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40 miles to 40 km on 40th birthday

When I was approach my 40th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I had a friend of mine that celebrated his birthday each year with a marathon run with his friends. So, I decided why not celebrate my 40th with a 40 mile to 40 km run. And since my birthday...

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Think! Think! Think!


Nothing is good or bad but that thinking makes it so.
~ William Shakespeare


Shakespeare was so smar...

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30 miles to 30 km on 30th birthday

When I was approach my 30th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I had a friend of mine that celebrated his birthday each year with a marathon run with his friends. So, I decided why not celebrate my 30th with a 30 mile to 30 km run. And since my birthday...

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50 miles to 50 km on 50th birthday

When I was approach my 50th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I read about this person that celebrate his birthday each year by running one mile for each year and he had his kids help him by running with him part of the way. So, I decided that I would c...

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Building Muscles and Endurance for Life

They say older we get and the less active weare, the faster stamina fades. After age 45, adults begin losing about one-quarter of a pound of muscle and gain that much body fat every year. “You need stamina so you can combat the aging process and overcome that tendency to gain fat and lose muscle,” s...

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Envision your future

When I was diagnosed as pre-diabetic, I didn't take it seriously and now I am diabetic. It affected many areas of my life, but the one that matters most is when I look at the children in my life and imagine their future graduations, weddings, band concerts, etc. I want to be there, giving them love...

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Never let anyone dull your sparkle, or hinder your progress

We've all felt it. Dieter's shame. The judgement over every little bite we consume.

Thanksgiving comes and we're loading up our plates with vegetables while everyone else eats pie, stocks up on stuffing, and fries turkey. Heaven forbid you reach for that dinner roll, or smell a crouton.
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Reaping and Sowing


Our attitude towards others determines their attitude towards us.
Earl Nightingale


"As you sow, so ...

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40 miles to 40 km on 40th birthday

When I was approach my 40th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I had a friend of mine that celebrated his birthday each year with a marathon run with his friends. So, I decided why not celebrate my 40th with a 40 mile to 40 km run. And since my birthday...

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Eat breakfast every day

Breakfast is key.

I never ate breakfast.

Now, I eat a simple breakfast every day.

It has been trial and failure since I have made this a goal since 2013.

Its taken 3 years and now I am eating Breakfast the majority of the time 6 out of 7 days usually.

I had to figu...

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