The other day I went out for coffee with my mother. I arrived early, so as I was waiting for mom to show up, I started looking around, and a board full of business cards caught my eye. As I looked closer I saw a card for an interior designer, a couple cards for real estate agents... then dozens upon dozens of cards for health-related offers. The board was covered with the … [Read more...] about On the confusion of weight loss
Proper weight management is like any other skill: You need someone to teach you how to do it properly, then you need lots of practice. Sometimes the practice can be more like learning to ride a bike… You will fall. The struggle will be real. Some falls will hurt, others will just hurt your pride. Some of us will get taught well early in life, and the practice they did … [Read more...] about It Takes Practice
Woke up Saturday morning and weighed myself. 173.5 pounds. Had a great workout at 10 AM, drank a liter and a half of water during my workout, then had a shake afterwards. At 11:30 I weighted myself again. 177 pounds. I then showered and ran some errands to get ready for a family party. At 5 PM I weighed myself again. 172.5 pounds. The family party started, it … [Read more...] about How much do I weigh?
Is there anything more confusing than dress sizes? They vary from store to store, they change year to year, and for the most part they seem completely arbitrary. Heck, from what I can tell a woman can be a size 12 at Zara and a size 8 and LK Bennet! She can also be a 12 on top, 8 in her skirt, and a 10 in her dress. Suffice it to say women’s sizes are pretty … [Read more...] about The Truth about Dress Sizes
Right now I'm reading a book on adultery. Actually, let me go backwards and explain WHY I'm reading a book on adultery before we go any further... Last week some one responded to my 'Detach and Relax' email by saying it sounded like something out of the book 'Bringing up Bebe'. I didn't think much of it until the following day I overheard two women talking about 'Bringing … [Read more...] about Babies, Adultery and Dieting