Weight Loss the Hard Way, Part 5

When I first started the diet aspect of what I’m doing, I was totally lost. Let’s get real folks. Diets are for the birds. I’m a big man with a healthy appetite and the idea of eating little proportions just couldn’t possibly work for me. At least that was what my mind was telling me.…

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Weight Loss the Hard Way, part 4

As promised, I’m going to talk to you about the things that have helped me get to where I am and where I want to go. The first thing I needed when I got started was to throw away some of my old thought processes about how to eat properly. I used to think calories…

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Weight Loss the Hard Way, part 3

Sticking with the exercise theme, my first week, back in January 2017, was a disaster. I was supposed to spend an hour on my bike every day. I believe by the end of the week I had actually ridden the damn thing four days and only two of them for an hour. How the hell…

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Weight Loss the Hard Way, part 2

I need to make something clear before I start the main text of this blog. I am NOT a weight loss guru. I am not a dietician. I am not a health freak or a weight trainer. I’m a 64-year-old fat man who has had to deal with a lot of discomforts from which my…

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Weight Loss the Hard Way

I know that the title of this post is contradictory to what every other weight loss program is about. And frankly, I’m not doing this for the purpose of teaching you how to lose weight or to even trying to talk you into losing weight. My main purpose is to share with people who are…

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Holiday Ham

A few years ago, my wife called and asked if I would stop by the butcher’s shop and pick up a ham for the holiday dinner she was preparing. I told her that I would and proceeded to finish my day at the office. After work, I stopped by the butcher’s shop and requested the…

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Cartoon Physics

1. ANY BODY SUSPENDED IN SPACE WILL REMAIN SUSPENDED IN SPACE UNTIL MADE AWARE OF ITS SITUATION. Daffy Duck steps off a cliff, expecting further pastureland. He loiters flippantly until he chances to look down. At this point the familiar principle of 32 feet per second takes precedence. 2. ANY BODY IN MOTION WILL TEND…

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Hot Air

A man in a hot air balloon realized he was lost. He reduced altitude and spotted a woman below. He descended a bit more and shouted, “Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend I would meet him an hour ago, but I don’t know where I am.” The woman below replied, “You’re…

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Taco Bell and the $2 Bill

On my way home from the second job I’ve taken for the extra holiday ca$h I need, I stopped at Taco Bell for a quick bite to eat. In my wallet is a $50 bill and a $2 bill. That is all of the cash I have on my person. I figure that with a…

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What Chapter?

A man has been in business for many, many years and the business is going down the drain. He is seriously contemplating suicide and he doesn’t know what to do.  He goes to the Pastor to seek his advice.  He tells the Pastor about all of his problems in the business and asks the Pastor…

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