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My definition of endurance.
Jim Broede
Posted: Friday, February 22, 2019 4:34 PM
Joined: 12/22/2011
Posts: 5462

Endurance. That’s what I’m aiming for. As I age. Best to rule out speed and quickness.  That’s for young whippersnappers. Old coots like me.  Need endurance in our search for the Holy Grail.  And for survival. We plod along. More like a turtle than a hare.  I don’t go 7-minute miles anymore. Settling for 4 miles an hour.  But I keep going and going and going.   No let up. If some day it’s necessary to slacken that pace, so be it. As long as I stay in perpetual motion. I picture myself. As a svelte and handsome 114-year-old completing a marathon. Averaging a 30-minute mile.  Yes. Take that. As my definition of old age endurance. --Jim


Jim Broede
Posted: Tuesday, March 5, 2019 1:42 PM
Joined: 12/22/2011
Posts: 5462



One of these days. Soon. I’ll get on a treadmill in my exercise class. And walk a half marathon (13.2 miles). In less than four hours. I know. I know. That’s not very speedy. But hey. Ain’t all that bad. For an old coot. My aim. Is to build up my endurance.  And become the last man standing. --Jim


Posted: Tuesday, March 5, 2019 1:54 PM
Joined: 1/23/2017
Posts: 1219

It's lonely at the top, Jim. Why not take others with you so you can all be standing ?
Posted: Monday, March 11, 2019 10:37 PM
Joined: 11/13/2014
Posts: 2296

This looks like his last post.
Posted: Monday, March 11, 2019 10:42 PM
Joined: 9/8/2017
Posts: 2260

I feel heart broken! Ugh...
Posted: Thursday, July 4, 2019 12:08 AM
Joined: 6/12/2016
Posts: 983

Rest in sweet peace Jim. You always made me think of daisy’s.