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Enjoying tafelspitz in Vienna.

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Mother and child reunion November 2013

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Sue and new friend

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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.

Member Since: 11/18/2008

Fitness Minutes: 336,795

My Goals:
When I first joined SparkPeople 14 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!

My Program:
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.

Personal Information:
71, 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 keep off a recently re-lost 20 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.

Other Information:
My passions lately are writing and getting to be expert in the local restaurant scene. Retirement is proving far busier than full-time employment, if less lucrative.

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    LOL!!!! I think men like to argue. Benny is going to have to get over thinking that the world revolves around him. Hilarious about Bill agreeing with the food truck vendor having a .025% credit card fee. A man who works with Benny cracks me up because he is always saying, "They told me there would be no math." Actually I have gotten better at math as I have gotten older. And so has Benny.
    47 days ago
    ROFLMBO!! Yes, I was thinking the same thing about Coach Nicole the other day. And the rest of them too. Surely they lose a tooth once in a while or maybe they are all have implants or are veneered by now. Where is everyone who works on this site?
    58 days ago
    Thank you for the visit Sue! Feeding the birds has provided us with all kinds of entertainment this winter. Glad you are getting visitors too! Smiles. emoticon emoticon
    149 days ago
    I once had a link to your column. Don't see it in your info. Checked out some old blogs.
    Is there someplace I can find it?

    191 days ago
    So good to see you. I've only been back for 3 months and just never bumped into you. Are you still writing your column?
    192 days ago
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