Leila’s remarkable journey for Steptember

Sonia Lim 3 Nov 2023

At RFBI Cessnock Masonic Village, we have the privilege of witnessing extraordinary stories of resilience and determination every day. Leila, a cherished member of our RFBI family since March 2023, is a shining example of this spirit.

Turning 92 on November 16th, Leila has shown an incredible level of determination by participating in Steptember. One of Leila’s favourite activities is taking laps around our corridors, a simple yet meaningful way for her to stay active and engaged.

When Steptember was announced, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to support Leila in a new adventure. Equipped with a pedometer, Leila embarked on her journey on Monday, September 4th, with a goal in mind: to take an impressive 100,000 steps by the end of the month.

Over the course of September, Leila’s determination knew no bounds. With every step, she not only covered distance but also inspired those around her with her unwavering spirit. By the end of the month, Leila had achieved a staggering 75,309 steps.

We are bursting with pride for Leila and wanted to share her inspiring journey with our RFBI community. Her story reminds us that age is no barrier to setting and achieving goals, and that every step counts towards a healthier, more fulfilling life.

Leila’s journey doesn’t end here. With the pedometer still in hand, she’s set her sights on reaching the remarkable milestone of 100,000 steps. We have no doubt that she’ll get there, and we’ll be cheering her on every step of the way.

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