Living ~400lbs

… and believe me I am still alive

August 2012

  • Working For The Weekend

    During dinner a friend pointed out that this weekend will be WorldCon, DragonCon, and PAX. Toss in the Republican National Convention and my Twitter may EXPLODE….!! Yes, it is indeed leading up to the American three-day weekend known as Labor Day. I will spend a couple nights in the mountains. What are your plans, if… Continue reading

  • O-Word For The “Win”

    Ever notice how a news story will use “obesity” even when that’s not really the point? Example: A study looking for correlations between cognitive decline and metabolic syndrome, explicitly calling out fat.  Headline? “Obesity ‘Bad for Brain’ by Hastening Cognitive Decline“. At least one earlier study tied metabolic syndrome with cognitive decline, but didn’t explicitly called… Continue reading

  • Thankful Thursday

    Things that I am thankful for: 1 The man of the house packed a yummy lunch for me today.  He also cooked each night I was home this week. 2 AC. Most houses in Seattle don’t have AC.  I don’t regret installing ours, even if we barely used it last year. 3 A job where… Continue reading

  • The Fat Life Isn’t

    Internet is part of life, but it’s not all of life. The people I know offline aren’t surprised that I am married, employed, and co-own a house.  The emails I get from this site often assume these aren’t possible, or that I must be some sort of exception.  There’s also am assumption that my fat… Continue reading

  • Death of a Bra

    Two, actually.  In the last week two if the three Lilyette 908 size 44DDDs I have been wearing died. One snapped an underwire right in the middle.  The other has a hole in a strategic place: But it’s not just the bras I’ve been wearing.  Several stores have told me the Lilyette 908 is discontinued.… Continue reading

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Former software tester, now retired heart patient having fun and working on building endurance and strength. See also About page.

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