I'm trying to get fit, healthy, and trim, But I'm the victim of a gargantuan appetite. It makes me seem to want to eat all day, And won't leave me alone through the night. When I'm on the brink of reaching success, I feel my cravings taking full control. I find myself overeating again, And... Continue Reading →
Getting Into Shape for the Next Chapter of My Life!
Silver Comet Trail in Georgia where we walked today! I have started an everyday exercise program! One hundred minutes a day is my goal. It has been easy to gain weight teaching from home. Not having to move far from the refrigerator with the ubiquitous two different kinds of ice cream can be quite harmful... Continue Reading →
Living to 100; Blue Zone and other Diets
There are many diets out there claiming to be healthy, but I am very practical. Diets that have been shown to enable people to live to 100 are proven diets. Diets that have been scientifically tested are also reliable. To this, I add that a diet must be affordable and attainable to all people.... Continue Reading →
My Blue Zone Journey
My life had fallen apart. No longer was I a missionary, but I was no longer married either. I also had lost my house and my career in chemistry and was rebuilding. Now, I was teaching science in a High School. I was working 12 hours a day, trying to catch up and never making... Continue Reading →
My Thinning Struggles
One early foggy morning, I was out jogging as part of my effort to thin down. Slowly, I had become more fit and was not returning home as sweaty, and was having to jog for longer times. I had seen joggers carrying those hand barbells and decided it would help me attain more exercise in... Continue Reading →
Are you incubating a Cuckoo?
Cuckoos are one of the species that lays its eggs in other birds' nests. A non-Cuckoo incubates the Cuckoo egg. When the baby cuckoo hatches, it demands the lion’s share of the food. It also has a tendency to push out the other babies. As a result, the mother bird wastes her energy raising a... Continue Reading →
A Prince in Rags
I was sleeping in a broken down car, parked in a trash heap. Daily, I dressed in worn clothes and walked to the soup kitchen for lunch. Then, I grabbed some free bread for dinner and walked to work. Afterwards, I frequently had to walk home through the main drug district of the city. I... Continue Reading →