The End or the Beginning?

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This is the time of year when school ends. The celebration is Graduation or is it Commencement?

I graduated from college in 1954. I had been drafted but the start time in the US Army was deferred until I graduated. I graduated, got married, drafted, had basic and advanced training, shipped oversea to Japan and got my wife pregnant. Oh, I went AWOL one weekend of Basic Training to do that little job. Was the last Half of 1954 the end or the beginning of my commencement?

Two teachers answered that question for me and changed my life forever. Ethel Reno, my third-grade teacher taught me a bunch, but I will always say three words she demanded that I always use and do. “DO IT NOW”.

I had great college teachers, but Prof Hall changed my life forever. He taught me to be a great public speaker and debater. Every time I did good, he said “NOW DO IT BETTER”. These five words have given me direction from the beginning and ending of every day since. I BETTER DO IT NOW. NOW DO IT BETTER.

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“You’ve got to follow your passion. You’ve got to figure what it is you love-who you really are. And have the courage to do that. I believe the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams” - Oprah Winfrey.

If you are not happy with what you are doing right now, here is my advice.  If what you do right

now, after giving it your full effort for at least 18 months, is not making you happy. QUIT and go do something else. Since 1954 I have been in at least 16 different businesses.

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Steve Jobs’ famous commencement speech at Stanford University in 2005 when Jobs encouraged the students to peruse the path they really love. “Your work is going to fill large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you will know when you find it.  And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So, keep looking until you find it. Don’t settle.”

If you are just a kid or over 60 find your passion. It will make your heart sing. Your passion is not a hobby or a fad. It is intense. You will want to share it with others. I inform, educate and inspire by writing and talking. My talk is called MY STORY.

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I was 72 when I found my passion of HAPPY HEALTHY LIVING. It is never too late to commence to begin following your dream.

HAVE A HAPPY HEALTHY LIFE

 


WHY CAN'T I GET HAPPY AND HEALTHY

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WHY  DID I  FAIL FOR 72 YEARS?

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  DEPENDING ON THE  INSTANT  GRATIFICATION DIET AND MAGIC FORMULAS  GAME IS A SHORT TERM FIX.

BEING HAPPY AND HEALTHY IS A  SLOW CONSISTENT CHANGE IN LIFESTYLE.

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ARE YOU READY TO DRINK WATER AND NO SUGAR DRINKS. I WAS NOT .EVERY DAY I DRANK A LITTLE MORE WATER AND LESS AND LESS SUGAR DRINKS.  IN ABOUT FOUR MONTH I WAS CLEAN AND NOW DRINK LOTS OF WATER AND ZERO SUGAR DRINKS.

I CALL THIS' "WA"

FOOD IS NECESSARY FUEL TO KEEP THE BODY ALIVE. I EAT AT LEAST SEVEN  OR MORE FRESH OR FRESH FROZEN FRUITS, VEGGIES AND NUTS EVERY DAY. I EAT LESS OTHER FOOD ALL THE TIME. I CALL THIS "FO"

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OUR BODY MUST KEEP IN MOTION OR IT SHUTS DOWN. I WALK EVERY DAY TO KEEP IN MOTION. I CALL THIS"WA". 

SMARTPHONE NEEDS BE RECHARGED. EVERY NIGHT OUR BODY NEED TO SHUT DOW AND GET SOME SLEEP. I CALL THIS "SL" 

I STARTED WAFO WASL ON JUNE 12 2006. IT IS SIMPLE. IT WORKS FOR ME. MY BLOOD PRESSURE WAS AS HIGH AS 204/105.  NOW BP IS UNDER CONTROL WITH A COUPLE LITTLE PILLS.. MY WEIGHT WAS AS HIGH AS 254., NOW THE WEIGHT IS BETWEEN 145 AND 150. I HAVE NOT MISSED A DAY OF WALKING BRISKLY AND AVERAGE 8743 STEPS PER DAY SINCE JUNE 12, 2006. I HAVE NOT BEEN SICK SINCE JUNE 12, 2006.

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MY PASSION IS THAT YOU HAVE A HAPPY HEALTHY LIFE

IF I CAN YOU CAN 

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GOTTA START SOMEPLACE

BEEFITBOB AND THE  HAPPY HEALTHY TIP OF THE DAY

 

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IT WAS JUNE 2006. I WAS A MESS.  OVER WEIGHT, AS HIGH AS 254. BLOOD PRESSURE HAD BEEN AS HIGH AS 204/105.

I SAID TO ME-" IF I KEEP DRINKING AND EATING LIKE I AM RIGHT NOW, WHERE WILL I BE IN FIVE YEARS? " I WILL BE DEAD.

NOTICE

I WAS TALKING TO ME.

ME ANSWERED ME.

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YOU CAN'T DO EVERYTHING

BUT YOU CAN DO SOMETHING!

WHAT CAN I DO?

WELL I CAN WALK!

I WILL WALK

 

THAT WAS 104 POUNDS AGO. 

THAT WAS 36,177,816 STEPS AGO

NOW THIS IS REALLY SOMETHING

SINCE JUNE 12, 2006 

NOT BEEN SICK -NOT MISS A DAY OF WALKING

- AVERAGING 7840 STEPS A DAY

DRINK LOTS OF WATER

EAT FRUIT VEGGIES AND NUTS PLUS OTHER STUFF EVERY DAY

WALK BRISKLY 

SLEEP AT LEAST SIX HOURS.EVERY DAY

I CALL IT -WAFO WASL - WATER FOOD WALK SLEEP

IF I CAN YOU CAN

 

HAVE A HAPPY HEALTHY DAY


WALKING BRISKLY IS A GOOD THING

BEEFITBOB AND THE HAPPY HEALTHY TIP OF THE DAY

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WALKING EVERY DAY IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH

SO

 BETTER DO IT NOW

DO IT

NOW DO IT BETTER

I STARTED JUN 12, 2006. AT FIRST I COULD NOT GO 5 MINUTETS WITHOU T SITTING ON A COLD METAL BENCH IN THE PARK GASPING FOR AIR.. I HAVE NOT MISSED A DAY OF WALKING AND KEEPING DATA WITH WALKERTRACKER..

HERE ARE TH STATS AS OF APRIL 1, 2019.

TOTAL STEPS--------------------------- 36,024,673

TOTAL MILES-------------------------    17,273

AVERAGE STEPS PER DAY-------   7829

THIS DOES LOOK IMPRESSIVE

BUT IT IS ONE STEP AT A TIME, ONE DAY AT A TIME

DO YOU WANT TO GET IN THE "HAPPY HEALTHY HABIT?

BETTER DO IT NOW

DO IT 

NOW DO IT BETTER

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HAVE A HAPPY HEALTHY WALK


WALK BRISKLY TODAY

 

BEEFITBOB AND THE HAPPY HEALTHY TIP OF THE DAY 

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OUR BODY NEEDS  TO BE MOVING EVERY DAY OR IT GETS OLD -RUSTY- AND DIES. 

WHAT TO DO?  

YOU CAN'T DO EVERYTHING

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BUT YOU CAN DO SOMETHING! 

WHAT CAN I DO?

WELL , I CAN WALK !

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I WALK.  

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HAVE A HAPPY HEALTHY DAY