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Clwojick

Clwojick

Joined August 2016

I am a bibliophile, a crazy cat lady, and a lover of strong coffee & cozy tea. You can often find me snuggled up with my 2 cats Totem & Oscar♥️
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The Guest Room: A Novel | Chris Bohjalian
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Laughing at my previous shelf from 3 hours ago, thinking I would go for a walk. Nope, I‘m currently starting this audiobook while I drift off to sleep. Time for a nap/ the possibility of sleeping from 8am-6am 😅

#bookfitnesschallenge @wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn Naps are essential. 👍🏻 2h
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It turns out that starting a new job (especially on a day when it‘s pouring) is not great for my steps 🤣 Normally I would be passed this amount at 9am. Due to the rain, I didn‘t even walk to work, or leave the building at lunch. Off to pace the hallways for a while, I guess. Then on to studying. 😅

#BookFitnessChallenge @wanderinglynn

marleed Those are the days when the restroom and the far end of your building becomes your friend! 6h
TheEllieMo Good luck! 6h
wanderinglynn It happens. You‘ll do better tomorrow! 🙌🏻 6h
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BookwormAHN Nice job in the rainy weather 👏🏻 6h
OrangeMooseReads You will get them. Marching in place/pacing around the room works up the steps and the heart rate LOL 😆 5h
JeansBookshelf I work outside so I can't get my steps in when the weather is cold or rainy. Barely made it over 3,000 steps yesterday due to weather. Today I'm 500 steps away from 10,000. Hit 10,000 all 5 days at work last week though. 4h
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The Recommendation | Jonathan Caren
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Hey guys! Who‘s got some favourite #BannedBooks to recommend for this weeks #MayMadness theme!?

We‘ve got the #24B4Monday Banned Books edition coming up this weekend, so I‘m sure everyone would love to hear your favourites!

Mine are as follows:
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime
Charlottes Web
Of Mice and Men
George

C.Perone These are banned books 😳🤯🙄 12h
AnansiGirl Looking forward to uninterrupted reading on my tbr 8h
Andrew65 Charlotte‘s Web...so so seditious! 😳 4h
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Next up for #BookFitnessChallenge ! ♥️💜💚

I have just recently found this author, and I have LOVED every single books so far! So far they‘ve all been audiobooks. Very easy to listen to, with relatable characters, and a good storyline that keeps you interested right until the very last page. So, I guess I‘m going into this one with high hopes💚

@wanderinglynn

marleed I‘ll check this author out! 2d
Emilymdxn Great that you‘ve found books you love to listen to on the fitness challenge! It really helps I always find 2d
4thhouseontheleft Adding this to my #audiobook TBR! 2d
Caterina Sounds perfect! Enjoy!! ❤ 1d
CoverToCoverGirl I enjoyed her Last Stand series. 1d
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Seven Days of Us | Francesca Hornak
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Finished my 10th book for the #BookFitnessChallenge just as I was walking into the clinic this morning. I chose to walk, so I got in 5,000 steps before 9am! 👏🏻

I really enjoyed this book! I connected with the majority of the characters, and watching the family dynamics play out. I would definitely recommend it for anyone who is looking for a light and easy read.

@hermyknee add this one to your audiobook list 😉

AmyG I enjoyed this, too. 2d
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 2d
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4thhouseontheleft You're on a roll! 2d
guinsgirlreads Awesome! What‘s your book goal?! 2d
Clwojick @guinsgirlreads 18! But with my new job starting tomorrow, and school I‘m still not sure how many I‘ll get through. At least I‘ll have the 40 min walk to and from work a few days a week. 2d
hermyknee Sounds great! 2d
Sarah83 I loved this book so much 😍 1d
Caterina Great job!! Sounds like a fun read. 1d
Read4life Nice job!💙👏🏻 You‘re crushing it! 13h
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Some of you guys have already shared some stacks of your owned #BannedBooks, but we‘d like to see a stack or a list of which #BannedBooks you‘re hoping to read this week! 📚

Are there any books that have been hanging out in #MountTBR for too long? Maybe this is the week to finally read them! 🤗

#MayMadness #TuesdayTBR

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Dedication | Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus
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I‘m always thinking of new ways to challenge myself, especially when it comes to reading. I‘m curious about choosing books to read simply based off of their dedication or epigram. I‘m hoping to spend a week or two dedicated to doing this. I might select off of my own shelves, but I‘m curious to see what you‘ve guys got for me too. Please post some pictures of your favourite dedications/epigrams and tag the book they‘re from! ⬇️⬇️

Clwojick If I love them as much as you do, they might just make my list of books to read! I absolutely cannot wait to see what you guys choose! Use the hashtags #WinningDedication or #WinningEpigram and tag me. ♥️💙🧡 2d
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George | Alex Gino
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Opening the front cover and seeing this put an instant smile on my face, and made my heart feel warm. 💗

It got me thinking about how lately authors are using an epigram, rather than a specific dedication, to get a special message across, right from the first page of the book. When I see a really good epigram, I tend to immediately fall in love with the book. Anyone else like that?

#WinningEpigram
#WinningDedication
♥️🧡💛💚💙💜

JennyM ♥️ George ♥️ 2d
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George | Alex Gino
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I‘ve been meaning to read this for ages, and thanks to #MayMadness I finally got around to it.

