Fat II

Another reason for the upswing in obesity, besides our overeating after we stopped smoking, is the sucker punch the recent quantity of psychotropic drugs we ingest has delivered. Most of these drugs have weight gain as a side effect.

Along with the physical weight gain is the zombification resulting from long term use of any psychotropics, making exercise more of a chore than it would otherwise have been. It may not only be the happy meal that is making us fat but also the happy pills.

Thought of the Day

Yom Kippur 2018

I don’t usually go sniffing around my memories like a CSI on TV after DNA, but every so offers one comes up out of the swamp in a bubble. It was 1938, New York City in spring, when people come out to smell the flowers

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Jubilee Year 2019
The King’s Persons 1963
I Never Promised You A Rose Garden 1964
The Monday Voices 1965
Summering: A Book of Short Stories 1966
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