Tag Archives: Health

The Biggest Loser

I know I have been writing about my weight loss a lot lately. I hope it hasn’t been incredibly boring for my regular readers. The truth is I just do better when I hold myself accountable. Writing about it and sharing my struggles makes me stay the course when I am sometimes at my lowest. […]

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The Scale Is My Friend

Today I did the dreaded thing. I got on a scale. I have been putting it off for a lot of different reasons but I admit one of them was fear. I figured now was as good a time as any. I have now exercised for at least an hour for 41 straight days. I […]

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Weight Fairy

I am always telling my students that there is no special work fairy which will float down from the sky and get their work done. Make them smart. Help them grow up and get a good job. In order for all these things to happen they were going to have to work hard at it. […]

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How Not To Celebrate A Birthday: A Tale Of Horror

I am going to warn you right now, this blog is not for the faint of heart. Bad things are going to be happening people, bad things. You have been warned. This last weekend was my birthday. Birthdays are kind of funny for me because I don’t really care much about age (other than I […]

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My Issues Run Deep or How My Cats Are Smarter Than Me

I actually thought the words to myself, “don’t start playing the game. You know you won’t be able to stop.” I, of course, didn’t listen to this sage advice and fired up the Xbox 360 and started playing BioShock 2 Sunday night. Many hours later Monday morning (I don’t want to say the time. Okay, […]

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Depression Sponsor Needed

I do not fear writer’s block. No, what I fear is brain block, life block, mother fucking blackness raining from the sky and swallowing me whole block. Truthfully, I would trade a little writer’s block to get rid of all the rest of the stuff. I think more than any other reason this is why […]

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Long Road Back

It all really started going wrong for me at the ripe old age of 17. That was when I blew my knee out for the first time. It took several surgeries and a lot of rehab but I fought my way back. I also gained a bunch of weight. The first real indicator that if […]

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Frakking Stomach

If you are a regular reader of my blog you know how much I have struggled with my weight. The main problem I have is I like to eat but have a body which has completely rebelled against me. Herniated discs in my back were the first problem. Now I have a constant fight with […]

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Weight Loss Sucks!

I haven’t done an update in some time over what seems to have turned into my lifelong battle to not turn into the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man. I am having kind of a weird day because of it. I had an incredibly productive day writing yesterday. I got so much done I was actually getting […]

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My Wife Needs a Warning Label

I like to eat. I particularly like to eat fresh vegetables. We have a bunch of space in our back yard to grow stuff but the soil is worthless hard pan. Any plant that could actually get its roots into the ground would have to be some mutant man-eating plant like the one from Little […]

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