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Exercising in My Late 60s

Writing Prompt #3: Scaling back but not stopping as I adapt to a changing body.

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Let me set one thing straight up front: I have rarely been an enthusiastic exerciser. Even today, the word ‘should’ plays an outsized role in motivating me to move.

I started pushing myself out the door to jog several evenings a week when I was in my 20s and I…

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“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays and occasional poems that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

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Nancy Peckenham

Nancy Peckenham

Journalist, editor, mother, wife, sister, daughter, friend, adventurer, history-lover. Editor of Crow’s Feet

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