Saturday, May 30, 2015

Never Waste a Crisis

Michael: May 30: 290 Pounds

Five pounds in two days of serious dieting. Yay me!

Did I mention that I had major emergency dental work yesterday and haven't been able to actually use my mouth for the last 36 hours?

Friday, May 29, 2015

The Compulsive Trap

Michael: May 29, 2015: 293 Pounds

I am a compulsive eater. I know this about myself. It's true, but it does not define me as a human being. What defines me as a human being is that I am a compulsive PERSON. Eating is just one of the things that I do compulsively. There's lots more.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Why Do You Seem to Be Gaining Weight?

Michael: May 28, 2015: 295 Pounds

"Why do you seem to be gaining weight?" It was a rhetorical question, of course. My doctor didn't really want to know why I was gaining weight. He just wanted me to stop it. But this is Kansas, where we are nice and stuff. But I answered him anyway.

"Because I love to eat and I hate to exercise."

"Yep," he said. "That'll do it."