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The swings of life

When I started this blog I thought I’d focus on health, fitness and use my own journey as an example for others. Perhaps give someone an idea or a spark of inspiration that would provide a sense of community and to allow them to know they are not alone in the struggle to improve their

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What can happen in a year or rather, persistence, patience and purpose

Losing weight has been a goal of mine since I was 18, probably because I was told by some kid in high school that I was sorta big-boned, had big thighs and that I didn’t look like all the other girls. That might have been a while ago, since I’ll be 57 on my next

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Impact our surroundings have on our movement

For most of December I’ve been in California, land of sun and desert helping my mom recover from hip surgery and get her and my younger brother moved into a sweet mid-Century condo. Having been a PTA (physical therapist assistant) previously, I was able to use much of that training to add to Mom’s PT

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A week in a hospital …

So what do you do when your mother falls, breaks a hip and is scheduled for surgery (partial hip replacement) while you’re on vacation? Yes, you book a flight and go! And unfortunately leave spouse and friends behind to party on the beach.   What might you find? In my case my two brothers. My

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