C'mon. Admit it. Didn't it feel good to look up for a change? Some of us with our heads in cereal boxes but not for the usual reasons? Pat Coakley Zone of Totality. I love that phrase. It is my phrase of the week. It was used for the path of the eclipse where the […]
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“Help! It's Groundhog Day without Bill Murray.”-Pat Coakley Here I am again, episode #105, and I was looking for a day in the week when I could put this podcast together without my country sitting in my intestinal track beyond a surgeon's knife. This isn't such a day so I'm going to try to discuss […]
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“I used to think that prizes were damaging and divisive, until I got one. And now they seem sort of meaningful and real.” ― Bill Nighy Welcome to episode #92 of Podsnacks. The weekly podcast of artofthediet.com. Today I’m walkin’ and talking’, literally. I recorded this episode early this morning with only the birds as
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“I prepare for my new life as an adult like some people prepare for the apocalypse. The first day or two of my plans usually goes okay.” ― Allie Brosh, Hyperbole and a Half I love Allie Brosh. I've used this quote before but this week, two days before the Inauguration of a President of […]
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“I would have assumed you understood despite our vague suggestion otherwise, we do not welcome constructive criticism.” -David Thorne There are two topics that elicit spontaneous snarkiness from folks: weight and clutter issues. This week I am tackling both and the name of my diet book (the title seems to change from week to week) […]
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“This is life. Things get taken away. You will learn to start over many times–or you will be useless.” Mitch Albom How do you know it's time to reboot your diet plan? In my case, when I declare at [1:50] PM that I am not going to eat anymore popcorn for a week and at […]
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Booze takes a lot of time and effort if you're going to do a good job with it.–Raymond Carver What? A quote about booze in a blog about weight maintenance? Yep. Hear me out. The great short story writer has a famous story, “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love” and it considers love […]
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We only get one life. Wasting someone's time is the subtlest form of murder.” Lindy West I may murder someone at a WeightWatcher meeting so I am taking a break from them for the foreseeable future. This is Part II to last week's podcast. “To Leave or Not Leave Weight Watchers”. To Leave or Not to Leave […]
“You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.”-William S. Burroughs This week's podcast takes a look at our doctors and if they talk about weight issues with their patients and how do they approach this sensitive topic. I read an article in the NYTimes recently that made me think that […]
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There are basically two kinds of people. People who accomplish things, and those who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded. • Mark Twain I decided to turn my Part 1 and Part II blog posts about “Change is Good. You Go First ” into two podcasts. Today, is Part 1. […]
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“I do not own any camping gear, but this is not a problem, as I have watched every season of Survivor.” ― David Thorne, The Internet is a Playground: Irreverent Correspondences of an Evil Online Genius This is episode 25 of PODSNACKS, the weekly podcast of my daily blog, www.artofthediet.com. And, it's week #Two of […]
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