Category Archives: health

Done At 27

I’m glad I reached my target weight, shedding 27 pounds since I blew up. My birthday in April ended up being nearly 3 months of slacking, eating too much, and swelling up. I could tell when I tried to put … Continue reading

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I Just Got A Stand-Up Work Desk

My employer installed a stand-up desk at my workstation. I’ve wanted one for a while. I recall back around the year 1998, I worked part-time at a call center, and I often took (or placed) my calls while standing. I’d … Continue reading

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You never know who is watching you

and someone is always watching, whether you’re aware of it or not. The other day on my way home from work, a face I often see on the Red Line – (I don’t know him personally – well I didn’t … Continue reading

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Sleepyhead!

Last night was one of the best night’s sleep I’ve had in weeks. I feel great too. I did all the things they say you should do to help you sleep better: (1) exercise for an hour or more; (2) … Continue reading

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Making it Work

Kicking your health nutrition and fitness goals into high gear I often get asked about my regimen that helped me to lose weight and stay fit. As an aside, I’m always looking at myself and feel as though I could … Continue reading

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People Are Still Dying

HIV is still kicking our ass – and by “our” I’m referring to all of us collectively.  The royal we, so to speak. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), based on last year’s data, there were 47,352 newly diagnosed … Continue reading

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Homemade Marinara Sauce

Lately, I’ve been making my own marinara sauce. I got started by following a Roasted Butternut Squash Marinara sauce recipe I saw on the Fit Men Cook food and recipe blog. It was so good and simple I decided to … Continue reading

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Do You Forget to Eat?

 I was having a casual conversation with a coworker, idle chit-chat following an afternoon meeting. She mentioned that she was so busy all day that she forgot to eat lunch. I have heard other people say the same thing. Honestly, … Continue reading

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McDonald’s: In the News

I was reading a recent report that McDonald’s is adding kale to its menu. They’re introducing the kale as breakfast bowls, and there are two options: a Turkey Sausage & Egg White bowl, which also has spinach and bruschetta, and … Continue reading

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Child Abuse

It’s no wonder that some children grow up troubled, given the way some parents treat them. Even those with the best support and most engaged relationships with their parents can have trouble. But when parents say or do demeaning things … Continue reading

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