Monthly Archives: June 2016

She Walks with Dragoflies

They were everywhere. As I took my last walk around the pond I had come to love in NC, I was accompanied by a myriad of dragonflies. They flitted in and out of my pathway as I stepped toward the … Continue reading

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The Lasts

Today I walked away from the first leg of this amazing fitness journey I am on. I will write more later, but here are a few things I said goodbye to. My last swim in the pool I love so … Continue reading

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The Great Health Adventure 2016 – Entry #7 – Making Space

Today, for the first time in my 57 years, I had a full body massage. Those close to me will understand that this is no small thing.  I have been encouraged by many to give it a go.  Because I … Continue reading

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The Great Health Adventure 2016 – Entry #6 – I Broke Down in the Pool.

I broke down in the pool a few days ago. I had done a cardio cicuit on land and then a cardio/resistence class in the pool. And my knee was killing me. I wasn’t able to do the laps I … Continue reading

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W3win (week 3 weigh in)

Four more pounds down. 19 total. In light of recent horrors, this seems so unimportant. Yet, God is good. And I am beginning to crave movement. That in itself is miraculous.

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Fitness Journey – Some things I’ve learned Week #3

– Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants (Michael Pollan, “In Defense of Food”) – Best staff quote: “Eat all the junk food you want as long as you make it yourself” – There is a road in the Triangle … Continue reading

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The Great Health Adventure 2016 – Entry #5 – “I Can’t”, Revisited

Yesterday, I hit an internal wall. In my post, “Day 17 – I Can’t”, I detailed all the feels I was feeling. ¬†For the first time in 17 days, I couldn’t make myself keep going on this journey toward healthy … Continue reading

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