Bartendaz. Can you Hang?

I went up to Harlem yesterday and saw something amazing: The Bartendaz.  These guys do things on a pull up bar you've never seen before. The strength is amazing, the camaraderie infectious, the feats: totally unbelievable. The Bartnedaz are a group of the buffest, toughest looking guys you'll ever Continue Reading

Wii Fit Plus Giveaway!

[picapp align="left" wrap="false" link="term=wii+fit&iid=4925476" src="f/4/3/7/E3_Gaming_Conference_7ca5.jpg?adImageId=8132305&imageId=4925476" width="500" height="333" /] Ah, the holiday season.  A chance to spend time with loved ones....eating. A time to go out and celebrate.  And eat. A Continue Reading

My Dog is Making me Fat

So the good people at Role Mommy (thanks, Beth) sent me my very own copy of Jillian Michael's Fitness Ultimatum 2010- the brand-spanking new game for my (also gratis - thanks Nintendo) Wii Fit, for free. The first few days after it arrived, I told myself the weather was still good, and I should Continue Reading

Jillian Michaels Giveaway!

I met Jillian Michaels about ten days ago at a publicity event run by my friends at Role Mommy.  She was talking about  her newest Wii Fit game, Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2010. (coming out Tuesday on Wii and at the end of the month for DSi.) She was funny, charming, and so incredibly Continue Reading

Twittering Counts as Exercise, right?

I got up this morning and got dressed to go to the gym. But am I at the gym? Nope.  I'm Twittering and emailing, and blogging, and reading some of the blogs that I like. But I am wearing exercise clothing -- which must count for something. (Doesn't intent burn calories?)  I am moving my fingers Continue Reading

Weight Watchers Weigh In Update #2

OK, OK, so I've been on the diet for four weeks and this is only the second time I've updated. I'll give you the scoop: Week One: Followed the points TO THE LETTER (number?) No cheats.  No counting the exercise points. Down 1.4 Week Two: Same as week one.  Only used a few of my discretionary Continue Reading

Weight Watchers Weigh In Update #1

Weight Watchers. The two most terrifying words in the English language.  (Though I suppose that "Compassionate Conservative" and "Hairy Back" might be contenders.) And yet here I am, once again, doing the WW.  Counting the points, weighing the portions,trying to decide if a deck of cards (the proper Continue Reading