Category Archives: health

Metabolism & Weight Loss

Apparently, the key to losing weight is not decreasing your food intake but increasing your metabolism.  Yes, and allow me to explain. According to this article, metabolism is the big kahuna in our body consuming calories.  It accounts for 60 … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 11 Nov 2018

A major event this week was the US midterm elections.  Whether you believe it was a referendum on the president, the majority of the House of Representatives got turned over to the opposition party.  Consistent with historical trends. This outcome restored … Continue reading

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How Is Your “Weather”?

A cold & wet Friday here at the Nation’s capital. The only saving grace is that the rain will stop before the weekend gets into full swing  But the temperature will remain cold, struggling to get above 50 degree (Fahrenheit). … Continue reading

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On Food We Eat

You are what you eat. Go that. I feel like a restaurant – Have been eating out a lot. True, quality food need not be expensive. And expensive food does not mean quality. But cheap food guarantees poorer quality. What … Continue reading

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Our Body Knows

Emotional outburst towards self or others is a consequence of our reactions to certain stimuli.  It is akin to the physiological aspect of stimulus & response but a bit more involved, given the human psychology & behaviors. And, it starts with … Continue reading

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How Was Your Day?

My son likes to ask that question when he comes home each day.  May be it’s habitual but my guess is that he is also curios about what I do in my retirement.  Am I sleeping in, having late brunch, … Continue reading

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Live Long & Be Happy?

The life expectancy in the US is 78.7 years.  If that number surprised you, welcome to the club.  For some reasons, I thought US being the world’s superpower with the advanced technology and standard of living would have it higher. … Continue reading

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Say Goodbye

Just as surely as the earth evolves around the sun, season changes and our life goes on.  Everything is good until we have to say good bye, to someone or something we love. It is human nature that we grow … Continue reading

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Body-work In Off-season

Being a marathoner, my body needs work.  Lots of them.  Not that I am overweight or in poor health.  Just that my body carries with it residual or side-effect from long distance running. For instance my lower body is very … Continue reading

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Aging Well

I enjoy good health and have been fortunate thus far in life without major hiccup. When I went for my annual physical checkup a few weeks ago, I asked the doctor that given my age (retired)  am I out-of-the-woods as … Continue reading

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