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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: 30,892

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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    Thank you for your reply and info, if I join will definitely look for you.👍🌸🌻🌹💐🌺
    1 day ago
    I’m with you; I hate to see food go to waste. We’re mostly keeping up with the mangos, but I know we’ve lost a bunch too. If we and the critters can’t eat enough, we really do have too many. That knee is a bummer.
    1 day ago
    Unfortunately, our plans were changed and we never made it to the mall. I didn’t spend any money. Boo-hoo!
    1 day ago
    No. Do like I did. Check them out and see who they are, or just decline.

    I told you the truth. I didn't recognize your Name - but I sure did recognize your picture!!

    Huggers & Love,
    linda & bubba
    3 days ago
    I'm on FB but I don't accept many Friend Requests - I am not interested in the numbers, but only want to keep in touch with those I know.

    People with 1,000+ friends have no idea who anyone is. I can't understand that at all. I'm more comfortable with my 2 dozen friends.

    Since I mostly eat the same foods daily, keeping the Nutrition Pages will work well for me; it allows me to see how I am meeting my nutritional needs as well as the calories.

    Huggers & Love,
    linda & bubba
    4 days ago
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