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I Want to Walk 6 Miles Daily

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    So Sad...

    I guess I will miss my goal on this one folks. I slipped on my step on Saturday and broke a bone on the top of my arch! Oh well, I will keep up on the exercise but I won't be going the miles... till the cast is off anyway.
    btrflysfound btrflysfound 41-45 1 Response Sep 11, 2008

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    Mile One

    Okay so I managed to get out of my house with only one of my four kids for my walk. We went one mile because my knees and ankle are not so good today. The arthritis is getting worse and I will need to change meds AGAIN. I already take METHOTREXATE a drug used to treat cancer that...
    btrflysfound btrflysfound 41-45 Aug 29, 2008

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    "go To Walk"

    When I was a young girl my grandmother often took care of me. We would spend months together in her tiny hometown in the mountains of Northern Georgia. Every day we would "go to walk". For my grandmother this meant walking fast for 5-10 miles in 90-120 minutes up and down the...
    Changewilldoyougood Changewilldoyougood 31-35, F Feb 22, 2012

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 9, 2012

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    The Path

    In the city that I live in there is a stunning bike path that winds with the river throughout the entire city. It has entances all over the place and there are the most amazing parks and pools scattered all around as well as natural reservation sites ie; ponds, swamps, bogs etc...
    btrflysfound btrflysfound 41-45 1 Response Aug 27, 2008

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    Just Started Again

    walking 6 miles a day.  I've always walked, however, this time it is part of my weight/exercise training.  I encourage all who started not to give up.  Even if you have to break up the six miles (which I did to stay motivated), DO IT!  You will feel so...
    mebhead mebhead 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2009

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    Walked two miles today. Going to try to do it again everyday. Dealing with a lot besides weight loss but it made me feel good today to be able to accomplish the walk.
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