Monthly Archives: January 2010

Walked Inside Today

I don’t belong to any type of fitness club. So my access to weights, exercise equipment and an indoor track are severely limited. On days like today, when the temps were in the teens, it was nice to take advantage … Continue reading

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Fitness Challenge — 100 Pushups

As I’ve noted here before, I have NO upper body strength. I’ve just about given up on doing even one pull up (I can still do only half of one). I’ve tried to lift light weights and do other exercises, … Continue reading

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New Inspiration

Deb, Elaine and I are getting back into our weekly walk routine. I always feel better when I walk with them. Today we went to Griggs Reservoir and instead of doing hills, we went the opposite direction for a little … Continue reading

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You Have it Within You to Be Amazing

My friend Larry has a great blog called Walking the Talk with LarryWalksFast at http://larrywalksfast.wordpress.com/. Though he claims that writing is hard for him, you’d never know it. His information is good and presented well. You’ll love it! His wife … Continue reading

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I don’t do Rain in the Winter

My friend Elaine and I had planned to walk today about 4:30 — unless it rained. At a little after 4 I went to the office restroom to change into my walking clothes and on my way back to my … Continue reading

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Locked out of the House — Sort Of

While out for one of my “cold weather” walks (winter coat and boots) my husband left the house to pick up our son. I arrived home while they were gone and, since I did not take my house keys with … Continue reading

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Trails were Thawed!

I met my friends at Sharon Woods park this morning at 7:30 to be sure to get 6 miles in. My car said the temperature was 34 degrees, but after the cold spell we had most of the month, it … Continue reading

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New Jacket is Great!

Yesterday I exchanged the jacket I got for Christmas. Though the Pearl Izumi jacket was VERY cute, fit perfectly and was designed for cold weather, the wind blew right through it. (I took my husband to FrontRunner, tried on jackets … Continue reading

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Walking in the Dark … I Mean in the Light

The best thing about walking at night in the winter is … it’s never really dark! There is so much snow right now it reflects what little light came from porch lights and headlights of cars. I couldn’t find either … Continue reading

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Finding a Healthy Lunch Salad

I have got to quit going to Panera. Why? Well, as I was preparing to write this post I noticed that for years I have been complaining on this blog about the company’s salads. I went to Panera just this … Continue reading

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