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I'm an enthusiastic hiker and have been a very active volunteer with trail organizations. Right now (2011-2012) I'm taking a break from volunteering as I get settled in my new home in Ottawa.

In my other life, I'm an IT network professional which means I spend a lot of time in small grey rooms with no windows. Getting outdoors on a regular basis is essential for my wellbeing.

When I was hiking an end-to-end of the Bruce Trail 2001-2004, it was easy to keep motivated and keep the weight off, but since then I have not been as active as I should be.
Let's Hike!!!





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DUST IF YOU MUST!
-------------------- by Rose Milligan

Dust if you must, but wouldn't it be better
To paint a picture, or write a letter,
Bake a cake, or plant a seed;
Ponder the difference between want and need?

Dust if you must, but there's not much time,
With rivers to swim, and mountains to climb;
Music to hear, and books to read;
Friends to cherish, and life to lead.

Dust if you must, but the world's out there
With the sun in your eyes, and the wind in your hair;
A flutter of snow, a shower of rain,
This day will not come around again.

Dust if you must, but bear in mind,
Old age will come and it's not kind.
And when you go (and go you must)
You, yourself, will make more dust.

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Member Since: 1/2/2009

Fitness Minutes: 19,757

My Goals:
"Start" weight, Dec 2008: 185
Current Mini-goal: 175 by Jan 31, 2012
Goal weight, some day: 135 - 140
Fitness goal: to be able to participate in adventurous hikes with my friends.


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Female, mid 50's, no kids, 2 cats, Eastern Ontario, Canada


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