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Merlin at 10 months old and 125#


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I'm 77. another years has gone by, and I have decided that I am not going to focus on losing weight as much as I am going to improve my eating habits. I have asthma and am on a Cpap at night and can't walk long distances, I have had 3 surgeries on my left shoulder and now have a frozen shoulder, so that shoulders makes it difficult to do a lot of kind of exercises, so I do what I can, and if I lose a couple pounds that is a bonus, not a requirement.

I am a retired farmers wife. We do have some livestock, 2 miniatures horses, and 8 goats and right now we share the chores, me in the morning and hubby in the evening, but once field works start the chores are all my baby, and I do enjoy them.


I really don't have any big expectations, cause I am not one that likes setting goals. I just want to be as healthy as I can and enjoy life, and it doesn't mean spending hours and hours walking, running, working out in a smelly germ infested gym, I work hard on the farm and that has been the way it has been for many centuries, in my family, so I think it is good enough for me.
Honest work, and knowing I should not eat as much as I do, but it is all natural food, that means I don't eat boxed or store canned food unless it is unavoidable. If you read labels, some dogs and cats eat better than some do. If I can't pronounce it, I don't eat it.
So that said I have no goals, just honest living, and no beating myself up if I have a piece of pie.


Member Since: 2/7/2012

Fitness Minutes: 30,412

My Goals:
I will maintain my health the best I can.


My Program:
I will walk to the best of my ability each day

I will watch my bad snacking habits.




Personal Information:
My name is Linda, I am 77 year old, or as I say 60-17. I am married to my very best friend, and a retired farmers wife, so I have worn a verity of hat. I have 3 grown sons, none who live near, 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.


Other Information:
I love to read, favorite writers are Steven King, Dean Koontz, Robin Cook, James Patterson, etc. I also like crossword puzzles, zig saw puzzles, gardening, and anything outside. And of course our 2 dogs, Duke, a 3year old Great Pyreneese , and Merlin almost 2 year old Newfoundland/Great Pyreneese puppy.




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  • v CLUMBOY
    hi! since you asked--I can't tell the chickies apart--at least not now emoticon
    they are amber links, so they may develop pretty brown spots when they get older-- might make them easier to tell apart. I just name them because I like to.
    last time I had what I thought was a brahma pullet and I named her flossie ann--she turned out to be a rooster. his name is frank and I hate him emoticon
    2422 days ago
  • v THEMFOLK
    Your Merlin will be MUCH bigger than mine was. Mine was a 35# smooth coated Border Collie. I imagine yours will hit at about 125# or so...?

    I've always wanted a Pyr or a other big herd-riding dog for the livestock, but so far haven't gotten one. I did try llamas once, though.
    2422 days ago
  • v DALMOM2007
    Thank you for commenting on my new addition...I'm loving that little girl more and more each day.
    2424 days ago
  • v 50YEARSAWIFE
    Thanks for the compliment on my page. What keeps me going is keeping my husband and I healthy and fit. We are retired and want to enjoy are years together. emoticon
    2424 days ago
  • v STARLITNIGHT
    emoticon Just driving by and hoping you are on your way to good healthy living today! emoticon
    2425 days ago