I started working out twice a week with a personal trainer. I needed help with my balance, finding myself falling toward the wall or railing when I walked up and down the stairs to the basement where the treadmill resides. I also wanted help with maintaining my weight, so I signed up for twelve personal... Continue Reading →
Looks Like I Need Help to Stay Fit, After All
In an earlier blog post, I asked the question, "Can I Stay Fit on My Own? I wondered if I needed to become a life member of the weight-loss program that I have been own. I reached my goal weight, and because the date to renew was imminent, I decided to cancel the subscription. I... Continue Reading →
Can I Stay Fit On My Own?
I cancelled my subscription to the diet program that I was using to get to my weight-loss goal. I was encouraged to become a lifetime member. But as a retiree, I don't actually have a lot of resources to spend between $22 to $45 a month just to use the website to keep a record... Continue Reading →
Let’s Infect Our Children with a Love of Exercise
One of the most wonderful aspects of being in Portugal was that everything that we needed, from groceries to medical care, was within walking distance. Everybody walked, including children. Many of the cars in Quarteria belonged to the tourists. Every evening, we joined what appeared to be the whole city in strolling along the boardwalk... Continue Reading →