The name 'Suzy Supertramper' deserves a short explanation. 'Suzy' is what people call me...it's an affectionate shortening of my real name. 'Supertramper'is sort of what I aspire to be. It came to me while I was watching 'Into the Wild', where the main character eschews all that he currently knows and is, adopts a new name (Alex Supertramp), and heads off into the wilds of Alaska. It's based on a true story, pieced together from journals and diaries he kept whilst travelling on foot through America and Canada, is very philosophical, and ends with his unfortunate death.
I don't intend for my story to have the same conclusion, but I do have secret ambitions to live differently.....to travel more widely and well...even if only through my own suburb.....and to lose weight whilst doing it. I intend for this blog to be my space, and record of what I hope will be some sort of transformation of my life.
I bought a new pair of sneakers today....and not my usual $30 wonders...I went into a sport shoe shop and got fitted (just like buying a new bra, but requiring less nudity!) and came out with some fancy shmancy Brooks shoes.....and I must confess that in all of my 41 years I have never had a more comfortable feet. I christened them this evening by going for an evening walk along the river with the Mr, and I am well pleased with their performance so far.
It's not just the weight issue I need to work through though. My headspace is not peaceful, and my body is not energetic. I prefer sleep to facing the day, and drinking wine at night to doing anything constructive in the evening. I think that needs to change. So here I am.
G'day! (Actually, it's 10.55pm, so G'night!)