 4-5, and honor choirs). It was fun to watch and listen to my first grade granddaughter sing in the choir. It was also National Day of Prayer and... Read more
So much fun, so little time!
I'm having such fun on vacation with my son, his wife and their two little girls. Keeping to mostly healthy food choices and getting lots of walking and other exercise. Today we did some dancing games on X-Box. I really felt the burn. Then m... Read more
Jetting off to paradise!
No, I'm not heading to some tropical island or on some amazing trip around the world. I'm just going to visit my two sweet granddaughters ages 7 and almost 5. I get to visit them via Skype now and then, but there is nothing like a hug and then... Read more
The best of the worst!
I couldn't resist the puffy package of potato chips calling my name at the grocery store.
I picked it up.... Read more
I love to watch my grown daughter ... she inspires me!
Our daughter has run competitively, since she was nine. In recent years, running has kept her sane as she has met a lot of challenges with her three children (13, 11, 6)...all top students, black belts in tai kwon do, gymnasts, science fair win... Read more
We did it!
Both my daughter and I had events Saturday. I walked in a charity event and ended up walking more than 8 miles. I was so excited to be able to get so much in. I got to the gym with my husband after so a very active day for this grandma.
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Today I got to go to the local Tulip Festival with a group of ladies after our meeting and a sack lunch. It was a joy to visit with my little carpool group and lunch group and then the group I walked through the gardens with. There was some wi... Read more
Is anybody listening?
Some days I feel so invisible. It seems the people in my life who I really need to be there are not able to be for so many reasons. So, despite having people around I can feel very lonely. This has been a challenging week on many levels so I ... Read more
It's been a joy to be outdoors this week and it will be even warmer in the days to come. I've gotten in extra walking and strength training lately. Am hoping I can continue day by day without any interruptions. As my husband recovers from sur... Read more