Tag Archives | health

“Are you afraid?”

I made a big decision recently: I bought a 23andMe DNA kit and have submitted my saliva sample so I can learn more about myself — at least the stuff that DNA testing can tell. One of the things it can reveal is my proclivity to contract certain diseases and/or health conditions. This is a […]

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The Five Guys Diet

I’ve been saying for a couple months now that I’m going to be Five Guys’ version of “Jared” — you know, the guy who lost weight by eating a lot of Subway sandwiches. Here’s why: Five out of the last six times that I’ve had Five Guys for lunch, I’ve lost weight when I got […]

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Accountability: Highly Underrated

A couple years ago, I got in shape and lost 26 pounds in about 2.5 months. I’ve since put back on about 15 of those pounds. So, a month or so ago, I decided that I’d go back on the same plan after the new year. (Trying to lose weight in December is pointless. It’s […]

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Doctor’s Orders

Went to the doctor this morning for a checkup. I’m at that age, you know? The age when guys need to have a doctor and need to get all of our parts checked regularly because things start to break about now. Well, I’m generally in excellent shape … BUT … turns out that my cholesterol […]

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Is there a One-Hour Flu?

I’ve heard of the 24-hour flu, where you get sick and better again within a day. But is there such a thing as the one-hour flu? Because I swear I had it last night. Craziest thing: Out of the blue at about 11:00 pm it hit me like a brick wall — aches all over […]

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You are Your Attitude

Hate to get all Tony Robbins here, but I put this on Twitter and Facebook earlier today and also want to mention it here and bookmark it via a blog post because I really believe this to be true. Research shows what you say about others says a lot about you In a nutshell, how […]

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