Archive for September, 2008

Burn 150 Calories Fast

September 30th, 2008
13 Random Health Facts
Motorists who talk on cell phones are more impaired than drunk drivers with blood-alcohol levels
exceeding .08.
Banging your head against a wall burns 150 calories an hour. Excellent.
In some parts of the world, they …

Great Quote #3

September 29th, 2008

‘It is not uncommon for people to gain weight in response to stress. Weight gain literally represents a protective layer, an insulator, against the pain and suffering of the stress. In such cases, diet, nutrition, and exercise are powerless to …

Great Quote #2

September 28th, 2008

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your

Say No To Self-Sabotage!

September 27th, 2008
Last night I spent about 5 and a half hours doing nothing. Watching rubbish TV and reading magazines to be precise.
I guess I wasn’t really doing nothing.
What I was doing was avoiding engaging in further work on my

Simple Nutrition Tips

September 26th, 2008
(Adapted from In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto, by Michael Pollan)
  1. Don’t eat anything your grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food.
  2. Avoid foods containing ingredients you can’t pronounce.
  3. Don’t eat anything that won’t eventually rot.
  4. Avoid food products that carry

Great Quote #1

September 25th, 2008
It’s a funny thing about life. If you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
(W. Somerset Maugham)


My Crazy Long To-Do List

September 25th, 2008

 

  1. Thank-you note to Max at Five Fingers (see the link on the sidebar of this page) for kindly replacing my shoes after I ordered the wrong size
  2. Confirm coffee meeting with a new Personal Trainer who I plan to

Can You Beat Me At This Riddle?

September 24th, 2008

Take a brain break and see if you can solve this riddle … it took me 25 minutes. Can you beat my time? Justification: I was interrupted three or four times for unwanted input!

The question is: Who owns the