There‘s something to be said for writing about such a necessary yet hushed subject, and doing it in a way that will hit home no matter what your age, gender, or sexual identity. This book had me smiling, laughing, cheering, and crying. I almost want to read it again already. ♥️🧡💛💚💙💜

#maymadness #BannedBooks #transgender #informative

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George | Alex Gino
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Starting (and hopefully finishing) this one tonight for #BannedBooks week of #MayMadness ♥️ I totally didn‘t realize that‘s it‘s due back tomorrow, so hopefully I can fly through it. 🤣

RadicalReader Book due dates can certainly be a surprise 2d
TaylorMay Aww this book is adorable. You should definitely be able to get through it tonight. I couldn't put it down 2d
Clwojick @TaylorMay yup! Just finished it! I loved it 😍 2d
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I am happy with all of these numbers! These weekly emails motivate me to continue on my fitness journey, and not give up. 👏🏻💪🏻💗

I‘m hoping my numbers continue to get better and better, especially when it comes to my resting heart rate. It‘s always been extremely high, but it‘s something I know I need to work on.

#BookFitnessChallenge @wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn w00t! Great stats! Way to go! 🙌🏻 2d
TheSpineView Way to go!👏👏 2d
catebutler You did so well! Your stats are crazy for this week! 👏🏼💪🏼 2d
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BookwormAHN Fantastic 👏🏻 2d
guinsgirlreads Way to go! 🙌🏻🙌🏻 2d
bewareofwords That looks like a huge success! 🥳 2d
Megabooks Awesome!! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🙌🏻 2d
allureofbeauty That‘s amazing. 2d
audraelizabeth Amazing job 2d
imabusybee Awesome job! 2d
RachelO 👏👏👏👏 2d
dariazeoli You kicked the week‘s butt! 💪🙌 2d
hilded Wow, great numbers!! 👏🏻👏🏻 1d
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The Bird House: A Novel | Kelly Simmons
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The best part about going for walks in the neighbourhood is finding little treasures like this. 💕

Here‘s more pictures of the neat birdhouse collection I found on my morning walk. If you look closely at the bottom left photo, they have Beast, Mario and the Hamburgler standing guard. 😂#BookFitnessChallenge @wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn That‘s amazing! How neat. ❤️🐦 2d
TheSpineView Yes!💜 2d
BookwormAHN That's really cool 💙 2d
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guinsgirlreads So cool! 2d
audraelizabeth Awesome 2d
DivineDiana Fantastic! ❤️ 2d
monalyisha Bahaha. Love it! 2d
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Seven Days of Us | Francesca Hornak
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Here‘s my route from this mornings walk! The second mike was all uphill 😅💪🏻

Hope everyone‘s having a great Monday ☀️
#BookFitnessChallenge @wanderinglynn

OrangeMooseReads Way to go! 👏🏽👍🏼 2d
Emilymdxn Well done! 2d
britt_brooke Nicely done! 2d
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bewareofwords That‘s amazing! You‘re doing great! 👏🏽 2d
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 2d
CoverToCoverGirl Well done! 2d
audraelizabeth Wow, great job 2d
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Seven Days of Us | Francesca Hornak
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Decided on a long walk around the neighbourhood today! Listening to the tagged audiobook, which I‘m really enjoying so far, and enjoying all the fun yard decor!

These people definitely win the “Coolest Birdhouse” award! I took some more photos, which I‘ll post when I get home. 💙#BookFitnessChallenge

Heideschrampf This looks adorable! 2d
wanderinglynn Wow! Now that‘s a bird complex! Looks like you had a fun walk! 🙌🏻 2d
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BookwormAHN That's fantastic 💙 2d
Marina_h That looks Great! 2d
Smrloomis That‘s incredible! 2d
RachelO Wow! 2d
hilded So cool 🤩 2d
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One last link to some #BannedBooks to give you some inspiration for this weeks #MayMadness challenge!

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_books_banned_by_governments

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Banned Books | Marcia Amidon Lusted
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Here‘s another short list of #BannedBooks! Which ones have you read?

#MayMadness @TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader

wanderinglynn Only 2 on this list, but several are on my TBR. 3d
Unabridged I‘ve read 12. (And I‘ve taught a few of them!) 3d
whatshesreadingnow I‘ve only read 3, In Cold Blood is on my tbr. 3d
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C.Perone I've read 6 2d
JanuarieTimewalker13 Only 2. LCL & TOC (edited) 2d
Kimberlone I‘ve only read three but I‘ve read other books by many of those authors. That list seems pretty limited and really only includes books written in the first half of the 20th cent 2d
rretzler I‘ve only read 2 on that list but have actually read tons more banned books. 2d
WolfReader I‘ve only read 3. This list makes me want to pick up a few more! 2d
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Here‘s a #ListChallenge link so you can test how many of these banned books you‘ve read, and also do you can have some inspiration to read more Banned books this week!

https://www.listchallenges.com/banned-classics

#MayMadness @TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader

Samplergal Only 39! Ouch. 3d
wanderinglynn 44. About 6 or 7 others I‘ve seen adaptations but not read the book. Another dozen is currently sitting at my house in the TBR stack! 😂 3d
Unabridged I got 74. (And I taught several of them!) 3d
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whatshesreadingnow I got 37 3d
Mem_ugh Only 68 2d
Kimberlone I‘ve read 43, which I feel is pretty good since there are many books on that list I really have no interest in reading anyway 2d
SaturnDoo 63 books...a lot of them were required reading for me in jr high, high school and college ☺ 2d
Patchshank 34. A few are on my TBR, but most I have no interest in reading. A lot of them I read in school. Didn't know they were banned or challenged. 2d
rretzler 42 (good number!) I never had to read the classics in school, so these all books I‘ve read on my own. There are several that I will never read (I‘m talking about you, James Joyce), but many that I intend to eventually read. 2d
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The New Olympians | Kate O'Hearn
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So... more news on my personal goal of walking 100,000 steps in one day.

I did a little more research, and I‘m honestly not sure how I can get this done in one day. With my height, it‘s estimated that I would have to walk between 63-65kms. Pictured is a map of a good chunk of our city. This is something close to the root I would want to take, and it‘s still just over half the Kms I‘d need.

