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Re: Week 2 - Care4YouToo Contest: Tell us or Show us one positive change you will make to your phys

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I have organized recipes that are healthier choices and started coordinating a shopping plan with coupons. Food is expensive, especially organic.

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Re: Week 2 - Care4YouToo Contest: Tell us or Show us one positive change you will make to your phys

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Way to go. That sweet roll is probably 300 kcals. Multiply that by 7 and you've just cut 2,100 kcals per week. That is a significant change.
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Re: Week 2 - Care4YouToo Contest: Tell us or Show us one positive change you will make to your phys

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Congrats to our Week 2 Winner - MarieRemie72.  She posted a great picture showing a physical change riding her bike - http://community.aarp.org/t5/Caregiving/Week-2-Care4YouToo-Contest-Tell-us-or-Show-us-one-positive/m....  She is now eligible for our grand prize.

 

Haven't posted yet?  It's not too late Week 3's topic is to tell us or show us with a dietary change you can make - Post today!  

 

 

 

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Re: Week 2 - Care4YouToo Contest: Tell us or Show us one positive change you will make to your phys

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I have cut out my morning sweet roll.  Just that one small step.  I also have started working in the yard at least 15 min.  I breath consciously, deep and relaxed, and I thank God I am able to take care of my 91 year old mother for one more day.  If I can, I stretch that 15 minutes and realize life is good.

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Re: Week 2 - Care4YouToo Contest: Tell us or Show us one positive change you will make to your phys

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I will take a walk daily to relax and get some exercise both

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Re: Week 2 - Care4YouToo Contest: Tell us or Show us one positive change you will make to your phys

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Get active - get into a regular routine of walking, swimming, exercising

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Re: Week 2 - Care4YouToo Contest: Tell us or Show us one positive change you will make to your phys

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take advantage of the community pool and swim daily

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Re: Week 2 - Care4YouToo Contest: Tell us or Show us one positive change you will make to your phys

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Swim daily

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Re: Week 2 - Care4YouToo Contest: Tell us or Show us one positive change you will make to your phys

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I am trying to do the driving exercise program you have on AARP daily.  I have back problems and want to strengthen my arms and back and stomach. (15 minutes daily and try to work up to 30).

 

 

 

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Re: Week 2 - Care4YouToo Contest: Tell us or Show us one positive change you will make to your phys

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I have been traveling for over 2 weeks, sleeping in hotels and family beds -all different mattresses. My back gets stiff and begins to trouble me because I have not been exercising. Plus away from home I have definitely not been eating properly. I am going to buy a fit bit this week and use an online app tot rack calories rather than guess. I am also going to work Pilates back into my practice this week at least once this week and then build back up.