Valentine's Day 2016
Mother and child reunion November 2013
Sue and new friend
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SUZYMOBILE is a SparkPeople Motivator!
You can also follow my adventures at suzymobile47.blogspot.com.
Welcome to our place! Relax with us by the pool and watch the puppies romp. Come take a walk with me at sunrise and sunset--the sky here goes on forever! No wonder they decorate with pink and blue in Florida--that's the color of the vast cloud mounds in the sky, where the lightning plays at any time of day. You never know what might be going on around here, but good food, friends, characters, physical activity, and my thoughts, goals, and interests of the moment are going to be part of it.
When I first joined SparkPeople 10 years ago, I think, I'd seen my weight creeping up and decided that I needed to be more aware of what I was eating and how much I was exercising.
Well, it just happened again!
Having a weekly restaurant news column in the local paper is NOT a great method of self-control.
Note to self: It's never okay to just eat and drink whatever you damn please!
Make sure to eat at least SOME breakfast every day, for a kick-start!
Walk a total of 5 miles, 10,000 steps, a day.
Eat only when hungry and stop when full. (This is NOT easy, by the way.)
Do daily pilates-type exercises to keep my hips and back limber.
Upper-body weight training every other day.
68, with an emotional age of about 36
Went from 172 in February 2005 to a low of 111 several summers ago (much too low for me)
Now aiming to lose at least 10 pounds, mainly to fit into more of my clothes and have a flatter tummy.
This, too, isn't always easy, because of the abovementioned newspaper gig and Bill's great cooking.
My passions lately are writing and getting to be expert in the local restaurant scene. Retirement is proving far busier than full-time employment!
Secrets of Success
| current weight: 4.8 over
BEEN forever, Suzy, but saw the announcement of your maintenance anniversary! WTG...I JUST this year, March 14, got my FIRST year ever maintaining....so excited about it too...not bad for someone who will soon be 68!
298 days ago
to your eleven years of maintenance!
May there be many more in health and happiness!
298 days ago
BRAVO for 11 years maintaining your weight and a healthy lifestyle. Wishing many more to come.
Cheers to you!
298 days ago
Congratulations on your maintenance anniversary!
299 days ago
I think about you all the time and wonder how you are. You never blog any more and it was my social life. LOL. You can see my real social life leaves much to be desired.
re the blog and the fire - I think around here people have an air of expectation that others will go above and beyond to serve them. I've encountered it many times, especially by the elderly who will latch onto you in a store like you are their personal shopper, "Get me that off the top shelf." I feel like adding, "Please. Say please and maybe I will get it for you." They will keep you hopping if you let them. This house that was in danger is a historic house and is beautiful. One of my favorites in the area and we could not stand to see the poor animals in danger. Hopefully this guy is done with smoking meat. You should never build a fire and leave it.
After losing 4 pets in a year, 8 months later we are at it again. It's inevitable. We get old and we die. Hate it.
Benny and I have been getting a lot done around here though. Lots of changes going on.
How are things with you, the girls, and Bill?
315 days ago