Papa’s World – walking for health – 10,000 steps – / day

Each day I lace them up – double tie my Sketchers – Kucher would be proud of me !

Sherry walking the trail

We have lived in our community for thirteen years – and during that time – as it developed – so have the walking trails – 15 miles of them !

Soon – as other sections open up – an additional 5 to 8 miles will be added.

Storm brewing over the lake

Walking has become a way of life for both of us – each with our own fit bits !

We have many different paths to follow – and can customize them to almost any length we want.

About a 1/2 mile left to home

Our goal is walk walk 10,000 steps each day – depending on the weather, we also walk for different charities.

I have found walking outside – is much more to my liking than a tread mill – I get bored way to easy on them !

Health – is my main reason for walking.

In 2013 – ( see a previous blog ) I suffered a major HEAR ATTACK –

known as the WIDOW MAKER !

I ended up with OPEN HEART surgery – and am still alive ( I take Juice Plus )

My wife – Sherry – certified health coach

My recovery has been amazing –

and I have the best coach I could have – my wife – who has worked so hard and absorbed so much in Healthy living.

Moving – is what my Heart doctor says is the one factor that means the most to me in my post care – along with eating healthy –

no dairy – no processed food – no red meat – no gluten – a little beer once in a while – and if I do have any of the above – it is rare and a small amount.

One of the exercise stations along the way

Maintaining has become a way of life for me – and taking a supplement – you can search the internet –

I stay away from vitamins – as they are mostly selective in my opinion – I choose the WHOLE FOOD way for my self.

Eating as many servings of fruits and vegetables as I can – and that is hard to do !

So – I use a supplement – called Juice Plus – raw fruits – vegetables and berries – juiced – skins and all – and then slowly dried – and left in a powder of nutrients –

that research proves goes immediately into the blood stream.

The path through the woods.

Walking for health – I have to if I want to live longer !

Sometimes –

yes -I do cheat – it is too cold or raining or snowing

( next Winter we are going South ) so we do not walk outside –

but I walk in the house. I have a routine – but that bores me !

So – we head for the Mall !

We have 5 free library stations along the paths.

I also keep my mind sharp as I can –

I find the exercise of writing – forcing myself to think – to create –

( I do not know what I will write each day ) !

My writing is SEEING and then THINKING and then WRITING !

Our Free Library’s offer a pickup and exchange books – you bring one and take one.

I READ all the time – my wife runs the church book club and I have read books that I have never heard of !

It keeps my mind sharp – you have to keep body and mind going !

Tunnels so you do not have to cross in traffic
All lit up day and night

We have tunnels – under the roads –

so we do not have traffic to stop our walks – there are now FIVE of them and I just read where another trail will open and another tunnel will connect us to it !

Multiple bridges and lakes and streams and woods

We have Deer – Turkeys – Bears – Foxes -Geese – Birds – fish – turtles –

although I have never seen a Bear –

I have seen pictures taken of them and home security footage of them with in a couple blocks of our home !

We are reminded about garbage we put out – I have seen Deer running down the street and other wild life.

Almost home from our walk

I hope this helps in your quest for a healthy lifestyle –

ours is healthy eating – a healthy supplement – and walking – and reading

10,000 steps -trying each and every day – #livinglifetotheplus –

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Papa’s World – Walking for health – 10,000 steps a day !

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Papa’s World – “My fit bit isn’t recording my steps” !

For the last 4 or 5 years – I have heard this over and over !

Notice fit bit on wrist

Sherry tells me this all the time – my fit bit records differently than hers !

Even though we walk the same distance !

So – I swapped – I wore hers -she wore mine !

And she is right – I still recorded more steps !

Then she posted on face book asking if anyone knew WHY !!!!!

Well – you can imagine the response –

anything from she has longer legs – most likely true –

to I take more steps – untrue –

as we walked today and she was matching my stride –

and I still had plus 300 steps !

She is tall – I have her by a inch !

She has to swing her arms – I grabbed some books from the free trail library

I didn’t swing my arms carrying them – I still had more steps !

She has a much longer stride – there fore I take more steps !

PLEASE !!!!

So – how do you explain it ?

Some say calibrate the fit bit – she did –

still the same !

Now – like me –

when I walk by her computer –

( she tells me to stay away from it )

Something will happen –

It is just the way of my life !

So my theory –

IT SOMEHOW IS HER !!!!!

X FILES !!!

What I say

So – I tell her –

it is not how you got to the THREE PLUS MILES –

But the fact in the end –

it still is THREE PLUS MILES !!!!!

Now that goes over like a lead balloon –

But in the end – we both did the same distance –

And to be truthful

It just does not mean as much to me as it does to her –

sort of like my PHONE –

I only use it to talk to her or take pictures ! LOL

( by the way – it does the same things as my computer – it isn’t me )

So – today – she still thinks that I am not doing all those steps !

Of course – I just think –

” It isn’t me to question why – but for me to do or die “

So – I ask her first and adjust my steps according to what she says ! LOL

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Papa’s World – found a Natural way to health !

