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The National Senior Games Rival the Olympics

Image: James Richardson, 80, in the high jump. Credit: THOMAS COINER/NSGA Welcome to Live-It-Uary, a place to celebrate life while we live it. Live-It-Uary honors people who show kindness, people who create and inspire, people who do good deeds. Thank you for making the world…

Out with the Old and In with the New Year

Image: Renee Zellweger in Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), Miramax.com My Bridget Jones Life My December 2017 Resolution Stats (See my original resolutions, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, and November stats here) Averaged 210+ minutes of exercise per week (v. good, above goal) 2…

Thankful for a Wicked Awesome Turkey Trot

Image: Windham Turkey Trot 2016, Courtesy of the Windham Turkey Trot on Facebook Welcome to Live-It-Uary, a place to celebrate life while we live it. Live-It-Uary honors people who show kindness, people who create and inspire, people who do good deeds. Thank you for making the…

Yoga or Twerking in the Park, You Decide

Image: Bench at Bryant Park, New York City, 2017 (Photo by Tanya Feke) Welcome to Live-It-Uary, a place to celebrate life while we live it. Live-It-Uary honors people who show kindness, people who create and inspire, people who do good deeds. Thank you for making the…

Enriching the Lives of Children Through the YMCA

Image: The Henry W. Coe Amphitheater, Courtesy of YMCA Camp Ingersoll on Facebook Welcome to Live-It-Uary, a place to celebrate life while we live it. Live-It-Uary honors people who show kindness, people who create and inspire, people who do good deeds. Thank you for making the…

Running Down a Dream in Your 90s

Image: Harriette Thompson at the 2017 San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon (Paul Nestor/Competitor Group) Welcome to Live-It-Uary, a place to celebrate life while we live it. Live-It-Uary honors people who show kindness, people who create and inspire, people who do good…

Standing Tall and Proud

Image: © kevron2001 (Fotolia.com) Back to Basics I did not go to the doctor’s office much as a kid. I would like to think it was because I was healthy, but really, it was more to the point that my family did not have the money to spend…

Half a Million Steps for Lent

Image: Renee Zellweger as Bridget Jones in Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), Miramax.com My Bridget Jones Life My March 2017 Resolution Stats (See my original resolutions, January, and February stats here) 150+ minutes (actually 280+ minutes) of exercise per week (v. good, above goal) 2 new recipes tried this…

Go Pedal to the Metal

Image: Renee Zellweger as Bridget Jones in Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), Miramax.com My Bridget Jones Life My January 2017 Resolution Stats (See my original resolutions here) 150+ minutes of exercise per week (v. good, above goal) 3 new recipes tried this month (v. good, above goal) Wrote 1…

Don’t Make a Resolution, Start a Revolution

Image: Renee Zellweger as Bridget Jones in Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), Miramax.com My Bridget Jones Life Join the Club If you are like hundreds of millions of people around the world, you made a resolution for 2017. Good for you! Good for me, too! I mean, look…