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Fitness Goal 2017 continues

At the beginning of 2017, in hopes of giving these lungs a good year-long clearing, I set a goal of running 10K (6.2 miles) each week for a total of 322.4 miles for the year. Up until I got sick … Continue reading

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I’m Pressing On-Update

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, ~Colossians 3:23 Physical activity has been challenging lately. When your lungs aren’t working well, you realize just how much you need them to … Continue reading

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Fitness Challenge 2017

As I near the end of my lung transplant evaluation, it’s top priority to keep my body active and as ‘healthy’ as possible as I prepare for surgery. Continued exercise is key. My fitness challenge in 2016 was climbing stairs. … Continue reading

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Consistency IS the ‘secret’

Someone recently asked me what my secret is to staying in shape. To my knowledge, the person who asked this occasionally walks and does some strength training but I do not believe exercise is currently a part of this persons … Continue reading

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Climb For a CF Cure Update

We’ve been climbing since January 2016, with a goal to climb 31,200 FLIGHTS of stairs before we ring in the new year. We are determined to see cystic fibrosis stopped in its tracks. Our team, Emily’s Athletes, raised a total … Continue reading

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Exercise on Vacation

We took a much needed vacation this past week where we stayed in a cottage by the ocean for a few days. It was heavenly. In my current health situation, exercise is not convenient and I wish I could just … Continue reading

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At Home Strength Training Exercises

Depending on how I’m feeling, some days are workout from home days. Even at home, or without gym equipment, you can still exercise and strengthen your body. In this video, I share some strength training exercises that I do pretty … Continue reading

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Great Strides 2016

Jim and I will be walking with team Emily’s Athletes again this year in Great Strides on May 21st. This is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s biggest annual fundraiser. Emily’s Athletes walk because we want to stop cystic fibrosis in it … Continue reading

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Integrity: What You Do When No One is Watching

It’s Wednesday morning and I just finished my interval workout at home for today and guess what? It didn’t feel so great. Breathing was very labored, I was pretty sore all over and I couldn’t wait for each high intensity … Continue reading

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Challenging 22 Minute Exercise Video

If you only have 20-30 minutes to exercise in your day, you can still get a great workout. Here is an effective 22 minute High Intensity Interval Training video. In this video, each high intensity interval is only 20 seconds. … Continue reading

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