Archive for April 2014

Arkansas Tornado Damage: See the destruction and help those in need!

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As I’m sure everybody has heard by now, the Central Arkansas area was devastated by tornadoes yesterday. As of last count, 16 Arkansans lost their lives due to the storms. Growing up in Arkansas, I am all too aware of the devastation that Mother Nature can cause. I am very fortunate in that though I... Read more »

Softball: My first turn at-bat...ever

Softball: My first turn at-bat...ever
After 34 years of successfully avoiding any type of particpation in sports, I have joined a softball team. For some reason, when a friend posted that his Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association team needed more players, I volunteered to join the team. In the interest of being fair, before I volunteered, I YouTubed “softball” so I... Read more »

Things not to say to somebody losing weight!

<b>Should you be eating that?</b> - Unless you are someone's really close friend who is helping them drop the pounds, it is none of your business what they are eating. If you think it is your business, then you are wrong. Your comments and questions are not helping!
A lot of people deal with weight issues at some point in their life. It has been a huge struggle for me most of my adult life. However, one of the hardest things about dropping the pounds is having to deal with the people around me asking questions about it! So, to help you deal... Read more »