December 8, 2017

You don’t have to be a walking enthusiast to incorporate walking into your day without much effort.   You may be thinking you don’t have the time given your day-to-day schedule but with a little creativity and commitment you can add some steps to your day.   A few thou...

October 6, 2017

Walking has been the one constant in my life with respect to exercise and has kept me in pretty decent shape.  Over 12 years ago though it truly changed my life and took on a whole new meaning.  In the aftermath of my friend Bonnie's passing I made a commitment with on...

February 12, 2017

What’s an avid walker to do when it’s too wet and cold outside to bear the thought of leaving the house?   My first thought is to just  suck it up since I live in the beautiful Bay Area and what we consider “cold” isn’t even close to what other parts of the country exp...

January 5, 2017

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I don’t know about you, but working out invigorates me and makes me feel empowered.  I love knowing I am doing something good for my body.  I even love the exhaustion, sweat and aches that often come with a good workout. I swear I can notice the...

November 28, 2016

I love to travel!  With good intentions I always pack my gym clothes as I hate to lose traction with my diet and fitness commitments (or lack of). Unfortunately, this is easier said than done and once vacation mode kicks in all bets are off.

November 28, 2016

Metabolism, Menopause & Muffin Tops

Funny how your never forget some things.  I'll never forget one comment in particular spoken by a co-worker when I was in my teens.  I was eating cake for lunch (don't judge me) without a care in the world when she looked over and sai...

August 27, 2016

I like to keep my walks simple and do not typically carry anything that won’t fit in a pocket, i.e., no backpacks or fanny packs for me.  This can pose a challenge however as there are items I never leave the house without such as my cell phone.   Let’s face it our Sma...

March 31, 2016

Who says walking has to be boring?   Walking for me is not only exercise, but therapy as well.    What started as a "hey let's catch up after work" turned into "a thing."  We would meet after work a few nights a week and hit the pavement.  We initially went to the same...

March 30, 2016

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