What's the best way to lose weight? Get sick

Dennis Anderson

I’ve discovered a new way to lose weight: get sick. Not just the hacking cough and sniffling sick. I’m talking the “stop talking right now or my head will explode” sick. After early success with exercise and diet, I lost four pounds. Then I got sicker than I’ve been in ...

An early dieting success and a trip to the grocery

Dennis Anderson

Four pounds. That’s how much weight I lost in the past week. Not bad for a first week’s effort at trying to get healthier. How’d I do it? Well, I put an end to the daily trip to the vending machine and kept plenty of snacks (yogurt, trail mix, almonds) ...

I'm back in the exercise saddle again

Dennis Anderson

I wish it were as easy to take the weight off as it is to put it on. But it's not. Today, I took one step toward taking some weight off, and I'm going to blog about the process until, well, I really don't have a goal yet other than ...

A new ballgame: Fatherly advice for a high school grad

Dennis Anderson

We’ve all made mistakes in our lives. You know, the ones we play out in our mind as we try to get to sleep. Over and over I replay the time I threw a changeup to a batter who couldn’t touch my fastball for strikes one and two. Each time ...

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