Back to more planning 👏🏻😅💪🏻
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CoverToCoverGirl I‘m interested in attempting this if that‘s okay and if we can do it on a nice weather day that we both have off. I suspect you‘d need to just keep moving non stop the entire day... (edited) 3d
baes I‘ve hit 20,000 several times and my legs and feet felt it. Lol 😂 I cant imagine. 20,000 is a couple hours on the treadmill (give or take) for me. 3d
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wanderinglynn I‘ve done 30,000 steps in a day and that took a good chunk of time and involved a half marathon. I can‘t imagine doing 100,000! 😮 What a goal! 🙌🏻 3d
Simona Admirable goal! Good luck 👍 🤞 3d
JamieArc I walked the Camino de Santiago which meant I was walking from 6am until 4pm with a lunch stop and maybe some other short stops. I‘m pretty sure we never hit that many steps in a day. It‘s quite a lofty goal - I hope you have a great reward for yourself if you hit it 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 3d
Caterina The most I've ever hit was a little over 40,000 in one day, and that was when I was traveling. But I've also never tried to hit a huge step goal. Good luck!!! Can't wait to see your route and if you do it!! 💪 3d
nu-bibliophile You can do it! 2d
Clwojick @CoverToCoverGirl I managed to coerce one of my girlfriends into doing it with me. We‘re hoping to do it on one of the mondays coming up in the next 2-3 weeks, but we haven‘t set an exact date yet. I‘ll let you know when we do! 2d
CoverToCoverGirl That‘s excellent I‘m off on Monday‘s! 2d
Clwojick @CoverToCoverGirl 😂😂 you might want to take the Tuesday off too, in case you‘re super sore. 2d
baes So I was curious about this, and looked into it. One person who did it said they reached it over a course of 16.5 hours and 41 miles. Good-luck!! 2d
BookwormAHN Good luck 🍀 2d
Clwojick @baes 😅 yeah, I‘m pretty sure it‘s not going to be possible for me, but I‘m definitely going to give it my all. 2d
britt_brooke What an amazing and ambitious goal!! 🙌🏻 The most I‘ve ever gotten in a day is 30k and my legs were toast. (edited) 2d
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As always, at the start of each week of #MayMadness we‘ve got another #personalchallenge for you guys as well!

How are you going to choose to #PayItForward this week?

Samplergal I have a bag to go to my library this week. 3d
Clwojick @Samplergal 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 3d
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We‘re flying through May! I can‘t believe we‘re already starting into week four! 💪🏻 This week we‘re challenging you to read some #BannedBooks!

#MayMadness @TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader

thereadingunicorn How do we know if a book I s banned or not ? I‘m confused lol 3d
Clwojick @thereadingunicorn there are many lists online with books that have been banned in schools and libraries. I have just posted a few lists for everyone to see. 3d
thereadingunicorn @Clwojick okay thank you 2d
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I can‘t believe it‘s already the last day of week 3 for #MayMadness. This was the first graphic novel that I‘ve had time to read.

It was darker than I was expecting, and it had me guessing throughout the whole story, but I still thoroughly enjoyed it. I think i would really enjoy reading the original novel, so I‘ll be on the lookout for it at the thrift store.

SW-T I enjoyed the original novel. Didn‘t know they‘d done a graphic novel of it. 3d
Stacy_31 I love the novel, had no idea there was a graphic novel! 3d
SaturnDoo Here's the link where you can listen to the original story for free http:// ia800504.us.archive.org/34/items/NBC_short_story/510314_04_The_Lottery.mp3
http://ia800504.us.archive.org/34/items/NBC_short_story/510314_04_The_Lottery.mp...
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SaturnDoo @Stacy_31 😁 did you find it yet 3d
SaturnDoo I meant to say I'm glad you got to read it finally and glad you enjoyed it. I warned you it was dark 😊 3d
RadicalReader Shirley Jackson Ive heard is an awesome author!! 3d
Stacy_31 @saturndoo I ordered it from amazon. So Tuesday I will have it! 😀😀 (edited) 3d
Clwojick @Stacy_31 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 3d
SaturnDoo @Stacy_31 yay!!!! 2d
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When Katie Met Cassidy | Camille Perri
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Another quick morning walk with my audiobook and a cup of tea. It was so windy out, that I barley hit 4,000 steps. Hopefully it‘ll warm up later, and I can head out for another walk. Otherwise I‘m thinking it‘s going to be a lazy day for the #BookFitnessChallenge

Ps this is my FAVOURITE sweater ever! Any other “A Night At the Roxbury” fans out there?! 💜💙

wanderinglynn Way to go! And bonus added wind resistance! 🙌🏻 4d
RavenLovelyReads Is it bad that I thought it was wine? And it gave me a great idea? 😜 3d
OrangeMooseReads Way to go! 3d
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8little_paws Omg. I went to a Roxbury themed party in the 90s #old 3d
Rachel.Rencher @RavenLovelyReads I thought the same thing 😂 3d
BookwormAHN Nice 👏🏻 3d
guinsgirlreads Very cool! 👏🏻 3d
VanChocStrawberry 4000 steps is still a good walk! 3d
dariazeoli I loooove your shirt! And 4000 steps is no small potatoes 👍 3d
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New Olympians | Kate O'Hearn
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HOLY MOLY! I just seen that this is a possible badge to get on fitbit😅

Have any of my fellow #BookFitnessChallenge buddies earned this badge?! If so, how did you manage it!?

Maybe this is something I can challenge myself to do. Take a whole day, and a backpack of snacks + water, and just walk all around my city. Stop for meals + to charge phone.

