The Problem with Plastic

Many aspects of our lives are dependent on the use of plastic. Most of the food we purchase is wrapped in plastic. And our leftovers are often stored in plastic bags and containers. The cords we plug into the wall, and the things that attach to those cords are frequently plastic or made primarily ofContinue reading “The Problem with Plastic”

Eat More Plants

We make many decisions in our lives each day that impact our carbon footprints. Surprisingly, one of the most significant decisions to affect climate change is the food on our plates.  The food on our plates you say? Yes, and here’s why: The raising of livestock for meat, eggs and milk generates 15-20% of globalContinue reading “Eat More Plants”

Maintenance Plan

Okay, so you achieved your goal, now what? It’s time for a plan to maintain your good fortune. You certainly didn’t work your way down to your current amazing weight to rocket on back to your old weight. I know I haven’t. Yes, my wedding is right around the corner (it’s this tomorrow, October 12)Continue reading “Maintenance Plan”

Goal Achieved! Now What?

This morning I stepped on the scale and was overjoyed to see I had surpassed my goal with a weight of 159.0 as you can see. Wow. This begs the question “Now what?” Well after hugging Zanna I answered this question by putting on my running shoes and banging out a hilly 4 mile run.Continue reading “Goal Achieved! Now What?”

My No-Diet Diet. Yes, it Really Does Work!

A little over a month ago, I took to heart what I read by Timothy Caulfield in the book The Cure for Everything: Untangling Twisted Messages about Health, Fitness, and Happiness so I decided to embark on a diet based on Caulfield’s diet chapter. For more details on this great book, see my earlier postContinue reading “My No-Diet Diet. Yes, it Really Does Work!”

Coming Soon: Paul’s No Fuss, No Gimmick Diet Plan

I am working on post where I share my dead-simple, gimmick-free, evidence-based diet plan and why I think it could work for you. Stay tuned… Update… Since originally posting this, some additional posts… Here’s the post I promised on the diet. And here’s me reaching my goal with an actual pic of the scale!

Steal …Err… Buy This Book!

When I was a kid, there was a subversive counter-culture book with the crazy title Steal This Book by Abbie Hoffman. While I would never endorse stealing – it goes against my ethics – one of my siblings obtained (hopefully purchased or borrowed from a friend rather than committing the act endorsed by the book’sContinue reading “Steal …Err… Buy This Book!”