At 52, jeff noel was one of the freshman at the 25th annual Huntsman World Senior Games. Aging athletes must be at least 50 years old or they are not eligible. So noel’s son, at 11, was by far the youngest person there. Having fun happened over and over and…..elders really do set the example. For everything. Even if it’s the example of what not to do.
This is not a Mid Life Celebration contradiction. If walking four days a week for one week is something you’ve never done, consider it impossible and set out to do your impossible. Then set another impossible goal – to do it two weeks in a row.
By typical standards, this is a ridiculously “low bar” goal. But for you, it may be the triumph of your lifetime. Build on it. Go.
No plan for success will work if we don’t. How difficult would it be to make a list of the common excuses that keep us Boomers from being active? An excuse like: “I can not go for a walk four or five times a week”.
If my posts sound like I’m writing to an audience, I am, but it’s an audience of one. Me. Everyday it’s the same, find a million ways to not quit. We better be the first in our own line to volunteer to help ourselves.