Tagged: health

Fast Food Pyramid 2

Why Is Losing Weight So Hard?

Losing weight is a humbling experience. On the surface, it seems easy. Eat less calories. Eat better calories. Repeat. And yet, I still find myself eating crap, and too much of it. I still...

Mighty Molar Man Cutout 1

Getting My Wisdom Teeth Out

It’s a rite of passage in our society, as well as a side effect of modern dental hygiene. Getting your wisdom teeth out is an important part of growing up in modern America, something...

Siesta logo 2

Naps and Siestas

I drove my parents crazy as a kid. Getting me to sleep was next to impossible. The world around me was just too exciting. There were just too many things to see and do....

No Smoking Sign Ashtray 8

No Smoking

I hate cigarettes. I always have. If there’s even a whiff of smoke in the air, I can smell it. And while I certainly have my share of bad habits, smoking is not one...

Socialized Health Care Logo 8

Universal Health Care and Job Creators

In recent years, conservative politicians have talked about creating more jobs to boost the economy. They talk about lowering taxes on wealthy “job creators”. However, I think that the best way to stimulate business...

Junk Food Market logo 1

Food Deserts and Organic Superstores

One thing you see more and more nowadays is a separation of healthy and unhealthy food. Modern slums have become “food deserts”, where opportunities to eat healthy food are far and few between. What...

Rock climbing 3

Rock Climbing

Last week, I went to a rock climbing gym with my friends who climb every week. Unlike them, I am overweight and out of shape. I strapped up and clipped into the belay. Then...