Me and Gordon after climbing to the top of Diamond Head in Honolulu, Hawaii last month.
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My weight has remained stable for a long time no matter what I do, and my doctor says to ignore the BMI (which says I'm obese) and just keep on doing what I'm doing. I am exercising six days a week and watching my diet. My lab reports are consistently good. I have a lot of energy--seldom feel tired. I am losing inches, just not pounds, and going clothes shopping is almost a pleasure again. My goal is not to gain any weight.
To stay healthy, eat better, and have some fun.
I do stretches every morning, and I walk 6 days/week. I walk with the Volksmarchers (ava.org), some friends 1X/week, and meetups (email@example.com). I'm on SP's 10K/day team, which is very motivating. I have started back with WT at Gold's Gym.
I have always lived in St. Louis. I've been married for 30 years to Gordon, a very patient man. We have two adult children and two grandsons, 22 and 9, who live in Albuquerque. I retired from teaching high school, but then helped a friend at her preschool for 3 years. I am very much enjoying retirement.
Favorite TV shows: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, John Oliver, Bill Maher, Samantha Bee's Full Frontal, and Stephen Colbert's Tonight. We obviously like news satire.
Favorite books: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean Auel, Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon, The Help by Kathryn Stockett
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Thanks for stopping by and giving your moral support on my checkin.
Funny about your uncles, though in a sorta sad way... I can see how people fall into that and it doesn't benefit anyone! Good object lesson for us all.
21 days ago
Thanks for the gift card goodie! I just bought some tissue paper and shirt boxes at 70% off for next year. Now I am ready for a nap! The decorations can be put away another day.
23 days ago
I know you got in some exercise. How well did you do on the food consumption? I did allow myself to eat whatever I wanted but in moderation. Boy, have I've grown. I remember a time I would have literally pigged out on everything I could on Christmas. You live and hopefully learn from past mistakes and bad choices.
I hope you had a wonderful Christmas!
24 days ago
Good Morning and Merry Christmas. Thank you for the goodie gift card......so thoughtful of you. Have a wonderful day.
24 days ago
Thanks for the spark goodie. You keep telling me that you haven't forgotten the date we have to go to the beach yet, you can't stay put long enough for us to meet up and go.
It's ok, we will eventually get there HOPEFULLY. I'm ready whenever you are, just let me know that day and time.
25 days ago