Maybe this will be something I‘ll challenge myself to do closer to the end of the 6 weeks 🤔😅

RadicalReader What a wonderful accomplishment keep up the wonderful work 4d
CoverToCoverGirl You might need to pack a second set of sneakers too! 😳😂 4d
Cinfhen Great!!!! 4d
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CoverToCoverGirl The most steps I‘ve ever gotten is around 30, 000 and that was a day spent hiking for several hours in our national park... I think we did something in the vicinity of 25 kilometres. It certainly would be an impressive badge to earn though. 4d
julesG I suppose it's doable. About 60 kilometres, probably. 4d
marleed I can‘t imagine. For me I can go about 7 miles in one shot. After that I need specialized clothing from head to toe. Like that little knot on a T-shirt where the side seam and armhole all come together- yea that little thing becomes a weapon against my body! 4d
BookwormAHN Good luck 🍀 4d
TheEllieMo The most I‘ve got was 81,000, on a sponsored walk along the Thames path. Started at 8am, rest breaks every 8 miles, got to 81k by midnight, did a further 22k in the small hours of the next day. About 75km in total. Could have got the 100k step badge if the event had started at 5am😂 It was a lot of strain on the body, that sort of distance needs training for to build up endurance. This was an organised event with medical teams on standby. (edited) 4d
4thhouseontheleft That's a distance that you would definitely have to train for! Even when I go on full-day hikes, I don't come near that kind of steps. 4d
OrangeMooseReads That would be a challenge. It would be interesting to see how well you could do. Would definitely need rest periods and possibly a partner in the adventure. 4d
Clwojick @TheEllieMo I‘ve surpassed 45,000 a few times.... back when my job consisted of me walking a lot, then I would walk the hour and a half home. I would definitely need to do some training, stretching and planning! 3d
Clwojick @OrangeMooseReads I‘ve always done all my crazy walks with my best friend who‘s moved out of town. We used to track out our plan to walk to NYC. 😂 I told her I would have to plan it on a day when we could talk on the phone for hours while I walked all around town 3d
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Boulevard (Uitgawe) | Jim Grimsley
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Some pictures from this afternoons walk to Boulevard Lake. I‘m currently listening to So Much Pretty by Cara Hoffman. #BookFitnessChallenge 🎧

BookwormAHN Nice walk 👏🏻 4d
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 4d
kspenmoll Nice walk! 4d
4thhouseontheleft What a cute path! 4d
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I'm Sorry | Sam McBratney
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Hey my #MayMadness and #BookFittnessChallenge buddies!

I know I haven‘t been posting as much these last few days! I‘m sorry! I just started four new medical courses online, and it‘s been taking most of my time and focus. Aside from my audiobooks during my walks, or right before bed, I haven‘t really had any time for leisure reading. I also start a new job on Wednesday, so just know that I‘m cheering you on, even if I‘m not posting as much!

wanderinglynn Wow! A new job + online courses?!? Go you! 🙌🏻 Just remember to take care of you. Schedule yourself some down time and do something fun just because. 💜 4d
Clwojick @wanderinglynn Absolutely! Thankfully it‘s only a part time position, and only 3 shifts a week once training is done. It‘s going to be something totally different and way out of my comfort zone, but you‘ve gotta challenge yourself, right? ♥️ On the plus side, it should be about a 40 min walk to work, and I plan on walking there and back as often as weather permits. 4d
Meaw_catlady I always need this reminder! 4d
CoverToCoverGirl We only have so much time and to many things to do! 4d
TheEllieMo Sounds like a busy time. Make sure you give yourself some “me time” 4d
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Testimony: A Novel | Anita Shreve
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Next up for #BookFitnessChallenge

I also have the physical book, so I might attack it double time.💪🏻💜💙

@wanderinglynn

guinsgirlreads She‘s good! 5d
VanChocStrawberry Is it a mystery? Looks promising! 4d
Clwojick @VanChocStrawberry no, not really a mystery. Just general fiction. Told in the perspective of about 15 people telling their side of the story the weeks leading up to, and after an assault. 4d
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Fitness Junkie: A Novel | Lucy Sykes, Jo Piazza
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This was a light, fun story about how crazed some people can get about the need to be “thin”. From secret workout locations, to special tea, to eating clay as a meal... there is every type of ridiculous diet craze in this book. Yes, I rolled my eyes. But I also laughed out loud more often than not. If you don‘t take it to seriously, it‘s a pick.

Audiobook 6/18 for #BookFitnessChallenge

@wanderinglynn

BarbaraJean Your book choice is on point for the challenge! 4d
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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🚨BEEE-OOP! BEE-OOP! BEE-OOP! BEE-OP!! 🚨

Alert! Alert! #24B4Monday and #MayMadness has teamed together to create a special edition Readathon! Next weekend we‘re challenging you to read a Banned book or two during the Readathon! Check your shelf, and break those rules! 🙌🏻

TheReadingMermaid Woohoo!!!! 😈📖 5d
Jess_Franzino Yay! Let‘s see if I have any banned books on my shelf. I‘m trying to read authors who are appearing at BookCon, (which is on June 1st), so I‘ll see if any fit the bill. 5d
thereadingunicorn What is a banned book? How do we know if it is or not ? 5d
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We‘ve got a fun little #minichallenge for you this week! Seeing as how it‘s all about the #GraphicNovels and #Comics this week, we‘ve got a speech bubble search for you!

Look through your graphics and comics, and try to find the word “Madness” or any version of that word.

Can‘t wait to see what y‘all dig up!

@TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader #MayMadness

gradcat I don‘t have any graphic novels/comics yet...I‘ve been lazy about buying them for the #Booked2019 challenge. Oops—I guess I ought to hurry up! 5d
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Well, it turns out I comment on posts A LOT! 😂😂😂And that I am capable of pushing myself! Thanks for all your kind words. 💕

Here are my stats for Week 1: #BookFitnessChallenge

Completed/Goals:

5/18 Audiobooks
10hrs 5m/ 7hrs weekly
107,844 steps/49,000 steps
23/21 L water weekly
53/35 Flights of stairs

Posts: 18😂
Litsy Love: 169 💕 (

BookwormAHN Fantastic 👏🏻 6d
DivineDiana Cheers to you! 👏🏻🚶‍♀️👏🏻 6d
CoverToCoverGirl 😎👏👊 6d
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wanderinglynn Stellar first week! 🙌🏻 6d
catebutler You are the queen of Litsy Love! You had a great first week! 👏🏼 6d
Megabooks Way to crush your step goal! 6d
marleed Way to go!! 6d
BarbaraJean Awesome!! You rocked this week for sure!! 6d
julesG How do you track the Litsy Love? I didn't, hence I missed out on all those points. Well, I'm here for the fitness anyways. 6d
jb72 Wow! That‘s an awesome job! Congrats 🎈 6d
TheSpineView Wow! Congrats! 6d
Clwojick @julesG at the end of every day, I would go back to the hashtag, and count all the posts I had commented on. 6d
julesG Clever! 6d
VanChocStrawberry All that litsy love is inspiring! :) 5d
4thhouseontheleft I had the same discovery this week about posting a lot! 😂😂 5d
4thhouseontheleft @julesG I dedicated 1-2 times each day to catching up on the hashtag and encouraging others. Then I counted up how many comments I left, and added them to my spreadsheet. Any comments I left otherwise I just didn‘t add to my points or count up. 5d
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It‘s that time again! It‘s #MayMadness #DiscussionThursday! This week we‘re talking about comic books, graphic novels, and manga!

Robin to Batman - Who‘s your favourite side character?

Clwojick I would have to say my favourite would be Salem from Sabrina the Teenage Witch! 💕 6d
SaturnDoo Of course, it's Scooby Dooby Doo!!!!! 6d
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Clwojick @SaturnDoo When I was making my #fictionbucketlist, the first thing I thought of was that I want to solve a mystery with the Scooby gang ♥️ 6d
thereadingunicorn Salem form teenage witch 6d
wanderinglynn Willow & Xander to Buffy! 6d
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Hey my fellow #BookFitnessChallenge Littens!

Today is the last day of week 1, and I was wondering how everyone is doing! So I though I‘d make a little questionnaire 💕

1. Yes!
2. When I‘m bored, I much prefer going for a quick 20 minute walk, then sit on the couch and watch tv. Also, I have no motivation to do weightlifting.
3. All the scenery posts!
4. Mr Penumbras 24 hr Bookstore
5. 3L water & 12 flights of stairs

@wanderinglynn 💜💗💜

Clwojick Also, does anyone have a good app that tracks flights of stairs? I have a Fitbit, but one on that‘s updated enough to count floors. I also have my health app on my phone, but it tends to miss about 30% for the flights I do. And I downloaded Pacer, but I think it also counts flights when I take the elevator... I don‘t know. Maybe I‘ll just have to manually count, but sometimes I do stairs when I‘m out and about, which makes that harder. 6d
Stacy_31 If you have an iPhone, I just discovered that the health app tracks stairs. 👍 6d
wanderinglynn Great questions! 👍🏻 6d
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BookwormAHN Great idea 🍀 6d
CoverToCoverGirl Love this idea! 6d
Clwojick @wanderinglynn I must‘ve been tired this morning 😂😂 I wrote Friday, instead of Thursday. 6d
guinsgirlreads Love this! Thanks! 6d
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Fitness Junkie: A Novel | Lucy Sykes, Jo Piazza
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Next up for #BookFitnessChallenge 💕

What are you listening to today?

wanderinglynn I‘m listening to Peter Pan narrated by Jim Dale. 🧚🏻‍♂️ 7d
marleed A perfect marriage - on audio and physical - Simultaneously! 7d
VanChocStrawberry I‘m listening to a podcast right now, but book-wise, I‘m listening to Wish Granter. 6d
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BookwormAHN I will be listening to A Dance of Dragons 🐉 6d
britt_brooke Oh, this is a fun book!! Hope you enjoy. 6d
guinsgirlreads I have been dying to read this! I should do it during the #BFC too! 👍🏻❤️ 6d
allureofbeauty This sounds interesting. Now I‘m going to have to check it out. 6d
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Ask and you shall receive 😉

@hermyknee I took a quick look through your read stack, and whipped up some suggestions. A little bit of everything. I have listened to a lot (!!!) of audiobooks, so if you want any other suggestions or are thinking a specific genre, just let me know!

Hopefully this helps you get over your reading slump for #BookFitnessChallenge 💙

hermyknee Thank you!!! These are great! I‘ve read Highly Illogical Behavior and Damned, but I haven‘t read any of the others! I really appreciate the recommendations! Sometimes it‘s hard to know if a book will be good on audio, so I‘m glad to know that these are!! ♥️♥️♥️ you rock! 1w
Clwojick No worries! Like I said, just let me know if you want anymore recommendations ♥️💙 @hermyknee 1w
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I Hate Fairyland #1 | Skottie Young
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Here is a list of my go-to recommendations for #GraphicNovels ♥️ Have you guys read any of these? Do you have any favourites on here? Or any that you can‘t believe I missed? Let me know down below! 😉

#MayMadness #Recommendsday @TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader

