I'm Officially Old

By SouthernStar71 | SouthernStar71 | 29 Aug 2023

I DVR then watch a lot of shows that are on PBS.

That should be enough to complete my title. 

Also, I really like my routine. The only thing I can think of right now that I don't do that Old people do is walk in a mall. I do live in a small town, but there is a mall within 15 minutes of me. I could walk in a mall. Currently, I have no interest in walking in a mall. That probably won't change.

I do have a recumbent exercise bike that I should use more than I do. It is what I do use when I do exercise. Those of you who do regularly read my ramblings do know that I had a stroke in early 2020. It does make it difficult to do stuff that isn't seated. That is where the recumbent bike comes in handy. The recumbent bike was purchased pre-stroke. I used to weigh quite a bit more than I do now. I could lose a bit more and it would be fine. I just don't have the motivation to put in the exercise needed for the weight loss to happen.

My diet is what it is. I do really watch my sugar intake. I just don't buy items that have a high sugar content per serving. I do check the food labels. I drink 1 Coke Zero Sugar each day. The other beverages I drink(Diet Green Tea, water, milk) are good for me as far as sugar goes.

I tend to have a bagel one hour after waking and then two meals during the day. I do snack a bit to get me to bedtime which is around 10pm. I wake up between 6am and 7am usually. 15 to 16 hour days for me. My stomach has been growling this morning. I'm trying to stay busy til 10am which is my usual breakfast time.


I take my thyroid pill when I get out of bed(assuming it is at least 6am). Then I have some meds at 10am, 4pm, 10pm. I do have an Ozempic shot Saturdays at 2pm. All about the routine.

I used to stream on Twitch 4 days a week for 3 hours a day. I now do a bit more recording for YouTube. I am going to stream Sea of Stars twice this week and Starfield next week. If I really like Starfield I might do more than two times next week. I will put the streams on YouTube afterwards. For some reason I seem to prefer not having the schedule on Twitch. The "freedom" to only do what I really want to do makes sense to me. Some days I'm not very productive and that is OK.

I guess I'm officially old.






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I'm 56 years old and live alone.


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