I think I’d like dieting a whole lot more–and be more successful at it–if not for the fact that I don’t like being hungry. Of course, as I write this, I realize that there are starving people out there in ______ (insert country of your choice), and that I really don’t know what it’s like to be hungry, and that I shouldn’t whine. I totally agree with you. But this doesn’t change the fact that I’m hungry. In fact, now that I think about it, that argument (the one about starving people in _____) doesn’t hold much weight (pun intended). […]

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Out of Shape

I forgot to mention that a couple of days ago, I became the proud new owner of a Nintendo Wii, stupid name and all.  It’s more fun than a barrel of squid, but I’ve started to notice a disturbing trend: whenever I play for an hour or so, I’m sore the next day. I don’t think this is because the Wii is an exceptional workout, although it would be great if it were.  No, I think it’s because I’m in exceptionally bad shape.  There’s just no way that waving a wand around is that physically strenuous.  The good news I

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