Schlinkles You should check out 1w
Clwojick @Schlinkles ohhhhh! That looks right up my alley! Stacked. 😉 1w
TheBookHippie My favorite graphic novel 1w
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Clwojick @TheBookHippie I have read that one! I enjoyed it! I loved how oddly dark it was, but yet the graphics were so colourful and beautiful. 💚 1w
TheBookHippie @Clwojick we read it with lord of the flies!!!! For high schoolers. 🤣🤣🙌🏻❤️ 1w
Coleen_Nieto Seconds by Bryan Lee O'Malley 1w
Librariana I *adore* Saga and Paper Girls, but I'm also a huge fan of 1w
GrilledCheeseSamurai Great picks! 👌. Ever read any Courtney Crumrin? Seems up your alley! Also...Bryan Lee O'Malley's Scott Pilgrim or, as mentioned above, his graphic novel, Seconds. 7d
fleeting Anything really by Craig Thompson, Chris Ware, and Adrian Tomine. Ruth Modan too! 7d
scowler1 Royal City, Trillium, A.D. After death. Jeff Lemire👍 6d
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Finished off this audiobook (5/18) just as I was walking up to my door with my coffee in hand. I really enjoyed it! I could see it making a great movie, if they were to adapt it properly. Definitely gets a recommendation from me.

I‘m probably not going to get too many more steps in tonight, so I thought I‘d share my steps now. Then it‘s back to studying for me! 😉

#BookFitnessChallenge 💪🏻 @wanderinglynn

TheSpineView Way to go! 1w
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 1w
KathyWheeler Perfect timing! 1w
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monalyisha Coffee in hand might be my favorite way to walk. 😉☕️ 1w
BookwormAHN Great job 👏🏻 1w
CoverToCoverGirl Enjoy your coffee.. great stepping! 1w
Ash.on.the.line Nice work! Looks like some great weather! 😊 1w
Clwojick @Ash.on.the.line 😂😂 I guess it depends on what you consider nice. It was a high of 9 degrees. A lot of people say they would freeze here, but I‘m used to it. We have VERY long winters here, so once it hits 15 it‘s T-shirt and shorts weather for most people. It does get up to the 40s, but we really only have two months of summer. 1w
QueenJen Omg, where do you live!? My spawn would love that! 1w
Clwojick @QueenJen Thunder Bay, Ontario. 🇨🇦 7d
hilded Great work 🙌🏻 7d
britt_brooke Love this book! 7d
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On Monday, I tracked how far it is from my apartment to Tim Hortons.
So, today I needed a little study break, and really wanted to see what happened next in this book.... so I figured I could get the rest of my daily steps in by walking to Tim‘s for coffee.

Hey, find what motivated you, right? Maybe I‘ll track how many steps to the bookstore... that would be sure to get me moving 😂😂😂

#Bookfitnesschallenge @wanderinglynn

CoverToCoverGirl How many steps is it to your local bookstore? 😎 You certainly earned your coffee! 1w
Clwojick @CoverToCoverGirl I don‘t know! I‘d have to walk there, and track the route to find out. But like, for educational purposes.... so it‘s okay, right? 1w
CoverToCoverGirl Absolutely! And tell no one! 😂 1w
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wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 If I could (meaning there were sidewalks the whole way), I‘d totally walk to the bookstore. 👍🏻 1w
Clwojick @wanderinglynn what about your thrift store or library? Any accessible by walking? 1w
BookwormAHN Nice job 👏🏻 1w
monalyisha I‘ve been to Tim Horton‘s so few times in my life (there are none nearby!) but it‘s the first place I ever had mint coffee, so it‘s got a special place in my heart. 🖤🍃 1w
Clwojick When they first opened up they had something called a “hot smoothie” and it was basically like a caffeinated flavoured hot milkshake. It was amazing. They had raspberry, mint, Irish cream, vanilla, and butterscotch. They were so good. I almost cried when they stopped carrying them. 😂 @monalyisha 1w
monalyisha @Clwojick My theory is that it must‘ve been the branding. 😆 There‘s something about the term “hot milkshake” that just doesn‘t seem right... 1w
Clwojick I don‘t think they branded it that way. That‘s just how I remember it tasting. Lol. @monalyisha they sold it for like 5+ years than started Coming out with all these fancy lattes and whatnot. 1w
monalyisha @Clwojick Ha! Okay. Phew. 😅 So sorry for your loss, though! 1w
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Human Diseases | Marianne Neighbors, Ruth Tannehill-Jones
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Just some light reading this morning! 😂😅

I feel like my brain my explode... but I‘m just going to pack all that knowledge in there anyways.

Sweetdgabe87 You got this! 1w
julesG You can do this! And you may vent anytime! 1w
Bookishlie 😔my clinical procedures class starts Sunday. I have to order books tomorrow. But two glorious weeks getting to read stuff other then medical:):) 1w
CoverToCoverGirl My brain hurts just looking at it! 🤯 1w
ElizaMarie Looks riveting! 1w
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It‘s that time again! This week we want to hear your go-to #GraphicNovel recommendations! Can‘t wait to see what goodies y‘all suggest! ♥️💙💜

#MayMadness #Recommendsday @TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader @Clwojick

Leniverse Adults only: "Saga", "Monstress". Older teens+ "MAUS", "V for Vendetta", "Persepolis", Younger teens + "The Promised Neverland", Middle Grade and up: "Lumberjanes", "Phoebe and Her Unicorn", "Amulet", "The Sleeper and the Spindle". 1w
Leniverse Oh wait, was this a photo challenge? 😂 1w
Clwojick @Leniverse Nope, not really. Just wondering what everyone‘s suggestions are. If you want to share a pic, great. If you just want to list them here that‘s good too. 😊 1w
ilyssa.g Marvel's Runaways, The Killing Joke, Captain Marvel, Spider-Gwen, Maus, and Persepolis 1w
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Two days left for week 1 of #BookFitnessChallenge, so even though I woke up, and wanted to immediately shove my brain back into my textbooks... I made myself keep up with (new) my morning routine. Tea, audiobook, walk to the lake. 💙

My thought of the day: Even when you think something‘s NOT going to work (matching my Archie tee & teal sneakers with my grey peplum trousers) TRY IT ANYWAYS! You never know. I ended up loving this outfit!

