This review of a talk given by obesity expert Dr. Arya Sharma in Halifax covers his sobering discussion of the 1-in-20 success rate for those attempting long-term weight loss with a diet, and also what he reveals as three key requirements to attaining the goal of long-term, significant weight loss.
The story of 69-year-old John Kitchin, a neurologist who abandoned his professional life in 1998 to lead a simple life, and to perfect his own style of slow-motion, inline roller skating along the beaches of San Diego.
In which I attempt to provide a layperson’s overview of this week’s news of the proof of the theory of Cosmic Inflation, revealed through the BICEP2 project on Antarctica.
More in-depth reflections on the longer-term effects of following a VLCD (very low calorie diet) program involving a 12-week controlled rapid weight loss phase with 900 cal/day of food intake. I discuss finding new definitions for success and learning how to move forward more constructively.
In which I cover an in-depth article written by The New Yorker‘s George Packer on Amazon.com founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos, including my own conflicted feelings on the topic. Also referenced are a Radiolab piece on Amazon’s fulfillment centres + a photo gallery of same.