Monthly Archives: October 2013

I Walked With My Boss For The Cure

Last Saturday I did Nashville’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. As I’ve mentioned before, this isn’t my favorite race due to the crowds, strollers and dogs. I once came close to turning an ankle trying to weave past … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: Rest In Peace, Banana George

You know I’m a sucker for a great active aging story. Last week I ran across a Facebook story about Banana George, who recently died at age 98. Banana George took up water skiing at age 40. Here’s a clip … Continue reading

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Making a Move: Event Number 4

Tomorrow I’ll be running Nashville’s Race for the Cure. It’s the fourth event in the Making a Move series and I have a goal to complete all five events. Don’t hate me, but this isn’t my favorite event. Don’t get … Continue reading

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Best. Run. Ever. 10/18/13

Last Friday I had the best run ever. It wasn’t my fastest. It wasn’t my longest…not by a long shot. But it was my first run since February’s surgery where I didn’t take a walk break. I covered 2.6 miles. … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: Chicago Marathon’s Last Place Finisher

I know what it feels like to be in the back of the pack during race events, especially when the field is small. But I can’t imagine what Maikel Melamed went through mentally and physically as he spent 17 hours … Continue reading

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Why Are You Offended?

I usually reserve this blog space for posts about my personal journey toward physical, emotional and spiritual health. Today I’m taking a break from that to rant for a few minutes. I’d never even heard of Maria Kang until a … Continue reading

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Staying Active in the Big Easy

Hubs and I recently took a trip to New Orleans, the Big Easy. But we didn’t take it easy. Not at all. As a result, my foot felt better than ever. All that walking helped loosen up some post surgery … Continue reading

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We Marched Against Monsanto, Sort Of

Saturday was a world-wide day to March Against Monsanto. I’ve written posts regarding my feelings about RoundUp-ready seeds, GMOs and the like, so I’ll skip straight to the March recap. Saturday’s crowd was small in comparison to our first effort. … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: Buddha the Cat

If you’re like me, you find weight loss stories inspiring. Today’s Motivation Monday is of the four-legged variety. Buddha the Cat was in need of a home after is owner died. He was taken to Nashville’s Cat Shoppe/Dog Store, but … Continue reading

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I’m Mad and I’m Marching

I typically reserve Monday posts for links to motivational web articles dealing with health, fitness, or active aging. Today, though I’m posting about an upcoming event so that you have time to plan should you want to participate. This Saturday, … Continue reading

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