100 days of walking.. 300 miles total

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© Andrea Petersen
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UploadedOctober 17, 2012
TakenOctober 16, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D7000
Exposure1/250 sec at f/9
FlashFlash, Auto-Mode, Return light detected
Focal Length38 mm
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Wilt not thou deliver my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living...Psalms 56: 13

I thought this was a a good reason to celebrate.

My husband and I went on a power walking program starting earlier in July and we are doing 3 miles a day total now morning and early evening through the trail in our woods...My husband went from 173 to 155 lbs and lost 18 lbs. I have lost 16 lbs and went from 145 lbs to 129 lbs..

I could not do it without the positive support of my husband. It helps to have a walking partner who believes in what we are doing and who is dedicated to eating healthier foods as well in our diet. It is very important at our age to stay healthy.

November 2013 update: We are now walking 4 miles a day...My husband maintains his weight
between 145 to 150 lbs and I have been staying at 108 lbs which is where I feel best at....

37 responses

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (16 Oct 2012):

    Congratulations Andrea!!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (16 Oct 2012):

    Just a beautiful story of what your support of each other, has been brought to fruition, great image!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (16 Oct 2012):

    Congratulations to you both...you look GREAT!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (16 Oct 2012):

    Thank you for your kind words..I appreciate it.

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (16 Oct 2012):

    Totally inspirational! Looking Great!

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (16 Oct 2012):

    You both are looking wonderful!!!!

  • diana a

    diana a   gave props (16 Oct 2012):

    lookin' good!!!! congrats!!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (16 Oct 2012):

    Beautiful portrait of you together.. your efforts have paid off and you are indeed an inspiration! I like those walking sticks, too..

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (17 Oct 2012):

    M A G N I F I Q U E n t r y !

  • Fred Moskey

    Fred Moskey gave props (17 Oct 2012):

    A big "Well Done!!" to both of you.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (17 Oct 2012):

    Congratulations to you both!!!

  • Evelyne Schulte

    Evelyne Schulte gave props (17 Oct 2012):

    Congratulations ! you both look very fit !

  • Iztok Urh

    Iztok Urh gave props (17 Oct 2012):


  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (17 Oct 2012):

    Beautiful portrait here! Very cute.

  • Lew Harford

    Lew Harford gave props (17 Oct 2012):

    You give me the will to do more of that myself. Congratulations. Soon it will be 1000 miles.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (17 Oct 2012):

    Thank you everyone for your kind words and for your congratulations.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (17 Oct 2012):

    Great accomplishment for you both. BRAVO!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (18 Oct 2012):

    A fine accomplishment, a wonderful photo.


    ROCIO GUILLEN gave props (18 Oct 2012):

    Congratulations Andrea! You both look great!

  • Ma. Dolores Guillén Solí­s

    Ma. Dolores Guillén Solí­s gave props (18 Oct 2012):

    I agree!... Great accomplishment... Congratulations!

  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (18 Oct 2012):

    congrats to both of you.!!! we used to walk every day also but now my husband has very pad arthritis and breast cancer after getting over lymphoma so it does not give me much time to walk either. Keepup the work

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (18 Oct 2012):

    Congratulations!!! You are both looking slimmer and very healthy! It is easier to keep up a program like you have with a partner.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (21 Oct 2012):

    You are both awesome!!! Great work!! And a great portrait.

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   gave props (24 Oct 2012):


  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (27 Oct 2012):

    Bravo! So proud of you two. Perfect entry.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (6 Nov 2013):

    awesome shot, Andrea! i don't know how you got a shot of yourselves like this without looking like you're rushing back to your spot after you set the timer.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (6 Nov 2013):

    Thank you everyone...Leslie it wasn't easy but I got in practice with running in place in 10 seconds time limit when I did my photo diary series for a year...Strangely if I allow myself
    anymore time than 10 seconds it looks staged:)

  • Kathryn Meyer

    Kathryn Meyer gave props (20 Apr 2015):

    Congratulations! A milestone worth celebrating!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (21 Apr 2015):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz gave props (21 Apr 2015):

    Outstanding and I love the public health connection! Voted!

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (22 Apr 2015):

    a great theme image! voted!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (23 Apr 2015):

    back to vote

  • Barbara Kurth

    Barbara Kurth said (23 Apr 2015):

    You two look great ! Voted !

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (23 Apr 2015):

    outstanding my vote

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