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32 days to Wichita Walk MS
Tuesday, March 24, 2015      1 comments

I need everyone's help to reach my goal of $500 for the Walk MS. At this point I am have a long way to go to reach it. MS can cause people to have trouble with their vision, memory and even walking. It Most people with MS are diagnosed ... Read more
Joined the Walk for MS
Tuesday, March 10, 2015      0 comments

In May 2013 my niece was diagnosed with MS. She is doing well but the medication is ridiculously expensive. So this year I have decided to join the fight and entered the Wichita MS Walk. I have a goal reaching $500 and I NEED everyone's... Read more
Illinois by Easter
Friday, September 19, 2014      3 comments

Earlier this week on my virtual trek across the country I crossed 800 miles. I am now at 804.8 miles. This got me to thinking about when I would reach 1,000 miles, not quite 1/4 of the way across the county. When I did some checking I dis... Read more
Kittens needing homes
Tuesday, August 26, 2014      3 comments

When my niece moved into her apartment in May she started feeding a stray cat which had been left behind when her owners moved. The cat was just skin and bones. On July 12 the cat gave birth to 4 kittens which are now 6 weeks old. My nie... Read more
A four-year journey
Tuesday, August 19, 2014      5 comments

I joined SparkPeople 4 years ago yesterday on August 18, 2010. A lot has happened in those years. I had some losses (not on the scale) My mom died on May 25, 2011 My dad died four months later on September 23, 2011. My li... Read more
Sore knee not stopping me.
Saturday, July 26, 2014      3 comments

I woke up during the night with my left knee hurting. That was a major problem at the time as I HAD to get out of bed and any movement of my knee was painful. Before getting back in bed I took some painkiller so I could sleep. This mornin... Read more
I'm a tortoise in a world of hares!!!
Wednesday, July 23, 2014      3 comments

I LOVE walking!!!! emoticon When the "jogging" craze started back in the 1980s I tried it. I HATED it! ... Read more
Free Ride to fun (Oh yeah, and a lot of exercise too)
Friday, July 18, 2014      5 comments

This week all rides on the buses here in Wichita have been FREE. That was nice going to work, because it saved me some money. BUT, I decided to take advantage of the free rides and have some fun in the process. One of my hobbies is ph... Read more
Wichita - My home town
Saturday, May 31, 2014      2 comments

A few days ago I posted a blog with a link showing the beauty of my home state of Kansas. Well, now it is time to show you my home town, Wichita, which is rich in history. In 1868, a trading post was set up on the banks of the conflue... Read more
The beauty of Kansas
Wednesday, May 28, 2014      3 comments

I am on a virtual trek across the United States, starting in Virginia and ending in Oregon. Currently I am in Kentucky but some of my fellow travelers have reached my home state of Kansas. One comment that is always made during people's tr... Read more
Walking. . . just because
Wednesday, May 07, 2014      5 comments

This morning I was intrigued by a post on Facebook from an organization I follow. The title of the article caught my attention. It was titled, "The slow death of purposeless walking."
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Spark App sparks new motivation
Wednesday, April 23, 2014      3 comments

Those of you who have been friends with me since I joined Spark People in August 2010 know that I have been through a LOT in the last 3 1/2 years. And my motivation to lose weight has fluctuated greatly. One thing I have always despised wa... Read more
Not going to make it to the Kentucky Derby
Tuesday, February 04, 2014      2 comments

Back in September as I was nearing Kentucky on my virtual walk, I decided to set a goal of reaching Louisville, Kentucky (actually Bardstown) in time for the Kentucky Derby on May 3, 2014. At this point I don't think I will reach this goal.... Read more
Friday, October 11, 2013      6 comments

After entering my mileage in the Virtual walk website, I received a notice that my total mileage of 555.9 puts me in Kentucky!!!!! Just barely, but I am in Kentucky almost 3 weeks ahead of my goal to reach Kentucky by Halloween. ... Read more
Getting close to Kentucky
Tuesday, October 08, 2013      2 comments

After my walk this morning I am mile 551.1 and the state line is around 560.3 (at this location is the sign that welcomes you to Kentucky) which gives me just over 9 miles to go at the most to reach Kentucky. So unless something horrible ... Read more

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