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Blog: Frugal And Tightwad Tanya

My blog is about how I live a frugally and tightwad life here in Minn. My finds that are frugal. My style of tightwaddery and thrift. It's about my frugal and tightwad family.


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Living A Healthy and Active Life
Sunday, October 16, 2011

Well living a healthy frugal lifestyle is what we should all be about especially us moms. Gyms are ok, but you get a lot of people there who judge by the way you look. I tend to glare when that happens to me. Scholarships can be had at the YMCA. If, you really want privacy try Snap Fitness an all night gym. I think that the yearly cost outweights the spendiness of the gym and is total a good price for living longer and healthier. A membership there for a year is 300 dollars. I tend to think that is more a frugal price than 500 dollars or 450 dollars like other places. If, you aren't shy you can try a Planet Fitness for 10 dollars a month and 120 dollars a year for membership. It is a more younger crowd of college kids, but if you don't mind that go for the cheapest.

Colleges now have fitness centers on campus, and all students can use it free when classes aren't in session. MSUM in Minneapolis has one for their Fitness courses and majors. They also have a clinic with doctors and all right on campus. Eating healthy is the best way to stay well. Living frugal and tightwad for health and body may be tough if you are poor, but not impossible. If, you are an adult who is auditing a college course in writing or something you can gain access now with the same priviledges the regular students have at college. Meaning you can use their gym for free, and the health facility too. You may have to pay for meds, but it is free with your student card that is given to you for picking their school to audit a class. You don't get graded, but you pay tuition and that is where the catch is....aka they have to give you total access to campus and that can only be had now with student id cards. Last year alone several older students audited classes used the same facilities for the duration of their class time as regular college students do. In closing treating our bodies bad for years doesn't have to hurt the budget to get healthy and fit, so we can live longer for our families. Think about what you can do frugally and then follow your own advice on staying healthy and living healthy.

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My Way!
Saturday, November 04, 2006

Every so often I diet hoping to lose pounds and be miracle thin again. Well it always ends up the same. 10 pounds lost that I can't keep off. What do I do now? I eat sensibly, and exercise by walking indoors at highschool gym. I don't go back for seconds, and I use my left overs for the next meal when cooking. I eat before I go to a grocery store, so I am not hungry and buy all junk food. I cut back on junk food to healthy junk food. Low fat chips, dip, and salsa. I eat more salads when out at restaurants. I chose the salad bar as my meal instead of main menu combo. McDonald's now has salads that are healthy. They added chicken to their salad menu. It may not be on the dollar menu there, but it's good for those not on a budget like me. I  plan to be on this diet for a year. I weighed in this month. and I will weigh in again in two months down the road. Already lost seven pounds this month with exercise and diet. I am now aiming for 10 pounds by he end of the year. I am being realistic in not expecting more weight lose as it is the holidays and I do love chocolate. Then again show me a woman who doesn't love chocolate and I will show you a duck who doesn't like bread crumbs. LOL!  Anyway my goal is to get down to a healthy 125 pounds for me. I also go to a farm and walk with my dogs for exercise. My point is doing it is better than saying it. I already feel healthier in my body. My back aches a tiny bit less. My psychy is a little happier too. Make it a contest that way you will have fun is what I always say.

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P. R., MN USA
About Me:

I live in Minnesota, and I am a published author of poetry On-line. I have a hubby, and several children. I shop with coupons, and I willingly take several classes On-line thru AZU. I have several degrees, and diplomas. I am a crafting person, and I live for Octoberfest not for the beer, but the food is great too. I am mix mutt of heritages. I love to shop at thrift stores, and garage sales/yard sales. I live a green lifestyle or try too.

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