GOOD MORNING

We took a little trip to Winchester Va.

To meet up with our granddaughter & her mother

to celebrate the granddaughter’s birthday !

Linda and Sherry

But first we had to stop at Linda’s business store

As we had something to give to her.

The business is Natural Health & Fitness Solutions – LLC.

This was a first for both of us

and I was very impressed as I looked around.

The hours are BY APPOINTMENT ONLY !

The whole concept is NATURAL !

I actually looked at almost everything –

And I noticed some photo’s on the wall

Of before and after of some of her clients !

The pictures and numbers were remarkable –

INCHES AND POUNDS LOST –

One lady had lost 20 some inches and 112 lbs. !

I saw the focus being on WHOLE FOOD !

EXERCISE – and COACHING !

We – have tried to maintain this thought ourselves

and it is not easy

but then – HEALTH IS NOT EASY !

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Health and Nutrition continue to this day to be our focus.

Linda and Sherry
SHERRY
CERTIFIED HEALTH COACH
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The journey is getting there

THERE IS NO END to maintain HEALTH !

Linda
Owner of
NATURAL HEALTH & FITNESS SOLUTIONS
LLC
Transforming you Naturally
inside and out
WINCHESTER VA.

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Papa’s World – Laughter – living – health – evolving

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My thought in life – think young – smile – be involved with your grand kids – and look for the positives and let the negatives roll off your back !

Every day in my life – I look for what is funny and positive – keeping a open mind – I avoid News Channels – seeking information on my own.

I have come to maintain my healthy living style with my wife – Sherry – who is a certified Health Coach – thank goodness for that.

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This June will be our 37 th. anniversary – seems like only yesterday – and next week I turn 70 and in two months she also turns 70.

In marriage as in life – compromise is a must – as is laughter – and in our case travel and family – most important to us is family. We have a close group of a few friends – trying to get together every four or five months.Since we are scattered about over a 400 mile range – sometimes that can be a little daunting.

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Our family where we live consists of Five grand daughters and the newest – and only Boy ! As you can guess – he has all our hearts. Both mother’s and their mother – whom is called MORMOR ( Swede for Mother’s Mother) promote healthy living and eating. ALL are on the product called Juice Plus – as well as the Omega’s – from Algae – not fish oil – and try to be gluten free.

The oldest does not eat meat – and has signed a letter of intent to play soccer at the University of Lynchburg in Va. We have two more soccer players – a gymnastic – who all the time is doing gymnastic moves – a Equestrian – and a Ballet and Modern dancer.

They are very important to us and I can honestly say – their youth keeps us young in body and mind.

June 25 th. 1982

The years have flown by – we are now watching our grand children going off to college. But – the legacy that we brought forth almost 13 years ago – has been instilled in each and every one of them as well as their parents.

Today – we are living life to the plus one day at a time – walking 3 plus miles a day – doing shreds ( getting rid of toxins ) going dairy free and gluten as much as we can.

And – for me – sharing good thoughts – smiles and interesting family – friends and my life blogs.

My motto through life :

” Do all the small things well and they in turn will take care of the larger things ” ! Hope you enjoyed the read – HGD !!!!

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Papa’s World – How old are you ?

GOOD MORNING

Is it HOW OLD YOU ARE or HOW OLD DO YOU FEEL ?

This would be me

All my life – I have been early to bed and early to rise !

I just can not help it –

I try to stay up –

and I try to stay in bed –

BUT – I start to fall asleep –

and then – I get my second wind –

And – that is when I can not go to sleep –

but I still wake up early !

And then – being 70 –

feeling 50 and knowing all of the above –

Puts you in the right frame of mind –

GO TO BED WHEN YOU ARE TIRED –

GET UP WHEN YOU WAKE UP –

and make the most of your day !

Works for me !

We try every day –

do not eat this –

Lets walk – get in our steps –

MOVE & MOVE

But – you age –

For most people this is natural –

But to age and feel younger –

This is how I think each day

It is so much easier to just order in –

But you know something –

I LIKE ASPARAGUS !

I enjoy cooking –

( cleaning up – not so much )

But we try every day to eat GREEN –

We try to eat healthy –

White with peanut butter frosting

And then there are the sweets –

seems the older I get –

the more I want my cake and eat it too !

I am not much of a gummy or hard candy person –

But – put a milk chocolate covered peanut out –

beware !

Sherry – Maddy – Tom

What does keep us young in mind and body –

Is the interaction with our grand kids .

Watching them grow up –

Seeing them excel –

Being a part of it !

Make a smile – a good thought

So – is the 70 now the new 50 ?

I guess it is what ever you think it to be –

In our lives –

the answer is yes –

We try to maintain

Doing that requires good eating –

exercise – ( walking)

And finding a way to get as much whole food into our bodies that we can.

We know quite well what is on that list of older than dirt –

But then again –

We also know what is on our list to age and maintain.

It is all for us

the matter of the mind –

And doing what we think is right for us –

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