Throwing Arm
Wednesday, November 04, 2009      8 comments

I spent my Halloween weekend chasing after aliens handing out candy to interesting people I found ... Read more
Know What Else Is Scary?
Thursday, October 29, 2009      10 comments

A. Those giant bags of candy that surface four months before Halloween. You can't be without sufficient treats on Halloween (although our only trick-or-treaters will hav... Read more
Saturday, October 24, 2009      8 comments

Do you know what's really scary? •Cutting your hair to lose weight •Clipping your nails to lose weight •Holding your breath and standing really straight on the scale... Read more
Sunny Gloom
Tuesday, October 20, 2009      8 comments

A gloomy day today, but I like gloom and there are some good things piling up (which means hideous things are close at hand). Starting out small, I changed my desktop wallp... Read more
Thursday, October 15, 2009      4 comments

I got sunshine, on a cloudy daaay. Actually I got cinnamon raisin bagel crisps—130 Calories, 5 g Fat, 85 mg Sodium, 19 g Carbs, 0 g Fiber for six—and the 6 oz bag is almost gone. Overeating is overeating no matter how it's packaged. ... Read more
Monday, October 12, 2009      4 comments

October is a tough time to keep it in your pants. Your gut I mean. Halloween candy has been out since July, chocolatiers are back in the kitchen, and so am I. ... Read more
Lower Expectations
Friday, October 09, 2009      4 comments

I woke up to the news that Barack Obama had won the Nobel Peace prize. My goal for the day was to buy a scale. I have an older sister with a Type A personality, which our president clearly possesses. She's a head nurse, always in motion, th... Read more
Packers and Popcorn
Tuesday, October 06, 2009      7 comments

Is it ironic that liking sports is so unhealthy? Have you ever gone to a bar and tried to order a salad and seltzer. People shove onion rings and cheese curds under you nose,... Read more
Poor Horse
Friday, October 02, 2009      2 comments

I've fallen off and gotten back on the horse a few times this week. Yesterday was time spent in the dirt. It had something to do with my first visit to a new primary physician. The doctor was young enough to be my...younger cousin. The clin... Read more
That's How The Diet Crumbles
Wednesday, September 30, 2009      9 comments

It was another morning of pulling my dry cleaned comforter over my head and listening to music with lyrics like "He loved the women, he hated the law, and he just wouldn't take nobody's jaw." For some reason that made my jaw ache, must be the TM... Read more
Counting Sheep
Tuesday, September 29, 2009      8 comments

Instead of bouncing into the shower and the promise of sunshine I found myself listening to WORT with the covers pulled over my head this morning. Things have become so overwhelming I was practically paralyzed. Paralyzed and quite comfortable. ... Read more
Monday, September 28, 2009      3 comments

The Brewers are done playing at home and it's just as well. The Phillies beat the Crew 6-5, evening out the four game series, and I got to see Ryan Howard and Prince Fielder ... Read more
Rainy Days and Bagels
Saturday, September 26, 2009      5 comments

I didn't sleep well last night partly because of the onset of OCD and the uncertainty of my living and legal situation. I shot straight up in what I assumed was the middle of the night and think it was from stress and worry smacking around my ps... Read more
A Rebel Yelp
Friday, September 25, 2009      5 comments

I'd say things couldn't be worse, but of course they could. At least I'm back on the healthier living horse. I've started walking again if only for a fraction of the time I should be, but it's better than burying my head in the covers. And who k... Read more