OrangeMooseReads Way to go! Keep up the good work! 1w
AsYouWish Way to go!!!!🙌🏻💙👟 1w
Laughterhp Sounds like a great morning routine! 1w
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LoveToReadLiveToRead Sounds like a good routine, well done you!
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Princess-Kingofkings The trousers look great! 1w
Clwojick @Princess-Kingofkings Thanks! I found them at Walmart for $11! I also have them in black. 😊 1w
Princess-Kingofkings @Clwojick that's the way to do it ~ find a pair that fits and but more colors 1w
wanderinglynn Fantastic job! 🙌🏻 Way to stick with it. 👍🏻 1w
4thhouseontheleft Way to go! I love that outfit combo, I have the same color Converse. 😃 1w
CoverToCoverGirl I love these photos! 😎 I wish I had a lake to walk to! 1w
BookwormAHN Still most stylish 👏🏻 1w
tracey38 Love it! 1w
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Tonight‘s audiobook! I‘ve been basically studying non stop since 4pm... I‘m going to make up some flash cards, and then I‘m off to sleep.

Hope your day was brilliant!

RamsFan1963 I love this book!! 1w
Vivlio_Gnosi This #fiction book was a ton of fun! Loved it. Good choice. 1w
CoverToCoverGirl 👊👍 1w
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Proof that my walking outfits aren‘t always put together! Tonight I‘m wandering the hallways in my husbands sweater, black yoga pants, and my new purple Keds that I‘m trying to stretch out a bit.

My online medical classes started today, I had an interview, and Nolan came home after another 2 weeks at the mine.

I may be getting in my steps later than usual, but I‘m still trucking along 😉

#BookFitnessChallenge @wanderinglynn

MrBook You can do it! 😎🙌🏻💪🏻💪🏻🥃 1w
ChasingOm I did the same thing! 💪🏻🙌🏻👏🏻 1w
CoverToCoverGirl Keep on trucking, I did laps around the house while on the phone yesterday too! 1w
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wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 1w
monalyisha I know we‘re supposed to be encouraging others for working towards their fitness goals but... congratulations on your new purple Keds! 💜😉 1w
Clwojick @monalyisha 😂😂😂😂Thanks! 1w
imabusybee Way to go!! 1w
AsYouWish You got this!!!!🙌🏻💙👟 1w
Stacy_31 Better late than never, way to go!! Love the Keds! 1w
nelehelen Good job!!! Go get emmmmm! 1w
BookwormAHN Great job 👏🏻 1w
Itchyfeetreader Well done ! 1w
dariazeoli It‘s never too late! Of course, I was in bed by then 😁 well done! 1w
tdrosebud Great job! 1w
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Tuesday's Child | Louise Bagshawe
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Whatever your goals are for today, I hope you crush them! Get your read on, your motivation on, your meditation on, your yoga on, your steps on, and your self love on! 💕

#bookfitnesschallenge #maymadness #personalchallenge @wanderinglynn @TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader

I_Like_Big_Books ❤️❤️❤️ 1w
wanderinglynn Yay! Go Team #BFC! Let‘s crush some goals. 🙌🏻 1w
Kaye 🏆 Best Motivational Post of the Day 1w
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TheSpineView 💜💜💜 1w
Marina_h 👍❤ great post! I'm taking a day off from all exercising but there's time to read 📚 1w
Bookwormjillk Thanks for the motivation! 1w
Caterina Yay! ❤️ Good luck with reaching your goals today! 1w
BookwormAHN Great post 🌻 1w
CoverToCoverGirl Thanks for the encouragement! Well done! I crushed mine hope you did too! 1w
guinsgirlreads Thank you!! 1w
Clwojick @CoverToCoverGirl I did not! 🙈 But there‘s still time! My online medical classes started today, I had an interview, and my husband came home from the mine after being gone for 2 weeks. I‘m gonna take a pause on studying, and go do some laps in the hallway. 👯‍♀️ 1w
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Hey guys! Sorry I‘m super late posting this today! It‘s been a very busy morning 🙈

Please share your graphic novel #tuesdayTBR stack with us! I can‘t wait to see what goodies you‘ve chosen to read! There are so many amazing graphic novels, manga and comics out there. 💙

#MayMadness @RadicalReader @TheReadingMermaid

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Finished this one for my last #MayScavengerHunt prompt. This one was actually hilarious!

💚Book by an author who shares your birthday. (Nov 1st)

llwheeler Omg this cover 😂😂 1w
TheReadingMermaid HA! 😂😂😂 1w
CoverToCoverGirl I may have to check this one out! 😂 1w
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Another day. Another audiobook. Another morning walk. Another cozy cup of tea. Another outfit.

Today‘s gonna be a good one 🧡

#bookfitnesschallenge

@wanderinglynn

Emilymdxn Sounds like a great day and a great routine to be in! 1w
Chrissyreadit Love all of it! 1w
wanderinglynn Yay! Great job & love your outlook! 🙌🏻 1w
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4thhouseontheleft Cute boots! 1w
guinsgirlreads Love seeing your outfits!! 1w
Megabooks Another cute pair of shoes!! 😎 1w
Marina_h Those boots 😍 1w
Clwojick @Marina_h @Megabooks @4thhouseontheleft @guinsgirlreads I can‘t pass up a good deal. My boots were $69 originally, on clearance for $25, and the store was 40% off, so they were only $13!!! 1w
Caterina Another cute outfit!! 😘 I'm loving your outfit pics! Sounds like you have a good routine going too, that's awesome! 1w
BookwormAHN Love the boots 👏🏻 1w
BarbaraJean Cuuuute outfit! And that looks like tasty tea! 1w
CoverToCoverGirl Looking good! 1w
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Well, I definitely surpassed my daily goal of 7,000 steps 😊 Today was a good day, and I just really wanted to get out there and get moving. My online classes start tomorrow, so I‘m sure I‘ll be a lot more stationary in the days to come. At least until I get into the swing of things. ♥️💙💜 Hope y‘all had a fantastic day.

