Clothing sizes are BS! Don’t believe the hype.

One of the joys of having lost weight is that I can buy new clothes (or used from consignment shops – my favorite ’cause I get to buy stuff cheap that other guys have gotten too big for!)  It’s nice not to have to wear sweatpants etc. I ordered some...

OK, how can I improve my brain function?

Great article and slide show on Huffington Post: No Time For Downtime? 8 Tips for Improving Cognitive Function (PHOTOS) Tweet Originally posted 2010-11-17 05:15:08. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

The benefits of exercising in moderation

Exercise shouldn’t be intimidating. You don’t need to spend 1-2 hrs a day on the treadmill or bench press 300 lbs a day. It should never be “do or die.” In fact, moderate exercise provides the most health benefits. Jogging 2.5 hours a week at a slow pace (10-11 minutes per mile) is...

Curry all the time!

Spices common in South Asia, such as cumin and turmeric, are great ways to add taste without calories. They also have a number of potential health benefits. Tweet Originally posted 2011-01-06 05:47:38. Republished by Blog Post Promoter


75 degrees and sunny on the Chicago lakefront yesterday! I did my usual summer walk… Much better than the treadmill or elliptical! I was only 3 min slower (60 min) than at the end of last summer… I believe measuring and keeping track are important. I need music when doing aerobic exercise…...

Retrain your brain and pancreas...and live better

Dr. Ellis, 56 year old physician, lost 125 lbs over 20 months by altering his diet and adding regular exercise to his regime. He shares his struggles, successes, and medical knowledge here.

Be the tortoise, not the hare!

New Year, New You

Another year! Time now that the holidays are over to focus on health wealth, happiness, … and weight. As I lost weight, I’ve had tremendous improvements in all of those.

My Journey

I lost 125 lbs over 18 months (2008-2010) without surgery. How did I do it?
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