Everything for Your Home's
Beauty, Comfort & Convenience 384-2123
704 Jamestown St, Columbia
Dr. Ronald P. Rogers
Support for your body's natural healing capabilities
Click here for details
Click here for information
Real Estate & Auction Co.
Duo County Telecom
Now Available Through
Your Cable Service!
GUN & PAWN
What's Going On
Info about the
Janice Holt Giles
and Henry Giles Society
Columbia Gas Dept.
GAS LEAK or GAS SMELL
24 hrs/ 365 days
270-384-2006 or 9-1-1
Call before you dig
Directory of Churches
phone numbers and more
for churches in Adair County
Find Great Stuff in
Antiques, Help Wanted,
Autos, Real Estate,
Legal Notices, More...
What are you up to? Mitzi Bault answers in miles and turns
Mitzi Bault is a family hero. She's a cancer survivor with a zest for life few others have. Keeping fit is a big part of her arsenal to defeat cancer. Walking is her first option for keeping physically fit. This article is a glimpse into her successful plan to accomplish fitness goals. It isn't meant to be the complete regimen. There are other aspects we hope she'll share later.
Next earlier What are You Up To? story: Walk Adair!!! - Writer finds activity tracker helps her get in steps by Jelaine Harlow
By Ed Waggener
from an interview with Mitzi Bault
When the question was posed, if you knew the answer when one Adair Countian asks another, "What Are You Up To?" Mitzi Bault may give an answer in 'turns' or 'miles."
Her way is different from that of Jelaine Harlow's, who tracks her prescribed daily Walk-for-Health on an Activity Tracker and starts her day with before-work steps at the office.
Mitzi Bault's way is to go to Haven Hill Cemetery on Liberty Road, get fresh air, take in fantastic views, and try to get in the day's steps in one place. She's not a Luddite, but she prefers to have only as much technology as necessary for her safety. As with most walkers, she's very tolerant of other's ways, but she can almost be her grandfather, of whom, Mitzi's Dad said, "There's the right way, the wrong way, and E.P.'s way." Mitzi isn't as teutonic as E.P. Waggener was, but she'll give bullet points on why her way is best.
She does have fallback walks. She has measured distances around her yard, as well as to and from her house to her mother's and to the mailbox at the end of her private road, McKinley Lane.
And, while Haven Hill remains her favorite walking venue, she's a huge advocate of sidewalks. "I hear so often that rights of way and easements are what's holding back the city, county, and school board from just getting the job done and pouring sidewalks. I'd love nothing better than to have safe sidewalks all the way to Lindsey Wilson and on to town," she said. "Why it is not already done is beyond me."
This story was posted on 2016-05-09 06:28:14
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.
To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.
More articles from topic Healthy Lifestlyes by Kelli Bonifer:
State presents its side on reports of reported loss of benefits
Taylor Regional Hospital to hold Baby Fair in May
Third case of Zika Virus reported in Kentucky
TRH to hold Childhood Obesity Awareness Program
Sherry Spoon speaker Adair Caregivers, 06 Apr 2016
Change your clocks and check your health reactions
College age Kentuckians should ensure mumps vaccination
Jelaine Harlow speaks to Rotary on number of health issues
Link to WBKO story, video on TJ Health/Columbia
Fish consumption advisory guidelines updated
View even more articles in topic Healthy Lifestlyes by Kelli Bonifer
Click for Info
Bank of Columbia
If You're Thinking of Selling,
Let Us Do the Yelling
Principal Broker & Auctioneer
Burton Real Estate
& Auction Service
Call Us For Appraisals
Click for Listings
On This Site
or Click Here
The Best of
Local Stories of
The Greatest Generation
Order Book or e-Book
See who's celebrating
Birthdays and Anniversaries
Special Events List
ColumbiaMagazine.com content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.