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1/10/21 I still love everything I chose below! "The name we give to something, shapes our attitude to it." ~ Katherine Patterson Thus -- Happy Fitness Chick! Well, it's the DIRECTION I want to be aiming for anyway! Sedentary is always calling my name, so I need to do all I can to fight it, fight it, fight it... Hi! I'm Susy! Wow! One of my 20 year dreams recently came true: Once DH retired and we sold our house (Nov 2011), we became RVing vagabonds 3/28/12. (Sure didn't plan on the fuel prices of today though. Yikes) Okay, a little about me: I love health! I enjoy learning. (The harder part is the implementation part. LOL) I'm an ACE-certified personal trainer since December 2010. And also an ACE-certified Health Coach as of May 2013! Loving it! I've worked for various gyms since 2000. Mostly it's been Curves Fitness for Women, but I also worked at Snap Fitness for a time, as well as a privately owned fitness center. I definitely MISS not working for a gym!!! One thing is a bit ironic though: As I'm aging, I'm developing some severe ankle issues and can't do all that I used to do. Yowza! But... since I can't fight it, I'm just trying to figure out what I CAN do. (But I sure miss old-fashioned cardio!) Below are quotes that I've run across and liked. If you like any of them, copy and paste! We need all the motivating support we can find! = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = THIS I BELIEVE: **#1 (VITAL): Get control of your thoughts to get where you need to go. **Eat as nutritiously as you can. **Eat more LIVING food than dead food. (Harvey Diamond) **A body at rest is dying. **Be a body-in-ACTION. **6/24/11---To me, the more you can immerse yourself in the fitness and health lifestyle---including surrounding yourself with like-minded people---the more likely you'll be successful. That's my intention! 05/21/13 --- I still feel the same way! 1/10/21 Yes! = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = To Change One's Life: 1. Start immediately. 2. Do it flamboyantly. 3. No exceptions. ~ William James "Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire, and begin at once, whether you're ready or not, to put it into action." ~ Napoleon Hill "The choices I make dictate the life I live." ~ Author? "Convince Yourself to Achieve and You Will Find a Way." ~ Ralph Marston "Never underestimate your power to change yourself." ~ H. Jackson Brown Jr. "I never regret it when I do it, but I always regret it when I don't." ~ ??? " 'Tis nothing good or bad but thinking makes it so." ~ Shakespeare "Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein." ~ H. Jackson Brown "You are your choices." ~ Seneca "First you fuel your desire, then your desire fuels you." ~Napoleon Hill Message to myself: "Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great." ~ Orison Swett Marden The healthy life: Its not just about losing the weight; its about losing the lifestyle and mindset that got you there. ~ Dr. Steve Maraboli = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = My Favorite Color: Orange! --This color of luxury and pleasure appeals to the flamboyant and fun-loving person who likes a lively social round. --Orange is the color of youth, strength, fearlessness, curiosity and restlessness. Find what your favorite color means at:

Member Since: 4/14/2006

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4/14/06 - Joined SP

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The one that works BEST for me is the one where I have someone to work out WITH!

"The people we surround ourselves with have a profound effect on who we are."

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Born and raised in Texas. Lived in Kansas City, Missouri for 34 years. Now retired and traveling full-time in our RV!

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"I'm a Size Sexy, a Size Healthy, and a Size Happy!"

"I didn't say it was going to be easy. I said it was going to be WORTH it!"

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  • v HOPP73
    Hi Susy...
    I saw your post made yesterday to someone about getting those last 10 pounds off. Just wanted to stop by with words of encouragement to say, "You can do it!"
    5557 days ago
  • v MARLOE
    Hi gorgeous! You are a happy soul, I can tell! Just thought I'd drop by and say hi and wish you a good day. It is cold here today, winter's early chilly fingers. I am going to make a hearty soup for supper.
    Your exercise list is inspiring me. I need it, I'm slipping...

    Thinking of you and wishing you a healthy happy day.

    5563 days ago
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