Let's briefly talk for a moment about the 400 pound man I love with all my heart. He is as they say, a people person. Loving life and all it has to offer. This man is an avid Golfer, loves his boat and fishing trips with his many friends. He rides a harley and travels the country with his wife and young children. Raises money for many charities and most of all, smiles every time he see's his wife, Me. Money is not the issue, he is the manager of a successful family business. So whats the problem? His weight. It is now causing major health issues, Diabetes is the main complaint along with back... Read More
Coming from the bicycling mecca of Portland, Oregon, Angela Koch knows a thing or two about spokes and wheels. But her interest isn't in how to fix a derailleur gear or change a flat tire. Koch's passion is in educating people about the joy of choosing two wheels for fun and commuting.
That's why we in the D.C. area are lucky to have nabbed her from Portland. Koch is currently the Events & Advocacy Coordinator at popular bike shop Revolution Cycles. She recently took time out of her busy schedule for an email Q&A with Green D.C.Green D.C.: How did you first get involved in bicycle... Read More
I FEEL STRONG
BECAUSE HE PUT THE ALCOHOL IN MY HAND
AND I DIDN'T DRINK IT
DIDN'T THINK TWICE
JUST SAID NO
I STAYED SOBER
DIDN'T GET STONED
I WATCHED AS THE PEOPLE I CALL FRIENDS
LOST THEIR BALANCE
AND LOOKED LIKE FOOLS
BUT FOR ONCE I WASN'T INVOLVED
DIDN'T GIVE IN
AND WHEN THE AMBULANCE CAME
I EXPLAINED WHAT HAPPENED
HOW HE HIT HIS HEAD
THANKFULLY HE'S ALIVE
AND NOT DEAD
ONE MISTAKE LEADS TO THE NEXT
THAT'S WHY LAST NIGHT I SAID... Read More
Many cultures throughout the world fast for religious reasons and have done so for centuries, and there are still shamanistic tribes out there who fast to achieve altered states of consciousness. These days most of us we curb our carb intake for one reason only; to fit into last summer’s jeans.
At the end of last year I realised I was packing on the pounds. My man boobs or ‘Moobs’ were starting to cause me some concern and I needed to go on a diet, something up until then I thought was a ridiculous idea. I reluctantly went in search of a diet plan that would suit me best. The problem... Read More
When it comes to sleep, like anything else in life, has been reported that moderation is key for good health and long life. Sleeping too little causes health problems, but did you know that sleeping too much can cause the same or more medicals problems such as diabetes and heart disease and is linked to weight gain, Parkinson’s and depression? Are you sleeping too much?
Researchers point out that the amount of sleep varies with age and that people that are stressed or sick will tend to sleep more. Other factors that cause over sleeping are those that have less access to health care... Read More
The sound of children playing in the playground, arguing, shouting, laughing, tells us that they are all having a good time chasing each other, climbing and hiding. All of a sudden all sound stops. Then, a loud scream shatters the silence. It takes five minutes before an adult reaches the scene to find a circle of children standing over a child lying on the ground, apparently unconscious. The children seem unsure what to do. Some are poking the child on the ground hoping for some response. There is none. Others are calling their parents on their cells. Someone suggests calling 911.
Accidents... Read More
New York -- May 2, 2010 -- Sixty-five years ago today, officials added fluoride chemicals into Newburgh, NY's public water supply making residents guinea pigs in a failed experiment to discover whether fluoride could safely reduce tooth decay. It didn't. But political pressure declared it a success. Any high school biology student can find the flaws in this "study." Fluoride researchers are still using our bodies and tax dollars for their own benefit. Ten years later, 1955, researchers reported that newly fluoridated Newburgh children had more bone defects, anemia and earlier female menstruation... Read More
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therin lies the problem...cost few can afford.
bit of a stretch bud? :>)
thanks Barb, we are a strange race indeed. Without exception my friend everything food wise on this planet seems linked of late; smacks of money grasp. For instance a guy and his missus found some damn cacti out the bush that does every damn thing but...