3/18 audiobooks completed!

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Pruzy Go you! 1w
BookwormAHN Great job 👏🏻 1w
julesG 👏👏👏 1w
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jb72 Wow that‘s awesome! 1w
imabusybee Great job!! 1w
RadicalReader What a wonderful achievement I find it is so easy for me to keep track of my steps when I listen to an audiobook or YouTube makes the time fly 1w
Kaye 👍🏼🌟 1w
BethM You‘re killing it! 1w
guinsgirlreads Holy steps!! 👏🏻 1w
Simona Wow❣️👏👏👏👍 1w
Laughterhp Wow, great job! 👏🏻👏🏻 1w
wanderinglynn Wow! Amazing job! 🙌🏻 1w
TheSpineView Awesome total! Keep up the good work! 1w
kindergartenkat Wow! That's a lot of steps! 😮👏 1w
bewareofwords Dang, you‘re on a roll! Way to go! 🤗 1w
Megabooks So impressed! Great job! 👍🏻👍🏻 1w
Wife 🌹Wow! 1w
Caterina Impressive!! 🙌🎉 I hope you adjust quickly to having the classes and find plenty of walking time. ❤️ 1w
CoverToCoverGirl You crushed it! I‘m giving you a standing ovation! 👏👏 1w
Clwojick @Caterina I had an interview that went pretty good today, so I might also have a part time job starting as soon as next week. It would be roughly a 40 min walk there, so at least that‘s one way to ensure I still hit my goals.😅 1w
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Although I 100% do not regret walking the 11,000 steps to and from the grocery store this afternoon... but I definitely DO regret my choice of footwear! 😂These boots have ruined my feet, and I‘ll be surprised if I can move tomorrow!😂😂 #BookFitnessChallenge

4thhouseontheleft Ouch! Foot bath time! Way to go for walking, AND carrying the groceries home! 1w
LapReader I don‘t have a car so I cart stuff around with me all the time. I will never forget the time my perfectly fine shoes just disintegrated on me. I had to sticky tape them back together at my destination then I promptly threw them in the bin when I arrived home. Hope your next walk goes better. 1w
TheSpineView Yikes! Maybe a good soak in Epsom salt will help. 1w
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CocoReads Good job on the steps but boo for the wrong footwear! 1w
marleed Ohh nooo! But you looked good. And cuteness helps! 1w
Megabooks Oh dear! Very stylish though! 1w
BookwormAHN It sucks when cute boots are not meant for walking 😸 1w
Sweetdgabe87 But cute boots though! 1w
CoverToCoverGirl Ouch! But you‘ll be better prepared next time! 😊 1w
guinsgirlreads Looked good though!! 😂 1w
BarbaraJean Yikes! Hope those footsies recover soon! 1w
Caterina Sometimes you don't know how uncomfortable your boots are until you wear them for a LOT of walking, I've definitely learned this the hard way too 😂 Great job getting all that walking in, and with heavy grocery bags to boot! (😉) 1w
monalyisha All the time #same. So hard to give up fashion for functionality! 1w
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The Recipe Box | Sandra Lee
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Finished my 2nd audiobook for the #BookFitnessChallenge while walking the lake trails today. It was perfect weather, a little windy, but not to cold. I had my vanilla earl grey tea to keep me cozy, and a light and easy read. This book was really enjoyable. Likeable characters, and an easy going rhythm that made it perfect for walking.

TheSpineView Good job! 1w
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 1w
youneverarrived I like your outfit 😊 1w
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Caterina Great job!! 👏 Your pants are very cute by the way! 1w
Heideschrampf You're doing well! I've already considered being realistic and giving up... you go girl! 1w
CoverToCoverGirl Good for you! 1w
Clwojick @Caterina THANKS! I love them! The look like trousers, so they‘re nice enough for work or interviews, but they feel like sweatpants. I can honestly live in them! 😍 You‘ve gotta love $11 finds from Walmart! 1w
Clwojick @Heideschrampf No! Don‘t give up! You‘ve got this!♥️ 1w
Caterina Those sound PERFECT girl I think I need to check out my local Walmart! 😂 1w
hilded Love those pants as well!! 🤩 1w
jb72 Great job! 1w
marleed You look so much better on your walks then I do on mine! 1w
Clwojick @marleed 😂😂It definitely depends on the day! Most days I‘m much less put together. 1w
BookwormAHN Way to go 👏🏻 1w
guinsgirlreads Love this pic ❤️ 1w
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Laundry is started, audiobook is on, and I‘m heading out to get my #bookfitnesschallenge stats back up after having a VERY lazy Sunday.

TheSpineView Everyone has to have a day off every now and then. Keep up the good work! 1w
CoverToCoverGirl I‘m have a quite day so far not sure it I‘ll get energized or not. 1w
Emilymdxn Three cheers for getting back on the horse! 1w
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BookwormAHN Good job 👏🏻 1w
marleed Have a great time working on those stats! 1w
Caterina You deserve a lazy Sunday! Great job getting back to it! 👍 1w
BarbaraJean Great job—it can be hard getting back into it after a lazy day! 1w
4thhouseontheleft We all deserve a lazy Sunday or two. 😊 1w
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