The things we take for granted with respect to our health... today's example is vision.
So my Mom goes and finally has long-awaited and long-postponed cataract surgery.
Mind you her vision has always been awful; she has worn glasses si... Read more
Welcome back to a never-ending series of blogs about how I have turned going to the gym into a giant self-motivational game to keep my interest up and aligned with my goals for healthiness and weight loss. To understand all of this, I recommend ... Read more
Today's Washington Post has a wake-up call for all of us. If you joined Spark ever, for whatever reason, this means you. Just read this. Everyone. Now. Carefully.
www.washingtonpost.com/p osteverything/wp/2015/05/1 5/ta... Read more
The second of this series of blogs wrapped up by introducing (or I hope, reintroducing you) to how to find the right range of heart rates to achieve an efficient cardio workout for your age. If you have not already, best is if you read these in... Read more
Welcome back to an ongoing series of blogs about how I entertain myself, and keep my interest level up, at the gym. If you are reading these at all (and not just looking at the illustrations I ceaselessly troll the internet to steal), you shoul... Read more
Mean-spirited, rotten-to-the-core evil monsters lurk at the gym. Physically fit, finely chiseled evil monsters. The ones you thought you left behind on the 3rd grade playground. The ones who stole your lunch money, gave you a wedgie and laugh... Read more
... is not how we really are. It's TV. They sensationalize. They accentuate the extreme and the newsworthy. Blood sells, sadly. Did Don Henley not have that song called "Dirty Laundry" with the line about getting an interview with the (new)... Read more
Like food? Like ethnic food? Like ethnic food a lot and have problems not over-indulging in all that foreign yummy-ness? I have found the solution for you.
Simply stated, you are experiencing the wrong ethnic foods. Take your taste-bu... Read more
Tax Return Day. Our accountant goes to e-file. He cannot because a federal return already has been filed using my SSN. Warning, Will Robinson, this is tax fraud. Worse, it probably is identity theft.
Are you searching for a new and more realistic goal? Have you thought about giving up? Well, this blog is for you. I found a goal that works for a lot of people here.
Some of us are really here for health, or as a consequence of doctor'... Read more
Remember me? This is not about nutrition, exercise, or weight loss. Oh, I need less, more and more respectively. There, it's a Spark blog. With that out of the way...
In the wake of Leonard Nimoy's recent passing, the Washingt... Read more
As some of you may recall from having read some of my historic Spark blogs, my Dad was a professional chef before I was born. He had gone to culinary school on the GI Bill after World War II.